Category: Race Review

DBN 70.3 AND ESCAPE FROM ALCATRAZ

Durban 70.3 is a difficult race for us as Coaches. Athletes often ask what pace what time they should be looking to do, and with Durban it is very difficult to predict. First up is the swim going to happen, what will the conditions in the water be like? The bike course has some challenges…



BOSTON MARATHON 2018 running or swimming…

During training for Boston I had spoken to various friends who had done the race, so I felt well prepared for the course and possible weather conditions. I had taken running kit for a variety of scenarios, but I had certainly not expected to be wearing nearly all of it. The day before the race…



Chasing Points In Tunisia

 

Talking to the coaches and athletes from Italy, and the Netherlands I could not help but focus on the Irony that the Europeans had had a 3 hr trip to come and race an African Continental Cup in Hammet in Tunisia where as Myself and Shanea Williams travelling from Africa had spent almost 30 hours…



Midlands Ultra-Mike Grant

Swim

Nice to do a mass start for a middle distance events again, the WTC rolling starts—while nice—do remove that competitive edge because you don’t really know if you’re beating someone in terms of time. First turn was a right shoulder so I placed myself on the leading edge,…



Long Course Weekend, Tenby, Wales-Tracy Markham

A race report, for a race like no other. It has now been four days since the end of the Long Course Weekend and I think the fact that I won has actually landed. I had hoped to do well at the event, but winning it was…



2015 ITU Elite Cross Triathlon World Championships-Carla van Huyssteen

The ITU Cross Triathlon in Sardinia Italy was the main focus race and highlight of 2015. All the hours in the pool, on the track and trainer all accumulated to this race.  Having raced on the Island and race course before, I…



Swim, Bike, Run… WIN- Alan Bremner

World Sprint Triathlon Championships – Chicago 2015, Thursday 17th September
Bike in wed eve, massive transition, even more massive 450m run wetsuit on, not allowed to take off your suit until you are at your bike, baby oil on calves and ankles imperative… remembering James’s invaluable…



Stowe Triathlon- Tracy Markham

 

The decision to race at Stowe was a bit if a last minute one, but I am so glad that I decided to go! It was a fun event in the most beautiful setting, on a super tough…



Eton Man Middle Distance Triathlon- Tracy Markham

Eton Man Middle Distance Triathlon was really a spur of the moment decision, which I am so glad I made!

After a disappointing race last weekend at IM 70.3 Kraichagu I was feeling a little flat and needed a…



IM Lanzerote- Michal

Before the race…

My trip for IM Lanzarote started on Monday before the race. Going a little bit earlier was a great decision that allowed me to rest in the sun, forget…