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Redcar Sprint Triathlon 31 Jul 11
by borobhoy Jul 31st 2011
This was the first running of this race. It consists of a 750m sea swim and was my main reason for entering. With Ironman Wales in September having a sea swim and never having swum any sort of distance in the sea before I thought it might be a goo...
The Outlaw 24 Jul 11
by borobhoy Jul 24th 2011
This was my first A race of the season. I had been working towards this since the start of the year. I had completed the inaugural Outlaw in 2010 so knew almost the entire course (there was a slight change to the bike route) and as I had got my be...
Ripon Standard Distance 9 Jul 11
by borobhoy Jul 9th 2011
I have raced in the Ripon Tri for the last two years and it is usually the only standard distance race that I enter as my main focus is on longer distance races. Therefore I use this as a gauge of my overall fitness and a short test event before my...
Ironman UK 70.3 19 Jun 11
by borobhoy Jun 19th 2011
The start of this race has changed to 0700hrs rather than ridiculously early 0600hrs start of two years ago. Having done this race previously I knew what to expect however I was still taken by surprise by the ferocity of the swim. The 1 lap triang...
Primera Swashbuckler Middle Distance Triathlon 22 May 11
by borobhoy May 22nd 2011
Something which I hadnt realised when I signed up for this race at the end of 2010 was the ridiculously early start time. As the swim was in the tidal Beaulieu River, it meant a start time of 0515 hrs due to high tide being at 0430 hrs. I was stay...
Skipton Sprint Triathlon 17 Apr 11
by borobhoy Apr 17th 2011
This is a popular early season sprint triathlon in North Yorkshire. This is a pool-based 400m swim and with around 600 competitors the pool is in use from 0800 until around 1430. My start time was 1220 due to a predicted swim time of 8 minutes. Th...
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