Outlaw 2019

I always said I never wanted to do an Ironman but as I had coached people through them I felt I had to do it once to experience it and know what the training really felt like! My initial plan was to do the new event in Ireland which i signed […]

European Middle Distance Triathlon Championships 2019

Transylvania is best known as the mysterious land of bloodthirsty vampires and howling wolves but this week it was also host of the Transylvania Multisport European Championships with a range of multisport events including my event the Middle Distance Triathlon a 1.9km swim, 83km bike and a 20km run. Arriving […]

Outlaw Middle Distance triathlon – Nottingham May 2019

What a morning, the forecast had been unclear, but to be met with this view when entering transition as 6am on Sunday morning at the middle distance Outlaw was really quite special. Being one of the older competitors I was in the last wave and it wasn’t long after arriving […]

Aberfeldy Middle Distance Triathlon

Dave’s Report from Aberfeldy where he won his age group to become Scottish Champion Not a great start in the Aberfeldy Middle Distance Triathlon on 19-August 2018, awaking to rain at 5:30am and 11⁰C as a light breakfast was eaten before heading off to T2 to drop off training shoes […]

Tour of Arran

The Tour of Arran 2-day off road ultra, April 14-15, 2018 A 50km run for 50 years sounded like a good enough challenge to me. ‘Why one?’ asked Nicola. ‘There’s a 2-day off-road ultra on Arran we could do’. Neither of us had run marathon distance for over 10 years. […]

Bishopbriggs Triathlon

You really couldn’t get a better day to race on, unlike normal the weather conditions at Bishopbriggs were fantastic. We had 4 people racing in the 13-14yr age group; Andrew, Neil, Lauren and Kym. Neil came out the pool in 3rd place and as him and Andrew are normally about the […]

European Duathlon Championship 2017

Having travelled to Soria in Spain to represent Great Britain Age Group Team at the European Duathlon Championships 2017 I didn’t think I would we be starting a race report with a reference to the weather, at least not the severity of the weather. We had been monitoring the forecast […]

Gala Triathlon

Gala is always one of the popular sprint races due to the time of year as an early test for lots of athletes.  Normally the weather can effect the mainly off-road course condition on the run though this year the run course had been altered and the weather would just […]

Eyemouth Race Report

So today, September 18th marks the first anniversary of Ryan joining the club! It took me until April this year to follow suit after being gently reminded each week: ‘Dad, you fall asleep every session in the social room at Forrester so get your big butt in the pool.’ Anyway, Eyemouth […]