Marathon and Half now full. Follow us on Twitter or Facebook for announcements of when places might become available due to cancellations!
Back in summer 2013 we did our own quadrathlon from John O'Groats to Land's End taking in the longest lakes & highest mountains in between. It took 4 of us 10 days, here's the film to show how we got on: whole film on OTV PLAY on YouTube
Locally based triathlon coaching business MyProCoach.net now offers interactive training plans for our events such as The Forestman and The Swashbuckler. They also offer individually tailored coaching for triathletes of all ages and abilities. MyProCoach is run by local athlete Phil Mosley - the coaching editor of Triathlete Plus magazine and a previous RaceNewForest event winner! For more information please check out www.myprocoach.net
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RACE PHOTOS FROM 2ND NOVEMBER DUATHLON 2 ARE NOW AT
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Most race days are fairly straight forward: get the planning right and, hopefully, you can stay one step ahead for the event itself. Much like racing but without the cold bath bit! Yesterday threw a few more challenges at us and I just wanted to express our gratitude for the exemplary way in which all our competitors coped as we tried to invent a swim course that we could safely deliver in that “pea-souper”
Not one complaint, only thanks for enabling a swim at all. We know from our own racing how disappointing it can be when changes have to be made but the safety of all our athletes will always be our first consideration.
Thanks also to everyone who has enquired about the well-being of the competitor who collapsed at the finish line. The good news is that he is recovering well in hospital, where one of his earliest enquiries on regaining consciousness was to ask where he had finished, Got to love a triathlete!! We will of course pass on all your best wishes.
Do come and visit during the winter for one of the duathlons or running races. Chances are it won’t be much colder than yesterday and some of you will (probably) be more appropriately dressed for the conditions.
Failing that, next Tri season when we have more races to choose from including the same combo as yesterday but in July when the weather is bound to be…………..