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Ironman UK 2016 – Race Report

Ironman UK 2016 – Race Report Preamble IMUK is my home race, the support grows each year, since 2009 I have seen this change in such a great way, the race is embraced fully. It’s also an honest course, the bike is tough, changes over the years only making it harder still. The run can be broken into sections but its pretty challenging all the same. As the day draws on the support grows to a point where it resembles a European race, its enough to make the strongest well up. Being a home race and a local athlete there is a lot of support and this makes it a special place to compete. This year I was lucky enough to get a place through my...

Ironman UK 2016 – Race Report
posted on: Jul 25, 2016 | author: admin

Race Report – IMUK 2012

IMUK 2012 Race Report Preamble In times of austerity what better way to save a bit of money than to go back to your local race. No travel expense, roll out of bed race morning, less than an hour to the start and be ready to go with little fuss. Also, having a sponsor pay your place is always a bonus and push in the right direction, so to Phil at dandmcycles.com I appreciate all of your support over the last 12 months mate, thank-you. IMUK is based in the North West of the UK and with the swim location just 7 miles from me and the main bike route loop less than 20 miles away I’m in a great...

Race Report – IMUK 2012
posted on: Jul 26, 2012 | author: admin

Race Report – IM Hawaii 2009

Race Report – Ironman World Championships Kona – 2009 10th Oct 2009 – Kailua Kona Pre ‘pre’ race If you have been following my blog you know how this trip and qualification came about. Landing in Kona was the start of an amazing 2 weeks, ‘cruising’ Ali’i Drive the first morning we arrived at 6.30am after 5 hours sleep was never in doubt, I wasn’t missing this. I lapped up the first swim, I then spent my first morning in the famous Lava Java coffee house, shoulder to shoulder with pro triathletes, most I didn’t recognise but you just ‘knew’, it was a buzz thing. Then as the week went on and more people turned up for the...

Race Report – IM Hawaii 2009
posted on: Oct 21, 2009 | author: admin

Race Report – IMUK 2009

Ironman UK – Bolton 2nd August 2009 Race report Swim – 1:07:21 T1: Swim-to-Bike – 5:11 Bike – 5:35:53 T2: Bike-to-Run – 4:21 Run – 3:21:53 Finish time – 10:14:40 Overall position – 33 of 1370 Age Group (35-39) Position – 6 of 254 Pre Race Firstly lets get the bags of sand out of the way, I have even had this from Kelly because I played this year down, we (Kelly) had our baby daughter 15 weeks ago, a lot of people said to me at the time, ‘Oh that’ll be the end of the training for IM, responsibility is the baby now’, Well, at the start, not really, the baby was in a good routine so...

Race Report – IMUK 2009
posted on: Aug 13, 2009 | author: admin

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