Well done to Sue, Barry and Rachael on completing the BRAT open-water triathlon at Cliff Lakes, swimming 750m, cycling 21km and running 5km. Photos: Results: http://www.sportstimingsolutions.co.uk/rd.php?id=202 Position Competitor Name Gender Category Cat Pos Club Swim T1 Bike T2 Run Finish Time 95 Susan Gough Female 50+ (Super Vet) 5⁄6 Sphinx 0:17:56 0:03:44 0:53:44 0:00:52 0:23:35 1:39:54 96 Barry Allen Male 40-49 (Vet) 21⁄21 Sphinx 0:24:05 0:04:27 0:48:30 0:01:36 0:21:39 1:40:19
Thanks to Garry Barnes for the following report, and congratulations on finishing 1st in your category!
A tough day in the saddle and on foot with very strong winds to contend with throughout the whole race. Race venue centred around Dearnford lakes Shropshire and to be fair an excellent course although not as flat on the roads for the bike leg as described!
26th overall – 1st age cat’ – 38:24 – 2:47:22 – 1:45:54 = overall 05:13:29
Anyone stepping up to the half iron distance may want to consider this event, overall it s a good un!!
6 Sphinx athletes completed this popular sprint triathlon that is organised by Coventry Triathletes. Thanks to Rachael for pre-sprint-tri braid services, Andy and Sophie for post-race refuelling and hospitality and Imran and Kev for support.
5 Sphinxies completed this sprint triathlon, held at the Excel centre. They swam 400 metres in the pool, transitioned to bike and cycled 25.75km, then transitioned to foot and ran ~5.5km. Well done to Dorota, Wayne, Catherine, Rachael and Sue!
Dorota completed this multi-discipline event, finishing 3rd in her category.
Coventry Triathletes’ annual sprint triathlon took place last Sunday and there were a few familiar names. The triathlon consisted of a 400m swim, 20k cycle and 5k run.
We have the following report from Catherine Gough:
I did my first triathlon, the Warwickshire Triathlon on Sunday 27th September in and around Stratford. It was a sprint distance event: 400m indoor swim, 23km cycle on roads surrounding Stratford, 5km run. Around 800 competitors took part, 184 in the sprint female category.
Bryan Pears completed this tough triathlon (500m swim, 43mile bike, 5 1⁄4 mile run), finishing in 04:44:43. The event is described by the organisers as follows:
The Snowman Triathlon is undoubtedly one of the toughest and most memorable triathlons in the whole of the UK! Being set in the awe inspiring Snowdonia National Park, the race route is as stunning as it is challenging.
Karen, Matt and Gerry completed a 750m open-water swim, 20k bike and 5.4m run.