Jun 21, 2011

19 Days to go…

The bulk of the training has been done, with countless laps of Richmond park and random jaunts into the countryside under our belt. This weekend I have the Dartford Bridge Triathlon, which I’m really looking forward to. Watched the race last year and was envious enough of the competitors to sign up this year. The bike course is a drag race up and down flat tarmac between two roundabouts, with a cheeky extra roundabout thrown in half way. The question is: can I keep count of the 7 laps…

  • Anonymous

    Sounds like a good event mate, good luck!

Links and information

  • Just Giving charity page We have set up a page to raise money for The Alzheimer’s Society, please donate if you can
  • Map of our route We initially used Google maps to plan the route, here it is in it’s entirety.
  • Mule bars for energy These yummy natural bars will be keeping us going all the way up to John O’Groats
  • Strada Wheels These guys hand built a new set of hoops for Martin to ride for the trip

Our photos

RehydratingRiver WyeFlaked out in GloucestershireBeer, protein shakes and Mule BarsThe first puncture, CornwallOne down...to goCelebratory breakfastBristol docksThe evening ritualCaloriesAn ice bath substitute in Loch Lomond'In or oot'Tartan rug hiding stuff, on the drive homeCooling off in Loch LomondYachts off InvernessThe morning afterFeet up 2Feet upPuncture!Silhouette on the Erskine Bridge