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Jun 26, 2011

Dartford Tri results

Stop press: Swim 00:25:47, T1 00:01:25, Cycle 01:14:44, T2 00:01:18, Run 00:46:18

In answer to the previous posts’ question, it’s damn risky relying on brain power alone to keep track of laps completed. I was enjoying the bike so much, I carried on for another half turn, so lost time on the field.

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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…

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

The first puncture, CornwallOne down...to goCelebratory breakfastBristol docksRiver WyeThe evening ritualRehydratingAn ice bath substitute in Loch LomondCalories'In or oot'Tartan rug hiding stuff, on the drive homeCooling off in Loch LomondYachts off InvernessThe morning afterFeet upFlaked out in GloucestershireFeet up 2Beer, protein shakes and Mule BarsPuncture!Silhouette on the Erskine Bridge