Blogs

  • Triathlon Plus Winner Takes On Ironman Staffordshire 70.3

    Triathlon Plus Winner Takes On Ironman Staffordshire 70.3

    5th July 2016

    Written by Allyson Anstee   I arrived at the Shugborough race village on Friday; excited and slightly overwhelmed. I registered, packed my red bag ready for the run transition, dropped it off and went back to the village to explore.…

  • Escape From Alcatraz

    Escape From Alcatraz

    24th June 2016

    For the past 5 years I have been ticking off my triathlon “bucket list” and last week I was able to cross off The Escape from Alcatraz from that list. It will be etched in my memory forever as one…

  • Monster Mojo Shifts Perspective

    Monster Mojo Shifts Perspective

    17th June 2016

    Written by Jon Dundee, Tri Plus Competition Winner   I recently listened to Chris Macormac’s podcast MaccaX. One of the topics of discussion was that since leaving his life as a professional athlete and getting a full time job he…

  • Staffordshire Ironman 70.3: A Win is a Win

    Staffordshire Ironman 70.3: A Win is a Win

    17th June 2016

      Written by Ian Dempsey   Staffordshire Ironman 70.3 was definitely not on the agenda this year. Well, not until I heard about #TeamLucy. After last year’s age-group win at the same race, being the first amateur across the line…

  • My journey to winning my first Enduroman race

    My journey to winning my first Enduroman race

    14th June 2016

    Written by Graham Smedley After 60 hours 3 minutes and 4 seconds of the 2014 Enduroman Triple I fell asleep, having just crossed the finish line.  I was 3 minutes and 4 seconds over the official IUTA cut off and…

  • SunTri Triathlon Training Camp Review

    SunTri Triathlon Training Camp Review

    9th June 2016

    Written by Katia; Triathlon Plus’ Competition Winner   I entered the competition and could not believe my luck when I found out I had won a week long training camp for two. I had regularly looked at the SunTri website…

  • Blenheim’s Weekend Warrior

    Blenheim’s Weekend Warrior

    7th June 2016

    Written by Ade Fowler Back in 2012 I had this idea that I wanted to do a Triathlon and I won’t forget how tough it is to do your first. I decided to enter Blenheim and give it a try…

  • Triathlon Plus Winner Prepares For 70.3

    Triathlon Plus Winner Prepares For 70.3

    9th May 2016

    Written by Allyson Anstee     In mid April, buzzing from my first sprint triathlon of the year I received an exciting email, telling me I’d won the Triathlon Plus magazine competition for entry to Staffordshire Ironman 70.3.  I was…

  • Ironman First Timer

    Ironman First Timer

    5th May 2016

    Jon is our Ironman ‘First Timer’, as seen in Triathlon Plus Magazine. We’ll be tracking his progress in the lead up to the main event. Written by Jon Dundee   This month has been a series of ups and downs…

  • Buy One Island Challenge and Get Two Free

    Buy One Island Challenge and Get Two Free

    5th May 2016

    The first in a series of blogs from Laura Kennington:   Looking at a map can cause all sorts of trouble – The Channel Islands Triathlon was formed during one of those troublesome map afternoons.  I had it in my…