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  • A Look Inside The Mind Of An Addicted Ironman Triathlete

    A Look Inside The Mind Of An Addicted Ironman Triathlete

    19th October 2016

    Written by Paul Ransome Over a week has passed since the world’s best long distance triathletes at all levels took on the notorious Ironman World Championships in Kailua Kona, Hawaii. I used the opportunity to get some study time in…

  • A Tough Challenge At The Right Time

    A Tough Challenge At The Right Time

    17th October 2016

    Written by Ian Dempsey After the disappointment of picking up a stomach bug the day before Ironman Weymouth 70.3 which resulted in my first ever DNF, the last thing on my mind was staying fit for Challenge Peguera 4 weeks…

  • Yiannis Christodoulou Represents Team GB After Olympic Inspiration

    Yiannis Christodoulou Represents Team GB After Olympic Inspiration

    9th October 2016

    Written by Yiannis Christodoulou   This year has been an amazing journey; my first year competing at a national and international level in Aquathlons. It all started back in June at the National Aquathlon Championships where I took home a bronze…

  • Kona: Then and Now

    Kona: Then and Now

    7th October 2016

      In many ways David Evans is your typical triathlete. A fifty-five year old maths teacher and married father of two as well as a triathlon coach of 25 years. However, David is also quite extraordinary. He has also had…

  • How To Recover From An Ironman (and how not to)

    How To Recover From An Ironman (and how not to)

    6th October 2016

    Written by Paul Ransome   What have I done in the last 3 weeks since Ironman Weymouth, apart from put some weight on and relaxing? Quite a lot really; I’ll take you through it.   Straight after the race we…

  • Jon Dundee, You Are An Ironman

    Jon Dundee, You Are An Ironman

    29th September 2016

    Written by Jon Dundee, Triathlon Plus’ competition winner… and Ironman   I did it. Finally, I can say I am an Ironman!   Not only did I Ironman Mallorca, I actually achieved my goal of a sub 11hr race. To…

  • Mum On The Run Heads To Kona

    Mum On The Run Heads To Kona

    27th September 2016

    Written by Sophie Bubb, also known as ‘Mum On The Run’!   My road to Kona has been a whirlwind, I raced my first ever long distance triathlon at Challenge Weymouth 2015 to get fit post child birth. When the…

  • Monster Preparation for Mallorca

    Monster Preparation for Mallorca

    27th September 2016

    Written by Jon Dundee, Triathlon Plus’ Competition Winner   It’s finally here. As a write this I have just finished packing my bike in preparation for leaving for Mallorca. My taper has started and it’s great to have some time…

  • From Weymouth to Kona in 9 hours 38 minutes

    From Weymouth to Kona in 9 hours 38 minutes

    23rd September 2016

    Written by Paul Ransome   Anyone who knows me will tell you I took this race very seriously and that included booking the hotel right in transition no matter what the cost!     I arrived in Weymouth on the…

  • So, I’ve Qualified for Kona!

    So, I’ve Qualified for Kona!

    21st September 2016

    Introducing Paul Ransome, an age group triathlete who has qualified for Kona 2017 and who will be sharing his journey with us over the coming months.   First off, yes it is true you have to take your credit card…