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  • 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…

  • Endurance Adventurer, Luke Tyburski Inspires Others To Dream Big

    Endurance Adventurer, Luke Tyburski Inspires Others To Dream Big

    19th September 2016

    These days, I follow the mantra live life everyday.   Five years ago I was a broken down injured footballer suffering from clinical depression, feeling lost, hopeless, and without a purpose in life after retiring from my childhood passion. Without…

  • 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…