Tri 2016: Making you faster

Even fairly serious Age Group athletes, who do quite well, don’t train like pro’s. Nowhere near like them in fact. Sure there are elements in common about how they train but simple time constraints and perhaps other resource constraints are significant limiting factors. I would contend that quite a bit of what we read is not…

London Duathlon 2016 ULTRA

London Duathlon (Sun 18 Sep 2016) are being clear about their pricing. It normally sells out anyway. So lucky they haven’t hiked the prices too much like the ALCATRAZ OLY aTRI  week or so ago. Didn’t go down well. A quick FYI. The ULTRA distance counts as a qualifier for the BTF/ETU/ITU long distance duathlon…

2016/2017 ITU/ETU Qualifiers – Triathlon + Duathlon for GB, England, Wales and Scotland

This will be updated in October with  Scottish information. Readers please pay specific attention to the introduction of draft legal events which will probably mean no tri-bars. 2016 British Triathlon Age-Group Major Events Calendar Great Britain Age-Group Team ITU/ETU Championship Qualifiers 2016 ITU Sprint Distance Triathlon World Championship Qualifiers (Cozumel, Mexico 11th September 2016) Eton…

Top smartphone apps for sports, triathlon, running, cycling, and activity- League Table

Here is a first attempt at a chart for top SPORTS and ACTIVITY tracking apps. It’s based on the number of reviews on Google Play Store (Android). Notes about this are covered at the end, at least you have a handy link which may prove more useful than the accuracy of the ‘stats’ ! Android App…

Hever Triathlon great weekend of events

Embed from Getty Images Wow. What an event. 7000-odd people, hundreds of kids competing, lots of different distances . On the way back from the event we were trying to find fault with the day. We failed ! Even the weather was great. Great goody bags, good food, plenty of entertainments – all made possible…