Category Archive: Ironman

Oct 25

Rachel Brothwell Ironman Barcalona 2018…what were you thinking?

I still can’t answer that question…. From starting Couch25k in March 2105 my only plan was to get fit. After suffering a mini stroke in October 2014 and following a 6 month recovery I decided I needed to get off my backside and do something. So how did I get from ‘I need to get …

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Aug 31

Mark Gollings Grantham Sprint Triathlon to Bolton UK Ironman part 2

I drove home from Hatfield Leger with mixed feelings . It was great to see how well the local guys who were also doing Bolton UK Ironman ( Craig & Gemma Scott / Karen Lynch ) were going at Hatfield , but it also enhanced the frustration with my injuries. Deep down I knew the …

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Sep 09

The Mac lads (Martin McLoughlin and Ciaran McDonald) IMUK Report

IM UK 2016 race report This is more of a journey than a race report really, from deciding to commit to the race until the finish line. It’s a bit long so grab a coffee, a beer or whatever, you may need it to stay awake. I do apologise……….

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Jul 26

Garyoke Ironman Bolton 2015

“Commitment means staying loyal to what you said you were going to do long after the mood you said it in has left you” Never a truer word said, after feeling pretty pleased with myself last year after entering Ironman UK the race came thundering like a runaway juggernaught, thoughts of what am I doing? …

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