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LAYAS Nominations 2019

The time is approaching where we are reaching out for you to send in your nominations for 2019.

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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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Josh Blackley experiences the Windermere Great North Swim “washing machine”!

So after not swimming for at least 15 years, I decided I would like to give it a go. Somehow I found Lincsquad. (yep the guy who wrote his own sick notes to get out of PE at school joining a tri club??) madness, but anyway, I found everyone very welcoming and friendly.  I headed …

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‘Squadlets get a head start towards Quadrathlon

So the day finally arrived, Saturday 25/03/17, & we embarked on making some world class Quadrathletes with 12 intrepid Lincsquad Youth & Squadlets who had booked their places. We began on dry land with the introduction of how to sit correctly in the kayak, not as simple as you may think. But everyone had a …

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Shona Cannings Great North Run – The Journey

2nd August 2014 and I turned 49 I knew this was going to be a challenging year ahead. Youngest son Torin off to Uni so family life was changing forever. I also always had in my mind that I needed to do something special to celebrate reaching my half century – this was all the …

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