Tag Archive: Ironman

Jun 11

Mrs Dobbers First Triathlon!!

  Mrs Dobber’s Blenheim Palace Journey………. So after 2 years of being a WAG I thought it was about time to see what this racing malarkey was all about.  So which triathlon do you pick? I wanted one that was far away (so no one would come and see me make a plonker of myself) …

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Aug 09

IRONMAN Regensburg a family Holiday!!!

2013 was going to be the year when I would do my IRONMAN; I would be 55 and hopefully fit. Last Christmas I decided that the was probably too far away and that training commitments and work would clash, so I decided 2011 would be the year, Robbie volunteered to do it with me and …

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Aug 02

Paul Ralph becomes an Outlaw Ironman

On Sunday 24th July 2011, Paul Ralph joined 650 other triathletes to take on the triathlon holy grail, an ironman distance triathlon, a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike & 26.2 mile run. Here’s Paul’s story ……. After 7 months of haphazard preparation (which included 5 months with a niggling Achilles injury) and a bottle …

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Jul 14

Lewis Purcell completes Ironman Switzerland

After months of training it was time to make the trip over the Pennines to Manchester Airport as the beginning of the end approached. The journey to become an Ironman would be over as raceday was in 3 days time. So arriving at the airport we made our way to check in with paperwork in …

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