A great race for the season finale again, pity my race head was already switched off!
Triathlon with mates!
Result: 4th team / 68
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Team “3 MAMILs” one-two!
An epic, rollercoaster, month.
It’s been another brilliant day down at Hawrelak Park. When I get home I’ll have lots more photos to add but I think it’s worth posting this one to show how fantastically close we could get to the elite racing.
We were able to watch the elite ladies go through their pre-race rituals in the swim pen, the two-lap swim and exit, and then cheer them through six bike laps and the climactic finish to the run all within a few hundred metres walk. What a race to finish the 2014 World Triathlon Series.
I had a swim in an Endless Pool to calm down (and now I want one!), found pad thai for lunch and some more super-friendly Canadians to chat to, before watching the para-triathlon from the grandstand.
One four letter word sums up the day nicely; begins with E…
My first outing as a GB Age-Group triathlete.
Result: 16th/78 in M35-39 (6th/12 GBR)
I don’t have the strength to write up the race just yet.
I deserved my finisher’s medal…
That’s a custom double Fat Franks honey ham smokie with cheese and bacon, and ketchup. Without question, IT WAS EPIC. I had a diet cola with it.