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Weekend roundup 16/17th April.

The Kerfoots take on Burnham on Sea!!! Report by Neil.Burnham on Sea Super sprint triathlon (250m swim, 10k Bike and 2.5k run) on Sunday 17th April All 4 of us entered. Michelle , Tom and I into the adult event and Stephen in the TriStar 3 South West series triathlon. A really well organised triathlon including bright sunshine and little costal wind met us after a 5am wake up call. Michelle was first to go just before 8 (still 2 degrees C!!) 2 mi...

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Weekend Round-Up: 9th/10th April 2016

The main event this weekend for the club was the Manchester Marathon, with a fair few members running the race and getting PB's!Results as follows:Brian Robb: 2:54:51Lee Francis: 3:29:06Eric 'the Eel" Downey: 3:34:00Desmond Green: 3:35:09Matt Dale: 3:53:16Jamie Evans: 3:58:22Jennifer Green: 4:45:50Deb Evans: 4:45:50Race Reports Coming Soon!In other news Danny and Kev headed up Cheddar Gorge to pose for some rather spectacular selfiesAnd also to r...

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Cheddar Gorge Challenge 10k Series - Report by Kev Owen

On Sunday me and Danny Houghton went off to Cheddar gorge to compete in the 10k series. Just getting to the start was a mission with a steep walk through the trees, good warm up, got the blood pumping.With both of us not having the best prep for the race we were unsure how the race would go. Anyway off we went, climbing for the first km and into a strong wind, didn't enjoy that and took a while to settle.Thankfully it levelled out for us for a co...

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Blood Lactate Ramp Test - By Adam Sheppard

Blood Lactate Ramp Test – A lot of pain but how much gain?On Good Friday I spent an hour with Andy Sexton at Bike Science. I had my bike on his turbo trainer doing a blood lactate ramp test. What is it and why would anyone want to do one?What’s this lactate stuff anyway?First, here’s the science bit… I’ll try to keep it simple. We power our muscles using energy from fat or carbohydrate stored in our bodies. When exercising at low intensity, we do...

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Weekend roundup 2/3rd April.

A quiet weekend for the club for racing. Neil Parker and Chris Norris raced the Tockington Duathlon, coming in 5th and 12th respectively. Well done guys!The club ride was well represented which saw members grab their passports and venture over the bridge.A big thank you to Ash Dunn for organising a social. A good turn-out for a good curry!Thanks Ash!Finally, unfortunately we have to report an act of vandalism, if you have any information after lo...

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