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Ironman Wimbleball 70.3 Triathlon

Several members took on the tough wimbleball course on Sunday.Ash Dunn said:  "Without a doubt, that was the most gruelling race I've ever taken part in.The bike course was a killer, the run wasn't much better. The only bit that was flat was the lake.Anyway, toughest Half Iron in Europe complete. Never going back there again"Gary weeks:Well done to the KIT wimbleball Ironman athletes today. That was definitely the hardest race I have done. Give m...

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IM Nice - By Ed Stevens.

IRONMAN Nice 2016 Race reportThis was my first long course triathlon after being in the sport for a good decade! IM France was something that I was wishing to complete since I decided this to be on the bucket list in 2006. The race was a personal thing this time, not because it was my first, but because of the communication barriers. For those that don’t know me I have a complicated hearing disability which is often overlooked as something bigger...

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Weekend Round-Up - 17th - 19th June

The weekend's headlines - with the best photo captions from club members.Dambuster Triathlon: Club age group GB reps Adam and Brett posted some very impressive times at this Olympic distance race. "Where have the real athletes gone" - Leon Baker"I still have more body fat than the two of you put together." - Matt Dale“I've got more chins than the two of you put together!” - Stuart BrazingtonClub Chairman paps shady club member on h......

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Cotswold 113

This weekend was the legendary Cotswold 113 middle distance triathlon. With the majority of KiT members in wave 2, the horn sounded at 6:10am and they were off. A 2km swim around lake 32 was followed by a 54 mile wet cycle (I use the word 'wet' very loosely!) A three lap half marathon around the lakes completed the triathlon and they collected the bounty.A special thanks to KiT marshals and supporters. You were great!Here are some of the highligh...

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Ironman Lanzarote Race Report by Des Green

I have always associated Lanzarote as one of the most iconic locations for Ironman; together with Hawaii, clearly many comparisons can be drawn with the 'Big Island'. I was expecting heat and strong winds and would not be disappointed.Lee suggested we enter the race, having already completed it in 2010 although I have to say he was not particularly forthcoming with the detail about the course and anticipated conditions. Although not entering the ...

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