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That's rubbish UIW
At least with the new WTC rules on changing events you would be able to cancel and get a 2013 entry for almost no cost
WillRun4Wine wrote (see)
Mrs. Zuvai here............Im up for volunteering/supporting/doing anything that could possibly need doing!
Mrs. Zuvai here............
I am absolutely positive you wont need it judging by your success this year........but if theres a bottle of wine at the top im sure I could be persuaded!
Just had a look at Kiln Park for the Long Course Weekend in June. Is that where most people stay when they're down there? Prices looked shocking, tbh;
£171 for a basic tent pitch for 4 nights£225 for my folks to hook up their caravan for the same duration
Does anybody have any alternative suggestions or better ideas? There's a mention of Hungerford Farm on the LCW website, but it looks a little way out of town. Thanks!
If abroad, arrive on Thursday, register and rebuild bike. Friday relax & pasta party etc. Saturday, rack bike and more relax. Sunday - race. Monday - Drink beer and relax. Tuesday, get sherpa to pack and leave for home. How much time do you have ??
I remember being a little shocked at the camping cost for 4 nights in late september at kiln park, for a tent. - ie £80-100 ish I think.....
however that was not the peak holiday time.....
and it was wet and windy.
and we left after 3 nights
but kiln park is close(ish) to the action - no having to drive into town is an advantage.
The pub is 'interesting'
the whole place is "interesting!"
any campsite that has a burger king on site is always going to have its characters! - imagine going there in the hight of the school holidays
i don't think anyone stayed the last night - irene saw to that!
^ you did choose the worst place to erect a tent!
i've not sorted my accommodation yet...
Ive gone for a caravan as well for next time ... Just in case the Americans send us the tail end of one of their hurricanes again.
There it is.... I took all the abuse for not being man enough to camp... now you are all following suite and getting a caravan!!
For reference my caravan for 3 nights cost £270 last year, booked in late October I believe
Jingle Boots wrote (see)
lol.. very true... but then again you did also bring your mum to cook for you and tuck you in at night ;-) ..... i beleive the moral high ground is still ours ... just
Slagiatt wrote (see)
Jingle Boots wrote (see)There it is.... I took all the abuse for not being man enough to camp... now you are all following suite and getting a caravan!!
You lost that moral high ground when you had me and Kat carry your stuff back... not long after I had finished my own Ironman
(yeah OK my parents carried all my stuff back and left me to get drunk but that doesnt matter)
Well - accom sorted for LCW in June.Now to sort something for the main event!
Go for Fink IMHO its very easy to follow and I used it for my first couple when i didnt have a clue just be honest with what your current fitness level and goal is then pick a programme - get you round, intermediate , or competative
read going long as well as Fink, (if you can) and use it to tweak the appropriate fink plan, re HR zones, reduce the swimming a bit, inc the biking, etc etc
remember, consistency is key, hitting the key long sessionns each week is what its about, the remaining sessions are filler....