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Pontypool Home Run 10k - February
Blaenavon Triathlon (Oly) - May
Grafman (Half IM) - June
Ironman UK - August
Survival of the Fittest (Cardiff) - October
And probably a few more here and there. Depending on how August goes, might do another marathon later in the year.
My intention (although I haven't actually entered yet) is to start the year with the Benfleet 15 in January.
An idea has just popped into my head, maybe do one event a month through the year?
BASF bike tour 5 May
Tri-Pfalz Olympic tri 12 May
Sonnenhut sprint tri 26 May
Challenge Vichy Half 1 September
Hmm, not signed up for owt but couple of club sprint tris plus maybe Stratford Sprint in May, Cambridge Oly, Saffers' club tri which was great, Brighton Marina and possibly sumat half distance around July that I can enter at reasonably short notice.
Plus I may try and do the odd sportive if possible, that is the plan anyway
broke.those are soo similar to my plans.are you stalking me
but i'm doing a different June race
Was the Cardiff half better this year? I ran it last year and it was BORING, 5 miles along dual carriageway, so I didn't bother this year.
I'm not doing the cardiff half..........I'm stoping after September
I hated the cardiff half when i did it years ago and i haven't read anything in the years since that have made me want to go back and redo it
So far, I have planned in:
April - Half MarathonMay - 2 x Sprints + Half IMJun - Derry MarathonJuly - IMCHAug - Half IremanSept - Nothing as yet and maybe soley dedicated for training for Dublin MarathonOct - Dublin Marathon
If I manage to stay well and un-injured, my diary will fit in a couple more half marathons plus a standard tri and a few shorter road races.
I have done Cardiff half for the last 4 years, this years course was the best yet IMO, but knowing Cardiff they will change it again for next year. The dual carrige way section has gone and it started at Cardiff castle and finished at City hall. I enjoyed this years course.
Damn Seren your on to me, will have to change my June plan and do Enduroman instead of Bala.
March Farnham Tri Ironman training weekend weekend - Swim Friday, ride saturday, run sunday.April - Evans Ride It in Working 60 mile bikeMay - Pirate DIY halfJuly - Dartford Mid Nightman (half)
Still have a few more things to add to the plan, but thats almost it for my first year doing Tri
I've signed up for:
South Africa Ironman - April 14th
Lanzarote Ironman - May 18th
Uk Half - June 16th
Zurich Ironman - July 28th
Uk Ironman - August 4th
Daft doing 2 IMs in the space of 7/8 days but had already entered for Zurich for 2013 when I crashed out of IMUK this year. All the family where there and told me I had to do it next year
Sussex marathon - April
Southwell sprint tri - May
Outlaw half - June
Dambuster oly tri - June
Woodhall spa sprint tri - July
great notts bike ride - July (not sure what distance, may just do the 19 miles with the kids)
Wild boar HIM - Sept
Southwell sprint tri - Sept
Not sure I will manage the marathon in April - still recovering from a knee problem but I'll see how it goes, may swap to the half mara if needs be
probably do some 10ks and maybe some sportives
feb - london ultraapril - lincoln 10k and a midland sprint trimay - prob the pirate DIY and a midland sprintjune - enduro double iron and southdowns way 100 mile runjuly - Outlaw and thunder runaug - the grimreaper and the vitruvian
ill do a few more ultras and whatever i have the time/strength/money to do inbetween
oh, and I keep forgetting the outlaw run leg!
DK - you doing Thunder Run solo?
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oh, and I keep forgetting the outlaw run leg!
you know your racing calender is getting a bit hectic when you forget to put in a mere marathon
seren - either that or old age is taking its toll on my memory!
Feb/Mar/Apr: winter duathlons, including Marlow.
May/Jun: Lots of sprints including Grendon, Rother, Bristol, Llandudno
Apr - Blackpool mara
May - DIY HIM
Jul - Outlaw
Sept - Great North Run
Autumn - another marathon, hopefully. Might do Newby Hall HIM
Dec 30 Winter Gutbuster
March 3 Bath 1/2 Marathon
April 13 New Forest Epic Sportive
June 16 Windsor Olympic Tri
July 14 Marlow 1/2 Iron Tri
Sept 8 IM Wales
Probably do a few more Sportives in there along the way.
Just entered my first race since Outlaw - Jaipur Half Marathon in 6 weeks. Haven't been in a running race since February before I sprained my ankle
I was only going to do 3 - well spaced out, but the disaster at IMUK this year in front of the whole family changed that. I've done 3 before, dead slow, but you're right it was tough going.
March - Berko Half (maybe !)
Apr - Stratford upon Avon marathon
June - Norwich 100
July - Marlow Half
Sept - Challenge Henley
Silverstone half marathon 3rd March
Rock Solid Race 16th March
Looking to sign up to Manchester Marathon 28th March
April/May - Coast 2 Coast cycleMay - DIY Half, Wilmslow SprintJune - Velo Berlin sportive, Outlaw HalfJuly - OutlawAugust - London - Paris bike rideSome other bits and pieces, sportives, general rides, maybe the odd half / full mara.
March- cheshire cat
May -999 tri
July -outlaw and lakeland 50
May Windermere marathon
June Outlaw half
Oct Venice marathon
liberally sprinkle with a couple of sprint tri's and half marathons