Ripon Black Sheep Triathlon

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Jul 2011
8:51am, 14 Jul 2011
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Durham Dawdler
Damn, same day as Darlington 10k where I will be supporting my long suffering wife
Jul 2011
10:15am, 14 Jul 2011
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Northern Exile
Hmmm. I'm supposed to be doing a Bob Graham support leg on the 13th, but I'd really like to do the Allerthorpe tri [thinks] .....
Jul 2011
10:20am, 14 Jul 2011
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Durham Dawdler
go on NE, you're a triathlete now. We can do anything :-)
Jul 2011
11:21pm, 16 Jul 2011
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trackvet
Just read Northern Exile's blog, and it could have been me writing. It almost exactly described my own first experience of a triathlon, down to the transition woes, struggles into the wind on the bike, and lifeless feeling in the legs. Only NE went a lot quicker than me, but I have the same determination to improve next year, and I think I have already idenfitied a few things that will see me dip under 3 hours next year. Great read NE, thanks, good to know there are others in the same boat as me. Cheers!
Jul 2011
7:29pm, 23 Jul 2011
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Northern Exile
You are welcome, glad my untidy words struck a note! Sorry for the delayed response, have been away for a few days running around mountains :-)
Jul 2011
3:18pm, 25 Jul 2011
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Skunk
NE - do allerthorpe!! its fast and pancake flat! The run is longer than 10k (just) however i think the swim is a tad short. i may see you there if you do it!
Jul 2011
5:37pm, 25 Jul 2011
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Northern Exile
I'd like to, really I would, however before I knew about it I'd already volunteered to do a Bob Graham support leg on the 12th, it might be pushing it to expect anything like a performance from me the day after that!

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My local triathlon ... it's also my first so am looking forward to getting some good advice!

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