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Luke Harrop Sprint Tri 2014

1:06:55 – Swim 13:57, Bike 35:25, Run 17:33 Almost a podium. ALMOST! I ended up 4th place in my Age Group, only 12 seconds off 3rd. That’s pretty darned exciting for me because I’ve never podiumed in any race, ever. … Continue reading

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Byron Bay 2013 Triathlon

2:11:31 The rain crashes down around the car, streaming over the glass as the windows fog up. “I guess we’d better head over to transition…” says Mike. Neither of us are keen. It’s 10 degrees colder than yesterday and we … Continue reading

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Mooloolaba Triathlon 2013

Time: 2:20:27 – Swim 29:01, Bike 1:05:16, Run 42:38 I wasn’t going to write anything about this race – but they took such a great photo I had to! I’m going through a period of race-malaise. Races are neither inspiring … Continue reading

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Hervey Bay 100 Race Report

It was great to finish, but… Hervey Bay is a beautiful place. It’s a few days after the race and we are still here – relaxing by the pool, strolling along the beach, playing at the free water-park, coffees overlooking … Continue reading

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Mooloolaba Triathlon 2012 Race Report

2:19:10 Surprise, surprise! A Mooloolaba PB by 6 mins, and an Olympic-distance PB (excluding the super-short 2011 Byron Bay tri) by 9 seconds! I went into the race with good bike fitness, but my swim had been hampered by an … Continue reading

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Making sense of a triathlon race result

A race gives you a chance to get out on a beautiful scenic course, with other like-minded people, and have a fun day of exercise in a safe environment. A race gives you a chance to dig deep, deeper than … Continue reading

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Triathlon – It’s not golf!

I had a great swim the other day, followed immediately by an even better ride. I felt really strong on the bike and was pushing the pace and loving it. It was just one of those days! Triathlon training doesn’t … Continue reading

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