Marlborough and District Triathlon Club

White Horse

clock April 27, 2009 15:04 by author Margo George
It was great fun! We really enjoyed it ….well me and Penny did anyway! Julie had a crash near Compton Bassett – some guy went into her and sent her into the hedge and she was a little shaken up by that. Pretty much everyone that overtook us commented on the socks…perhaps it will ... [More]

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White Horse Challenge

clock April 27, 2009 10:25 by author rick lavens
Well what a day really enjoyed the event and will be doing it again nextyear.It was good to set off all together having a chat the first two hoursreally flew by.As for the crash! Hard to know how it happened but like Brian said it isvery different riding in a group(i think thats why we split up not ... [More]

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Mad Tri Lads do the White Horse Challenge

clock April 27, 2009 09:14 by author Lucy Grain
The first 70 miles were fun and very enjoyable. Didn't enjoy the long climb out of Lambourn, it may not be that steep, but it seemed it at the end of the ride and Uffington White Horse was just unnecessary that late in the ride. Sorry not to stop. Thanks for the support.  I didn't ... [More]

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White Horse

clock April 27, 2009 09:01 by author Bryan Avery
Well all I can say is I got out of my comfort level about 110k in to the cycle. Cycling up the hills turned in to a walk.Clock watching on the bike during the last 40k was not much fun.The first 100k was not without incident, so many cycling and grouping together, and those Triathletes not used to d... [More]

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shhh - don't mention the white horse

clock April 27, 2009 07:10 by author Ian Merrington
So today was the white horse challenge and what a challenge it was!  150Km or 90 miles is a long way and further than I have ridden before, so it was never going to be easy.It was great to meet some other Mad-Tri folk at the start and all went swimmingly until broad town and the first white hor... [More]

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Mad Tri Lads do the White Horse Challenge

clock April 26, 2009 17:23 by author Phil Hobbs
Video of Rick and Ian taking a break during the White Horse Challenge. Sorry Lucy you snuck past before we could get the camera out and Bryan was mugging us.  Mad lads do cycling.MP4 (5.22 mb)mad ladies do cycling.MP4 (9.34 mb)[lightbox... [More]

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Paris Marathon Report

clock April 8, 2009 15:24 by author Jon Glyde
Hi MAD Tri'ers Had a good race at Paris marathon, well organised, well marshalled, great course. Race went well, did the first half in 1.27 and the second in 1.29, overall time was 2.56, came 747 out of 30,323 finishers, top 2%!. Overall very pleased, training was tough and f... [More]

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