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Posts tagged with Shetland Triathlon Club

Good bike ride helps Robin finish second

Good bike ride helps Robin finish second

03/07/2009, by in Sport

Triathlete Robin Atkinson travelled to Wick last weekend to take part in a standard distance triathlon. It was the first time Atkinson had taken on the longer distance of a 1,100 metre sea swim (shortened slightly due to a heavy swell), a 25-mile cycle and a six-mile run.The swim started insid... Read more...

Dominant Grant shows serious triathlon form

Dominant Grant shows serious triathlon form

19/06/2009, by in Sport

Triathlete Andrew Grant stormed to victory in Shetland Triathlon Club’s second race of the season at Sandwick on Sunday.The “super-sprint” included a 400 metre swim, a 14-kilometre bike ride and a three-kilometre run. Nine competitors lined up at the start in the pool.First out of the ... Read more...

Turriff race success for Lynsey

Turriff race success for Lynsey

22/05/2009, by in Sport

Shetland Triathlon Club members Andrew Grant, Bonar Barclay, Ewan Stirling and Lynsey Henderson competed at the Turriff sprint tri­athlon at the weekend, with Lynsey coming first in the women’s group.The distances covered were a 750m swim, a 20km cycle and a 5km run. It was the first chance t... Read more...

Triathletes’ trip to Turiff a success

Triathletes’ trip to Turiff a success

19/05/2009, by in Sport

Shetland Triathlon Club members Andrew Grant, Bonar Barclay, Ewan Stirling and Lynsey Henderson competed at the Turiff sprint triathlon at the weekend, with Lynsey coming first in the women's group.The distances covered were a 750m swim, a 20km cycle and a 5km run. It was the first chance that s... Read more...

Novices put to the test

Novices put to the test

15/05/2009, by in Sport

On a sunny Sunday morning at Sandwick, the Shetland Triathlon Club held its first ever novice “Try-a-Tri” event for people to come and sample triathlon racing in all its painful glory.Thirteen people took part, 12 of whom had never done a triathlon before. The number was more than the club w... Read more...

Bonar wins duathlon

Bonar wins duathlon

17/04/2009, by in Sport

Shetland Triathlon Club held an­other keenly-contested duathlon at Tingwall on Sunday, comprising a 2.2 mile run, a 14 mile cycle and another 2.2 mile run.Six contestants lined up at the start, most of them newcomers to the sport this year. With most of the more experienced competitors absent ... Read more...