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Pacer becomes pacee

After a few times of pacing at the London marathon, I decided to become a ‘follower’ at the Dublin Marathon. 

Chilham Duathlon

Having considered a 100 mile sportive on Sunday 20th mum convinced me it would be a better idea to improve my running and join her and Val for the Chilham Duathlon.

Going Ultra

After encouragement from a couple of people and the example set by Mark Evans, I did my first Ultra today.

Duonormand - TT fun in France

Aging tester Martin Brown and pointy wannabe Neil McInerney opted for a UCI event in France to finish off the season. The Duonormand has been running for the last 32 years and is a 54km 2Up TT over closed roads in northern Normandy near Saint Lo.

Club Hill Climb - Last Call for entries!

If you would like to ride the club hill climb this Saturday (first rider off at 08:00) please let Neil or Tony know asap. The start list is being compiled tomorrow.

Hever Gauntlet 2013

This was only my second half-iron distance after completing the Vitruvian last year. I thought it might be a good step up with the more hilly course and full distance bike leg - and it certainly provided the extra challenge....

Olympic Distance Age Group World Championships

Sunday started dry and very bright ( hard to see in the swim) – mercifully, after witnessing so many crashes at the sprint event on Friday – but it was very cold, with air temperature at our start of 8 degrees.

Henley Half Middle Distance Triathlon

I've been doing triathlon for about 18 months and this was my first half iron-distance race. Simon's been doing triathlon for about as many years but we both thoroughly enjoyed the day and thought the organisation, marshalling and course were first class.

Southwater 2013

7oaks tri took no less than 9 teams to Southwater on Sunday: 27 members in all - a great turnout for this event.

Nice calm sea at Bexhill Tri

Jo, Debbie and Val show it takes true guts and determination to be a great triathlete as they enter the sea at Bexhill.

TT News

Today's event at Grain was cancelled due to waterlogged roads.

Ian Glover swims Windermere

On Sunday 28th July myself ,Ian Glover , Simon Killick and Mat Parker set off from Fell Foot at the southern end of Windermere to commence a swim of 10.5 miles to Ambleside at the northern end . 

Lake Swimming Session

Péter has put together a swim session for the lake.  Download it if you would like to give it a go. Lake Session (here)

Dartford Bridge triathlons

The weather just about held out for the bridge triathlons and the sun even appeared during the bike leg!

Inter Club TT Results on 20 June - Hilly 21

It was a strong turnout from the club on a near perfect evening and GS Avanti's Jonathan Harris put in a ballistic ride smashing the course record of 54.11 set by ex 7Oaks club member Simon McLaughlin in 2010.  Well done all and congratulations Jonathan!

Medals at the Europeans in Alanya, Turkey!

Medals at the Europeans in Alanya, Turkey! Cath Linney and Val Place each secured a bronze medal in the standard distance. Jo Stephens-Smith was 4th in the Sprint Distance. Waiting for race report. 

Open 10 Results - 8 June

It was a very blowy day at Harrietsham last Saturday but seven members braved the very strong cross winds to take part.

Inter Club TT Results on 6 June - Cudham

This was a rare opportunity to get a good time on this course as a strong wind pushed riders along the A21 and then up the hill to the finish line. Well done all.

Inter Club TT Results on 30 May - East Peckham

A cool overcast evening saw 21 riders take part. The rain had finished by the time we started.
Current points in the Inter Club competition - 7Oaks Tri 164, Sydenham Wheelers 149 and GS Avanti 121.

Inter Club TT Results on 25 May - Grain

Only five out from 7Oaks. A good turnout and points scoring from Avanti. We need to score some points this Thursday evening (30 May) at East Peckham on A228 to extend our lead. First rider is off at 7.15pm.
Current points - 7Oaks Tri 136, GS Avanti 118 and Sydenham Wheelers 114
Steve Walker leads the club's mens competition and Jo Stephens-Smith the ladies