Barcelona Olympic Tri

When you think of Barcelona, generally the first things that come to mind are sunshine, sangria and fiesta.  Pen, Clare and I were not quite so lucky when we embarked on this Olympic distance triathlon on Sunday the 6th October.  No Sangria - not sure our stomachs could tolerate it ...
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A Letter to the Expatriés Team

Dear expaTRIés members, It took me a while to summarise all my thoughts about the club into this short document. To be honest, Nick should have received this email almost one month ago. As I was afraid he might think I forgot about the team, I spent the whole afternoon ...
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Expatriés Alumni – Ironman Wales

A Word from the Expatries Alumni - Rob Ross Rob Nick asked me to write a few words about IM Wales which I completed this year.  A word of warning for any of you leaving Paris and becoming Expatries Alumni; there does seem to be a compulsion to complete an ...
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Saint-Mandrier-sur-Mer – XS

  Once a French naval air station, Saint-Mandrier-sur-Mer is now a picturesque fishing village situated in south eastern France and on the 14th September 2014 was host to its 26th annual triathlon competition.  Two distances were available - XS and S.  I opted for the smaller distance in the morning as the sweltering heat of ...
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Triathlon Sprint d’Attichy, 14 septembre 2014

Attichy Sprint Triathlon, 14th September 2014Attichy is a village of the Oise (60) located on the river Aisne a few kilometers from Soisson. The CNC Attichy has organised for the last 11 years a sprint triathlon, held in the second week of September ,and brings together more than 200 participants ...
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Quiberon Triathlon 2014

Last weekend was the Quiberon Triathlon in the coastal resort town in Southern Britanny. Conditions were ideal : sunny, flat sea and no wind ( a mild sea breeze would have been appreciated though for the run). Finally I had to go solo, since the race filled up extra quick, ...
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CCC78 Randonée de St Fiacre

Now that the hard part of the season is over I decided can start doing events a little bit more for fun than forPB's! And a local sportive was just the thing to start with. Given that I live just 2km from the start Croissy this was a perfect end ...
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Challenge Vichy – Ironman distance 2014

From hell to heaven My 2014 triathlon season hasn’t been a big success so far. I did finish the 70.3 in Aix but experienced some serious stomach issues during the final run. Those same issues made me quit the 70.3 in Luxemburg halfway through the run. But the biggest disappointment ...
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Top of the Mourne – Olympic Triathlon

Top of the Mournes 2014, Rostrevor, County Down, Northern Ireland organaised by Newry Triathlon Club Touted as being the toughest Olympic distance race in the country Well it's taken me a while to find a keyboard but finally this is my recommendation for a very good triathlon if you ever ...
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Chantilly Triathlons

This weekend on the grounds of the Chateau de Chantilly, 19 ExpaTRIés participated in 7 waves of 4 events over the course of 2 days.   45 hours of collective efforts included more than 22 km of swimming, 750 km of cycling and 170 km of running.   Paul was ...
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