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Inter Club TT Results Q10/27 20/7/2017

7OaksTri a bit thin for this one. There's just too much going on at this time of the season.

GSA took 5 of the top 10. Sydenham 3. Well done to the Sams taking 5th and 6th and Val for being fastest 7Oaks female.

 

My WTS Leeds experience - Mike Clyne

Having been given the opportunity to commentate at the 7Oaks Tri in April 2013 this led to a number of opportunities at a range of races to become a race commentator / announcer (or #mikeonthemic for the social media types among you).  I’ve loved the chance to be at events both large and small and usually based at the finish line where you witness the excitement and emotion that I have known myself over the years.

Q10/29 East Peckham Inter Club TT Results 29/6/2017

7OaksTri big guns out in force taking 5 of the top 10 places. Scorching ride from Neil who is in top form. Sally was first woman with a short 25.

Need to check, but I suspect there might be some PBs there.

Swim Sets Week 26

Are on Members Only Facebook page.

From now on, please look there for your weekly swim sets. I won't be posting here as well.

QS/30 Cudham Lane 22/6/2017 Results

Despite mysterious appearing and disappearing roadworks, threatened thunderstorms and errant gas vans, we managed to get the event off last night. Great to see such a good turn out particularly from our partner clubs.

Sam Bennett was the fastest 7Oaks Rider. Sally Mortleman (visible from the space station in her super safe bright kit) fastest 7Oaks lady. Big thanks to the marshals helping us run the event on the night: Darius, Stephen, Dave, Peter, Susan, Tony and Martin.

Swim Sets Week 25

Are on the Members Only Facebook Page.

Dartford bridge standard triathlon results and photos

The Dartford bridge triathlon on Sunday 18th June was the venue for 7oaks tri club's standard distance race. It was a very competitive field from many clubs including Crystal palace and Greenwich tritons also staging club races. A few nearly missed their start times due to a congested registration but made it to the warm (but stinky) lake! The air was unusually still for the exposed closed road cycle course and there were plenty of opportunities to cheer fellow club members on during the 7 lap course.

Mid-Sussex (Burgess hill) triathlon results

Congratulations to Gabi, Nessa and Becca for finishing 2nd female team in the second round of the South East club competition.

Medway Tri Club put in a storming performance scoring maximum points in the Female, Male and Mixed completions, following their strong performance at East Grinstead they are now clearly the Club to beat!

Swim Sets Week 24

Swim sets are now on the club members only Facebook page here.

Swanley white oak standard triathlon results

The early morning drizzle cleared to make way for a beautiful sunny day causing a few sun burns although it was fairly breezy with a strong headwind to battle into on the return leg of the bike section.

Cath Linney won the women's race by only 8 minutes this time, finishing 6th overall.

Chris Palmer won the senior age group finishing 4th overall but missing out on 3rd by 2 seconds.

Andy Evans won the MV40 age group finishing 7th overall.

Full results here: http://www.stuweb.co.uk/race/1ln

 

Q10/29 East Peckham Inter Club TT Results

Storming rides saw six 7Oaks riders in the top 10 with Chris Hansen taking joint 1st place. Steve Searby put in a scorching performance to finish 4th with the first 9 all going under 24 minutes. Susan Freeburn was fastest 7Oaks female again.

FINAL East Peckham Q10/29 25/5/2017

Conditions looked perfect, but actually it was a bit too windy for super times. Still it was a fast evening with a short 23 required to score above 1 point.

7OaksTri turned out in force with over half the riders. PBs for Andy Evans and Ben Bridges.

Big thanks to all riders for keeping the farmer's entrances clear and for remembering their rear lights. Also to Tony La, Dave Lobley, Simon Truitt and Sam Begg for marshalling.

Neil Harris was fastest rider. 2 seconds separated 2nd and 4th. Sam's 10 mile run warm up may have had something to do with that....

Marshman Half-Ironman 2017

Report from Georgie Butler:

Is it a bird, is it a plane? No, wait – it’s just 7Oaks Tri dominating the awards ceremony at Marshman 70.3.

In completely contrasting conditions to last year, as thunder and lightning were replaced with blue skies and sun, eight 7Oaks Tri members took part in the habitual middle distance race near Rye last Sunday. The lake was a (dubious) eighteen degrees for the ‘M’ shaped swim, and that temperature followed onto the “one-hill-only” (I have a Strava graph that says otherwise) bike course  and rural run route.

7OaksTriathlon 2017 Competitor Feedback

Every year we publish anonymous feedback from competitors. We take this feedback very seriously and try to continuously improve our event. We would like to thank all of our competitors particularly those who provided input. 

TESE senior series club standings after round 1

From the series organiser:
The TESE Senior Series 2017 got off to a flying start at the East Grinstead Triathlon on Sunday 14 May. Congratulations to everyone who competed and thanks to East Grinstead Tri Club who, as always, put on a great event. The damp start didn't put off a fantastic turnout and we finished in glorious sunshine.

There were some outstanding performances with Medway being the standout club, coming first in the female and mixed team competitions and second in the male team event.

Female team : 1st - Medway; 2nd - Epsom; 3rd - 7oaks

5km Handicap 16/5/2017

Some great running in the park on Tuesday evening. Some PBs as always although many were tired from the weekend efforts whether 50 mile TT or sprint tri. Ben Bulley, Rob, James and Darius all had great runs. Ben's time is around his PB from Tonbridge Park Run, which is a much flatter course.

Thanks to Coaches Sam and Jane for organising. Next week fartlek - long intervals. Meet SLC at 6:45pm as usual.

Charlie The Bikemonger’s Dorset Gravel Dash

This was a rematch for myself and Sally, having done this a couple of years ago. If you want a truly bonkers day out, this is the one for you, and takes not taking itself seriously very seriously indeed.

East Grinstead sprint triathlon results

The dark clouds and rain weren't particularly inviting whilst loading the car early on Sunday morning! The upside was that at least the temperature had risen a bit and there was blue sky on the horizon when racking the bikes.

The queue for the swim snaked up, down and through the changing rooms so that everyone started late meaning that the sun had come out for the bike. However the roads were still wet and it was windy, making life a bit twitchy descending the fast corners out of the town. The traffic coming back into town was a bit of a lottery.

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