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Tuesday, 1 September 2015

REP Adur Swim, Arundel Castle 10k, and Reading Triathlon 2015 now live

The REP River Adur Swim getting organised last Saturday
The last of the quiet summer holiday weekends before the kids go back with the Bank Holiday Monday to round things off in style. If you like the rain kind of style that is it for the end of Meteorological Summer. Welcome to Autumn !

Saturday saw the REP River Adur Swim in perfect conditions, with a great team of marshals and crew putting on one of the best river swimming events around.
Sunday saw the Reading triathlon and the Arundel Castle 10k - the only chance you ever get to run through the Castle Keep - because it's usually locked off to the public - again both somehow managed to keep dry and warm in perfect conditions - even after heavy overnight rain the night before.

Onto serious thoughts, we're thinking of the competitors family and our friends at Ocean Lake Triathlon club who we see around at events on a regular basis. It was very sad and tragic news and I can't begin to emphasise how important correct numbering, accounting for and timing and marshalling is at these sort of events. Please be safe out there everyone, do carry ICE (In Case of Emergency) ID with you - this sort of ID band is typical and simple especially as the evening and dark running starts in the autumn training.

The gallery links are all listed below for the recent events and the links to events are on the gallery pages below if you are thinking of entering any of them.

Date Event name Gallery Link (page has link to the event webpage)

REP River Adur swim
Free race photos

Arundel 10k
Free race photos

Reading Triathlon
 Future events  Yes that's 7 races next weekend - it's going to be very very busy here !

The Nuts Challenge

Alice Holt

Chestnut Tree House 10k

PP Maidenhead Half

The Nuts Challenge

REP Arundel Castle Triathlon

Three Swans Sportive

Hull Marathon
REP Firle

Falmer Tri

Pilgrim Half and Full Marathon

ETL Bacchus Half and Full Marathon

Reigate Half Marathon

Bexhill Linkroad 10k
http://bit .ly/Bexhill-Linkroad-10k-Gallery-2015

more galleries are available... just check our race gallery pages

...and time for some race pictures

The Raw Energy Pursuits River Adur Swims
Brighton Tri club getting ready for the off

Self defence from wetsuit attack classes were also available 

One week on from the Shoreham Airshow crash, a minutes silence or remembrance was held before the race

Off on the long lap - out to sea towards the Shoreham footbridge

The zombie walk into the water

Off in the right direction for the shorter coursse

Winning again - Chloe shows everyone a clean set of heels

tight racing out of the water

The look of love !

Race Director Mick and winner Chloe discuss future races

Arundel Scouts 10k
All good at the 1k mark

Busy in at the finish

Tight racing to the line

the wave of blocking

example setting

Flying in at the finish

the achievement of finishing

Full crowds welcomed everyone back to the town square

skipping over the drawbridge

high knees exit

The Reading Tri 2015

The well attended Race Briefing 
The busy swim across the lake

Double thumbs on the way out of the water

High fives into T1

Happy with that !
Good position out on the cycle

assume the position
always eat all your gel, even the goopy bits

Guns out for the win

top finishing work

Great work from the My Sporting Times team
So that's it for another week, we have 7 events across next saturday and sunday, so we're busy herding the cats and getting everything ready with the event organisers who are also very busy getting themselves ready !
One thing for sure, Sunday night, Monday and Tuesday are going to be quite full on getting the galleries indexed and on line for you all. And who mentioned the kids go back to school too ? busy busy busy...

until next time,

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