Ben Adelnoor

Ben tames the beast that is the world’s hardest Half Ironman

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Our athlete Ben Abdelnoor tames the beast that is the world’s hardest Half Ironman

It is billed as the world’s hardest Half Ironman – the Wasdale Tri features a 1.2-mile swim in England’s deepest waters, a 56-mile bike incorporating a gruelling 7,217ft of ascent, topped off by a run over the country’s two highest mountain summits. Brutal.

The race has been on my agenda ever since last year’s inaugural event was cancelled due to atrocious weather conditions. One year on, we were treated to clear, bright skies.

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