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Wasdale Half Iron Distance Triathlon - 29 Sep 2013 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Wasdale Half Iron Distance Triathlon

29th September 2013

Lee Pegram


Promoted as being ‘The Worlds hardest Half Iron Triathlon’ this event in Wasdale was going to be my last sporting event for 2013.  Actually it was going to be my last sporting event in 2012 as well, however, severe weather on the day meant that the race had to be cancelled on that horrific morning! As the title suggests this inaugural race was set beneath the towering cliffs of Wasdale Screes in the English Lake District and here is my personal race account.

I arrived in Wasdale following what had already been an amazing but demanding year for me having completed two Ironman events earlier in the season.  And whilst my eagerness to participate had not waned, the continuous training was definitely starting to falter – those 5.00am runs/rides were not quite so attractive and I was starting to falter in doing longer sessions.  So, it was down to body memory and sensible pacing for this one!


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