Category: Quadrathlon

Quadrathlon race reports and training articles

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The January Doldrums

I’ve been trying to think of things to add to the blog over the past week or so, but we just haven’t been up to much really. I guess it’s just the January Doldrums. It’s cold, it’s wet, it’s miserable and more often than not it’s dark outside. We’re back at work, Christmas seems as...

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A TrainerRoad Quadrathlon Training Plan

With 2019 well under way and a lot of Christmas excess to shed I decided it was time for a new training plan. To be fair, some of the loss of fitness over Christmas was due to being ill for a few weeks, and over-indulging didn’t help matters. The timing was OK though. I may...

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Bude Awesome Foursome Quadrathlon 2018 – Race Report

Two Quadrathlons, a ‘mountain triathlon’ and a Cyclocross race in three weeks was always going to be a tough ask. Especially when the mountain triathlon was the Conwy Mountain Challenge and one of the Quads was the very tough Bude Awesome Foursome. I’ve survived though and had a great time too. Shrewsbury Quad was the first...

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Conwy Mountain Challenge – Race Report

The Conwy Mountain Challenge was the second race of what will hopefully be four races in 3 weekends for me. The British Quadrathlon Trophy Series of races were a bit unevenly spaced this year with 3 weekends of races back to back. 2nd Sept – Shrewsbury Quad 9th Sept – Conwy Mountain Challenge 15th Sept...

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Shrewsbury Quadrathlon 2018 – Race Report

Once again, Anna’s birthday weekend fell on the same week as the Shrewsbury Triathlon and Quadrathlon. I was competing in the Quad so Anna was treated to a weekend away! See, I’m a true romantic at heart, taking my wife away for a family camping trip on her birthday and even swimming, kayaking, cycling and...

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Box End Quadrathlon Results and Analysis

The results are out from the Box End Quadrathlon and I did OK. Time for something of an analysis. The official results are here: http://www.quadracracing.co.uk/images/2018-Quad.pdf, but I’ve added a rank column for each of the disciplines as I like to see that, so here they are with the ranks added. As you can see: I had a...

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Box End World Cup Quadrathlon – Race Report

The Box End Quadrathlon was always going to be a fast affair. Before we even got there we were notified that Ettiene Stott, the 2012 Olympic Gold Medallist in kayaking was going to be competing. The race itself was also a World Cup event and the current World Quadrathlon Champion Ferenc Csima would be racing too. Bryce...

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