Halstead Road Runners Don English and Del Harrington took to the multi sport calendar over the weekend competing in the ultra tough ‘Iron Man’ triathlon in Nottingham. Completed over distance of a 2.3 mile open water swim, followed by a 112 mile bike leg topped of with a marathon (26.2 mile run), in sweltering heat.
Club stalwart Don English completed this mamouth challenge in 12 hours 29 minutes finishing an incredible 7th place in his age category. Del Harrington completed the swim and 75 miles of the bike course before being pulled out of the race on medical advice by officials. A huge congratulations to both men on their achievements.
Elsewhere Sam Wolton, Wendy Carter and Lorraine Garnham continued the multi sport theme by taking on the Culford Triathlon in Suffolk, Over shorter distances of 300m swim, 21k bike and 4k run, Sam Wolton finished in 1:06, Wendy Carter 1:11 and Lorraine Garnham 1:13.