Tag Archives: Elaine

Interview with Lucy Gossage

Lucy Gossage is “the smiley one”. This year she’s had plenty to smile about, even if the enormous grin she wears whilst racing isn’t simply because she’s doing what she loves. A win at Ironman Wales 2013 opened up her 2014 KPR account, which she further bolstered with second in South Africa and another win in Lanzarote, securing her place …

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le gendarme rit dans le gendarmerie

Ironman France Training has been mixed this year. My husband deployed to Afghanistan in March, which meant I could be as selfish as I liked with regards to training, as there was no-one else making (justifiable) demands on my free time. On the other hand, there was no-one else to shop, cook, clean or help with the myriad logistics of …

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Elaine’s Monster Mojo Race Report

Monster Mojo Triathlon “Seriously, we could just do the bike in our wetsuits.” Standing in transition, Nick and I contemplated this idea for several minutes. It probably took us longer to think through the various implications because the cold was restricting blood flow to our brains. It was ridiculously windy and as a result, incredibly cold. The water was (allegedly) …

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ECF Monster Mojo – Race Report

by Nick Rose Monster Mojo Middle Distance Triathlon – 11th May Ever since I’d heard of Monster Racing through the tri talk website a few years ago I’ve wanted to do one of their races, they seem to be triathletes organizing races for triathletes, always a good mix in my book and I prefer to support the smaller race companies …

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Elaine Garvican

Job Title: Veterinary Director Age Group: 35-39 Twitter: PirateFlyaway IM Talk ID: The Swashbuckler Runner’s World ID: “flyaway” First Pirate Event: First race in Pirate colours was the Little Woody, 2007. First full distance attempt was IM France, 2008 (it didn’t end well) Race Achievements: 2013  Cotswold 113: 4:42:11, 2nd female overall           IMUK: 10:57:07, 2nd AG, 2nd amateur female, KQ   …

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