Leybourne Go Tri & Ironman Vitoria-Gasteiz

GO TRI – Leybourne Lakes – 14th July – 200m Lake Swim; 10k Bike; 2.5k Run 
 
Dionne Grant dipped her toe into the world of triathlons completing her first GO TRI event held at Leybourne Lakes Country Park. Quickest out the lake she jumped on the bike for the 10k ride and off onto the 2.5km run which she completed in 1hr 29m. Dionne loved it and is already looking forward to entering her next triathlon. 
 
Ironman Vitoria-Gasteiz – Spain – 14th July – 3.8km Swim; 180km Bike; 42.2km Run
 
Steve Fisher travelled to northern Spain to compete in an Ironman Vitoria-Gasteiz. Steve set off on the 3.8km swim in lake Ullíbarri-Gamboa, the biggest water reservoir in Euskadi. Onto to the 180km fast and scenic bike course which follows the lake shores and the beautiful countryside and towns of the Álava region. Onto the 4 lapped 42.2km run through the old town in the heart of the city Steve finished in 12hr 3mins 35s placing him 101st out of 198 in his age category and 1042nd overall out of a field of 1730 competitors. Well done Steve. 

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