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The Countdown to Malbork – Part 2

In part 1 of this two-part interview, Garth Masters asked budding ironpeople Olga Kulyna, Alan Parsons, Mark Mulrainey, Igors Berkovics and Krystian Stefanski about why they signed up for an ironman distance race, their motivation, training and more. Now here’s … Continue reading

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The Countdown to Malbork – Part 1

Interview by Garth Masters Hey everyone! It is quiz time, What costs 500pln, has 3.86km of water, two wheels doing 180km and 42.195km of pavement to pound? Easy, it’s an Ironman distance event (or as the politically correct call it … Continue reading

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WITC at Olsztyn and Piaseczno

WITC at Olsztyn and Piaseczno, May 2015 May traditionally sees the start of the triathlon season in Poland and WITC kicked off the 2015 season at Olsztyn and Piaseczno. We caught up with two first-time triathletes to talk about their … Continue reading

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WITC at the 2014 Warsaw Marathon

WITC at the Warsaw Marathon, 28th September 2014 – featuring Alex Hobley This year’s Warsaw marathon was another record-breaking event for this city, with WITC was once again well represented. Amongst the competitors was Alex Hobley, a popular WITC’er who … Continue reading

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3rd Annual Warsaw Club Challenge

3rd Annual Warsaw Club Challenge, 20th September 2014 The 3rd edition of the popular Warsaw Club Challenge saw the event reach new heights as it was expanded to include 4 teams and moved to a new location by La Playa. … Continue reading

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Taking the plunge Part III – Olga Kulyna

Olga has been one of our star newbie triathletes this year. After telling us about her preparations for her first tri, including overcoming her swimming phobia, she must have enjoyed her experience in Nieporet so much that soon after she … Continue reading

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WITC at the Mragowo triathlon

WITC at the Volvo Mragowo triathlon, 31st August 2014 At the end of August, 10 WITC’ers headed up to the Masurian lakes to take on the 4th and final triathlon in the Volvo series, a group of races which also … Continue reading

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WITC at the Poznan Triathlon

WITC at the Poznan Triathlon, 27th July 2014 or one and a half iron WITC’ers – by Tristan Sakura Back at the 2013 WITC Holiday party, Cristina announced that she would be participating in a half-ironman distance race in 2014 … Continue reading

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WITC at the Nieporet Triathon 2014

WITC at the Volvo Nieporet Triathlon, July 2014 The biggest race by far for WITC this year was the Nieporet triathlon, held just to the north on Warsaw next to Lake Zegrze in July. As it was close to Warsaw … Continue reading

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Taking the plunge Part II – Olga Kulyna

Earlier this month we heard from Olga about her inspiration for doing triathlon and why she’d decided to sign up for her first ever triathlon (you can read the article here). And so, along with nearly 20 other intrepid WITC’ers, … Continue reading

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