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30 day streak – By Andy Mossop

Everyone’s favourite super-fast midget has just completed a 30 day challenge – of running every day! Here he tells us why and how he did it, and what he learnt through it – why not give it a try yourself? … 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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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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Taking the plunge – Olga Kulyna

With the biggest triathlon event of the season for WITC just over a week away (in Nieporet), first time triathlete Olga Kulyna from Ukraine talks about what inspired her to make the transition from running to triathlon. —- Taking the … Continue reading

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10 Triathlon Afterthoughts – By Martin Pape

With the triathlon season now in full swing, Martin Pape looks back on his first triathlon in Sierakow and passes on a few thoughts he had after the race. Please note this article contains opinions and views which are solely … Continue reading

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The mental and physical battle of running a marathon – By Mark Mulrainey

In the latest of WITC’s special member articles, our very own party animal and regular marathon runner Mark Mulrainey gives us an insight into just what goes through his head on marathon day: ————————————————————————— The emotional and physical journey you … Continue reading

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Cristina at the Independence Day run

Following on from her experience at the Warsaw Half marathon in March (did she mention it was cold ;)), Cristina Moldoveanu this time reports from another great event – the 2013 Bieg Niepodleglosci ——————————- I have yet another beautiful running … Continue reading

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Out of exile – Alex Hobley

Out of exile – by Alex Hobley Alex Hobley writes from England on on how he got involved with WITC, triathlon and coming back for the Club Challenge event in September. We hope to see you again soon Alex!! ———- … Continue reading

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My first IRONMAN – Stan Stadniczenko

My first IRONMAN – Borowno 2012 Stan Stadniczenko blogs about his first ever Ironman – this is a translated and edited version of the original, which you can read in Polish here. ———————————————————————— After 11 months of training the long-awaited … Continue reading

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Countdown to Susz with Lizzy pt. 5: And then there was Susz

After months of training, and much build-up of anxiety, Susz finally arrived.  To be expected, we had some last minute crises – “technical difficulties” with the van we rented for the bikes, “courtesy-challenged” hotel staff where we stayed, road detours … Continue reading

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