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BRAVEHEART TRIATHLON – SATURDAY, 17TH SEPTEMBER 2016

ARE YOU TOUGH ENOUGH TO TAKE PART IN THE BEN NEVIS BRAVEHEART TRIATHLON? YOU NEED TO BE ABLE TO COMPLETE A 1.2 MILE OPEN WATER SWIM, A 56 MILE ROAD BIKE RIDE ENDING UP WITH A 13 MILE BEN NEVIS RUN.

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    22nd August 2016

    4 weeks to go The Weekly Plan Check bike tyres and replace if they have signs of wear and cuts and get bike serviced. Note, by now you’ll know if you’re stronger on one discipline than the other, and so you…

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    Mark Kleathous’s key training sessions: week five

    14th August 2016

    The Weekly Plan: Last Long distance training week: Increase endurance before final four weeks race pace efforts. Swim *Swimming pool or open water swim workout. Recreational Aim to swim non-stop 2,300m avoid starting too fast and increase pace for final 200m. Competitive Aim…

  • Mark Kleanthous’s Key Training Sessions: Week Six

    Mark Kleanthous’s Key Training Sessions: Week Six

    8th August 2016

    The Weekly Plan: *Swim  Aim to complete 5 x 500m at goal Braveheart race pace, with the following recovery: Recreational Pan 90 seconds recovery between each 500M rep. Competitive Plan 25 seconds recovery between each 500M rep.  *Bike  Aim to climb 300m,…

  • MARK KLEANTHOUS’S KEY TRAINING SESSIONS: WEEK 7

    MARK KLEANTHOUS’S KEY TRAINING SESSIONS: WEEK 7

    1st August 2016

    7 weeks to go (1/8/16) With less than two months to go until the big day, we’re in the midst of hard training. This week’s key training sessions from coach Mark Kleanthous are hard work, with great rewards. The Weekly Plan: This week you…

  • MARK KLEANTHOUS’S KEY SESSIONS: WEEK 8

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    25th July 2016

    8 weeks to go (25/7/16) Here’s some more key training sessions to help get you round, or be competitive, from coach Mark Kleanthous. The Weekly Plan: If you’re racing this week listen to your body and avoid training efforts more than…

  • MARK KLEANTHOUS’S KEY SESSIONS: WEEK 9

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    20th July 2016

    9 weeks to go (18/7/16) Here’s some more key training sessions to help get you round, or be competitive, from coach Mark Klenathous. The Weekly Plan: If you’re racing this week listen to your body and leave out intensity. *Swim one…

  • From Runner to Triathlete: my 10 rules to get me to Ben Nevis

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    I’m beginning to like this triathlon game and to think of myself as a triathlete. After years of knocking out marathons and doing the miles, I started to feel a bit stale and experienced a two year-lull: tiredness increased, speed decreased.…

  • Taking on the Ben: The Run Section

    Taking on the Ben: The Run Section

    14th July 2016

    4 Facts you need to know On race day you will climb a total of 1341M (4,400ft) and descend the same amount. Check out the profile here. You will run a total of 19.91KM (12.3 miles). The first and last…

  • MARK KLEANTHOUS’S KEY SESSIONS: WEEK 10

    MARK KLEANTHOUS’S KEY SESSIONS: WEEK 10

    13th July 2016

    10 weeks to go (11/7/16) The countdown continues and there are 10 weeks to go. Here are more key training sessions to help get you round, or be competitive, from official race coach Mark Klenathous. *Swim for a total that adds up to…

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    5th July 2016

    As you make the transition from runner to triathlete, you have to learn to let go of your running, develop new skills and become very good at multi-tasking! But master the sport and you’ll reap fitness rewards, have a fantastic…