Ironman 70.3 Alcúdia-Mallorca

Race report from Elspeth racing her first Ironman 70.3 of the season in sunny Majorca ☀️ (featuring honorary member Abbie). ☀️⛰️ Majorca 70.3 – finish time 5:33:53 ⛰️☀️ ☀️ Majorca 70.3 Swim – 34:45 ☀️ The water was 18 degrees, crystal clear and pan flat. Perfect. Was great seeing the pros start too! I’ve spent […]

Great Run Birmingham

Birmingham Half Marathon race report by Connor. On Sunday (5th May) I took park in the Great Run Birmingham as my first half marathon. I’d previously the distance as part of training for this race so knew I could do it, I just wanted to beat my time and possibly pave way for a middle […]

TEC Brecon Beacons Long Half Marathon

Race Report from Glen at the TEC Brecon Beacons Long Half Marathon (26.52 km, 856m elevation) on Saturday 4th May. I found myself pining for a bit of adventure last week and got myself a late entry to TEC Brecon Beacons for today. I enjoy trail running and knew this would be stunning but also […]

Stratford Sprint Triathlon

Stratford Triathlon Spectator Report (by Anthony) Sunday 28th April 2024- “For the rain it raineth every day” (Twelfth Night, Act 5, Scene 1) courtesy of Mark (our 4th member on the course today). I am writing this report from the point of a spectator today. As one of the early season openers for 2024 and […]

Wombourne Sprint Triathlon

Race report from Chris Ashford (STC coach) A journey over to the black country to take part in an early season pool triathlon! With a later start (10:30) based on my predicted swim time, it was a leisurely start, but as is often the way, more faffing than necessary, and I was only poolside with […]

Paris-Roubaix Challenge

Race report from Northern France as Glen Duncan took on the Paris – Roubaix Challenge last Saturday. 145km route and some of the most vicious cobbles you can imagine, simply no way to train for them! Bittersweet experience and definitely some unfinished business that I need to take care of. First 50km all very pleasant […]

Paris Marathon

Race report for Paris Marathon from Stephan Bernhard It has been 22 years since I’ve run my last marathon and I managed to register to Paris marathon 2024. After a good winter preparation, I was pretty confident and relax the D day. Weather was perfect, cloudy and air temperature around 15C. 55000 starters at Champs […]

Brecon Beacons Training Camp

Over the weekend a number of Solihull Triathlon Club members travelled to South Wales for a three-day training camp, consisting of some beautifully scenic cycling and running routes. Day 1: Elspeth, Morgan, Abbie, Connor, Mark, Keith and Linda headed out for a 50mile/80km ride to Builth Wells. This ride consisted of over 1,426m (4,678ft) of […]

UoB Aquathlon

Author: Connor Weather: mild & cloudy drizzle towards the end  Today I took part in the University of Birmingham Aquathlon – a bit of nostalgia for what could have been 10 years ago when I missed out on my first place university! After a quick scope of the campus I registered and got set up […]

February cycle sportive and reliability ride

This month members have taken part in a few cycle events in Solihull and Warwickshire. The first was a reliability ride organised by Solihull Cycling Club, raising money for West Midlands Air Ambulance. This event attracted over 130 riders which raised £700 for the charity. STC riders who joined in with the fun included Anthony, […]