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Epic France – Epilogue

As ever Epic Camp was an amazing experience. The phrase is normally “once in a lifetime” but since I’ve done four that’s not quite right. I feel lucky that I started Epic Camps whilst there were still a few to … Continue reading

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Epic France – Day 8

Swim: 0km Bike: 175km / 2,650m Run: 0k Hours: 6h29 Final day of the camp and I finally slept well. I felt like others looked – dog tired. I think a huge part of this is mental. The end is … Continue reading

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Epic France – Day 7

Swim: 2.4km Bike: 171km / 3,000m Run: 8k Hours: 8h10 The day started early with a swim in the lake. My roommate Paul had got up even earlier to get his run done with hindsight this was a very wise … Continue reading

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Epic France – Day 6

Swim: 1km Bike: 39km / 1,220m Run: 29k Hours: 4h45 I don’t think today was ever described as an easy day. I believe the correct phrase was “Special Events” day. The idea is to get done by lunch so people … Continue reading

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Epic France – Day 5

Swim: 1.8km Bike: 184km / 2,660m Run: 4.5k Hours: 7h50 The day started with a tourist run through Briacon Old Town – very scenic and very up and down. No pace whatsoever and no complaints. A very relaxed breakfast before … Continue reading

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Epic France – Day 4

Swim: 3km Bike: 162km / 3,400m Run: 10.3k Hours: 8h10 Still not had a proper nights sleep. Last night I kept waking up when the sheet hit the side of my knee. Did mean I was awake before my alarm. … Continue reading

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Epic France – Day 3

Swim: 6km Bike: 161km / 3,200m Run: 8.7k Hours: 8h36 Another very fitfull nights sleep. This time due to a very upset tummy. To put it bluntly I was peeing out my arse. Hopefully tonight I get a proper nights … Continue reading

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Embruman 2011

Time: tbc Pretty relaxed approach to this race as it was part of Epic Camp. It meant we’d done a big days riding the day before and had registered late and not gone to the briefing. I found myself unable … Continue reading

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Epic France – Day 2

Swim: 1.5km Bike: 57km / 1,500m Run: 30k Hours: 6h10 Embruman race report here Last night I managed 3 hours sleep which was almost certainly due to the piriton I’m still taking for my bee sting. Then I slept in … Continue reading

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Epic France – Day 1

Swim: 1.3km Bike: 130km / 2,400m Run: 6k Hours: 5h36 Think I’ll have to remember this day as the day of faff ! Many may have taken my mood for most of the afternoon to be due to my two … Continue reading

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