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Last weekend saw KLTC members Jenna Gotts over in Liverpool at the rock 'N' roll weekend and Charlie Wilson, Mark Fountain, Jason Blackwell at the Can-But-Tri Enduro duathlon in Thetford forest.



The Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series started in Liverpool in 2014 and has been an annual fixture on Gotts calendar, competing in every event in its 7-year history. 

Becoming one of the biggest running festivals in northwest England, attracting more than 20,000 runners annually across all distances, this was unfortunately to be the last time the event will be run.

Gotts raced through the stunning waterfront and vibrant city centre, which included plenty of great music along the way from various artists and bands.

The musically themed race concludes with a finish festival and headline concert to celebrate competitors achievements.

Gotts full weekend consisted of the 5k on Saturday morning, half marathon on Sunday morning, and a mile on Sunday afternoon. Running the 5K and either the half or full marathon gains participants the remix medal, adding the 1 mile run on Sunday gains the encore medal. 

Running the 5k with friends included lots of photos and generally enjoying the run and atmosphere, Gotts then took the half marathon seriously and ran 02:23:32 on Sunday morning, finishing back with friends for the final 1 mile Sunday afternoon followed by cocktails.

 

 

 

 

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Back closer to home, over in Thetford forest saw Wilson, Fountain, and Blackwell competing in an all-new off-road enduro duathlon (run, bike, run) held by Can-But-Tri at the stunning High Lodge in the heart of the Forest.

The tri club trio had 3 hours to cover as many run-bike-run laps as possible, laps consisted of 2.5km run, 6.5km bike, 2.5km run. If the finish line was passed before the 3hr cut-off a final bike or lap was allowed. 

Both the run and bike sections were all trail orientated, the bike route was suitable for mountain bikes, gravel bikes, or cyclocross bikes. Biking used some of high lodge's pre-existing paths consisting of one single track technical section in amongst the normal woodland tree roots, sand, gravel, and grass.

This was the first duathlon for Wilson and Fountain. First home, on a particularly warm autumn morning saw Fountain just missing out on 3rd place coming 4th, after completing 12 full laps, non-stop in 3hrs 8 mins, Blackwell 8th place, 11 laps in 2hrs 53mins, and Wilson 8 laps, 17th place in 3hrs 5 mins.

 

 

 

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" This was my first duathlon and my first event with the Can-But-Tri company over at Thetford. From the outset, we were greeted very warmly by all the volunteers and the whole event was very well organised all the way through. The transition area, bike, and run routes were very clearly signposted or had a marshall to direct you the right way. It was an unusually warm and sunny autumn morning with the smell of public BBQs in the air! The run section felt flat (ish) as we ran through the forest woodland paths. The path contained a few tree roots to watch out for, but it was a beautiful scenic route. The bike took us on surprisingly fast gravel paths, sandy sections, and butt-breaking tree roots. My favorite section was a small single-track turning and twisting technical course. Even the tight corners were banked, for those brave enough to carry some speed around said course. All three of us would like to thank Can-But-Tri and its staff for a wonderful morning" 

Mark Fountain

 

 
   

 

 

News - Archives (2)

Mark Fountain - Saturday, 06 November 2021 14:14

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Mark Fountain - Thursday, 21 October 2021 19:33

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Mark Fountain - Saturday, 16 October 2021 15:33

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Mark Fountain - Friday, 08 October 2021 18:02

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Mark Fountain - Thursday, 30 September 2021 18:51

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Mark Fountain - Wednesday, 22 September 2021 19:34

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Mark Fountain - Thursday, 16 September 2021 18:20

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Mark Fountain - Saturday, 28 August 2021 16:21

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Mark Fountain - Saturday, 21 August 2021 14:39

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Mark Fountain - Saturday, 14 August 2021 17:26

  SwimRutland    A warm, dry, and windy Sunday morning saw Michelle Convoy take on the challenge of swimming 2000 m across one of Europe's largest man made reservoirs, Rutland...

Mark Fountain - Sunday, 08 August 2021 11:42

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Mark Fountain - Sunday, 01 August 2021 20:05

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Web Admin - Wednesday, 21 July 2021 21:35

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Mark Fountain - 19 November 2021

    King’s Lynn Triathlon Club members were present at three separate events over the weekend. The George Munday 10K, Shouldham Cross-Country, and the Thetford...

Mark Fountain - 06 November 2021

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Mark Fountain - 29 October 2021

    Last weekend saw KLTC members Jenna Gotts over in Liverpool at the rock 'N' roll weekend and Charlie Wilson, Mark Fountain, Jason Blackwell at the Can-But-Tri Enduro duathlon in...

Mark Fountain - 21 October 2021

    Last weekend saw a superb age-grade related medal haul at Shouldham cross country.            Top Left - Guppy, Melville, Fountain, Seaman, Thompson, Wolfe.Bottom...

Mark Fountain - 16 October 2021

                   Last weekend saw the Elsdon family line up on the starting grid to race the run Silverstone event.        As the season slowly closes for...

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Mark Fountain - Wednesday, 14 July 2021 08:00

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Web Admin - Wednesday, 21 October 2020 21:01

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Web Admin - Tuesday, 17 March 2020 06:44

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Jemma Redhead - Sunday, 15 March 2020 21:13

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Jemma Redhead - Monday, 04 November 2019 11:30

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Jemma Redhead - Monday, 07 October 2019 17:17

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Jemma Redhead - Sunday, 22 September 2019 17:17

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Web Admin - Wednesday, 28 August 2019 19:02

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Web Admin - Monday, 12 August 2019 19:01

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Web Admin - Tuesday, 30 July 2019 18:57

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Web Admin - Monday, 15 July 2019 18:54

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Web Admin - Monday, 08 July 2019 18:52

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Web Admin - Friday, 28 June 2019 15:08

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Web Admin - Sunday, 09 June 2019 21:04

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Web Admin - Sunday, 02 June 2019 21:04

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Steven bowdery - Sunday, 19 May 2019 19:15

  Early rise for Kings Lynn Tri Club It was an early rise for Kings Lynn Triathlon Club on Sunday with some members having the unenviable task of trying to get their teenagers out of bed...

Web Admin - Tuesday, 07 May 2019 22:40

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Web Admin - Monday, 06 May 2019 23:00

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Steven bowdery - Sunday, 28 April 2019 18:40

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Web Admin - Wednesday, 03 April 2019 23:39

Members of King’s Lynn Triathlon Club have been continuing to making their presence felt on the duathlon circuit this year and Geraldine Jordan and Matty Allen were both in action in Peterborough...

Steven bowdery - Tuesday, 02 April 2019 15:06

With the Open Water Swimming season quickly approaching I want to take the opportunity to remind you all of the importance of making sure you are insured.  When training as a member of KLTC at...

Steven bowdery - Friday, 29 March 2019 20:44

Ok then a change of plan... instead of a weekly report my aim now is to update at the end of each month  Therefore the report for March will be a little disjointed as a number of...

Steven bowdery - Monday, 18 March 2019 21:46

Well the weekend just blew by (get it?...because of the strong winds?...no?.... alright then).  Congratulations go to Jemma Red for completing the MK half marathon in a shade under 2 hours...

Steven bowdery - Tuesday, 12 March 2019 22:08

Results from the weekend 9th - 10th March are as follows; Congratulations go to both Geraldine Jordan & Arthur Sargeant for their excellent times at the Ely Duathlon. Geraldine posted a...

Steven bowdery - Saturday, 09 March 2019 21:32

Hi all.  As we now have a news feed on the new website I figured I would post a club update. Again massive thanks go to Alistar Doig for sorting the new site. Still have no idea how he manages...

Steven bowdery - Saturday, 09 March 2019 01:18

Well that’s the first month of the year gone already!!!! I want to thank everybody for your continued support of the club. Its great to see so many people resubscribing or indeed subscribing for...

Steven bowdery - Saturday, 09 March 2019 01:14

Thank you to all members who attended the KLTC awards night. It was nice to catch up with a great group of like minded individuals. Awards presented were as follows; Most improved male – Arthur...

Steven bowdery - Saturday, 09 March 2019 01:10

Hi all, I wanted to take this opportunity to let you all know what has been going on in the background with the club over the Christmas and New Year period. As you all know I have taken on the...

- Saturday, 09 March 2019 01:08

Saturday 7th January saw members gather for our annual Christmas meal and awards presentation at the Bank House Hotel in Kings Lynn. After a delicious meal the following awards where...