Other than the BIRC what UK based ergo comps are there?

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Re: Other than the BIRC what UK based ergo comps are there?

Postby nick rockliff » September 20th, 2016, 4:08 pm

Gammmmo wrote:
Pie Man wrote:but starting at a national competition is a bit daunting.


it's exactly what I did. BIRC about 2004 at the NIA. I underperformed admittedly (~6:58 when was probably capable of ~6:50 at the time) but nonetheless an interesting half-day. Nothing verntured, nothing gained....do it.


Me too, my first race was BIRC 2003 at the NIA, didn't have a clue what I was doing but managed a PB and came 5th in the 45-49 MHWT class. There was much more races back then, seemed to be one every month and there was the C2 Grand Prix series through the year. Great fun.
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50-59 PBs - 2k 6.24.3 - 5k 16.55.4 - 6k 20.34.2 - 10k 35.19.0 - 30min 8633 - 60min 16685 - HM 76.48.7
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Re: Other than the BIRC what UK based ergo comps are there?

Postby Rocket Roy » October 22nd, 2016, 12:57 pm

If you are near Swiss Cottage in London Pie man, then you could come and race me in my gym! And currently you'd probably be able to write...Just raced and beat a WR holder .... :D
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Re: Other than the BIRC what UK based ergo comps are there?

Postby nick rockliff » October 22nd, 2016, 1:09 pm

Rocket Roy wrote:If you are near Swiss Cottage in London Pie man, then you could come and race me in my gym! And currently you'd probably be able to write...Just raced and beat a WR holder .... :D


You still in London? Thought you'd retired back up north?
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All time PBs - 2k 6:16.4 - 5k 16:37.5 - 10k 34:35.5 - 30min 8727 - 60min 17059 - HM 74:25.9 - FM 2:43:48.8
50-59 PBs - 2k 6.24.3 - 5k 16.55.4 - 6k 20.34.2 - 10k 35.19.0 - 30min 8633 - 60min 16685 - HM 76.48.7
60-69 PBs - TBC
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Re: Other than the BIRC what UK based ergo comps are there?

Postby j.d » October 24th, 2016, 6:27 am

Rocket Roy wrote:If you are near Swiss Cottage in London Pie man, then you could come and race me in my gym! And currently you'd probably be able to write...Just raced and beat a WR holder .... :D


And you would have also beaten the most suave sophisticated debonair ladies man in London if not the world...
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Re: Other than the BIRC what UK based ergo comps are there?

Postby Pie Man » October 24th, 2016, 6:30 am

Rocket Roy wrote:If you are near Swiss Cottage in London Pie man, then you could come and race me in my gym! And currently you'd probably be able to write...Just raced and beat a WR holder .... :D


Unfortunately I'm not that close to London, there again I have a feeling winning may be easier said than done :)
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Re: Other than the BIRC what UK based ergo comps are there?

Postby Rocket Roy » October 24th, 2016, 8:33 am

j.d wrote:
Rocket Roy wrote:If you are near Swiss Cottage in London Pie man, then you could come and race me in my gym! And currently you'd probably be able to write...Just raced and beat a WR holder .... :D


And you would have also beaten the most suave sophisticated debonair ladies man in London if not the world...


:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Other than the BIRC what UK based ergo comps are there?

Postby Bob S. » October 24th, 2016, 12:51 pm

j.d wrote:
And you would have also beaten the most suave sophisticated debonair ladies man in London if not the world...


Ah! That explains why he wore that yucky kit to a meet a few years ago. That was one sure way to drive them off.
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