7[degrees]C after a half-Ironman
triathlon race in hot and dry conditions.
It was the first biathle event for the man who has done the Ironman back in Australia and New Zealand and won the half-Ironman
in Abu Dhabi last year for 50+ category runners.
My recent half-Ironman
race had perfect weather--overcast and not very warm.
There are four basic distances in triathlon: sprint, olympic, half-ironman
, and Ironman.
Last weekend saw them compete in the Aberfeldy Middle Distance Triathlon, which is a half-ironman
You can follow Jon's progress in the Blog Central section of The Journal website, by becoming friends with Jon Half-Ironman
on Facebook or you can follow twitter updates from Jon Halfironman.
September: Attempts Nice half-Ironman
triathlon but misses cut-off time.
The Anglesey-based Padarn club, set up in the wake of the Half-Ironman
Tri in Llanberis three years ago, is also going strong.
Run a marathon (6) completed, complete a half-Ironman
Triathlon (2) completed
Mrs Tomlinson has also completed three London Marathons, two London Triathlons, been the first terminal cancer sufferer to complete two Gatorade half-Ironman
triathlons, attempted the Nice three-quarter Ironman, cycled from John O'Groats to Lands End and from Rome to her home in Leeds - all in an attempt to raise funds to help other people in need.
The mum-of-three, who lives in Leeds, has already cycled from Rome to Leeds on a tandem, completed three London marathons, three triathlons, two half-Ironman
triathlons and attempted the Nice three-quarter Ironman triathlon to raise money for her charity appeal.
Terminal cancer sufferer Jane Tomlinson, pictured, sprinted over the finish line of the Gatorade Half-Ironman
UK triathlon and into the arms of her family.