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  • Braveheart Triathlon delivers in adversity

    Braveheart Triathlon delivers in adversity

    16th September 2019

    Stunning. Only one word will suffice when describing the landscape around Fort William as hundreds of triathletes gathered on Friday to register for the Ben Nevis Braveheart Triathlon, says Malcolm Bradbrook. Loch Linnhe brooded along the shoreline and the Nevis mountain…

  • The Ben Nevis Braveheart Triathlon and a frenzied forecast focus

    The Ben Nevis Braveheart Triathlon and a frenzied forecast focus

    9th September 2019

    I have a new obsession. It’s not running, swimming or cycling – it’s not even strength and conditioning. It is frequently and feverishly checking the weather forecast. The Ben Nevis Braveheart Triathlon is just five days away and, as autumnal…

  • Mountain training for lowland dwellers

    Mountain training for lowland dwellers

    29th August 2019

    In 15 day’s time, I will be entering a sea loch at the start of the epic Braveheart Triathlon, writes Malcolm Bradbrook. All being well, sometime later that day I will cross the finish line having swum 1.9km, biked a…

  • ‘Braveheart triathlon takes on the coward in me’

    ‘Braveheart triathlon takes on the coward in me’

    25th August 2019

    Malcolm Bradbrook outlines what has finally inspired him to take the mountain tops and challenge his limits in triathlon. Ever since I completed my first triathlon I promised myself that one day soon I would push the boundaries and go…

  • Changing face of triathlon

    Changing face of triathlon

    22nd May 2019

    Triathlon has been a booming industry for over a decade. Malcolm Bradbrook looks at how events are evolving to meet demand. They say that success breeds success, and with British athletes like Chrissie Wellington, Alistair Brownlee, Tim Don, Helen Jenkins…

  • Red Bull Quicksand Race

    Red Bull Quicksand Race

    19th May 2019

    On Saturday 18th May 2019 650 runners headed to the sun-kissed shores of Margate beach to tackle the 2019 edition of Red Bull Quicksand. Over 10,000 tonnes of sand and a brutal one-mile circuit were all that stood in the way…

  • Bridgedale: Little Things Matter

    Bridgedale: Little Things Matter

    21st March 2019

    As part of their new “Campaign for Real Life” Bridgedale is challenging everyone to get back to the “Little things that matter” which will enhance health and wellbeing. By launching its ‘ScreensDown SocksUp’ campaign, Bridgedale is going to encourage everyone…