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Hiphophopper




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PostPosted: Thu Oct 26, 2017 1:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The 'Frenchman' is good (Ive not done it but have watched) http://frenchmantriathlon.com/

Its in Hourtin, close to Bordeaux. Lake Swim, Flat bike and run.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 26, 2017 1:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Norseman. Obviously.

It's a ballot though isn't it.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 26, 2017 2:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Jorgan wrote:
Norseman. Obviously.

It's a ballot though isn't it.


That cost's to enter!

Although that may be a good thing to discourage speculative entrants.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 26, 2017 3:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

SGreg wrote:
Jorgan wrote:
Norseman. Obviously.

It's a ballot though isn't it.


That cost's to enter!

Although that may be a good thing to discourage speculative entrants.


Didn't know that, and couldn't find anywhere on their website saying how much it costs to enter the ballot, including in FAQ! I assume if successful, you get to pay more money, again no mention of how much anywhere.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 26, 2017 3:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

From memory of looking to apply last year it was in the region of 10, pretty sure it's made clear when enrolling so it's not a terrible amount, just enough to make sure you really want to do it.

Then you have the full fee if successful which isn't too bad from memory, think it's less than IM*. It's the expense of everything else that's the problem.


EDIT: The 2016 entry fee was 3000NOK or about 280 and a lottery ticket was 90NOK or about 10 Euro. They also reckoned around 3650 people applied for the 250 slots Crying or Very sad
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 02, 2017 4:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

https://www.t2area.com/calendrier.html

List of French long distance triathlon (half & full)
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 09, 2017 12:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

amenbreak wrote:
https://www.t2area.com/calendrier.html

List of French long distance triathlon (half & full)
crikey Shocked The French have certainly caught up with a plethora of independent iron man distance races, same as over here. Fair play Thumbs Up

I can recommend ElbaMan in Italy. Magical place to race Cool

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 09, 2017 4:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 09, 2017 5:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

amenbreak wrote:
https://www.t2area.com/calendrier.html

List of French long distance triathlon (half & full)


Excellent, many thanks for that.
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