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Jorgan




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PostPosted: Wed Apr 26, 2017 2:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

TriSam wrote:
If you want a PROPERLY boring course, look no further than Midnightman! About 600 feet of climbing over the duration of the bike route


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 30, 2017 3:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

12 weeks people. Very Happy Shocked

Doesn't sound long put that way, but ages yet, to get the longer stuff done.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 30, 2017 8:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wheezy wrote:
12 weeks people. Very Happy Shocked

Doesn't sound long put that way, but ages yet, to get the longer stuff done.

I really need to ride my bike more
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PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 3:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Those who've done this before. Is the rowing lake open for swimming at all before race day?
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PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 4:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

They've previously had the big swim the day before. 1500m and upwards options. http://www.osbevents.com/events/swimming/blueseventy-big-swim-nottingham/
Sure they used to let Outlaw competitors in for free.... but don't hold me to that.
Local clubs (absolute tri for one) used to use the lake to some degree but that seems to have completely stopped now.

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PostPosted: Tue May 16, 2017 7:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Agree, think just a bit of time on the Saturday but not certain.
Mojo 1/2 at the weekend was first experience of an out and back swim, feels longer than doing laps.
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PostPosted: Tue May 16, 2017 8:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

There has always been a open practice swim for competitors on the Sat whenever I have done it (at a specific time)

First year I did it but never bothered after it, its just a big swimming pool and normally quite warm.



Edit: Also in the Outlaw FAQ's

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Can I swim the course in advance?
The lake is not open for general swimming. There are events in the lead up, such as the Nottingham Triathlon and
the Outlaw Half, and we will run an Outlaw swim practice on Saturday 22 July.




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PostPosted: Wed May 24, 2017 10:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi guys, I'm a noob here so be gentle.

I see the Outlaw has finally sold out, and that the entry list is now on the website. Interestingly a club 'rival' is also entered; someone I now generally do no more than pass the time of day with Laughing
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