Wisbech Fenland club runner Bird completes Iron Man in heat

Alan Bird of Fenland Running Club competed in the Staffordshire Iron Man 70.3 on a sweltering Sunday.  Alan's times for the  three elements were: 1.2 mile swim 34:26, 56 mile bike ride 2:46:57 and 13.1 half marathon run 2:19:06 to give with transitions, an overall time of 5:52:47 and a finish position of 501.  Also at the Staffordshire 70.3 was Alan's wife Sharon in a relay team of Sharon who swam in 52:27,  mathew Clarkson who biked in 2:49:29 and Denise Griffin who ran in 2:29:05 total time 6:16:30.  Another relay team from Fenland Running club was Neil Bailey (45:59 swim), Jay Gilbert (3:48:59 bike) and Paulina Zub (2:04:03 run) with a total tome of 6:44:58.
Photo: Alan Bird and Sharon Bird with family supporters.
Alan Bird of Fenland Running Club competed in the Staffordshire Iron Man 70.3 on a sweltering Sunday. Alan's times for the three elements were: 1.2 mile swim 34:26, 56 mile bike ride 2:46:57 and 13.1 half marathon run 2:19:06 to give with transitions, an overall time of 5:52:47 and a finish position of 501. Also at the Staffordshire 70.3 was Alan's wife Sharon in a relay team of Sharon who swam in 52:27, mathew Clarkson who biked in 2:49:29 and Denise Griffin who ran in 2:29:05 total time 6:16:30. Another relay team from Fenland Running club was Neil Bailey (45:59 swim), Jay Gilbert (3:48:59 bike) and Paulina Zub (2:04:03 run) with a total tome of 6:44:58. Photo: Alan Bird and Sharon Bird with family supporters.

Alan Bird of Fenland Running Club competed in the Staffordshire Iron Man 70.3 on a sweltering Sunday.

Alan’s times for the three elements were: 1.2 mile swim 34:26, 56 mile bike ride 2:46:57 and 13.1 half marathon run 2:19:06 to give, with transitions, an overall time of 5:52:47 and a finish position of 501.

Also at the Staffordshire 70.3 was Alan’s wife Sharon in a relay team of Sharon who swam in 52:27, Mathew Clarkson who biked in 2:49:29 and Denise Griffin who ran in 2:29:05, total time 6:16:30.

Another relay team from Fenland Running club was Neil Bailey (45:59 swim), Jay Gilbert (3:48:59 bike) and Paulina Zub (2:04:03 run), with a total time of 6:44:58.