Ironman 70.3 South Africa 2010

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

Woohoo! I won! It was 2 years and 3 attempts coming, but I secured a victory in East London on Sunday finally – and it felt good for sure. It’s not easy to win a race these days, so I am more than happy with how I coped on race day to do just that. […]

Fraser Cartmell won Ironman 70.3 South Africa 2010

Sunday, January 17th, 2010

Swim: 23:15 Bike: 2:23:48 Run: 1:17:41 Total: 4:07:54   Congratulations to Fraser! Great run on a tough course! Wonderful way to start the 2010 season! More results at Ironman.com, and a race report at Ironman 70.3 South Africa website.

Ready to race!

Saturday, January 16th, 2010

Participating in the Press Conference on Friday avo – evidently deep in listening mode!!

Happy Christmas!

Friday, December 25th, 2009

Phew .. after a whirlwind last few days in the Shire I have arrived in Stellenbosch; my winter home from home. It was hard leaving home this time, much harder than it has been on previous trips away and sitting in Heathrow Terminal 5 on Xmas Eve alone is not something I would stick on […]

Tri247.com interview

Friday, January 23rd, 2009

There is a Q and A type interview online at tri247.com talking about my race last w/e and a few other bits and pieces. Have a read if you want at tri247.com.

Ironman 70.3 South Africa 2009

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

So the racing has begun – 2009 is well under way and I’m delighted to have kicked it off with a 2nd place on Sunday in Buffalo City, East London. I started to get a little ahead of myself around 30k on the bike – got a tad excited shall I say, as I reckoned […]

Fraser Cartmell second at Ironman 70.3 South Africa

Sunday, January 18th, 2009

Fraser Cartmell just finished Ironman 70.3 South Africa in second position, only 2 minutes 3 seconds behind last year’s winner Raynard Tissink (raynardtissink.com). Fraser’s splits: SWIM: 22:36 BIKE: 2:21:48 RUN: 1:16:28 TOTAL: 4:04:07 Results are available at ironman.com. PS This is Nikola, Frasers web support ­čÖé

Arrived and settled in East London

Friday, January 16th, 2009

I’m in East London now after flying up the coast from Cape Town yesterday morning. I travelled up with Blair, who as I said has been out here with me for a couple weeks┬áplus my training buddy in Stellenbosch, Tim Don. Our bikes and gear all rolled off the bagage belt in one piece and […]

Stelly training week 08/09

Sunday, January 4th, 2009

The last week, which spanned last year and this new one, has been solid. It had to be, given the week off I had whilst spending Christmas away plus the extra enforced lay off due to mangled big toes…..

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