Luke’s Day in The Lakes

‘A Pain in the Lakes’

On Sunday 30th June I tackled my first ever half Ironman; I decided to take on one of the toughest in the UK known as ‘A Day in the Lakes’. The conditions for the day were far from ideal, with strong cross winds and intermittent rain. Ah well since when has the Great British summer ever been anything but.

The swim was in Ullswater, it was tough with a head wind on the way out. I exited the swim in about 25th place which I was quite happy with as on the swim leg it’s all about not losing too many places for me. I