County Cross Country Champions Helen was part of the winning women’s team at the Worcestershire County Cross Country Championships on Newbold Comyn in Leamington Spa in January. Helen made a return to her first Worcestershire Championships since 2013 and was the third point scorer for Bromsgrove and Redditch Athletics Club, who retained the title they won last year.
Costa Blanca Christmas Helen was lucky to be able to escape the cold and wet British weather for a block of warm weather training in the Costa Blanca over the Christmas period. Helen teamed up with Ciclo Costa Blanca and the Terralta Apartotel in Benidorm, which was the base for her triathlon training. Helen divided her training between cycling some climbs of the Vuelta a Espana, off-road and sea front runs in Benidorm, swimming in the local public pools, and due to the warm sea temperatures, she was also able to get in some open water swim practise. Helen has now returned to the UK where she will focus on getting fit for the start of the quadrathlon race season. Helen was insured by SportsCover Direct. You can read a blog about her stay
Charity Wattbike Class Helen will be continuing to raise money for the The Air Ambulance Service in 2017. As part of her fundraising efforts she organised a second Wattbike class in Evesham, which raised £120. The classes have attracted cyclists from across Worcestershire and due to demand Helen will run more in 2017. Helen will also be cycling up Mont Ventoux three times in one day in June for the charity. Thanks to Eddie Fletcher from Fletcher Sports Science for the use of the Wattbike centre.