Do we now have a Claremont swimming team? Rose Hawkswood sends this report:
Last Saturday morning rather than joining in with parkrun I went to Kielder Water to do a mile swim, where I spotted Mandy and Julie C who also had the same great idea.
The water was apparently a tropical 17° (lies, all lies), therefore we agreed over brownies that this was partly preparation for the cold XC season.
It was Julie’s first open water race and she completed the mile in a fantastic 38.15. While Mandy steamed ahead to finish 10th in 25.35 and I was happily somewhere in the middle with 30.28.