Dr Craig joined over 2500 competitors on June 15th to race in the Windsor Triathlon Olympic Distance – a race involving a 1.5 km swim, 40 km on the bike and a 10km run.
He completed these distances in 2hrs 21mins which placed him in 109th place out of 1800 people who completed the full distance. His swim and cycle times were very strong and as normal only just survived the run.
Dr Craig enjoys the challenge of pushing his body hard; this helps him to understand how best to help other athletes perform at their best.
No other event in the world can compare with the historical backdrop of Windsor Castle, Eton College and the majestic River Thames.
The Thames river swim, with usually fast flowing current, is followed by a bike course that takes in a number of villages around beautiful Berkshire and returns through Windsor Great Park.
The multi-lap run course winds around the Great Castle, over Eton Bridge and along Eton High Street, passing famous Eton College. The event takes in 900 years of British history!