Author: The Starman

Set in the mighty Cairngorms National Park this is going to be a sleepless, tough, intimidating and wild triathlon under the stars.

Entries by The Starman

Cairngorm Triathletes – Race Report

The event must be good
because we came back again this year! 

As Cairngorm
Triathletes, it is wonderful to have an event like Starman on our home turf. We
train and play in the Cairngorms all year round, but nothing can quite prepare
you …

Athlete Blog – Chris Watson

As far as venues go, can there be a more idyllic setting than the cairngorm national park for a memorable night out. Besides, if you’re going to push yourself to the limit you might as well do it somewhere …

Fuelling your 2019 Starman

Worried about how you’re going to fuel 7+ hours of
moving through the dark routes of the Cairngorms? FEAR NOT! We are here to
support you.

We have three main feed stations on the route:

At Dulnain Bridge about half way through the …

Planning for Starman 2019

It’s nearly time! Less than four weeks to go and hopefully you’re as physically and mentally ready as you can be! The event manual can be found here and contains everything you need to know about race day, and …

WIN a slot in Starman 2019

Win a slot in Starman 2019, along with an 8-week training plan and True Grit Buff! Simply enter on Facebook or Instagram!

Competition rules:

1. Competition runs from 16th June to 22nd June at midnight, and winners be chosen at random …

Athlete Interview: Huw Brace

25-year-old Starman Athlete Huw Brace joined us to chat about training for and completing Starman 2018.

Huw is a pretty exceptional athlete, living with the genetic condition Cystic Fibrosis (CF). The gene affected by CF controls the movement of salt …

Surviving mid-season injury

If you have been swimming, cycling or running for a while, no doubt at some point you have had an annoying niggle that has either reduced or stopped your training altogether. Whether it’s a sore knee, shin splits, shoulder …

Athlete Interview: Claire Davis

Claire Davis is taking part in Starman this year for the first time, after being talked into it at the Cycling and Running Show with her friend Claire McMullen! Claire is an experienced endurance athlete and, along with Starmam …

Athlete Interview: Tony Whitaker

Tony lives in Aberdeen and completed Starman 2018. At 52 he’s training harder than ever and has taken part in a whole host of triathlons, including 8 Ironman events and the legendary Celtman. Here he talks us through how …

Athlete Interview: Paul Fowler

Paul was part of our 2017 Pioneer team. He signed up for five triathlons that year, despite not being able to swim! So he took part as a team of two with his friend Jennifer Davidson, who did the …