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Jo and Ady did Triathlon!

Jo Osborn

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Hi, thanks for visiting our page.

Well we did it!! Despite the wind and pouring rain (this really wasn't what we had planned when we booked the triathlon for an August evening!).

We were both really pleased with our times in the difficult conditions as we still managed to do it in about the times we had hoped. Mine 1h 54mins, Ady 1h 16mins.

Thanks for your encouragement and sponsorship – despite the horrid weather we did actually quite enjoy it! Honest!

Just to remind you why we did this,I got involved with Sussex Crimestoppers through my work at South East Water as the charity does a fantastic amount of work to put a stop to bogus callers (people who prey on the elderly and the vulnerable and con their way into their homes before robbing them).

In my job I've heard of lots of incidents of this happening and the work Sussex Crimestoppers has been doing to help put a stop to this has been fantastic so I think they deserve a bit of my sweat and tears, and Ady's too!

Crimestoppers number allows people to give information about any crime anonymously. It gives people an opportunity to make contact with the Police even if they are scared.

Now I know that this isn't the "sexiest" charity to support - No life saving drugs will be found because of this, no cute fluffy animals will be saved because of it.

But it gives some really vulnerable people a voice who are too scared to come forward themselves.

I hope you might agree that giving this charity a couple of squid is worth it to help those people and not being a very "sexy" charity they do really struggle to raise the vital funds they need so every penny counts!

In return Ady and I have swum 750m around a rowing lake, cycled 20km and run 5km (all in the pouring rain!)

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Love and hugs


Jo and Ady

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13.10.10 Better late than never - that is my sponsorship, not your times - well done to the two of you super CrimeStoppers!

06.09.10 Well done Soggy Jo & Ady!! You guys are made of stronger stuff than me!!

01.09.10 Well done guys, makes us all feel tired just thinking about it..

29.08.10 Well done both of you :)

28.08.10 Well done guys - think what time you'd av got in the sun. Ben

27.08.10 V. Well Done to you both....hats off!! :)


26.08.10 Well done you guys! Lots of love from Holland!

26.08.10 Well done Jo and Ady

23.08.10 Best of luck to you both, lets hope the weather improves...

23.08.10 Go for it Jo! Very impressive. Can't wait to see the photos of you in your bum padded wet suit.

23.08.10 Good luck Jo! xxxxxx

23.08.10 Hope it all goes well and that you have fun too.

22.08.10 Good luck to you both and looking forward to seeing you in a few weeks!!

20.08.10 good for you! good luck!

11.08.10 Thank you so much, Jo and Ady. Love, Carolyn and Hilary.

09.08.10 Good luck Jo & Ady. Hope the water is warm & there's no chafing on the run & cycle :) xxx

06.08.10 Good job to you both. As a pastime, it's just the sort of lunatic thing I'm happy for others to tackle! Good luck on the day.

02.08.10 Good luck! Look forward to hearing how it all goes.

30.07.10 Good luck - don't swallow too much water! xx

29.07.10 A crazy duo, fighting crime in Sussex?! Go Team Jo and Ady!

29.07.10 Good Luck guys.

28.07.10 Enjoy your training and good luck on the day. A noble cause!

27.07.10 Good Luck!!

26.07.10 Jo and Andy, Wishing you every success - and not TOO much pain afterwards! Stuart


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Marek Podsiadly
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