We have a fantastic range of members in our club. Many are experienced triathletes that compete at a high level and frequently represent Great Britain on the World Stage. We also have a large proportion of members who enjoy the fitness benefits that triathlon brings.
Whatever level you are at in terms of fitness and whatever your level of experience within the sport you are welcome at our club.
The Famous Five – comprising Ben, Nick, Annie, Denise and Blue (the dog) set off on the journey across the border to Wales, along with all the caravans on a Friday evening, but the Famous Five have the ability to talk the hind legs off a donkey (ok, Blue didn’t really get a look in) […]Read more
Swim Run – 21km, (18km run (6 run legs), 3km swim (5 swim legs)) Ladies team (Hester & Helen), Mens team (Manu & Stuart) How hard can it be?, the question we asked ourselves as we sat in bed having a cup of tea on ‘race day’. Hester and I have raced consistently at European/World […]Read more
Middle distance triathlon, 70.3, Half Ironman – it goes by different names but the distances are the same: 2km swim 90km bike and a half marathon run. I really enjoyed Team Cherwell’s informal IronBan 70.3 event organised by Henry Sleight. I completed it as a “Long Course Weekend”, where you complete one discipline a day. […]Read more
This was my first Olympic distance and was rescheduled from last year. Covid has meant a huge life change for me holding down two jobs and trying to squeeze in training! I googled and found a 6 week intense training plan for time strapped triathletes which summed me up perfectly. My lovely daughter Emily agreed […]Read more
When people enter Ironmans or long course triathlons, it is quite usual to pick races based on locations with warm weather, smooth roads, fast, flat courses etc. So, with all those factors in mind, we chose Bolton! Billed among the toughest of courses (apparently) and akin to Lanzarote with regards to total elevation on the […]Read more