Wednesday 3rd December 2014
Guernsey Triathlon Club has now become Guernsey Triathlon Club LBG, no change for members as such, business as usual, just greater protection for us all from potential litigation etc. Thanks to Richard Stapley, Dave Crosland and his colleagues at Carey Olsen for pushing this project forward.  Memberships are now open for the 2015 race season, no change in fees, please make sure you join the club prior to the first event which kicks off on 25 January.  All the local events we have...
Saturday 1st November 2014
Since the AGM on 23rd October your new look committee are busy putting together a fill program of events for 2015. These will include lots of your favorite local events, from the super-sprint Novice distance events, through Olympic distance and on to the Granite Man middle distance and sprint events later in the year.  We have Island Games to look forward to in Jersey at the end of June, lots of members racing and training off island, on island training events and excitingly are in early...
Wednesday 15th October 2014
The Guernsey Island Games Triathlon team responded enthusiastically to the specialist swim coach who visited the island last weekend. The visit by Steve Bailey, a Swim Smooth Coach, was made possible thanks to a bursary from Generali Worldwide, the Guernsey Island Games Association sponsor.   The coaching day started with the swimmers’ techniques captured on film in the pool followed by classroom-based feedback. Pool-based drills and more technique work followed, based on each swimmer...
Monday 6th October 2014
  Four Guernsey Triathlon Club members attended the Hever Triathlon on the last weekend in September. This event has become the second biggest triathlon in the UK and by far the biggest children's triathlon in the World. Tri Club members and Watts and Co Guernsey Cycling Academy riders Josh Thornton and Tom Stapley were among the riders competing from Guernsey. The weather was described as 'perfect and very warm'. The days racing was organised into wave starts of approximately 100 racers...
Sunday 5th October 2014
See the full information on Granite Man 2015 by clicking on the link at the top of page or events pages.  Advert appears on 220 December edition. 
Friday 19th September 2014
  Guernsey Triathlon AGM   Guernsey Triathlon AGM is being held early evening Thursday 23 October 2014 at Les Cotils.    The format will follow last year's event.    Buffet food will be served from about 6.00pm until 7.00pm, this allows members to attend straight from work and eat / chat / socialize for an hour before the formal AGM.   AGM will follow from 7.00pm until about 7.45pm, depending on questions, election of committee etc.    Prize giving...
Wednesday 17th September 2014
Tim Andrews secured a fine victory in the Guernsey Triathlon Club’s end of season long distance triathlon sponsored by the Ana Leaf Foundation.  A good number of entrants, many of which new to the sport having competed recently in the Tri-Ultimate Fundraiser for Hope for a Child, lined up for the toughest race in the Club’s calendar with individuals taking part in both the full distance race and in the sprint version that was also on offer. In the main event competitors were faced with a 1...
Friday 22nd August 2014
I had decided to do Celtman 2014 with my brother some 8 months earlier. 6 months of training and 3 stone lighter, I was as ready as I’d ever be. We decided to drive up as we had so much kit to take. Three days earlier I had cycled up the Bealach na Bà route to Applecross. This is the longest climb in the UK - 2000ft of hair pins over 5 miles. I continued and cycled another 34 miles, climbing a total 5000ft. Luckily I met up with my brother in the car before having to return back. The following...
Monday 18th August 2014
Guernsey Triathlon Squad named for Jersey 2015   Guernsey Triathlon supported by the Ana Leaf Foundation are pleased to announce the naming of the triathlon squad that will represent Guernsey in the 2015 Nat West Island Games in Jersey.   The squad has been chosen and named at an early stage as both qualification races have been held relatively early in the season and as the club wants the squad to have a clear focus on training 10 months in advance of the games.   The team...
Sunday 10th August 2014
  Ex-Hurricane Bertha and the associated forecast of high winds and heavy rain failed to stop the planned Guernsey Triathlon / Ana Leaf Foundation Olympic and Sprint distance races taking place, the decision to race being taken at 6am for a 7am start as the forecast changed so frequently with the storm changing direction.   The wind, whilst blowing about force 6 stayed firmly in the South meaning that the sea in Pembroke bay stayed relatively and was safe to swim in, the gusting wind...