Tuesday 25th February 2014
25 February, 2014   Doctor Doz back to his winning ways   Last Sunday, Guernsey Triathlon Club held the third race in its Winter Duathlon Series 2014, sponsored by the Ana Leaf Foundation.    35 individuals braved extremely windy conditions to take on the 3 mile run, 20 mile bike, 3 mile run format held at Pembroke Bay.  The two lap run took competitors from transition, which was situated outside the Golf Club Car Park, around the back of the tip and then anti-...
Sunday 2nd February 2014
03/02/14 Well done to all competitors in our weather affected Ammareurs Super-Duathlon.  Ana Leaf winter duathlon series. Race 2  The second race of the Guernsey Triathlon / Ana Leaf winter duathlon series took place on Sunday 2nd February 2014 with the annual Les Ammareurs super-duathlon.  The event start at 8.00am coincided with the 8.10am high spring tide and some challenging squally showers made for interesting conditions for even the hardiest of winter competitors. A number...
Thursday 16th January 2014
Results can be seen here  2013 GraniteMan champion James Travers took the spoils last Sunday at Portelet, in the first of the Guernsey Triathlon Club’s Winter Duathlon Series sponsored by the Ana Leaf Foundation. 62 competitors, a record number of entrants for the club’s winter series, turned out in cold and windy conditions to tackle the 2 mile run, 8 mile bike, 2 mile run format.  As well as some newcomers from the Velo and Athletics Clubs, the Triathlon Club warmly welcomed Sarah...
Tuesday 14th January 2014
12 weeks to your first Triathlon If you are generally healthy; know how to swim and ride a bike and are not too overweight you should be able to train for the Novice Triathlon in 12 weeks.  The 12 week beginners plan below shows a manageable weekly schedule of two swims, two rides and two runs each week. It starts with short, moderate intensity workouts in week one and builds gradually to become slightly harder each week. Before you begin you should be able to swim 100 metres (4 lengths of...
Tuesday 14th January 2014
An excellent effort on Sunday 13 January 2014 saw Sarah Whitchurch complete the Guernsey Triathlon club's season opening Ana Leaf series Duathlon. Using a new racing chair and hand-cycle and assisted by Paul Jackson, Caitlin and Karina Bowie Sarah showed the determination necessary to compete the 2 mile run, 8 mile bike, 2 mile run and complete her first event, despite a minor crash and whilst testing the new racing wheelchair and handcycle in the process for the first time in race conditions...
Sunday 12th January 2014
TRI Fitness are extremely excited to be launching their 2014 Novice Triathlon Training Program starting soon!   Places are limited to allow for quality of coaching and attention to the individual during the early stages of triathlon development.   If you want to learn more about triathlon, add a little structure to your training and be in great shape for the Guernsey Tri Club Novice Triathlon, take a look at the details below:   If you would like any more information, don’t...
Tuesday 10th December 2013
What have I learnt from my exposure to the best in British Triathlon…?   As some of you may or may not know, Russ Smith co-owner and director of TRI Fitness has been completing his British Triathlon Level 3 Coaching Certificate at Loughborough University over the past 4 months.  With 8 months of work still to complete, he felt that it was time to share some key information with the club.  Information that at this time of year is invaluable to putting in a good performance in not...
Saturday 30th November 2013
Please see below from Dave Holmes who used to race for Guernsey and is now involved with our sister Tri club in Jersey. We have a few junior coaches over here looking at doing the BTF Level 1 coaching qualification.  Most likely they will go over to the UK to do it next year but we are looking into whether we could bring a BTF instructor to Jersey.  We did it that way back in 2011 but the BTF required us to have 8 trainee coaches to run the course and we don't have as many this time...
Saturday 30th November 2013
2014 events are now planned with an outline below; Duathlon Series 12 January - Pleinmont 2-8-2 2 February - Ammareurs 1-6-1-6- 1 23 February - Pembroke 3 - 20 - 3  16 March Reservoir 2.5 - 13 - 2.5 Tri SeasonNovice Race at Beau Sejour - May 18 Kids race after Novice June 1 -  Pleinmont Novice Super Sprint 500, 8, 2 June 29 - Jersey Main Event (1st Qualifying event for Island Games 2015)July 13 - Ammarers / Rousse 800 -16m - 4.75 July 27 -...
Thursday 7th November 2013
GUERNSEY TRIATHLON CLUB CRITERIA FOR TEAM SELECTION Team composition The rules state that we can send up to 10 athletes of which a minimum must be 2 women and 3 men. The Team will be made up of 3 women, 6 men and 1 development athlete who can be either male or female. The development athlete must be 18 years old or under on race day and still satisfy the time cut-off criteria following. The development athlete will be judged solely by the selection Committee after they have obtained the...