Posts Tagged ‘triathlon’

How To Prepare For Your First Triathlon

The sport of triathlon is now a common undertaking and a mainstream event. In years gone past though, it was to some extend thought of as an endurance test that bordered on self-harm. And given the physical demands of this three-part event, it’s not difficult to understand why; triathlons are by no means for the […]

Oxford United’s Nicky Wroe signs up for Blenheim Palace Triathlon

Oxford United midfielder Nick Wroe and the team’s head of sport science Alasdair Lane have signed up to participate in the upcoming Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research Blenheim Palace Triathlon on the 7-8 une 2014. Wroe, on loan from Preston North End until the end of the season, will be participating in the individual Sprint, tacking […]

The Borders Sport and Leisure Trust Triathlon series

The Series, which includes triathlon events in six Scottish Borders towns: Galashiels, Selkirk, Peebles, Hawick, Kelso and Eyemouth, is set to attract hundreds of competitors across the summer months.  Organised by Borders Sports and Leisure, this year’s series kicks off on Sunday April 20th in Galashiels. Ewan Jackson, Chief Executive of Borders Sport and Leisure […]

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Triathletes attend inaugural Triathlon Performance Camp at Surrey Sports Park

Triathletes from across the UK have attended the inaugural Triathlon Performance Camp at Surrey Sports Park in Guildford. Based around physiological testing, the camp format is one of the few in the UK to focus on providing accurate training zone data to enhance athlete performance and training. The two day, off-season camp was tailored to […]

Failed to get into the London Marathon? Tri Something New!

The London Marathon ballot results were released this week informing over 35,000 lucky applicants they have been accepted into the 2014 event, but rejecting thousands of less fortunate runners who will have to wait another 12 months to try all over again. But why wait another year for a marathon when runners could set themselves […]

New Performance Triathalon Camps coming to Surrey

A series of new Triathlon Performance Training Camps are launching at Surrey Sports Park, a multi-million pound sports and training venue in Guildford. Starting in October 2013 with an off-season preparation residential weekend, the camps aim to provide scientific support to educate athletes and enable them to target their training specifically through testing provided by […]

Triathlon as a Growing Sport

The 2012 Olympic Games in London highlighted one of the UK’s fastest growing and most enduring sporting events “the triathlon”. A triathlon is a multiple stage competition which involves the completion of three continuous and sequential endurance disciplines. The word “triathlon” comes from the Greek language and was made up of two words which were […]