From The Coach

Fair bit of weather we’re having right now!!

Blog by Lucy Hurn, Racestrong Head Coad, first published at Along with everything else that’s been a bit different about this year, the weather has been a hotter than we’re used to, and looking ahead to the rest of the week, it looks like we’re going to get more […]

Welcome 2021

The start of a new year is always an opportunity to reflect on the year that has been and consider new challenges or adventures for the year ahead. Those of us involved in triathlon saw most of calendar in 2020 cancelled, with events and organised trips largely all postponed. Disappointing […]

We are back!

After a extended ‘pause’ whilst waiting for guidelines to be confirmed for returning to training during Covid, and for venues to reopen, we are back! And even better, we’re continuing to freeze membership fees for all existing and prospective members. So come along and get involved. As with everything there’s […]

Thorpe Sprint Tri – September 2019

Preamble Initially I was going to do Thorpe after some gentle bullying by TRO who was doing IM Wales on the same day, but then the decision was made to have it as the club championships. The inaugural club championships no less. This was only decided upon about a month […]

Woburn Abbey Standard Length Triathlon – September 2019

Preamble This season started off fairly poorly. I was always going to have a gentle year after two fantastic 70.3 races in 2018 (compounded with winter of niggling little injuries – two half marathons in quick succession probably wasn’t the best plan on sore knees) but it wasn’t the intention […]


A weekend in Stafford for IM 70.3

Preamble If I’m honest reflecting back on it I’m not quite sure how I managed to do it, not from a fitness point but everything from logistics and changes in prep etc it realistically could have gone very wrong, but it went right and I’m very thankful! Here’s a few […]

Thorpe and Egham Half Marathon – Feb 2019

Preamble This winter was more relaxed than last year as I don’t have Marbella 70.3 looming on the horizon, but I still wanted something to train for so I put this (Thorpe and Egham Half) and next month’s Surrey Half (at Woking) in the diary. Training has been somewhat sporadic […]

Weymouth 70.3 Half Iron

Preamble Friday Arrive on Friday having taken the day off. Plenty of time on way down – pop into most excellent in Wareham on the way past to see a race buddy who is doing the bike leg in a relay team last minute. Set off after lunch and […]

Bewl Water Triathlon, August 2018

Preamble Bewl was a warm up event for Weymouth 70.3 later this year – Fink suggests it’s a good idea around this stage of the training plan to do a standard length triathlon, and Bewl seemed like a good option based on location and the timing of other (non-triathlon) life […]

Iron Man 70.3 Marbella

Preamble I think we (the happy sextuplet that made the entrance from #RACESTRING Woking Tri Club) were all up before the alarms on Sunday morning. It was interesting to see the various pre-race rituals going on. For me: Hot Porridge. Cold Rice pudding. Two cups of instant coffee. Early morning defecation to […]