Monthly Archives: May 2011

Open water swimming this week

Quick reminder that we have a session at Druridge on Monday night to replace our usual pool session at Willowburn, which is cancelled due to the Bank Holiday.  Normal O/W swim timings apply – get there for about 18:45, in … Continue reading

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Hetton Youth and Junior Triathlon – 9th July 2011

Hetton Lyons Country Park is already a popular site for British Cycling events and is a fantastic setting for triathlon with the open water swimming, a closed road tarmac path looping around the lake allowing for safe, draft legal cycling … Continue reading

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Open Water sessions – structure

Following on from last week’s more structured swim session, we’re going to continue with that approach for the rest of the summer. Groups are split by coloured swim-hat: Green hats – relatively fast swimmers, out for 45 minutes or more.  … Continue reading

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Lost Property

We found a child’s Newcastle United jacket after the presentation at the Rugby Club following the Sprint Tri.  Let Ian / Tracey know (via email to info [at] alnwicktriathlon [dot] co [dot] uk) to reclaim. It may belong to a … Continue reading

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Keswick Tri race report – Mark Davis

Where to begin? Set off  from Morpeth at 4:30am in clear sky’s, arriving at the site after a 2hr drive, in pouring rain and gale force winds and was met by the sight of marquees and tents damaged by the … Continue reading

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Bank Holiday Open Water Swim

As Willowburn will be closed on Monday 30 May, we’ll be running an additional lake swim at Druridge Bay.  Normal timings apply, i.e., arrive at 6:45 to be in the water at 7pm.  Park’s open until 9pm so there’s time … Continue reading

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Keswick Triathlon Festival 22.05.11

Well done to all the Alnwick Tri Club members who competed at Keswick in the ‘Long’ and ‘Short’ races. Reports say it was very wet and windy. Results  Long Race, 750m swim-36k bike-10k run Phil Hemsley (Vet)  2hr 52min 16secs. (127) Mark … Continue reading

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Tuesday cycling – time-trial dates

The Tuesday Breeze sessions continue to be very popular, with 30-odd riders out last night.  Both fast & slower groups did a similar session, incorporating work in small groups / pairs around the Acklington prison circuit, followed by some hill … Continue reading

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Great North Swim 2011

The Great North Swim has sold out, but there are places available through St Oswald’s Hospice. The event takes place 17-19 June at Lake Windermere.  It costs £25 to register, with the aim of raising £200 in sponsorship. For more … Continue reading

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Alnwick Sprint Tri – results archive added

The Sprint Tri page now includes links to results dating back to the inaugral event in 2004, allowing endless fun playing ‘fantasy triathlon’

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