Monthly Archives: June 2011

Northumberland Swim Challenge – Druridge Bay

3 club members competed at Saturday’s open water swim challenge, all in the 3k event. 7. Helen Jones @49:18 14. Caroline Findlay 0:58:37 19. Bridget Peberdy 1:15:51 Full results at

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Northumberland Tri – Druridge Bay

A lovely day at Druridge Bay, where the club had a lot of folks racing, in the sprint & standard distance tri’s. The standard distance race started first, with the gun going off at 8am.  The sprinters started 10 minutes … Continue reading

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Northern Rock Cyclone

Race Report from Ian Simon – I’ll be honest, I went into this under-estimating how hard it was going to be.  I’ve been putting in the miles on the bike so I wasn’t scared of the distance and was expecting … Continue reading

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Brick session

Reminder that we have the second in our series of brick sessions at Breeze Bikes on Saturday morning. For anyone racing at Druridge on Sunday, this is ideal as a pre-race sharpener, just be careful not to over-cook it!

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Saturday Brick Sessions

Reminder that a six week programme of brick sessions (bike -> run training) starts this Saturday. Meet at Breeze Bikes in Amble at 8:15, ready to start training at 8:30.  You’ll get hints and tips on optimizing your T2 times … Continue reading

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National Club Relay Championships

The Club Relays takes place on 27/28 August at Holme Pierrepoint in Nottingham.  The women’s race takes place on Saturday afternoon, the men racing on Sunday morning. Alnwick Tri Club will subsidise the entry for this superb social event.  … Continue reading

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Brick sessions

We’re starting a 6-week series of brick sessions on Saturday 18 June. A brick is a bike -> run practice.  The session is suitable for anyone, as beginners will get guidance in the art of the transition while more experienced … Continue reading

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QE2 – challenge swims

As part of the weekend of events at QE2 lake, Tri-Northumberland put on a couple of long-distance swim races on Saturday.  Jo G-O and Helen Jones fought it out for the top spot for the club, with Jo taking a … Continue reading

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QE2 Sprint Triathlon

Another great Tri-Northumberland race, this time at the QE2 lake at Woodhorn. There was a large contingent of Alnwick Tri members out – 16 Ian Simon 1:07:58 17 Paul Jones 1:07:59 59 Steve Carragher 1:13:20 65 Richard Agan 1:13:54 75 … Continue reading

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Monthly time-trial – Tuesday

Quick reminder that the first of our monthly bike time-trials will take place this Tuesday.  The course is from Amble (near Mark Breeze’s shop on the industrial estate) to Widdrington Village and back, a fast 10-miler. Register from 6:20pm at … Continue reading

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