Monthly Archives: July 2012

Gr8 events Aquabike – Ellerton Lake

Race report from Ian Simon. Jock & I travelled down to Ellerton Lake (venue for the Clevelend Steelman) a couple of weeks ago to take part in a rare event, an aquabike.  Both of us had been suffering from restricted … Continue reading

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Castles Challenge – sprint race, Bamburgh – race report

Race report from Ian Simon – I originally thought that timing the race to start at 5pm on a Saturday afternoon was perfect.  That was, until I noticed it clashed with the Olympic road-race and hopefully Gold for Cav – … Continue reading

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Castles Challenge Tri

Well done to everyone who competed in the Castles Challenge Triathlon.  The race featured a middle distance race on Sunday, preceded by a sprint race on Saturday evening.  Full results are on – search for castles triathlon. Well done … Continue reading

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Summer super-sprints

A reminder that the summer super-sprints kick off this week.  The next three weeks will see the events at the Thursday night open-water swims at Druridge Bay. 2nd Aug – Aquathlon – 500m swim / 2.5k run 9th Aug – … Continue reading

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Triathlon Coaching Courses

British Triathlon have announced their coaching course dates for the winter.  See their website ( for details.  If you’re interested in developing as a coach, please speak to one of the club coaches for more information.  In return for a … Continue reading

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Giles Sharp qualifies for Team GB

Congratulations to Alnwick Tri Club member Giles Sharp.  News has come through today that he has qualified for the World sprint distance triathlon world championships in New Zealand in October. Not the best swimmer in the club, Giles has had … Continue reading

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Cleveland Steelman – race report

Cleveland Steelman 2012 – race report by Richard Agan There were three members of Alnwick Tri Club who went to take part in the Cleveland Steelman on 7th of July, 2012. Helen Jones, Mark Davis and I travelled to Ellerton … Continue reading

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Libby Paxton’s Midnight Sun Marathon Adventure in Norway

On June 30th, Libby went to Tormoso in Norway to run a night time marathon which, beacuse it is in the arctic circle, is actually daylight. Libby likes to find amazing events and it sounds as if this did not … Continue reading

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Keilder Run Bike Run

An interesting event on Sat 6th Oct 2012. Sounds tough. It is part of the Keilder Marathon Festival on the day before the marathon itself 11k run, 26k bike, 5k run in a beautiful setting. No idea why they don’t … Continue reading

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The super sprints at Hetton Lyons on Sunday 5 August looks like it should be a fun, social day out.  At the moment, there’s no plans for the club to enter teams in the Club Relays, so the nature of … Continue reading

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