Monthly Archives: October 2012

Spin Classes

Just to let everyone know the Tri Club Spin classes start this Thursday 1st November, at to Willowburn. They begin at 8.15 in the studio. Bring a towel and something to drink. Nothing to strenuous for the first couple of … Continue reading

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A Tale of Perseverance

At the beginning of 2012 I set myself the challenge of qualifying for the GB Age Group Triathlon team for the world champs in Auckland. A fair enough challenge, but as someone who couldn’t swim 25m front crawl in the … Continue reading

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Alnwick Tri Club Trip to the Manchester Velodrome, 3rd March 2013

We have booked a club track cycling session at the Manchester Velodrome ( on Sunday 3rd March 2013, 3pm until 5pm.  This is a great opportunity to spend a couple of hours using this amazing facility. The format will be … Continue reading

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Giles Sharp at the World Champs

Well done to Giles, who raced overnight in Auckland at the World Champs.  Conditions sounded hard and it sounds like his lead-in to the race wasn’t perfect, but he finished in 1:19:54 (16:58 swim, 34:46 bike, 21:17 run). Detailed results … Continue reading

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Alnwick Sprint Triathlon 2013 – Your Help Needed!

The 2013 Alnwick Sprint Tri will be held on Sunday 12th May 2013.  We’re looking for club members to form this year’s race organising committee.  This involves a one hour meeting each month between November and May, to plan and organise the … Continue reading

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Alnwick Tri Club AGM 2012

The 2012 Alnwick Tri Club AGM will be held at 7.30pm on Friday 30th November 2012 in the Lion’s Den at the Alnwick Rugby Club. All club members are encouraged to attend – we need your views! New committee members would … Continue reading

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Saturday Track Sessions

The Saturday morning sessions at Amble track are continuing.  The aim at the moment is to build up some strength for the forth-coming cross-country season, so the general format for a session is an extended warm-up including plenty of run-specific … Continue reading

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Swimming technique – using fins

SwimSmooth are selling longer fins, recommended for completing many of the technical drills in the pool. They allow you to focus on the key lessons of the drill as they give adequate propulsion and remove the anxiety about sinking or … Continue reading

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Cyclo-cross Event at Druridge Bay

For those of you who fancy trying out cyclo-cross, there is a local race (hosted by the Northumbria Police Cycling Club) coming up that will be ideal!  The race is this Sunday, 7th October at Druridge Bay Country Park.   The … Continue reading

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Swim Wed 3rd Oct CSS TT

This Wednesday we will be conducting a CSS (critical swim speed) test which involves doing a 400m and a 200m Time Trial. If you are coming swimming after harriers, please take it easy during harriers so you can swim these … Continue reading

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