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September 4, 2018

1.    Be part of a team

You don’t have to do team sports to be part of a team. At Abingdon and Vale Triathlon Club (AVTC) we are a team of triathletes of all levels (novices to world champ competitors, super-sprinters to ironmen/women, plodders to ultra-marat...

August 28, 2018

[Posted to Facebook in May]

Following on from the transition skills training, here is the race day kit list to use as a base for preparing your own:

Wear to race:
❏    Tri-suit

August 23, 2018

[Originally posted in December 2017]

When I set myself the goal of qualifying in my age-group for the "worlds", I had no idea of how to go about it. I looked up on the BTU website for information, and it is very helpful, once you find your way around it.

For 2018 to qual...

August 13, 2018

Sunday 5 August was the day I had been dreading/looking forward to for a long time: Ironman Maastricht. I had never done an ironman, or a marathon. I've done 2 half distance triathlons, but never more than that.

I trained well this year up to June, but July was a bit of...

July 23, 2018

After Kona, Challenge Roth is probably the most famous and revered triathlon on the calendar. Set in Bavaria between Munich and Nuremberg it attracts a stellar cast of pro athletes and due to being top of most bucket lists it sells out to the public within minutes. 

June 18, 2018

The Windsor Tri is a very early start for most waves however it is definitely worth it.  The first wave is 6am and the last wave is 7.50 (as they close some of the roads which then have to reopen by 12 midday) and they have both Sprint and Olympic distances.

I racked my...

June 11, 2018

Having never done a long distance endurance swim before, I wasn't sure what to expect and what would be going through my head 1km in. Swimming in a bit of a bunch, the answer turns out trying to remember my GCSE Geography.

The Jubilee swim is along a man made flood rel...

May 28, 2018

CLUB CHAMPS - Newbury triathlon 2nd Sept.

Just a reminder to get entered into the Newbury Tri which is our club champs event. We need 20 entrants minimum for a club wave. Deadline to confirm is this Wednesday (30th) so if you haven't already please enter via https://ra...

May 21, 2018

New casual kit now available

We have a new design and some very exciting new lines including t-shirts (cotton and technical), hoodies, gilets, soft shell jackets, hats and even a visor!

See what's available and order on the following website - https://www.seworkwear.com/...

May 14, 2018

Changes to training

Don't forget open-water intro session this - Monday 14th May - see notes in the training schedule below about the session. Also, now the lake being open, the Monday run group will break training until the Autumn (when the lake closes again).


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