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Droitwich Sprint

Massive thank you to everyone who made the Droitwich Sprint Triathlon run so smoothly. Results at Stuweb....

Open Water Swimming

Open water Swimming at Aztec Upton Warren starts Wednesday 2nd May 6.30-8pm.  Please check the training pages on the website for information of where / cost / juniors etc.  Water temp is 13c

Turbo training sessions

WTC / WSJCC turbo training starts Tuesday 31st October 7pm at the University running 8 weeks up to Xmas. £30 for the block or £5 on the night. To sign-up email bikebitsa18@yahoo.co.uk. Turbo training keeps legs turning and lungs working over the winter months whilst...

Droitwich Sprint Tri

Thanks to everyone for making the Droitwich race another big success on Sunday, Lots of positive feedback....and the weather!... Photos are now available   www.charleswhittonphotography.com/droitwich-tri-23717

Update from Nigel Watson

Well done Nigel for some excellent results so far this season. Below are his race reports. Virgin Money London Marathon – Sunday 23rd April 2017 A ‘virgin’ Virgin Money London marathoner.  Having waited 6 years to get through the ballot this was always going to be a...

Droitwich Triathlon Fast Approaching

It is only 3 weeks until Droitwich Sprint Triathlon, held on Sunday 23rd July. Excellent race for beginners to seasoned triathletes. Enter now on Entry Central.

Worcester Lakeside start times

Registration will be open from 06:45 - 08:30 Double wave 1 - 07:45 Double wave 2 - 08:20 Sprint 09:15 Wave times will be emailed out Friday morning and posted on this website. Race pack will also be emailed out Friday morning.

Upton Warren Open Water starts Sat 6th May

Water temp was a balmy 13c yesterday so we are starting the swimming sessions tomorrow. For regular updates join the Worcester Tri Club FaceBook Group page.

Aztec Upton Warren Open Water 2017 STARTS Sat 6th May

The 2017 open water sessions start on Saturday 6th May 7-9am and Weds 6.30-8pm. All the detail you need is on the training / swim tab . So dust off the wetsuit and see you in the lake. Join our FaceBook group page for regular updates Note Saturday 6th May opening is...

Peopleton Duathlon Results

Many thanks to everyone for making today a success!! Peopleton Duathlon Results below: Peopleton duathlon results 2017 (26-02-17) Both sets of results in the same document Our next event will be the Worcester Lakeside Triathlon on the 14th May 2017...

Peopleton Duathlon Photos

Sebastian Stead Photography will be at Peopleton Duathlon this weekend. High resolution photos will be available to download post race and Sebastian will be matching the clubs 10% donation to St Richard's Hospice - from any photos sold....

Winter turbo training

Turbo training starts Tuesday 25th October 7pm at the University. Autumn block £30 for 8 sessions from 20 Oct to 20 Dec. Cost may drop if more than 8 people sign up. Alternatively £5 on the night. To sign-up email bikebitsa18@yahoo.co.uk. Turbo training is a great way...

Bike Map

The bike route etc is now on the Worcester Tri Clubs Facebook page

Droitwich Sprint

https://worcestertriclub.co.uk/races/events/droitwich-sprint-triathlon/droitwich-sprint-triathlon-2015-start-times/ Link to race times above....

Open Water Swimming Cancelled Weds 20th July

Open water swimming cancelled Weds 20th July due to algae. You will still be able to get a swim in at New College Worcester Wednesday evening 5.30pm - 6.30pm.  

Worcester Standard Triathlon 15th May

We are all set for Sundays event Online entries are now closed, however, entry on the day is possible. If you are planning on entering on the day please get to registration early, close to 7 am as possible please. If you have change even better, cheques accepted made...

Upton Warren Open Water Swimming starts Saturday 7th May 7am

For the 7th year running Worcester Tri Club are holding our open water swim sessions at Upton Warren  (off J5 of the M5) starting Saturday 7th May and Weds 11th May 6.30pm. These will run until mid September. Full details are on the Training / Swim tab on the website....

Worcester Standard Triathlon 2016

Entries are still open for our event which take place in 2 weeks! Entries are available via this link https://www.entrycentral.com/ssl/form/100295 Some key updates: Car parking. As you may know Worcester University now own the site, hence its name change to Lake side...

Peopleton Duathlon 2016 Results

Many thanks to all that raced, watched and helped out today. Results Peopleton RESULTS 2016 -short Peopleton RESULTS 2016- Relay Teams Peopleton RESULTS 2016 - standard Thanks again Hopefully see you all again at our next event, Top Barn Standard on the 15th...

Worcester Tri Club Juniors impress in County XC Champs

Four members of the Worcester Tri Club Juniors competed in the Combined Warwickshire and Worcestershire County XC champs on Saturday (9/1/2016) and came away with an excellent haul of no less than 5 medals, over a challenging 3km course at Warley Woods Park,...

Howard Peter’s Trophy Race

Following the cancellation of the club aquathlon in September and in order to present the Howard Peter's Trophy at the annual dinner, there will be a running race at Bredon Hill on Sunday 31st January. The event will be a short hilly loop on Bredon Hill and providing...

Annual Dinner

The club's Annual Dinner is to be held on Friday 12th February 2016 at the Vale Golf Club near Bishampton. Cost is £15 to members, £10 for juniors and £17 for non members. This year there will be a break from tradition and we will be having a live band instead of a...

Training WB 4th January

Monday - Swim session at New College Worcester. 5.30 - 6.30pm. Wednesday - Swim session at New College. 5.30 - 6.30pm. Wednesday - Run intervals at Nunnery Wood Athletics Track. 7 - 8pm. Friday - Swim session at New College 5.15 - 6.15pm Saturday - Strength and...

Training Sessions WB 14th December

Monday 14th December - Swimming at New College Worcester 5.30 - 6.30pm Wednesday 16th December - Swimming at New College Worcester 5.30 - 6.30pm Wednesday 16th December - Running session on the track. Nunnery Wood Sports Centre. 7 - 8pm Friday 18th December - Swimming...

Training WB 7th December

Monday 7th December - Swimming at the New College Worcester. Wednesday 9th December - Swimming at New College Worcester. 5.30pm - 6.30pm. £2 for members. £5 for non members. Wednesday 9th December - Interval run session - 7pm - 8pm Nunnery Wood athletics track. Friday...

Training Sessions Weds 2nd December – Sunday 6th December

Wednesday 2nd December - Swimming at New College Worcester 5.30 - 6.30pm. Club committee meeting afterwards at the Oak Apple. Friday 4th December - Swimming at New College Worcester 5.15 - 6.15pm. Saturday 5th December - Double swim session at Sansome Walk 4 - 6pm. Do...

Club Training Sessions wb 23rd November

The sessions for the week beginning 23rd November are as follows: Monday 23rd November - Swimming at New College, Worcester 5.30pm - 6.30pm Wednesday 25th November - Swimming at New College, Worcester 5.30pm - 6.30pm Also Wednesday 25th November - Running session on...

Open Water Swim Update

Unfortunately Upton Warren will be cancelled until further notice. Hopefully the green algae will clear soon and when it does we will update you all.

Droitwich Sprint

Another Droitwich Triathlon has come and gone, the weather wasn't so kind this time for a change!but failed to dampen the spirits of the 243 competitors. Well done to Scott O’Neil who was overall victor and Naomi Forrest for First Female A full list of results can be...

Open Water Swimming Sat 4th July CANCELLED

There will be no open water swimming on tomorrow due to the green algae. The lake is being treated so let's hope it is gone by Wednesday. We will update next Tuesday. However, members note that we have a double swim session at Sansome Walk tomorrow (Sat 4th July). 4 -...

Open water swimming weds 1st July cancelled!

Open Water Swim Weds 1st July CANCELLED. There is a lot of green algae growth due to the heat and the management, whilst keeping water sports going, think that immersive sports may not be wise. We will confirm if Saturday 4th July is affected on Friday morning. Sorry...

Worcester Childrens Duathlon 2015

24 May 2015 - Full Results Worcester Childrens Duathlon_2015 Well done to all competitors at the Children's Duathlon today. Lots of great performances as well as smiling faces from children and parents. Thanks to Les for organising and fellow Marshalls for their...

Top Barn Triathlon results

Top Barn results are available at stu web: http://www.stuweb.co.uk/events/2015/05/17/2122/ Big thanks to all racers, thanks to Worcester Tri Club members for marshaling and thanks to St Richards Hospice for providing marshals.

Upton Warren

Swimming on 9th May Upton Warre, see you there!

Upton Warren open water season 2015

The first open water swim of 2015 will be Saturday 9th May 7-9am and Wednesday 13th May 6.30pm to 8pm running to mid September. STILL SUBJECT TO WATER TEMPERATURE SO CHECK AGAIN FOR UPDATES. Price is £4 for non Worcester Tri Club members and £2 for members. If you...

Club Outing to the Forest of Dean

Club members had a great morning out on their mountain bikes at the Forest of Dean on Sunday 12th April. Thanks to Chas for organising...

Autumn/Winter turbo training 2014/15

Tuesday evening turbo training sessions start 28th October 7pm at the University of Worcester, information. Contact Mark Corbett to book your...

Double Saturday and Arran coaching session moved to 13th Sept

As it says in the title Arran will be coaching 13th Sept instead of 6th September. We have the pool booked for 2 hours and first hour is open to all alongside the swim camera analysis session run by Arran. Open to members and non members and cost is £20/£30 for 20...

Swim stuff

Good news - the college pool will be open again from Mon 4th August. Swim camera session 9th Aug 4-5pm. We still have a place left on the next course. Contact chas at greentaylors@yahoo.co.uk for details. Note this is open to members and non members Always need more...

Driotwich Sprint

With the popularity of the sport steadily increasing the Droitwich Sprint Triathlon was a sell out again this year, Perfect conditions greeted first timers & seasoned triathletes at the Droitwich Leisure Centre which proved to be a fantastic venue once again, £800 was...

Next Arran and Double Swim session is 9th Aug NOT 2nd

The first Saturday of the month is usually the 2 hour swim session where 4-5pm is camera analysis and lane swimming and 5-6pm is a coached session for members however Arran is away 2nd Aug so swapped to 9th. Any members and non members who would like to have a 20 min....

Upton Warren open for swimming Saturday 12th July

Good news at last! The Manager of the centre has suggested the water quality is OK now for swimming so we will be back this weekend Usual terms and times and system etc. Chas greentaylors@yahoo.co.uk

Upton Warren update – No swimming Saturday 5th July cont…

Following several water treatments there has been a marked improvement in the water quality and we have agreed with the Centre Manager to give it 1 week+ to make sure it doesn't change. As a club Worcester take health and safety as an important consideration and...

IMPORTANT INFO RE TOP BARN TRIATHLON SUNDAY 29TH JUNE

Those of you who swim regularly at Top Barn will be aware of the ‘swimmers itch’ problem. The owners of the lake have made big efforts to try and eliminate this problem and last week undertook a large weed clearing exercise. Whilst this has reduced the amount of weed...

No open water at Upton Warren Saturday 21st June

The latest update from the manager of the centre is that the water treatment process is ongoing and samples are being taken. It looks like there might be light at the end of the tunnel but will need to wait until we have the all clear from a water sample. Chas...

Upton Warren Open Water Sessions CANCELLED Weds 11th and Sat 14th June

The results of the water samples are back and it appears there is a form of blue green algae in the water (not the same as last year) therefore all water activities including swimming are cancelled until further notice. We had blue green algae problems last year and a...

Sansome Walk double session this Saturday 7th June

Don't forget this Saturday we have the pool from 4-6pm for a double swim session and Arran coaching from 5-6pm. We also have 1 place on the swim camera analysis session at 4pm if anyone is interested. £20 for 20 mins of expert stroke analysis by Arran. Members take...

Upton Warren swim 4th June CANCELLED

We have had a call from Upton Warren alerting us to a possible issue with the water quality. They are concerned over the green blooms on the lake and are waiting for a diagnosis from Environment Agency to dismiss if it is something hazardous Therefore on request from...

Open water swimming – in a word – lovely

We are getting some great feedback on the lake this year. The water is far clearer than before and we can see the bottom at 6 foot+. Temperature on Saturday morning was 18c+ and we had a great turnout and even enough hot water for shower at 9am. As always lots of...

Children’s Duathlon

Don't forget to get your entry in for the Children's and Youth duathlon on May 25th. The event consists of a run/bike/run in the various tristar distances. All details of the race can be found through the website and on entry central. We look forward to seeing you...

Open Water season 2014

The 2014 season kicks of 7am on Saturday 3rd May and Weds 7th May at 6.30pm. Details on the training page.

Adult/Junior coached sessions

Stourport Cycle track has been booked for Saturday 22nd March 11am - 12.30pm. The session is for adult and juniors and you will need to bring running shoes and bikes. Neil has kindly offered to coach the adults and will run a 45 min running session and then a 45 min...

Duathlon Report

Worcester Tri Club’s first event of the year took place on Sunday 2nd March. The Peopleton Duathlon was a great success with over 100 competitors taking part and a new shorter distance race taking place as well as the usual standard distance race. Spirits were not...

Club Dinner Report

The club dinner took place on Saturday 8th February which was fantastically organised by Les Bailey and Phil Parsons. It was the biggest turnout yet for our club dinner showing the growing number of members that have joined the club over the past few years. The Vale...

Strength & Conditioning

Strength & Conditioning Session cancelled Saturday 1st Feb continuing as normal next Saturday 10am with Juniors at 11am February 15th session at earlier time of 9am this week only

Peopleton Duathlon

Entries are now coming in for the popular Peopleton Duathlon. For the first time ever we will be running a shorter distance race consisting of a 2 mile run/ 9 mile bike/ 2 mile run as well as the usual standard distance of 4 mile run/ 18mile bike/ 2 mile run.

Steve Trew to speak at Club Dinner!

The date has now been set for the Club’s Annual Dinner to be held at the Vale Golf Club near Bishampton as Saturday 8th February 2014. I am pleased to announce that the committee have agreed to subsidise the cost of the three course dinner to the same prices as last...

2014 races open for entry!

All of our 2014 races are now open for entry on www.entrycentral.com . Get your entry in early to ensure you get your place on the start line!

Double swim Saturdays.

I have booked the extra hour ie 4-5pm for the first Saturday each month in 2014. This will be to not only provide the underwater filming by Arran (more to follow) but an extra hour for those who like the pain! If you have some ideas for one of the lanes (juniors seems...

Christmas Swim Times

Swimming at New College will continue as normal over the Christmas period with exception to the 25th Dec and 1st Jan. Swimming at Sansome Walk as usual with  exception of the 28th Dec where we will have use of the pool from 1pm-2pm

Boost your Winter Training – Strength & Conditioning Classes

CHANGE OF PLAN... The inaugural Worcester Tri Club Strength & Conditioning class will take place on Saturday 7th December at 10am. We are now meeting at the Arena at Worcester University Hylton Road WR2 5JN (St Johns Campus) for a tour of the new S&C facility and to...

Club Continues to Support Local Charity

The club are proud to announce that they will once again be supporting St Richards Hospice in 2014 by donating 10% of our race entry fees to the hospice.

Qualification for Dan Geisler

Congratulations to Dan who has qualified to represent Great Britain at the European Championships in Kitzbuhel next year!

Ironman Wales Report – Mark Tanner

We set our alarm clock for 4 am Sunday morning so we could be at the iron Wales transition area at 5am. We needed to double check that that our bikes were all set up correctly, fully loaded with drinks, energy gels, mars bars and my wife's home made flapjacks. After...

World Triathlon Championships

Worcester Tri club members are all set to represent Great Britain at this weeks World Age-Group Championships in Hyde Park. Neill Crump competes on Wednesday in the Aquathlon and Ellen Hemsworth competes in the sprint triathlon on Friday. Good luck to them both.

Club Aquathlon/ Summer Social Report

There was a good turnout for the Club Aquathlon/summer social last night with many members coming to compete or cheer on their friends. The event took place at Upton Warren where club members were competing for the Howard Peters Trophies. After racing had finished...

Upton Warren open water dates

Wednesday evenings have now finished however we will be plugging on until Saturday 21st with the Saturday morning sessions 7-9am etc. Lake was nice and clear and (I think) warm last night but a few people would disagree ! Chas

National Club Relay Report- Russell Kingston

Dan Geisler, Jason Taylor and myself finished Club Team Relay Championships in a respectable time of 3:35:34 which put them 51st overall (out of 164 teams) and 31st in the Male Open Category (out of 126 teams). The competition was tough with some seriously fast pro...

Vachery Festival Race Report – Darren Huxley

Vachery festival race report, 21st July...(better late than never) Well this was gonna be my first standard distance race along with my first open water race, we arrived on the Friday night at a nearly empty field in the beautiful Surrey countryside to park up the...

Upton Warren open water dates

The last Wednesday evening swim this year will be on Weds 21st August (Weds 28th Aug is the Worcester Tri Club summer bash - members only) The last Saturday morning swim of 2013 will be Saturday 21st September After that we will back again first weeks of May 2014 all...

Droitwich Sprint Triathlon

A hugely successful day for everyone involved, the club raising nearly £900 for St Richards Hospice,. Geoff Twinning from TTG took the overall victory in 58.41,closely followed by Dan Geisler of Worcester Tri in 59.57  and 17s behind Dan Jason Harland in...

Upton Triathlon

Worcester triathlon club members were out in force at a very hot Upton Triathlon on Saturday 13th July. The event consisted of either a sprint or standard distance race and all athletes did very well considering the blistering heat. In the standard distance race WTC...

Upton Tri Report – Jason Bloomer

The club is full of really talented athletes and I love to read the reports of their exploits winning age groups or completing Middle/Iron distance events. This is a view from the other end of the field for those who just want to get round and enjoy the day at their...

Droitwich Sprint

With only 30 places left & 3 weeks to go to the Droitwich Triathlon this year is looking like a sellout!  

Top Barn Duathlon (Nee Triathlon) – Race Review

Hi Top-Barners, marshalls, racers and club members, Well the 6th Top Barn event has finished and I can not thank all of you enough for your efforts. The last three or four years have gone relatively smoothly so I suppose we were due a difficult race sooner or later!...

Top Barn 2013 – FRIDAY 1PM UPDATE – Duathlon instead & Start times

Hi everyone It is with a great deal of regret from all involved that we are going to have to cancel the swim element of the Top Barn Triathlons and make the race a Duathlon. We have posted on the website and also emailed all competitors to let them know. Please keep...

Upton Warren open water OPEN Saturday 29th June

At last some good news. We have had the all clear for swimming at Upton Warren so will be running a session Saturday 29th June. Usual costs times etc which are detailed under the training / swim pages. Always check the website for updates.

Top Barn Triathlon 2013 – Race Information

Hi everyone, Well it's only a couple of days until Top Barn and things are turning out nicely, we have the prizes on their way, the weather is improving and there are still entries rolling in to fill the remaining spaces. We are cutting off the race entries at 3pm...

Wimbleball 70.3 race report by Rick Sharp

Ironman 70.3 Wimbleball 16 June. I started the swim about a third of the field back from the front on the second wave of starters. This turned out to be a bad decision as having been punched, dragged under and kicked I then pushed left and swam in clear water on the...

Cotswold Middle Distance Triathlon Report by Adam Jackson

Race date: 16/6/13 Distance: 1.9/90/21 The Cotswold Middle Distance Triathlon has gone all metric with its distances so you can interpret the 113 as a 70.3 half Iron distance.  Leaving Worcester at 4 am it certainly felt like there was a long day ahead, though...

Open water swim update

No swimming Weds 12th or Saturday 15th June Check for updates after 15th June

Nixie Excels at Blenheim

Worcester Tri Club Member Nixie Turner achieved her best result of the season so far on Sunday with a top-ten finish in the Blenheim Palace Triathlon.  A time of 48.44mins over the tough 400m swim / 13.2km cycle / 2.9km run course saw her home in 9th place in the...

Open Water Weds 5th June CANCELLED

Unfortunately the open water swim on Weds 5th June is cancelled due to the presence of blue-green algae blooms on the lake. As before this should break up and disappear hopefully in time for Saturdays session. Never had a problem before and hope it ends soon! Check...

Children’s Duathlon Report

Worcester Triathlon Club held its annual Children’s Duathlon race at the University of Worcester on Sunday 26th May – it was the seventh year it had taken place.  The weather was perfect for the race, warm, sunny and no wind.  The race is held within the University...

Tewkesbury Sprint Triathlon 2013

Big Congratulations to Daniel Geisler from Worcester Tri who won the event overall and also to his team mate Richard Gourlay who won the men’s open category. Richard Gill however was not far behind the younger generation, winning the men’s Veteran category.

Ironman Lanzarote Race Report

Saturday saw the 22nd running of the Lanzarote Ironman Triathlon event on the windswept island off the eastern coast of North Africa. The event has built a reputation of being the toughest Ironman Triathlon in the World with the competitors having to battle against...

Upton Warren open water swim Sat 17th May CANCELLED

We have been told that there is a large bloom of blue green algae on the lake and advised that no swimming should take place. Blue green algae can be very harmful if ingested so we think this is a wise precaution. I am told it will usually disperse by wind/wave action...

Stratford Sprint Triathlon Report

Congratulations to Darren Huxley who competed in his 3rd sprint triathlon today in Stratford. Darren completed the 400m swim, 23km bike and 5km run in 1hr 24mins, which is a PB despite not being able to get his shoes on for the bike and getting calf cramp on the run....

Qualification at the first qualification race for London

Ellen Hemsworth raced at Box End Aquathlon on Sunday 5th May. The race was the first qualification race for the World Aquathlon Championships in London in September. Ellen finished 4th in her age group and has therefore qualified to represent Great Britain at the...

Upton Warren open water swims start Saturday 11th May

Check out the training pages on the website for details and registration form if you haven't swum with us before. I have been told the water temperature is warming up so we should be in for a good session. It's always worth checking the website before coming in case...

Open water swim. Postponed to Saturday 11th

Due to BTF rules around water temperature, swimmers safety and the lifeguards comfort we are postponing the first open water swim by a week in the hope the water temperature goes from very chilly to a bit chilly. The website will be updated so check here for latest...

Open water swim sessions 2013

Our popular open water sessions at Upton Warren are starting Saturday 5th May. Full details, costs, paperwork are on the website. This year we will also be running a session in Wednesday evenings from 6.30 to 8.30PM from mid May to August (dates tbc) Water safety will...

College swim sessions w/c 18th Feb

Unfortunately the pool is out of action due to problems with the pump. Hopefully it will be fixed by the end of the week. Info will be on the website and via email to members.

Annual Dinner

There was a great turnout for Worcester Triathlon Club’s annual dinner that took place at The Vale Golf Club on Saturday 9th February. The evening kicked off with a three course meal followed by speeches from our club chairman Duncan Jenkins and Jodie Brandwood from...

Annual Dinner – Saturday 9th February

The annual club dinner will take place on Saturday 9th February at the Vale Golf Club near Bishampton. The committee have agreed to subsidise the cost of the three course dinner to the same prices as last year at £15 for adult members (+1st guest) and £10 for junior...

Maz’s Kettlebell Class

Maz is starting a Kettlebell Class at Upton Snodsbury Village Hall beginning Monday 21st January 6.15-7.15pm. Kettlebells is a great all over body work out and great fun too. Open to all abilities. Please see poster for more...

All 2013 races now open for entries!

We are pleased to announce that all of our 2013 races are now open for entries on www.entrycentral.com. This year we have the four following races taking place: 3rd March – Peopleton Duathlon 26th May – Children’s Duathlon 30th June – Top Barn Triathlon 28th July –...

Top Barn Triathlons 2013 launched on Entry Central

Following hot on the heels of the Droitwich Sprint, WTC are pleased to confirm that the Top Barn Triathlons are launching on Entry Central today - this year's races are on Sunday 30th June 2013, at Top Barn activity centre, just outside Hallow. We have reduced the...

Sansome Walk Saturday 29th Dec

The pool closes at 5pm over the Xmas period so instead the staff have offered us the use of 2 lanes from 1-2pm. Back to normal the week after.

Fancy completing a triathlon but you’re not a strong swimmer?

Worcester Triathlon Club is now offering a "Triathlon front crawl for beginners" course. This is a four hour course over 4 weeks that introduces the fundamentals of swimming front crawl.  Aspects covered include breathing, pulling and the basic body position for...

Triathlon Success for Tri Club Juniors

The 2012 West Midlands Children’s Aquathlon and Triathlon Series awards took place on Sunday evening at the West Midlands Water-ski Centre near Tamworth – and there was success for Worcester Triathlon Club Juniors with Nixie Turner winning both TS3 Girls’ (13/14yrs)...

Amended Sansome Walk swim dates

Sansome Walk is closed Saturday 10th Nov so there will be no pool session. Arran was due to coach on the 10th but this will be changed.

Top Barn Triathlons 2013 – dates confirmed

Hi everyone. We hope you are enjoying your autumn and celebrating successful summer months of competition. If you are already thinking of next year we are pleased to announce that we and our partners Top Barn Activity Centre have confirmed the date of next years races...

Pershore Triples

Saturday 22nd September saw a trial running of the Pershore Triples, Three teams of 4 from the clubs juniors competed in this fun event where 3 back to back mini Triathlons are undertaken This test event was deemed a big success by all and paves the way for a bigger...

October swim news

Arran will be coaching Saturday sessions on 6th and 20th October. No Saturday session on 27th October as there is a gala. For next 9 weeks one lane of the pool on Fridays at the college session will be used for coaching. Chas

Millfield Middle Distance Triathlon – 26th August 2012 by Henry Wa

A small middle distance race organised by Freak Events the race had many ‘quirky’ aspects to it to make it seem like an interesting challenge. Firstly I had never done a middle distance event with a pool swim – in fact I’ve never raced a triathlon with a pool swim! ...

Ellen Hemsworth Qualifies for Euro Sprint Champs

After racing at Rother Valley Sprint triathlon on September 16th, club member Ellen Hemsworth (pictured) has qualified to represent GB in the 25 - 29 age group at the European Sprint Championships 2013 in Alanya, Turkey. Congratulations and well-done to Helen on this...

ChTriman report

After many successful years in the south of France the race organisers of the ChTriman triathlon festival decided to relocate the race to Gravelines in Northern France and so a group of triathletes from Evesham and the surrounding area presenting Worcester Triathlon...

Upton Warren Saturday sessions

The club have decided to end our open water sessions a week earlier due to water temperatures dropping and most likely falling below BTF rules by next weekend. Thanks to everyone for a great season especially all the WTC members who helped out and especially the...

Turbo training – sign up now!

Turbo training sessions will run through autumn - winter on Tuesday evenings at 7 pm in the MPC Lab (Thomas Telford building) on St Johns campus. The first block will be from 23rd October to 18th December. This is 8 sessions (the lab is unavailable 6th November due to...

Bank holiday

There is no swimming at the college tonight (Monday 27th August). Back to normal Wednesday.

Swim coaching August

Arran (our swim coach) will be at Sansome Walk session this Saturday August 11th.

Droitwich Sprint

The Droitwich Sprint Triathlon on Sunday 29th July was a huge success, even a shower didn't dampen competitors spirits.  A big thanks to members of the club were out in force making sure everything ran smoothly Alex Thorley (Junior) (Triks/Cardiff Uni) was the overall...

Junior Aquathlon

There will be a Junior Aquathlon after the main race on Sunday 10.30 ish onwards Tristarts 8 years 50m swim 800m Tristar 1 9-10 100m swim 800m Tristar 2 11-12 150m swim 1600m Tristar 3 13-14 200m swim 2400m Entry on the day £6

Iron Tour Series / Top Barn Triathlons

It has been a busy couple of weekends for Worcester Triathlon Club members racing at home in the Club’s headline triathlon event of the season The Top Barn Triathlons and abroad in the first Iron Tour Triathlon series event held for a number of years on the Island of...

Top Barn 2012 – Well done everyone!

Well done to everyone who competed in Top Barn yesterday. It was a great day at a smashing venue and there was some great racing at the Sprint, the Relay, Double and inaugural running of the Triple. Race results are available on Stuweb Race Timings website and we will...

Open water swim session with Arran

On Saturday 16th June the Worcester Triathlon Club Swim Coach, Arran Stevens, will be running a master class at Upton Warren lake helping swimmers with some of the tricky bits like sighting, turning round buoys and general stroke technique . Arran will work with...

Childrens duathlon results

Worcester Triathlon Club - Childrens' Duathlon results 27th May 2012 Tristart Girls Time Club 1 Ella-Mae Fereday 8.40 Rugby Triathlon Club Tristart Boys Time Club 1 Harry Cockroft 6.16 2 Daniel Evans 8.02 Stratford Cycling Club Alex Barker DNS Black Country...

Open water swimming is on!

The lake is now around 13 degrees and so is warm enough to swim. Join us at Upton Warren this Saturday (12th May) from 7 to 9am. Wetsuits compulsory (until water is warmer) and bring a bright swim cap.

Open water swimming update

Due to the continued cold weather, the lake at Upton Warren is still a tad too cool (11 degrees) for us to swim this Saturday (5th May) and the forecast is is getting colder. We have therefore no option but to postpone the start of these sessions until the lake warms...

Xterra Wetsuits join us for Top Barn

Worcester Triathlon Club are very excited that XTERRA Wetsuits will again be sponsoring the 2012 Top Barn Triathlons in what promises to be the biggest and best Top Barn yet. We have increased entries this year up to 350 to try and make sure all those on the waiting...

Race report – Worcester Marathon

Many thanks to Ben Martin fior the following report: With the weather being kind to us on the Sunday and living only a 5 minute drive away from the start line I left what I thought would be plenty of time but ended up being stuck in a queue all the way to the Sixways...

Hereford Duathlon 15/04/12

Another clear and sunny morning for this race. We really have been lucky so far with the weather this season. We were out in numbers today as well - Danny ‘Gorilla Hands’ Harris, Lee Oliver, Paul Scriven, Daniel Geisler, Neil Wicks and Ros Townsend-Hope and yours...

Warwick Junior Aquathlon – Sunday 15 April

Congratulations to Tom Charles, Grandson of club stalwart Les Bailey, who competed in his first aquathlon today.  Competing in Tri Star 1, (u11)  against many older boys, Tom finished in 13th place in a respectable 10:18 in the 100m swim / 1.2k run event.  Definitely...

Triathlete Profile – Louise Beasley

This is the first of what we hope will be many member profiles illustrating the breadth and depth of our membership – many thanks to Louise for submitting this. Louise, aged 30 of Redditch has been competing in triathlon for nearly 18 months and has been a member of...

Newent Duathlon Report

Newent Duathlon 5k/18k/5k on Sunday 1/04/12. It was an early start for me on Sunday morning, as I’d failed to realise that the Newent Duathlon was two hours and 95 miles away from my bed!  In the end I got there in plenty of time and had my pre-race strong coffee with...

Easter swimming update

There's no swimming at college this Friday 6th April or Monday. Back to normal for next Weds. Sansome Walk on as usual 5-6pm.

Daysey at the Peopleton Duathlon

It was a great day overall for the Worcester Tri Club Team. The weather was very kind to us and the race was run in lovely sunshine. There were a few WTC team racing today including my two main rivals Danny Harris and Iain Jennings (Jenno) and also the legend that is...

WTC Swim Coach

As many of you will know we are pleased to announce that Arran Stevens is back as the WTC Swim Coach. Starting with regular coached sessions last Saturday of the month at our Saturday evening session at Sansome Walk Worcester, we will be adding new sessions...

2012 Open Water

Following a successful 2011 season the Saturday open water sessions are back at Upton Warren (see swim page for more details). WE are kicking off the season on 5th May at 7am. Usual safety and great facilities. Keep checking the website for updates and hopefully some...

Annual Dinner Report

Over 80 members and guests of Worcester Triathlon Club attended the Club’s annual dinner and awards ceremony at the ValeGolfClub on Saturday night to celebrate the 2011 season. The guest speaker was current and six-time World Aquathlon Champion Richard Stannard who...

Worcester Tri Club Annual Dinner – Saturday 11th February 2012

The date has now been set for the Club’s Annual Dinner to be held at the Vale Golf Club near Bishampton as Saturday 11th February 2012. I am pleased to announce that the committee have agreed to subsidise the cost of the three course dinner to £15 for adult members...

Droitwich Aquathlon Cancelled

With great regret we have made the decision to cancel the Droitwich Aquathlon due to insufficient entries. We will be reviewing the future viability of this race. Please do look out for our other races which have always been very popular.

Top Barn Triathlons 2012 – launches 6pm tonight

We have been working hard behind the scenes to get the Top Barn Triathlons ready for 2012 and it goes live TONIGHT at 6pm, at www.entrycentral.com (search for 'Worcester'). We have booked the Top Barn Activity Centre for Sunday 24th June 2012 and we have exclusive use...

Turbo training

Turbo training starts at 7pm on Tuesday 25th October at the University of Worcester. The first session will be ideal as an introduction for anyone one who is new to, or curious about turbo training, with help and advice on things such as: How to set up your bike and...

Droitwich photos

Individual competitor photos from all stages of the Droitwich triathlon are available from DEphoto.

Droitwich results – home win!

Results are up on Stuweb. Congratulations to our own Iain Jennings for a fine overall victory, David Jubb fastest junior and Paul Scriven also in the top ten giving us the team prize.

Droitwich start times

Start times for the Droitwich Sprint Triathlon are now available here.

New College swims continue

Good news, swim sessions at New College will continue through the summer. Friday start time has been put back slightly to 17:15.

Upton Triathlon Report Saturday 9 July

Michelle Parsons racing for Team Tri UK won the 5th annual Upton Standard Distanced Triathlon on Saturday finishing an impressive 21st overall out the Mens and Womens fields combined and building a winning margin of almost three minutes over second placed Christina...

Top Barn Triathlons – update & press release

Hello and a quick update regarding Sunday's races. The Sprint results have now been published on Stuweb and we are aware there are still a couple of eroneous results. If you have a problem with your race splits (with the exception of not being quick enough on the day...

Beijing-Bound

A third place result in the 50-55 year age group at the Ellesmere Triathlon has resulted in Worcester Triathlon Club’s Rachel Ward qualifying for the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series Grand Final in Beijing in September. Ward completed the 1500...

Diga Triathlon report – Sunday 12th June 2011

Michelle Parsons racing for Team Tri UK on Sunday clinched her first overall victory of the season in a half iron distance triathlon at the Diga in Nibbiano, Italy. The event was being held for the first at the picturesque setting at the Nibbiano Dam and started with...

2011 Worcester Children’s Duathlon Report

Worcester Triathlon Club held it’s annual Children’s Duathlon (run-cycle-run) at Worcester University on Sunday, part of the West Midlands Children’s triathlon series.  The youngest competitors in the Tri-Start category battled it out over a  3km course and Erin...

Worcester triathlons

A reminder that entries are here for sprint and double Worcester triathlons at Top Barn on June 26th, and news feed on Twitter. Thank you to our friends at XTERRA Wetsuits for sponsoring the event, providing the fastest and most comfortable wetsuits at affordable...

Peopleton Duathlon Press Article

Worcester Triathlon Club staged its first event of the season on Sunday at Peopleton with the annual Peopleton Duathlon organised by super veteran duathlete and villager Les Bailey. The vent attracted a strong field who were a little unfortunate to be greeted with...

London Marathon

Club welfare officer Rachel Ward is running her 5th London Marathon next month and raising money for Multiple Sclerosis. She has chosen this charity for personal and medical reasons. Sadly this disease has affected a good friend and last year a patient she had nursed...

Cardiff Triples

A date for your diaries - Saturday 16th July 2011. This is a great event organised by Tri Team Glos.  We have supported in the past and everyone who has done it has enjoyed it.  Let me know if you want to take part this year please? The event fills up very quickly so...

Membership renewals & swimming session charges

The Worcester Triathlon Club subscription year runs from 1st January to 31st December therefore 2011 subs are now over due. It is necessary to fill in a new form as the club must have signed confirmation that all your details are correct. The membership renewal form...

Aquathlon cancelled

Due to low entry numbers we have decided to cancel this year's Aquathlon due to take place on Sunday 20th February. Thanks to those who volunteered for marshalling duties.

Club Dinner 2011 Press Release

Triathletes Celebrate a Record Year Worcester Triathlon Club held its annual dinner-dance and awards ceremony at the Vale Golf Club on Saturday night.  Club membership now stands at an all-time high of over 100, reflected in the eighty-plus members and guests who...

2011 club championship

For the 2011 club championship Neil Wicks has nominated 16 races of different lengths throughout the year. Your best 7 results will count, again there will be male and female winners. Please make sure you put down Worcester Tri Club when registering for an event -...

Club kit – beat the price rise

As the new season approaches and the weather improves, I am in the process of ordering some more cycling and triathlon clothing. Now is the time to act if you would like anything; the manufacturer needs a few weeks to produce and deliver the clothing, in time for this...

New website!

Welcome to the new revamped Worcester Triathlon Club website. This is much more than a cosmetic update. The overhaul enables us to keep things more up to date and adds a lot of new features. There will be some further tuning over the next few weeks. If you have...

Turbo training next week

Turbo training next week will take place on Monday night 14th Feb instead of Tuesday, in order to accommodate a cycling club event.

Annual dinner

The Club’s Annual Dinner will be held at the Vale Golf Club near Bishampton on Saturday 5th February 2011. The committee have agreed to subsidise the cost of the three course dinner to £15 for adult members (+1st guest) and £10 for junior members. Non-members are very...

New Year swim sessions

New College swim sessions resume on Wednesday 5th January. Due to falling demand and costs the committee have decided to cancel Thursday night Pershore swim sessions with immediate effect.

2011 Race dates and entries

We are proud to confirm dates for another full season of races in 2011. The early season aquathlon has moved to a later date in February, other events are similar to this year. Details and early entries here.