Drop in session, Sat 29 September 2018 10.30am-1.30pm, London Aquatic Centre
This is an ideal introduction for those new to para-triathlon. The first half will provide information on getting into the sport and the set-up in London. There will also be an opportunity to meet an international para-triathlete and hear first-hand about her experience in the sport.
In the second part, we will transfer to the 50m Olympic pool for a coached swim session from a qualified triathlon coach, you will be able to gain some tips on how to improve your swimming technique whatever your ability.
This event is open to all categories of disability and for any level of sporting experience & ability the cost is £9 and you can book here: http://bit.ly/GoTri29Sept
Blind/B1 Triathlete and guide programme, Sat 17 & Sun 18 Nov 2018
venue: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park – this is a trial programme in which we will aim to match interested blind/VI triathletes with potential guides to help with training and events. The centre-piece of this programme is a training weekend giving triathlete and guide training in tandem cycling, guided swimming and guided running. The cost of the programme for the triathletes is £25,
Link here: http://bit.ly/GoTri17-18Nov to book and get further details.
Go tri events
These are excellent opportunities for first-time triathletes, looking to get direct experience of an aspect of triathlon or an opportunity to have a go at a mini multi-disciplinary event. All events are inclusive and will try to accommodate the required adaptations.
Click here for all Go tri events.
London League Events – For those feeling up to the challenge you can pit yourself in the London League of competitive events scheduled throughout the year and hosted by various London triathlon clubs. Para competitors get points for their finish in each event and you can battle it out to be the League’s top para-triathlete. All LL events are inclusive and will try to accommodate all required adaptations. The last two rounds of the LL are both aquathlons (400/750m swim then 5k run) click on the links below for more details and to enter:
Clash of the Tritons Greenwich, 26 August 2018
London Fields Aquathlon London Fields (Hackney), 16 September 2018
If you have any questions on any of the above please feel free to contact me on the details below, in addition to contact me if you have any other queries or suggestions.
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Haren Thillainathan Paratri coordinator Triathlon England – London