As I sit here, glass in hand (sports drink only of course...) it feels like an appropriate time to look back on Tyne Triathlon Club's year. 2019 has been a tumultuous year for the club, having to re-home itself for the second time this decade. This was certainly a difficult time for the club, having…Read more Happy New Year – 2019 Season Review!
Tyne Triathlon Club are very excited to announce that we will be taking part in British Triathlon's Tri January scheme, returning for 2020. Tri January 2019 saw over 5,000 people get active through swim, bike, run. This year we would love to invite you to join us as we once again set out to help…Read more Tri January
Fancy an off season tour of the Netherlands by bike? Here are a few tips and some memories to last a lifetime. I set off on 3rd September, excited yet apprehensive as I was travelling on my own. Packing is difficult with limited space but I used an Ortlieb seatpack, a Topeak handlebar bag…Read more A tour of the Netherlands
You may have head the rumours; we are very pleased to be able to announce Tyne Triathlon's return to Elswick Pool (25 metres) this October. From October 7th 2019 we shall be swimming at Elswick Pool with the following sessions. Both sessions are £5 (payable by cash or card). Monday 7-8pm Friday 6-7pm We hope…Read more Return to Elswick – October 7th
Three weeks post Ironman UK, and 3 weeks of doing very little, I lined up at the start of Cleveland Steelman Half Iron Distance race for my third time. Despite the recent heavy downpours in the region the event was fortunately unaffected and the weather on the day was looking good! It was announced in…Read more North Eastern Region Male 25-29 Middle Distance Triathlon Champion – Snappy title huh?
As of today (Monday 5th August 2019) we are pleased to be able to announce that we will be resuming swimming! We will have session at Benfield Sports Centre as an interim whilst we continue to work towards a return to Elswick Pool. Sessions are as follows: Monday 8-9pm, £5Wednesday 8-9pm, £5 Thank you to…Read more Swimming Resumes – Benfield Sports Centre
One week ago on Sunday 14th July 2019 I undertook my latest challenge: Ironman UK. The idea to do an Ironman this year came about back in October, as Amy and I entered the Northumberland Ultra Marathon (race report). Given I felt that one of the reasons I struggled in my Lakesman marathon (race report)…Read more Ironman UK 2019
Developments for Tyne Triathlon in the face of Fenham Pool closing.
On Wednesday 03/07/19, Steve, Bella and Dave (with Ibra joining mid way through) headed up to Chollerford for a spot of wild swimming in the North River Tyne. We parked behind The George and walked round to the front of the Hotel entering the river (with a small audience) via the small landing inside the…Read more Open Water Swimming at Chollerford