Thanks to everyone that came out for last month’s social at the Tame Otter, it’s always great to get the Club’s members together and we plan to make it more of a regular thing in 2019.
We are now busy preparing for our next Club get together, this Sunday’s AGM! We’ll be hosting this at Cliff Lakes and hope as many members new & old will be able to join us to discuss the club’s plans for the year ahead.
Finally, don’t forget the Club Kit Shop is only open until March 6th (next Wednesday!). Details below and on the website…
AGM & Club Social – Sunday 3rd March from 3pm – Cliff Lakes, Tamworth
The Club’s AGM (and the second monthly social of 2019) will be held at The Waterfront Bar, Cliff Lakes on Sunday 3rd March at 3pm.
Open to all members & non-members, family and friends we hope you will join us to discuss the club’s plans for the year ahead and catch up over drinks.
Deadline to order Titan Race Kit – Wednesday 6th March!
The Titan Triathlon Club Race Kit Shop is now open for 2019! See the website for full details- we plan to close the shop window on March 6th, with delivery expected mid-April. Kit samples will be available at this weekend’s AGM to try for size.
This will be the only opportunity to get Titan kit for the upcoming season, so if you want to race as a Titan in 2019 don’t delay in getting your order in!
Wednesday Run Intervals Session – Wednesdays at 6:45pm – Tamworth Castle Grounds/ Skatepark
The Wednesday Night Run Intervals session continues to go from strength-to-strength since launching in January. Pete leads a 1 hour Intervals Run suitable for any ability runner, open to both members & non-members. If you’ve not already popped along we hope you will be able to join us soon.
Club Training Sessions
Check the Facebook & WhatsApp Groups every Friday morning for the latest training options and updates.
Regular Weekly Training Options include…
Wednesday 6:45pm Titans Intervals Run Session (Tamworth Castlegrounds/ Skatepark)
Thursday 8:15pm Titans Winter Swim Block (Kingsbury Leisure Centre)
Thursday 7:15pm Peelers Structured Run Session (Snowdome Entrance/ Steps)
Saturday 9am – Kingsbury Water Parkrun
Weekend Bike Rides (Dependent on Weather & Coaching Availability)
Club race reports for February are now online- check it out to see what racing your fellow Titan’s have been up.
We’re starting to enter racing season now and it’s great to share what everyone in the club has been up, so to ensure your race results are included in the next update please don’t forget to post details in the WhatsApp or Facebook Groups or message Ryan directly.
Key 2019 Club Races:
Lichfield Sprint Tri – Date TBC – We’re still waiting to hear news on this, but it is looking unlikely this will go ahead on April 7th as originally advertised. Keep an eye on the Titan Facebook page for the latest updates.
Ironman Mallorca 70.3 – 11th May 2019 – The race is sold out but if you’re holiday planning Mallorca is an excellent place to spectate and get some training in.
Long Course Weekend – 5th-7th July 2019 – A great festival of Triathlon with a range of racing options for every ability, from a 5k run to a full iron distance over 3 days, this is a great weekend in Tenby for the whole family!
Ironman Wales – 15th Sept 2019 – A record number of Titans are due to compete this year and although race places are now sold out, everyone is welcome to join the Titan Spectating Team in Tenby.
Local Races Booking Now:
Florette Fradley 10k – 10th March
Burntwood Aquathon – 17th March
Coventry Half Marathon – 24th March
East Leak Sprint Triathlon – 31st March
Halesowen Sprint Triathlon – 7th April
Cathedral to Castle 10 mile Run – 7th April
Cannock Chase Trail Half Marathon – 13th April
Coventry Sprint Triathlon – 19th May
Grafman Middle Distance Triathlon– 19th May
Ironman 70.3 Staffordshire – 9th June
A few interesting news stories and articles from the world of Triathlon. If you find any interesting Tri related links feel free to share them with your fellow members in the Facebook Group!
- Canadian Runs Triathlon on a broken leg- the best Olympic story you’ve never heard.
- Expanded Road Closures Announced for Long Course Weekend’s Bike Routes.
- Ironman UK Bolton announces 2019 changes to the bike course route.
For the latest news make sure you follow Titan Triathlon Club on Facebook and join the private Members Group.
To ensure you don’t miss anything click on the “Following” settings and choose “See First” and Turn Notifications On to put the Titans at the top of your Facebook news feed!