Junior Triathlon Club

JUNIOR TRAINING HAS NOW FINISHED FOR THE YEAR AND RESUMES ON SATURDAY THE 6TH JANUARY 2018

juniors at kimberly triOur awesome junior club meet once a week on Saturdays at West Park Leisure Centre, Long Eaton between 5pm and 7pm. The 2 hour session includes swimming, cycling and running in a fun and friendly format.The first hour is spent running and cycling on West Park or in the sports hall if the weather is poor, the second hour is swimming in the Leisure Centre.

Currently we are at our maximum numbers wise during training but do have a waiting list so please feel free to contact the email address below to add your potential junior triathlete to it.

Email for juniors :  longeatonjuniortriathlonclub@gmail.com

Requirements for joining are; to be able to swim without stopping and unassisted for 50 metres

Image result for facebook symbol  Junior Facebook page

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Guidelines for junior competitors

A competitor’s age is determined by their age on December 31st in the year of competition.

Juniors are divided into age-group categories described below for Triathlon:

TriStars Start (TSS) 8 years old. Swim 50m, Bike 800m-1.5km, Run 600m

TriStars 1 (TS1) 9-10 years old. Swim 150m, Bike 2km-4km, Run 1.5km

TriStars 2 (TS2) 11-12 years old. Swim 200m, Bike 4km-6km, Run 2km,

TriStars 3 (TS3) 13-14 years old. Swim 300m, Bike 6km-8km, Run 3km

Youths 15-16 years old may participate in sprint distance events with written parental consent.

 

Juniors are divided into age-group categories described below for Duathlon:

TriStars Start (TSS) 8 years old. Run 400m, Bike 800m-1.5km, Run 200m

TriStars 1 (TS1) 9-10 years old. Run 1.2km, Bike 2km-4km, Run 400m

TriStars 2 (TS2) 11-12 years old. Run 1,6km, Bike 4km-6km, Run 600m

TriStars 3 (TS3) 13-14 years old. Run 2km, Bike 6km-8km, Run 800m

Youths 15-15 years old – please check British Triathlon website

 

Juniors are divided into age-group categories described below for Aquathlon:

TriStars Start (TSS) 8 years old. Swim 50m, Run 600m

TriStars 1 (TS1) 9-10 years old. Swim 150m, Run 1.5km

TriStars 2 (TS2) 11-12 years old. Swim 250m, Run 2km,

TriStars 3 (TS3) 13-14 years old. Swim 400m, Run 3km

Youths – 15-16 years old. Swim 400m, Run 5km

 

Juniors can become Tristar members of British Triathlon, click here for more info

Taking the next step

British Triathlon are very keen to promote the sport of triathlon to young people. To build skills and confidence they hold a number of “skills schools” to encourage youngsters to build their skills and, experience different coaching styles and activities. See below for list of skills school days;

East Midlands, Sherwood Pines, 4th February 2018. 12-16 years only. Cost £10.
Click here to go to the BTF website.

Easy Midlands, Sherwood Pines, 18th February 2018. 8-11 years only. Cost £10.            Click here to go to the BTF website.