Round up – New Events, “350 Tri Questions” book offer, and Duathlon route rides for Novices.

New Aquathon Series comes to Lee Valley

Lee Valley Regional Park Authority is pleased to announce a new ‘Aqualthlon’ series which will take place on the second Tuesday of every month from May to October.


The monthly events will take place at the Lee Valley White Water Centre, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, the Olympic venue from canoe slalom and in the picturesque River Lee Country Park.


Each event will provide the option for two race distances

–      250m swim and 3k run

–      500m swim and 5.5k run


The swim will take place in the lake at the centre in which the water is cleaned and filtered. The run will be a one or two lap course, on a range of surfaces of pathways through the traffic free park. This is a great event for new open water swimmers as the pool is shallow and wetsuits will be available to borrow.


Entries are now open via

Full details of the event can be found at

New Dartford Bridge Events
Whilst outside of Essex, its pretty local so these new events are well worth checking out:
23rd June – Bridge Triathlon – various distances.
7th July- The Bridge Aquathlon/ Swim, plus theres also 3 summer Tuesday events.
27/28th July – Midnight WO / MAN – Ironman distance event starting 6pm and running through the night (well most likely cycling/running through the night!)
29th Sept – The Bridge 10k
Full details at

New Triathlon book offer – free Alert ID Tag
“Every person who pre-orders a copy from us will be given a “CramAlert ID” band worth £10 free of charge including a one year subscription”
Check out might be worth a read if you’re new to the sport!

Duathlon Route Rides

If anyone would like to join me I’ll be available to ride round the Duathlon bike course, on Wednesday 15th AND 22nd May.
Meeting at the Village Hall Hanningfield. (Theres a Map on this site:
I will aim to start at 5.30pm and a 2nd lap at 6.00pm if required.  We will ride to the pace of the slowest rider.

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