We will have two exciting events in 2017 plus our full season of open water swimming sessions. The Hercules Festival of Sport Northwood & St. Albans will see a return with even more interest for the third year in a row for both venues. Both are set in stunning private grounds with challenging courses with great support and camaraderie around the venue. We work alongside the local community in both areas to provide excellent events that are safe and fun for all the family. At our Festivals there really is something for everyone to, we believe in engaging the whole family in sport, from the youngest to the oldest so take a look below at your preferred venue and we hope to see you at a Hercules Event soon…

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Sunday 28th May 2017

St. Albans

St. Albans

Sunday 17th September 2017


After an extremely successful 2016 season our Open Water Swim Sessions will be returning in 2017. We will host three weekly sessions at are home at the Old Merchant Taylors’ Clubhouse from 22nd April to 10th September.

Our sessions are a great opportunity to practice swimming in the open water and they are open to all ages and abilities. Merchant Taylors’ club house offers excellent changing and shower facilities and there is even a bar that opens on a Wednesday evening which is a very popular regular social for swimmers.

Clubs are welcome at our sessions and we offer discounted entry for large groups. Children are also welcome if accompanied by an adult and are 8+ years old and we have wetsuits available to purchase or hire, so that everyone can get involved. We also offer individual and group swim and tri coaching.


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Due to the challenging nature of our events they are the perfect opportunity to raise money for your chosen charity. Competitors in our 2016 events raised a staggering amount for charities all across the UK and our competitors took great pride in conquering their individual tests. One group of brothers who took part in our St Albans relay triathlon raised an incredible £17,500 for the Royal Marsden Hospital.

Hercules Events have teamed up with “Stand up to Cancer” to encourage participants of our events to raise money for this incredible cause. Please take time to read about the tireless work this charity do to accelerate the benefits of research to cancer patients and play your part by fund raising yourself. You can request a fundraising pack from here and set up your own just giving page.

Together we can make a real difference.


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Fall in love with running by turning it into a social event. We take the pressure off, you don’t have to be an experienced runner, you just have to be willing to put on your trainers and turn up. Join us and other like minded women on our mission to make exercise accessible to all women and unleash your inner Venus, the goddess of love and victory.

Our women only social runs are open to women of all running abilities. We want to encourage women to take take up running. Sprint, jog or walk its up to you! Take it at your own pace. You can run for as long or as little as you want. It is a circular course so no one gets left behind. Our runs are very social and we have a clubhouse bar where you are required to come in for a chat and a drink after your run.



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