Success all round at Aquathlon

764965129An 80 year old man joined Team GB athletes at Sunday’s Hercules Aquathlon at Inspire: Luton Sports Village.

Ken May, of Luton, raced against some of the best in the country and finished 18th in the 400m swim and 5km event.

Team GB’s Leigh Pilgrim and Kerry Large won the men’s and women’s races and Anna Fake won the shorter distance, of 200m and 3km. Read More

Hercules Triathlon Training Day

Triathlon Training Day

Venue – Stanborough Park, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6DQ

4th May 2014

We have teamed up with Triathlon England and an Elite Triathlon Coach to provide a fantastic day of training. Whether you are new to multi-discipline sport or looking to take your performance up a number of notches, why not take advantage of our new Triathlon training event.

  • BTF approved coaches
  • Improve your run leg performance with tips from the experts
  • Transition zone drills
  • Kit inspection and advice

Swim session to include; Safety briefing, warm up, in water warm up, swimming close, mass starts, water exits, wetsuit exits

Transition training to include; Theory, run-throughs and transition drills, event transition orientation

This event is FREE for the following:

BTF Members Click here to join Triathlon England or Click here for membership benefits
Active Luton Members
Hercules Events Participants (Past and present)

To enter please send us an email at or follow the link Contact Us link with your registration/membership number.

Training day schedule:

08.30-09:00 Arrive and register
09:00-09:15 Brief introdution and detailed briefing on the course legs
09:15-10:00 Orientation and opportunity to swim the lake, how to put your wet suit on/ basic swim start training /how to get out of the water /how to take your wetsuit off
10:00-10.30 Transition training swim to bike
10:30-11:00 Transition training from bike to run
11:00-11:30 Things you need at a Triathlon and final questions ect

Equipment needed:

  • Tri Suit (or other), wet suit, goggles, swim cap, flip flops
  • Transition box (if used) and full contents
  • Transition Kit: Bike shoes, run shoes, small towel, bike helmet, number belt (if you have them), cycling sunglasses and anything else you will use in transition for the bike or run.
  • A notepad and pencil, race belt
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