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Ex­eter Tri Club ease you into the new year with their train­ing tips.


Ex­eter Triathlon Club is a friendly triathlon club based in and around Ex­eter, which caters for age eight up­wards. It’s run by a group of en­thu­si­as­tic and ded­i­cated vol­un­teers, who wel­come and en­cour­age mem­bers of all abil­i­ties and ex­pe­ri­ence.

The club’s aim is to en­joy triathlon through­out the year with a reg­u­lar, qual­ity train­ing pro­gramme de­liv­ered by qual­i­fied pro­fes­sional coaches, as well as com­pe­ti­tions and so­cial events. The club is par­tic­u­larly proud of its ju­nior setup, which runs along­side the adults.

The club runs an an­nual aquathlon se­ries and the Exe Val­ley Triathlon, as well as par­tic­i­pates in the an­nual team re­lay cham­pi­onships in Not­ting­hamshire, in which the club placed third in 2016.


Ex­eter Triathlon Club trains in the lo­cal Ex­eter area, with five pool-based swim­ming ses­sions per week at var­i­ous lo­ca­tions. This is in ad­di­tion to two ses­sions for ju­niors and one sea-based open-wa­ter swim ses­sion per week dur­ing the sum­mer in Teign­mouth.

The club op­er­ates track­based run­ning ses­sions out of Ex­eter Arena for both adults and ju­nior mem­bers, while rides are held at the week­end with the meet­ing point at AS Wa­ter­sports.

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