Team triathlons?

anyone know of any events you can enter as a team?

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05/11/2003 at 16:11
I've had a look on some of the tri websites mentioned but most of the events listed seem to be duathlons, and I have no idea about which events you can enter as a team...

Mildly curious about entering a tri sometime next year as a team with my little brothers. Youngest brother v keen (his team just came 7th/133 in Portugal, and he thinks he's a 'triathlon god' at the moment) older one not so - but can be replaced with boyfriend!
05/11/2003 at 16:15
do you mean
relay: one event each
relay: all do each event consecutively
time trial: all do each event together
cougie    pirate
05/11/2003 at 16:27
Ironbridge Tri ?

Team Darkside trampled* all over the opposition at the last one.










* kinda
Bionic Ironwolf    pirate
05/11/2003 at 19:42
Here in Germany there are lots of events where teams can enter to do a relay - there's even a relay class in the Challenge Roth IM distance. I've done a few and they are quite fun.
Bouncing Barlist    pirate
05/11/2003 at 21:14
Have a look at

http://www.teammk.com/

This is the Milton Keynes Tri Team (I will be joining shortly), they have event listings on the website.
05/11/2003 at 22:48
The longest day takes team entries.........
06/11/2003 at 08:53
[snigger]
AndrewSmith    pirate
06/11/2003 at 09:26
deal tri does a team event where you all go together and help each other. its only short and is great fun. or southwater relays usually in september are good, you go one after the other with an open water swim first.
06/11/2003 at 09:28
Just about all the tri's I've entered and seen have relay options... even sprint ones...
06/11/2003 at 10:15
London Tri does teams
07/11/2003 at 16:54
thanks everyone (esp Juliejoo for her extremely valuable contribution ;-) )

I meant one event each, though I wouldn't mind doing a whole tri myself at some point.

Only thing that puts me off is the outside swimming, particularly the London Tri. I used to row on the Royal Docks, and the number of injections we had to have before we could go ON the water has really put me off going IN it! And besides, I know what the rowers do there ;-)



07/11/2003 at 16:57
Still just about any tri will allow relay teams..
Go for it!!
11/11/2003 at 08:00
There's a Tri in Manchester held where the world cup and commonweath ones. It's the 14th December I think and that can be entered as a team. There's no Swiming though it's the 3k Row, 15k Bike, 5k Run format
11/11/2003 at 13:14
ooooh, I like the row, bike, run thing a LOT better! Are there any other tris that are rowing instead of swimming? December's a bit early...

I might even have a go at a whole one myself then... if we entered as a team for a row, bike, run, I'd end up doing the rowing and the swimmer (my boyf) would do the running. Might end up higher-placed though :-). I can out-row blokes, but not out-run them!


cougie    pirate
11/11/2003 at 13:19
I likes the sound of that one too. Is it proper bike or gym bike though ?

Anyone have the details ?
11/11/2003 at 13:21
If it's a tricycle, give me a call.
cougie    pirate
11/11/2003 at 13:36
http://www.agecroftrc.co.uk/pages/triathlon/2003/infopage.htm

You could use a Trike Jj - no rule against it !
11/11/2003 at 13:37
Well - I did see that man at Windsor with his shopping basket on his bike!
cougie    pirate
11/11/2003 at 13:46
Oooh - a baguette as a mid race snack. Great idea !
11/11/2003 at 17:59
Agecroft RC!

I'm not going anywhere near it. Their rowing machines will crash. Their boats do...

Saw one of their Senior Men's VIIIs do the most spectacular crunch I've ever seen in the Head of the River Race about 6 years ago - hit the black buoy at Putney, just seconds short of the finish line... It must have hurt like hell, luckily loads of people around to help them out.
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