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March 27, 2018

The snow on the weekend of the 17th and 18th of March left a lot of us disappointed when amongst other events, the Weston Super Mare (pictured) and Forest of Dean half marathons were both called off.  But what a difference seven days make as we bounded into spring!...

March 2, 2018

Check out the the fancy new TTC logo.  It will be appearing everywhere, kit, posters, website rather like that rash you got after your last open water swim!

Meanwhile on the results front, at last it was back to a multi-discipline event involving a bike with the Peoplet...

February 14, 2018

This latest update starts with a bit of an apology as I missed Claudia and Scott's results from the Severn Sins.  Particularly remiss as Claudia finished in 1:05 to claim the first lady spot with Scott in 1:08.  Excellent results after running through snow, ice, mud an...

January 24, 2018

Its a new year but the same old madness grips club members as Malcolm takes up the story of a trip to Parliament Hill Lido to take part in the Phish swim.!

Saturday 20th January on a pretty miserable rainy day, Tim Shattock, Gareth Hooper, Mike Roberts and I with Coach...

January 8, 2018

The couple of weeks up to Christmas generally sees a wind down of activities but you can rely on members to do their bit to to raise a sweat.

Female members of the Club carried the flag at the Croome night run with Hannah Becky, Julia, Caroline, and Elaine, finishing th...

December 11, 2017

The latest, slightly short update sees TTC's women take top billing with their performances at the Croome Capability Canter.  The off road event was billed as a 10k but most competitors seemed to clock around the 6.5 miles for the race.

First home from TTC was Beck...

November 21, 2017

The latest update has all sorts, swimming, running and duathlon!

Nick took on the Triferris  off-road duathlon last week which he described as : 'Mega muddy and really good fun'. 

He reckons that he had not been running well in recent weeks so had a l...

November 17, 2017

Since the last update, running has become the focus for a number of members and the extended Aquathlon series is also upon us.

Our fellow athletes at Tewkesbury Running Club recently held their annual Guy Fawkes 5 event.  This is becoming increasingly popular and these...

October 31, 2017

What & When Should you Eat in a Race

Main point: 

Glycaemic index, or GI,  (a scale from 0-100) tells us how rapidly absorbed carbohydrate is. Aim for low to middle GI pre-race and middle to high GI during a race.

Technical point:

1g (gram) of carbohydrate gives you 4 (kil...

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June 2, 2019

We arrived at Grafam Water late Saturday afternoon to register, check out the transition area and the lake which was a barmy 12 degrees C, happy and nervou...

April 1, 2019

Hi All,

First round of race updates for the year and it appears the Tewkesbury trophy cabinets are already bulging! See the reports below that I have had su...

January 18, 2019

With lots of professional triathletes taking part in pre seasons training camps abroad, a group of 12 of the club's members took the short (and now free to...

November 1, 2018

Why send one Club member to international events when you can send a posse to take on a bunch of them?  Jayne goes first...

'As some of you know,...

October 18, 2018

She said she was rubbish at sending in results but it looks like she didn't stop long enough to write anything down!  In one e-mail Ros sent me a very...

September 19, 2018

This race report comes with a warning: never, ever go drinking with a racing buddy. Bad things get signed up for.

It all started innocuously enough: "let's...

September 12, 2018

Ironman Martin leads off the latest update with a trip to Wales:-

'It had been a long time coming but, the day finally arrived on Sunday 9th September. The...

August 22, 2018

Photo Courtesy: www.charleswhittoneventphotography.com 

Well what can we say? A brilliant day at Bredon's Hardwick.  TTC aided by some of Kathy's Allrunners...

August 20, 2018

Photo: Courtesy: awoladventure/HenleySwim.com 

I'm sure it's not the case, but in this update it looks as though a few members have fallen out of love with...

August 19, 2018

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