Welcome to the University of Stirling Triathlon Club.
Here at the University of Stirling there are many great opportunities to take up a new sports or to continue developing your skills in the sports that you already love playing. Were you inspired by the Brownlees or fancy giving one of the fastest growing sports in the UK a try? We believe that no matter your sports background, or ability that you will love what our club has to offer!
We are a club for all abilities, we cater to both newcomers and to those looking to develop their skills to those pursuing elite sport. The club has training sessions are open to all members and cover all the key disciplines of a triathlon (Swimming, Cycling, Running). We are fortunate to be coached by some very highly experienced coaches who have experience coaching both elite and recreational athletes in all disciplines. Our weekly training sessions are as follows;
Monday: Swimming 10am to 11am and Running 5pm to 6pm
Tuesday: Cycling* 4pm to 5pm
Wednesday: Swimming 11am to 12pm and Strength and Conditioning 3pm to 4pm
Thursday: Running 5pm to 6pm
Friday: Swimming 12pm to 1pm and Cycling* 4pm to 5pm
Sunday: Steady road rides***
*Cycle sessions are done on spin bikes
**Group cycles and runs are organised through our facebook page
***Rides will vary in distance but all routes will be displayed on our facebook page prior to departure
During the academic year the club aims to help its members race at as many races as possible. There are some races which the club specifically targets these races are free for all members to participate in through the support of the Sports Union. All of the BUCS events take place down in England and are often the highlight for many of our members who are participating in these kind of races for the first time.
These are the dates of the key races for the club this academic year
BUCS Duathlon - 19th of November, 2017
SSS Sprint Triathlon Championships - TBC
BUCS Sprint Triathlon Championships - TBC
BUCS Standard Triathlon Championships - TBC
Along with these races we also support and encourage members to attend races which are hosted by other Scottish Universities during the academic year more details of these can be found on our Facebook group.
As a club we love any good reason to get together after a have a club social, these in the past have ranged from nights out to Christmas themed Aquathlons, other socials have included film nights, a sports quiz, pasta parties and much more.
Check out all out latest race and club news at;
Our Facebook page; https://www.facebook.com/stirunitri
Our Facebook group; https://www.facebook.com/groups/stirlingunitriclub
Our Twitter; @stirunitri
If you have any questions please don't hesitate to drop us an email:
Darcy Crowther (firstname.lastname@example.org) - Club President