Triathlon Stop Press News

Bank Holiday Monday 6th May 2019

Triathlon Stop Press News

Go-tri Event

Tonbridge Lions Club have been given approval by the BTF to introduce a new event in 2019; a special, greatly shortened race for those who want a relatively easy introduction to their first Triathlon.

The Go-Tri event will comprise a 200-metre swim; a 14-kilometre cycle course and a 2.5-kilometre run.

Apart from a swimming costume no specialist equipment is required.  Rules and regulations are identical to the main Triathlon event.

The entry fee is £15.00.

Anyone wishing to take part can do so by following the link below.

Tonbridge Lions Club are planning to offer initial, basic training at Tonbridge School Sports Centre.  Watch this space for further news and details.




New sponsor

Tonbridge Triathlon has a new sponsor, the fitness training organisation VO2. 

Triathlon Training Opportunities


At 12.00 on Saturday 13th April 2019, VO2 Fitness training are offering a pre-event training session at The Walled Garden, Noble Tree Road, Hildenborough, Kent, TN11 8ND, on Triathlon cycling and running as well as the principles of Transition, given by Paula and Jimmy George.

 Paula is a British Triathlon Level 3 Coach with over 15 years of experience.  She has successfully coached athletes to National and World titles and has competed at all distances of triathlon, up to and including International level.  Jimmy is a level 2 Triathlon Coach and has competed in Triathlon and Duathlon to International Age Group Level over all distances.

Competitors interested in attending the two hour session should email to reserve their place not later than Wednesday 10th April. VO2 also offer General Fitness Training.  For more details of this, please telephone Jimmy George directly on 01732-834155.

Mark Horne, a long time supporter of Tonbridge Triathlon and a level 3 Coach,  will offer coaching on Triathlon swimming and Transition at Tonbridge School Sports Centre on Saturday 20th April between 3.30 and 5.00 pm.  For more details, please contact T.S.C. on 01732-304111. 

Tonbridge Triathlon Sart Times

From 28/29 April until after the closure of entries on 2 May, the previous page wiill feature the Start Times for all competitors.  Start Times begin at 07.00 am on Monday 6 May and will appear in order of event, beginning with the Standard Distance.

Standard Distance

Age groups: - over 50s; over 40s; Seniors.

Sprint Distance

Age groups: - over 50s; over40s; Seniors

Team Relay

Go Tri

Please don't forget to arrive in sufficient time to familiarise yourself with the site and listen to the briefing before you start.