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Junior news - October 2011

CPT juniors in action


Lübeck Half Marathon

WimWhile visiting his grandparents during half term in Lübeck in Northern Germany, Wim competed in his first ever half marathon, finishing in 1:54:33, placing 395/855.  


Elle & MatthewAthlete of the Month - October

Congratulations to Elle and Matthew who were awarded Athlete of the Month for October.

Jon presented the awards at Trinity on Friday, "for a great training attitude and continued improvement as well as good attendance".


Saturday 22 October - Richmond Park

This Saturday will be a bike/run session in Richmond Park.

  • Starts at 09:30 at the Pen Ponds car park
  • Bring lots of layers, it's getting cooler!
  • Groups will be divided between three coaches
  • 11:45am finish with bacon rolls.

Croydon 3k fun run

Congratulations to junior members who ran the Croydon 3k fun run on Sunday 16 October. In the under 12 category Michael was 1st, Harry 3rd and Elle 2nd girl. Well done! 

16 oct 2011
Croydon 3k
Pos Time Name
9 13:03 Michael Eagling
11 13:09 Harry Horsman
23 15:07 Elle Horsman


Training dates for your diary

We have four confirmed dates at Herne Hill Velodrome for Saturday road bike sessions:

5 November
19 November
3 December
17 December

These will be public sessions but will be coached for CPT members. The sessions will be held at 13:30-15:00.

There is a covered area in the event that rain means we cannot use the track, so we can either do circuits or a turbo session. Session fees will be £5 for adults and £3 for juniors or inclusive for those who have annual training membership.

On 5 November the Veldrome are running a working party and it would be very much appreciated if members could pitch in, after our training session, with some of the work that needs to be done. Work will continue until it gets dark, followed by fireworks and food and a chance to get to know everyone.  More details to follow.

We also have confirmed dates for Hillingdon in 2012, so make sure you keep the dates free:

11 March
29 April
9 September
7 October


London junior series results

Well done to all the juniors who competed in London series races. Congratulations to the following members who completed the required number of races to get a standing in their age group:

TriStar 1 Girls
4th Mali Jenkins
TriStar 1 Boys
8th Matthew Brogan
9th Luc Hoolahan
11th Joseph Yee
TriStar 2 Girls
4th Tammy Falshaw
5th Elle Horsman
TriStar 3 Boys
6th Michael Eagling
8th Harry Horsman
9th Dominic King
11th Nik Pusey
TriStar 3 Girls
2nd Natalie Falshaw
TriStar 3 Boys
3rd Alex Yee
5th Adam Efrat
7th Sam Singer-Ripley
8th Morris Pusey

CPT juniors in action

Thanks to Ron for his photographs from the session at Hillingdon on Sunday 9 October and the last Velodrome session on Tuesday 27 September.

It was Sam's birthday on Friday so we sang Happy Birthday to him and were happy to share his birthday cake with him.


2011 Club Championships

Crystal Palace Junior Triathletes take Dulwich Park by storm!

Last Sunday was the final CPT junior club championship event, a run race in Dulwich Park.  Well done to everyone who competed and earned points for their team. 16 of you were there and your CPT kit looked striking on the start line.

But did the Wiggos close the points gap?  No, unfortunately not for them, this year the Cavs came out in force, scores on Sunday were...

Cavs 109 with 10 team members and bonus points awarded to Harry, Matthew, Mali and Ben A
Wiggos 66 with 6 team members and bonus points awarded to Alex and Elle

Many congratulations to the Cavs who have taken the Club Championship title this year by 129 points and will be awarded the trophy with a mini Mars of course for EVERYONE who took part in the Club Champs series.

Jon says "Chapeau" to all who took part and thank you to the parents and supporters.

If anyone has any ideas to evolve the club champs for 2012 please let Sheila know.

Links to more photos of CPT in action at Dulwich Park can be found below.

CPT in action at Dulwich Park


Hever Castle Triathlon - 24 September

View photos on Facebook of Adam in action at the Hever Castle Sprint Triathlon.


Athlete of the Month - September

Congratulations to Archie and Ben who were awarded Athlete of the Month for September.

Jon announced the awards in Dulwich Park following the Club Champs run, saying Archie was awarded "for his regular attendance and enthusiasm since recently joining the Club and Ben for his new found desire in his run, bike and now swimming, after having a lean few months".

Ben Archie


New member

Ride of the Falling LeavesWimWelcome to new member Wim Geberbauer (in the black trisuit in the photo). Wim's dad, Hans, has been a member of CPT for a couple of years. They both completed the 100k Ride of the Falling Leaves sportive yesterday. He finished in 4:49:32.

Isaac also completed the 80k Ride with his dad, Mark in 2:51:34. Hopefully there will be a report from Isaac to follow.


Dulwich run - Sunday 2 October

Well done to all the juniors who ran the one and two mile races at Dulwich Park and also for their very efficient manning of the water station.

Congratulations to Harry and Elle, who won the one mile race and to Alex for winning the two mile race.

Club Champs update to follow soon.

You can also view Helen's photos on Facebook.


7Oaks Junior Aquathlon - Sunday 2 October

At the 7Oaks Junior Aquathlon on Sunday, Natalie was 1st in TS3 Girls, Tammy 2nd in TS2 Girls and Michael Eagling was 3rd in TS2 Boys.

Natalie & Tamsin in action

2 oct 2011
7Oaks Junior Aquathlon
Pos Swim Run Time Name
2 03:53 11:23 15:32 Natalie Falshaw
(1st TS3 girl)
3 03:20 05:54 09:49 Michael Eagling
(2nd TS2 boy)
6 03:44 06:09 10:16 Tammy Falshaw
(2nd TS2 girl)


Hillingdon cycle session - Sunday 9 October

Just to clear up any confusion on the timings for the Hillingdon bike/run session for and juniors on Sunday 9 October:

The session will start at 09:00 (so aim to get there by 08:45) and will finish at 12:30. Jon will be there from 08:30.

There is an indoor clubhouse for breaks and ample changing facilities, the session will be divided into three parts with 15 minute breaks.

Session 1: Focused on group riding and thru & off riding
Session 2: Will have a duathlon focus with some run/bike/run repeats (short distances)
Session 3: Team pursuits and some fun races

Sounds good doesn't it!

Hope to see you on Sunday

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