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2012 junior news - October

CPT juniors in action


New member

Welcome to our new member Kai Chatterjee.


parkrun results - 27 October

Dulwich parkrun
41st 23:04 Greta Sharp (1st time)

The PBs page has been updated.


Athlete of the Month

As the junior section continues to grow with different athletes at different sessions, Jon has decided to have three Athlete of the Month awards; one for swimming (both sessions), one for Saturday's bike and one for Monday's run.

The A of M award is designed to encourage all athletes to attend sessions regularly, motivate and enjoy their triathlon experience and is awarded each month with the loan of a cup and a cycle shirt (to be returned in good condition).

Congratulations to Lili Jenkins, Sumer Eaglestone and Thomas Giles who are the winners for the September / October.

Awards will be given out at club sessions.


CPT junior (and adult) mini Autumn triathlon training camp

Our Head Coach, Jon, has secured a 2-hour training slot for the
Cyclopark at Gravesend, DA11 7NP
Wednesday 31 October 1012 from
10:00 – 12:00

We have exclusive use of a 1.5km section of the track which includes circuits D & F  if you look on their interactive map.

Jon and Phil will be coaching the session and will split everyone into ability groups.

Adults are welcome too!

The charge for the session  will be £7.50 to CPT Junior members and adults if you are on annual fee membership or £10.00 if you usually pay per session. Please email Kati to reserve your place.  

By response you understand that your child will need to:

- Bring energy snacks and plenty to drink on the day
- Bring a fully functional bicycle, helmet, clothes, repair kit and spare inner tube, wind & waterproof layers and running kit
- Arrange to be at the venue, ready to go, by the time indicated
- Arrange to be collected or find own way home at the end of the session

The session will be run according to the guidelines described on the our website and by response you acknowledge that your son/daughter participates entirely at his/her own risk.


New members

Welcome to our new members Charlotte Morris and Channaki De Zoysa.


parkrun results - 20 October

Bromley parkrun
10th 19:14 Alex Elms


Club Champs update

Welcome to our most recent joiners: Joshua Kubrycht-Ellis has joined Team Swift and Carla Silva, Team Don.

Congratulations to the nine juniors who ran in the Dulwich Park race on Sunday 8 Oct and well done to the following winners:

Alex     2 miles boys
Elle      2 miles girls
Lottie   1 mile girls

Thanks to the parents/supporters who ran in the 10k beforehand and then stayed on to cheer as well as to Karen, Bruce, Audrey and Brigit who all came along and supported the juniors.

After nine of the ten events in this year’s champs Team Don are leading Team Swift by 112 points (858 versus 746).

The last chance for Team Swift to pull off a stunning victory is our tenth event in the series on 16 November, the CPT Sprint Swim gala at Trinity School.


New member

Welcome to our new member Ella Gluyas.


London Youth Games Hall of Fame

Alex attended the London Youth Games Awards Ceremony with Olympic Gold Medallist John Regis on Monday night.

Alex and John Regis

Alex, as a Lewisham Youth Sports Amabassador, was selected to help Sir Steve Bullock - Mayor of Lewisham and Mike Peasland - CEO UK of Balfour Beatty to induct John Regis into the London Youth Games - Hall of Fame.

John Regis started his sporting career by representing Lewisham in athletics at the London Youth Games and it is hoped Alex, as one of this year's LYG Gold Medallists, may also go on to achieve his potential in the future!

Alex also met numerous other athletes including Olympic Gold Medal Cyclist Joanna Rowsell, Olympic Gold Medal runner Christine Ohuruogu  and Olympian weight lifter Zoe Smith.

Alex and Joanna Rowsell


Photos from the Dulwich run


Ride of the Falling Leaves

Whilst a number of CPT juniors were doing the Club Champs run at Dulwich Park, Isaac took on the 45 mile Ride of the Falling Leaves short course in a personal best time! He arrived at the finish so soon that the electronic timing had not yet been turned on.  

It was Isaac’s aim to be the fastest this year but he thought he wasn't going to do it by about 2/3rd of the way round. So he and Dad, Mark, put the hammer down and the mission was accomplished.  They slept well last night!

They finished in a time of 2:42:21. Congratulations!


Dulwich Club Championship run

Well done to everyone who raced in either the two mile or one mile race in glorious sunshine this morning.

Congratulations to Alex and Elle for being the first boy and girl to cross the two mile finish line and to Lottie for being the first girl in the mile run. They were all presented with their trophies by the Mayor of Southwark.


London Fields Aquathlon

Congratulations to Lola who raced the London Fields Aquathlon (100m swim / 1k run) then rushed to Dulwich Park to take part in the Junior Club Championship run.

Lola completed the aquathlon in 09:19, 02:54 for the swim and 05:16 for the run.

Well done Lola!


parkrun results - 6 October

Wimbledon Common parkrun
58th 21:14 Harry Horsman
93rd 22:58 Elle Horsman

The PBs page has been updated.


Photos from the IRCs - 9 September

You can view these images on Flickr.


Hillingdon Duathlon - 11 November

The next Hillingdon Duathlon takes place on 11 November. This is a really friendly event on the closed cycle circuit at Hillingdon. Every junior should think about entering.

You can enter Hillingdon Duathlon online now!

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