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2014 junior news - January

CPT juniors in action


Membership renewal due - last call

This is a reminder that tomorrow is the last day to renew your Club membership for 2014. You must renew online. Please let Lisa knowif you aren't renewing.

We would also like to encourage members to pay the Annual training fee, as this offers extremely good value, even if you are only planning to attend one session a week. The annual training fee needs to be paid separately from the membership subscription. Details of how to pay can be found on the Annual training fee page.


parkrun results - 25 January

Dulwich parkrun
204th Lexie Webb 32:09


New members

Welcome to new members Tilly Welsh and Hannah Yee.


Saturday mini-camp - 25 January

Endurance based turbo / run session + conditioning

Meet for 09:45 start at SE London Scout Centre - this is just off College Road, take the turning right by the north side of the tollgate and follow the road to the end, the scout centre is through the big gates on the left after the golf club

Bring bike, bike, run kit and turbo trainer, drinks etc

Finish at 12:00 with stretching (some juniors will be finishing earlier than this - see below)

Please note there will be a limited number of club turbo trainers available for use, please bring your own if you have one and a turbo skewer.

There will be two ability groups with the younger / less experienced juniors doing a shorter, bite sized session which will finish earlier, please consult the coaches when dropping off your children for pick up times.

We also need a couple of parent helpers to assist with turbo set up and run support.

There is plenty of parking and there are kitchen facilities if any parents want to organise refreshments!

The session fee will be £10 and included in the Annual training fee.

Plan ahead

The next junior mini-camps are:

Sunday 9 February - Mini-Camp 03 - Bike & Run - 
14:00-16:00  - HHV (Parents welcome to use track)

Sunday 23 February - Mini-Camp 04 - Bike & Run
 - 13:00-16:00 - Hillingdon Cycle Circuit  (This will be a junior and adult coached session)

Saturday 1 March - Mini-Camp 05 - Swim & Core - 
12:15-14:00 - CPNSC Pool

Sunday 9 March - Mini-Camp 06 - Bike & Run - 
14:00-16:00 - HHV

Sunday 23 March - Mini-Camp 07 - Bike & Run - 
09:00-12:00 - Hillingdon Cycle Circuit  (Adult members and parents welcome to use track)

Sunday 30 March - Race Day
Duathlon races for all ages including adults
AM - Hillingdon Cycle Circuit


January mini-camp 1

CPT junior mini-campGreat turnout for the first of this year's mini-camps took place last Saturday. 30 minutes of core work was followed by a 60 - 90 minute swim in the 50m pool.

The next mini-camp is on Saturday 25 February at the Scout Centre. See the training schedule and watch out for details on the e-group.

£10 per session or included in the Annual training fees.

Future dates: Sunday 9 February; Sunday 23 February; Saturday 1 March; Sunday 9 March; Sunday 23 March and Sunday 30 March.

CPT juniors at mni-camp


Winning streak

Alex celebrated his third win in as many weeks. Today was the F3 Winter Super Sprint Duathlon at the Olympic Rowing venue Eton Dorney, with over a 4:30 minute lead! Well done, Alex.

Alex crossing the finish line

Dame Kelly Holmes was on the start line for the Sprint distance but doesn't seem to have a finishing time. Perhaps she's still out there?!

Alex - 4 JanuaryAlex - 11 JanuaryLeft: Receiving the U17 County Champions Trophy from the President of Kent AA, 4 January

Right: Surrey League winner - 11 January

19 January 2014
F3 Winter Super Sprint Duathlon 2.5k / 12k / 2.5k
29 finishers - Full results
Pos Run Bike Run Time Name  
1 08:45 14:39 08:53 33:18 Alex Yee Alex


New members

Welcome to new members Sam Kubrycht-Ellis and Ines Henry. Apologies to George and James Rates who joined in December but didn't get a mention.


Saturday mini-camp - 18 January

Jon has provided details for the first in the mini-camp series taking lace on Saturday 18 January.

Meet at 09:45 at the reception of the Crystal Palace Sports Centre for a
30 minute land training and conditioning + 90 minute swim session, in the 50m pool.

Session will finish at 12:00.

Bring swim kit with fins and trainers / run kit for the conditioning session + fluids. and snacks.

This session is open to all junior members who are proficient enough to swim for at least an hour in the 50m racing pool and cope with the slightly colder temperature of the water.


parkrun results - 11 January

Dulwich parkrun
210th Lexie Webb 30:48

Hilly Fields parkrun
69th Joseph Yee 28:37


X-country results

Ron reports, it was good to see some of our multi-talented athletes competing at the Kent County Cross Country Championships. Cross country is good winter training for triathlon as testified by the Brownlee Brothers.

Well done to Joseph Georgiadis 14th U13 boys (3.1k - 12:53), Tammy Falshaw U15 girls (3.75k - 17:16) and Alex Yee 1st U17 male (5.9k - 20:45).

If you fancy a chance to represent your Borough in the London Mini Marathon in look out for the Borough Trials which will be taking place shortly.


London Junior Series 2014

The London Region has announced the events for the 2014 Junior Series. The series comprises eight nominated events this year. Any athlete may enter the events however to participate in the Series you must be a member of a London club, reside in or go to school in a London Borough.

We encourage all CPT juniors to enter as many of these events as possible. By entering a minimum of three races (two group A and one group B, see London website for more details) you can see how you rank against other triathletes in your age group within London.  Go on give it a go!  We are very proud of the previous achievements of all CPT members in the London Series and hope this will continue in 2014 making sure CPT juniors are on the London map!

It is the responsibility of the athlete to enter their races through the relevant entry process for each race. Race organisers do not reserve places for the series, so once a race is full or deadline for entries is reached the athlete will not be able to participate at that event.


New members

Welcome to our first new members of the year, Matthew Maginn, Max Montgomery and Alan Klejn.


parkrun results - 1 January

Dulwich parkrun
1st Alex Yee 16:12


parkrun results - 21 December

Wimbledon Common parkrun
53 Reef Boericke 22:41

Jan 02

2013 Junior Section Review

Ron, our Junior Coordinator, has written a Report CPT of events and achievements in 2013 (pdf).

Jan 01

Happy New YearBest wishes to all our members for a very Happy New Year. We look forward to seeing you at training soon and hope you keep to your New Year Resolutions!

Jan 01

SwimShop affiliates programme

The SwimShop have just launched a new affiliate programme, so if you are ordering any swim kit please order through the affiliate links on our website to earn commission for the Club.




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