Wight Tri provided regular pool or sea coached swim sessions throughout most of the year. We also organise group cycle rides, have links with the Island’s main cycling club and arrange weekend training camps periodically.
We have good links with the Island’s sporting communities and encourage members to use them to get good bike and run training outside of Wight Tri.
Below is information and links to regular training groups by discipline.
Wight Tri welcome and encourage anyone to have a go at the sport. We also understand it can be a bit daunting to some people or may seem expensive to get into. To that end we have produced a ‘beginner’s guide’ tailored to our club.
We have coached swim training at Medina Pool on Wednesday’s 8-9pm, September through to May. The pool is privately hired, numbers are limited and the cost is subsidised, payable per term in advance.
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Summer open water swimming/training on Monday’s and Fridays. West Wight on Mondays, East/South Wight on Fridays. Meet ready for a 6:30pm swim (location can change subject to tides and weather conditions) – check the Club’s Facebook page for up-to-date location news.
Feel free to bring any hot drinks and any cakes to share for after – you will need warming up.
May be postponed in adverse weather – check Wight Tri’s Facebook page if in doubt.
Regular cycle training takes place on Tuesday evenings, meeting 6:30pm at Locks Green triangle nr Porchfield. This is open to anyone. The group is lead by Steve Dines. Check Facebook page for up to to date news.
Sunday morning T-Stop rides are longer, slower rides with a cafe stop on route and take place most weeks meeting at Carisbrooke High St carpark at 9:30am, again, check our Facebook page for up to date news.
The Isle of Wight Cycling Club put on a series of Time Trial races of varying distances throughout the year that compliment triathlon bike training.
Wight Tri have a partnership with them and ALL paid up Wight Tri members can automatically become members of IOWCC for no extra cost by completing their Membership form.
Visit their new website here – www.iowcyclingclub.com
The Island has numerous running clubs and many Wight Tri members are involved with one in some way.
Ryde Harriers meet on Tuesday evenings at 7:15pm at Ryde Rowing Club for road runs during the winter months and Sandown High School for track and multi-terrain in the summer. www.rydeharriers.co.uk
Isle of Wight Road Runners are based in Newport and meet on Thursday evenings for road runs. www.isleofwightroadrunners.net