Last night the club held a social evening at our open water swimming venue of Otley lake. The weather was the best we’ve ever had it and the water was 23.8. This meant that the majority of our members ditched their neoprene an swam in the lovely fresh water without a wet suit. Huge thanks have to go to Linda, Rachel, Tina and all other “Ham and Egg” ladies who cooked for around 100 people and put on a simply fabulous and delicious spread. They really did the club proud.
Yesterday the club hosted a duathlon race at the Brownlee Centre in North Leeds. It was part of the junior race series for the Yorkshire region. 250 budding athletes took part on the run – bike – run challenge and had a great time. The Yorkshire weather even held despite the ever darkening skies! A big thanks to Aldi, Triangle, David Lloyd Clubs, Sun-Maid Raisens and Yorkshire Runner for supporting the event.
LBT Now has 3 fully qualified RLSS Open Water Lifeguards. Last Saturday they all qualified at the end of a 3 day course having learnt skills from advanced first aid to water rescue. Well done Fiona, Ann and Andrew.
Open water swimming is just around the corner! Tonight we are hosting our pre-season Q&A for new members at the The Horse And Farrier in Otley. We will also be sorting volunteers and the rota for those more experienced members. You get chips and sandwiches too so no excuse not to come along! See you there!
We are delighted to announce that Leeds & Bradford Triathlon club have been awarded the 200 Triathlon magazine “Club of the year” award. This means that LBT have been voted the best triathlon club in the UK for the last three years! A big thank you to everyone who voted in the competition.
The perfect introduction into the sport of triathlon for your budding junior. This swim/run is held within a safe, closed route within Leeds University and uses the Edge sports centre excellent swimming pool. With various distances depending on age this race is open for 8-18 year olds. Places are limited and it always sells out so don’t hesitate to get signed up! Click here www.tinyurl.com\LBTJA2017