Junior Aquathlon a big sucess at Leeds University

Huge congratulations to all the juniors and youths who took part in our annual junior aquathlon held at Leeds University. The kids completed a swim in the pool followed by run laps and lots of smiles were had. Here are the results from the day:- https://my.raceresult.com/202464/results

Open Water Swimming at Otley lake gets underway!

We have now started our open water swimming sessions at the lovely Weston Water in Otley. Members and the guests of members can now enjoy twice weekly swimming on Tuesdays and Saturdays right through the season. Membership is still open if you’d like to join us.

Great morning at Woodhouse Moor parkrun

At the weekend our parkrun league visited the third event of this years league at Woodhouse Moor parkrun, following our previous trips to Otley Chevin and Roberts park in Saltaire. We had a great time and went for a slap-up breakfast afterwards. Our next fixture is at Cliffe Castle, Keighley on the 9th of April, why not join us? You can see the latest league table here.

Entry for the Junior Aquathlon now open!

Date:- Saturday, May the 21st at 3pm After a covid break, we are delighted that all the young budding triathletes in our region can have a go at our popular aquathlon. All ages from 8+ and all abilities from those doing their first-ever event to seasoned regional competitors can race at the wonderful facility of the Edge within the University of Leeds campus. Click on the junior section above to find out more and register your child!  

Winter Schedule announced!

We are pleased to announce that the club after working very hard behind the scenes have released the schedule for Winter with swim, yoga, run, bike and strength and conditioning sessions throughout the week. Click on the regular schedule to find out more and upcoming events to book! Clubs google calendar is here:- https://tinyurl.com/LBTevents

Club Time trials and Hill Climb dates announced – booking available now.

The club is pleased to announce that as Government restrictions are eased and racing and training can start to resume, we have arranged a number of time trials for members through the summer starting next month. These are open to all abilities and any type of bicycle as long as it is roadworthy! A great way to test the lockdown legs or sharpen up for those races.   10 mile TT – Sunday 11th April 10am – V212 Boroughbridge 10 mile TT – Sunday 9th May 10am – V212 Boroughbridge 10 mile TT – Thursday 17th June 10am – V212 Boroughbridge Hill Climb – Thursday 14th July – Norwood Edge   They are now available to book online, on the club website here for just £5 each.   https://lbt.org.uk/upcoming-events/

Resumption of face to face training – update.

I am sure you will have seen the news about a further restriction on numbers of people gathering socially. British Triathlon have confirmed that swim, bike and run activity and events in England are exempt from the new guidelines. Activity and events can continue to operate provided they are Covid Secure and delivered in accordance with our guidance: https://www.britishtriathlon.org/return-to-play We pleased to say we will shortly be starting up limited face to face sessions gradually, following the period of lockdown and government restrictions. However there will be a new system in place for attending sessions. All members must book, and pay for in advance via the website. There will be no option to turn up and pay cash or card as before just right now. This is the system which will ensure we are able to return to training as safely as possible. Please note section 1 is a mandatory part of the process. Members who have not filled out and returned the form will not be able to attend any sessions until they have done this. You only have to do this once. If you continue to book a session and have not returned the form you will not receive a refund. This is what you will need to do:- Complete and send back the “Return to training” document. This is a one off task and you must send a hardcopy wet signed by yourself. The document is available via this link https://drive.google.com/file/d/1yH_6v2ttb2fEOyM74ZJN4I05zUgrtC3z/view?usp=sharing (if anyone has an issue printing this off please email the communications officer) Book online via the website, completing the fit to train questions on the booking form prior to adding it to your cart, and completing payment. These questions are mandatory and you’ll not be able to continue with your booking if you have not answered them. Receive an email 24hrs prior to the session confirming your attendance. Enjoy the session! Whilst following all the guidelines and instructions to ensure the session is safe for all. As soon as sessions become available on the website we will inform members via email and social media channels.

Club hill climb and time trial

Dates for your dairies Norwood Hill Climb 2nd September starting at 1830. Time Trial V212 course close to Boroughbridge 6th September starting at 1000. Cost £5 per event. Both events will have a limited number of places, we are currently finalising details, booking opens 1800 on Thursday 27th August. You must have completed and returned the ‘Returning to Training’ questionnaire prior to booking and you should ensure you read, understand and are able to comply with all the Terms and Conditions as there will be no refunds.