Group C

Tristar 3, Youths and Juniors (Born in 2004 or earlier)

Group C will be for members who’s main aim is compete in triathlons or for older members of these age groups not intending to compete but who can best develop their fitness by training with this group.

Group C train for two hours from 9.30am to 11.30am on Saturdays during school terms. From Sept 2015 the group is for those who were born in 1999 to 2004 inclusive who will race in either the Tristar 3, Youth or Junior age groups in 2017.

The aim of the group is to develop members endurance, skills, strength and flexibility for all forms of triathlon races including drafting and open water. The training will be more demanding than Group F although there will always be an element of fun in each session.

Geoff Jones is the Group Leader and can be contacted at headcoach@waldenjnr.co.uk. Geoff is supported by Phil, Chris, Nicola and Charlie.

You will find details of how to apply to join Group C on the membership page.

Chris Hunt

Group C Lead Coach

(Level 2 Triathlon)

Chris Hunt

Chris joined the coaching team at the end of 2013 and qualified as a Level 2 Triathlon coach in September 2016.  He is a keen cyclist and regularly take part in charity events and manage a weekly training session for novice adult cyclists.  Chris also assists at swimming club events for Bishops Stortford and takes an interest in swimming training as my daughter Annabel (Group C) competes at county championship standard.

You can contact Chris at groupc@waldenjnr.co.uk

John James

Group  C Coach

(Level 1 Triathlon)

John James

John joined the coaching team in the summer term of 2012. He passe the BTF Level 1 qualification in February 2013. He has been a member of WaldenTRI and Saffron Striders since 2006 competing in medium distance road races and cross-country, sprint-triathlons and duathlons. His most memorable events and races include at 3000m Steeplechase in Harlow, 'The Grizzly' Fell races in Devon, Karrimor Mountain Marathon in Scotland, Zofingen Duathlon in Switzerland, Llanberis 1/2 Iron-Man in Wales. He is married to Margit, who is also a member of WaldenTri and Saffron Striders.

Weekly Schedule - Group C

The Group C weekly schedule of training on Saturdays for Summer Term 2017 is as follows:

  9.30am to 10.30am 10.30am to 11.30am
22-Apr Run Bike
29-Apr Swim Run
06-May Bike Swim
13-May Wimbish** Wimbish**
20-May Run Bike
27-May Swim Run
03-Jun Half Term Half Term
10-Jun Bike Swim
17-Jun Run Bike
24-Jun Swim Run
01-Jul Bike Swim
08-Jul Wimbish** Wimbish**

**Wimbish training is held between 8.30am and 10.30am

Nicola Hunt

Group C Coach

(Level 1 Triathlon)

Nicola Hunt

Nicola joined the coaching team at the end of 2013 and qualified as a Level 1 Triathlon Coach in March 2016. She is a  competitive long distant runner and will be completing in my tenth consecutive "good for age " London marathon in 2015. Nicola is also a swimming official and take a keen interest in swimming training as my daughter Annabel (Group C) swims for A squad at Bishops Stortford Swimming Club.