Group C

Tristar 3, Youths and Juniors (Born in 2005 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 8.30am to 10.30am on Saturdays during school terms. From Sept 2018 the group is for those who were born in 2000 to 2005 inclusive who will race in either the Tristar 3, Youth or Junior age groups in 2019.

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.

Chris Hunt is the Group Leader and can be contacted at headcoach@waldenjnr.co.uk. Chris is supported by Ashley, Andy, Mark, John and Ben.

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 his  daughter Annabel (Group C) competes at county championship standard.

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

Andy Dunlop

Group C Coach

(Level 2 Triathlon)

Andy Dunlop

Andy joined the coaching team in 2012 and gained his BTF Level 1 qualification in February 2013 and his BTF Level 2 in March 2015. He has been a club member for 6 years. In addition to triathlons he has competed in numerous marathons and outdoor pursuit events. In the week he works around the country as a Construction Consultant.

He is Dad to Innes in Group C  and his wife, Georgina who is a keen duathlete and competed at the World Championships in Canada in August 2017.

Mark Fraser

Group C Coach & Weds Night Swim Coach

(Level 2 Triathlon Level 2 Cycling and Level 2 Track Cycling)

Mark Fraser

Mark joined the coaching team in Sept 2011 and gained his British Cycling Level 2 coaching qualification in mid 2012. He began racing as a junior and has a background in track racing & time trialling in particular. He still has hazy memories of finishing third in the regional track championships, holding a few club records, and competing in the World Masters Track Championships. Mark is also a coach at Cycle Club Ashwell.

Mark works with the Group C and is helping improve the cycling abilities of all our members. He is Dad to James in Group C.

Mark is editor of the popular Youth Cycle Sport website and he also has his own personal coaching business Full Moo Cycling.

Weekly Schedule - Group C

The Group C weekly schedule of training on Saturdays for Autumn Term 2018 is set out below.

VenueTimeActivity
15-SepCarver Baracks8.30am to 10.30amBike and Run
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29-SepCarver Baracks8.30am to 10.30amBike and Run
06-Octtbctbctbc
13-OctCarver Baracks8.30am to 10.30amBike and Run
20-OctHalf TermHalf TermHalf Term
27-OctCarver Baracks8.30am to 10.30amBike and Run
03-NovCarver Baracks8.30am to 10.30amBike and Run
10-NovCarver Baracks8.30am to 10.30amBike and Run
17-NovCarver Baracks8.30am to 10.30amBike and Run
24-NovCarver Baracks8.30am to 10.30amBike and Run
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08-DecCarver Baracks8.30am to 10.30amBike and Run
15-DecCarver Baracks8.30am to 10.30amBike and Run

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.

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.