Members of Groups S, 1, 2, F, and C train on Saturday mornings, Swim Training Sessions are on Sunday afternoon.  There is currently a waiting list for the swim sessions.  Please email if you would like your child added to the list. 

Athletes training group  is dependant on their racing category which is by year of birth, not school year.  The training groups are as follows:

Group Born in Race Category

Saturday Training 
Carver Barracks
Bike /Run

Sunday Swim Lord Butler (currently full)

Group S 2016 TriStart 8.45am to 10.15am 3.00 pm -4.00 pm
Group 1 2015 or 2014 Tristar 1 8.30am to 10.30am 3.00 pm -4.00 pm
Group 2 2013 or 2012 Tristar 2 8.30am to 10.30am  3.00 pm -4.00 pm
Group F   2007 to 2011 Tristar 3i,ii, Youth &  Junior 8.30am to 10.30am 4.00 pm -5.00 pm
Group C 2008 or earlier Tristar 3ii, Youth & Junior 8.30am to 10.30am 4.00 pm -5.00 pm

Swim Training - Sunday afternoons

Swim training is at Lord Butler Leisure Centre from 3.00-5.00pm, these sessions are run as  an addition to our usual Saturday training at Carver Barracks and hence children are able to run, bike and swim every week as follows:

Groups S ,1 & 2      3.00pm - 4.00pm
Groups F and C:     4.00pm - 5.00pm

Capacity in the 2-hour slot is limited and these sessions are currently full. It is crucial that the children are reasonably competent swimmers because we do not have the time/pool space to teach children to swim. Children must be prepared to commit to the whole term.  We cannot take children on an ad hoc basis.  We also request that all members continue with swim lessons elsewhere.

Remaining Autumn 2023 Term dates for Sunday Swimming as follows. Please note that these MAY NOT line up with Saturday morning training:


26th November

3rd December

10th December

17th December

Spring 2024 dates as follows (again, these may not line up with Saturday morning training):

14th January

21st January

28th January

4th February

11th February

18th February - NO TRAINING - HALF TERM

25th February

3rd March

10th March

17th March

24th March

31st March

We have to levy an additional charge for the swimming session as we must cover the hire of the pool and lifeguard fees. The charge equates to £4 per session and is in addition to the termly fee for the Saturday run/bike sessions at Carver Barracks. Invoicing will be made in the same way as Saturday session fees, by PayPal.

If you would like your child to be added to the waiting list for the swim sessions, please email our Membership Secretary Erica Redfern.  When a place becomes available, you will be contacted and your child invited in for a trial session.




Weds Swim Training

These training session are invitation only  and are held weekly at the Lord Butler Leisure Centre.

The aim of the training is to build endurance and improve technique and will be more demanding than the normal Sunday swim sessions.

The session is limited to 12  and costs £4 per session which is invoiced in advance for the the whole term.  

Autumn 2023 Term - sessions run weekly from 13th September through until 13th December


Bike / Run Training- Saturday mornings

Regular Saturday training is primarily at Carver barracks, Wimbish just out of Saffron Walden,  during school term times.  We do use other training venues for either away days or when we are not able to use the barracks.  

Saturday training is a combination of bike & run and transition skill training.  

Group Race Category Main Training Venue Training times
Group S TriStart Carver Barracks 8.45am to 10.15am
Group 1 Tristar 1 Carver Barracks 8.30am to 10.30am
Group 2 Tristar 2 Carver Barracks 8.30am to 10.30am 
Group F   Tristar 3i,ii, Youth &  Junior Carver Barracks 8.30am to 10.30am
Group C Tristar 3ii, Youth & Junior Carver Barracks 8.30am to 10.30am

Carver barracks (Directions). This provides an excellent opportunity to cycle on tarmac or off road on mountain bikes in a safe car free environment where group riding can be coached and cornering skills practiced. Each group is lead by a team of coaches and a different discipline is done in each hour. You can see the activities for each group this term by clicking on the groups names or using the menu above.

Term Dates 2023/2024

Spring Term 2024
9 March All Groups - Lord Butler
16 March All Groups - Carver Barracks 
23 March All Groups - Carver Barracks
Summer Term 2024
20 April All Groups - Carver Barracks
27 April All Groups - Lord Butler
4 May All Groups - Carver Barracks
18 May All Groups - Carver Barracks
25 May All Groups - Carver Barracks
1 June All Groups - Carver Barracks
15 June All Groups - Lord Butler
22 June All Groups - Carver Barracks
29 June All Groups - Carver Barracks
6 July All Groups - Carver Barracks

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