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 2014 TriStart 8.30am to 10.30am 3.00 pm -4.00 pm
Group 1 2013 or 2012 Tristar 1 8.30am to 10.30am 3.00 pm -4.00 pm
Group 2 2011 or 2010 Tristar 2 8.30am to 10.30am  3.00 pm -4.00 pm
Group F   2004 to 2009 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.

Summer 2022 Term dates for Sunday Swimming are as follows:

24th April

1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd May

5th, 12th, 19th, 26th June

3rd, 10th, 17th July

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. 

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 2021/2022


Summer Term 2022

30 April All Groups - Carver Barracks
7 May All Groups -  Carver Barracks
14 May All Groups - Carver Barracks
21 May All Groups - Carver Barracks
28 May Half Term Break - No Training
4 June All Groups - Carver Barracks
11 June All Groups - Carver Barracks
18 June No Training
25 June Lord Butler
2 July All Groups - Carver Barracks
9 July All Groups - Carver Barracks
16 July All Groups - Carver Barracks

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