• Fleet Feet Triathletes

  • Welcome

    Fleet Feet Triathletes is a friendly and sociable triathlon club open to members of all abilities, including a Tristars division for aspiring athletes aged 8 - 16.

     

    We provide coached sessions for swim, bike and run in Aberdeen and across Aberdeenshire with highly experienced and award-winning triathlon coaches which are open to both members and non-members alike.

     

    Throughout the year, members compete in numerous local, national and international events of all distances and each season is filled with many competitive and social events.

     

    We also organise a number of home races based at the beautiful Knockburn Loch and are proud to be hosting the ETU Sprint Distance Triathlon European Championship Qualifier in May and the Scottish National Championship Standard Triathlon again in 2020.

     

    You'll find our virtual clubhouse on Facebook, where we post updates, news and chat - click here to join.

     

  • Membership

    Annual membership runs from January - December and is only £33 for adults and £10 for juniors. New members who join between October and December have their membership rolled on to the following year at no extra cost.

     

    As well as enjoying a reduced pay-as-you-go rate for training sessions, adult members can take advantage of an all-in membership rate of Aberdeen Sports Village which provides access to sessions and membership of the facility.

     

    Members are also entitled to a great host of benefits from local suppliers upon presentation of their membership card. Check them out here.

     

    All information is provided when you join the club!

     

    Click here to join via our membership portal.

  • Training Sessions

    Swim

    Aberdeen Sports Village - Aquatics Centre

    Members - £6, Non-Members - £8

    Mondays - 50m Pool

    October - April

    20:00 - 21:30 All abilities

    Mainly endurance based session; incorporating drills and technique exercises and developing open water skills prior to the open water season starting in May.

    Coaches - Ken Bryson & Alan Semple

     

    Thursdays - 25m pool

    All Year

    19:00 - 20:00 Beginners and Improvers - Targeted at swimmers who are new to triathlon or anticipate taking longer than 15 minutes to swim 750m.

    Coach - Kevin Watson

     

    20:00 - 21:00 Intermediate and Advanced - For more experienced swimmers. Mainly focused on technique development through drills, working on the 5 levels of drill progression. This session will also include a triathlon specific fitness development element.

    Coach - Kevin Watson

     

     

    Bike

    Tuesdays

    October - April

    19:00 - 20:00 All levels of experience and ability welcome.

    Bike session working through components of bike fitness, including high cadence, isolated leg exercises, bike specific power, strength and muscular endurance. The sessions will become more race specific with time.

    Sessions are on static bikes so no turbo trainers required.

    Coach - Alternates

    Run

    Aberdeen Sports Village Track or Balgownie Playing Field

    Members/Non-Members - £8 ASV day pass admission

    Saturdays

    09:00 - 10:15 All levels of experience and ability welcome.

    Sessions will be modified to suit individual requirements. Working through components of run fitness in order to develop run economy, efficiency and speed. Sessions will use balance and coordination drills and strength and power drills and exercises to develop run ability and will develop run endurance and 10k pace.

    Session location alternates weekly with Countesswells Forest Oct - Mar.

    Coach - Ken Bryson

  • TriStars

    Fleet Feet TriStars

    TriStars is the Triathlon club in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire for young people aged 8 to 16. With regular training specifically for growing and developing athletes, we support the most seasoned young triathlete to the absolute beginner.

    If you would like to join just complete this consent form and give it to one of the coaches at your first training session and fill in a membership form online

    Contact the TriStars at fleetfeet.tristars@gmail.com

    Swim

    RGU Sport Pool

    Tuesdays 17:30-18:30 or 18:30-19:30

    Focus on improving swim technique for Triathlon swimming. Prior to attending the swim session you should be comfortable swimming 50m unaided. Sessions run during the school term times. Please contact us before first attending to allow the swim coaching team to manage the numbers in each ability lane.

     

    Run

    Aberdeen Sports Village Athletics Track

    Saturdays 09:00-10:00

    This session runs every week. The coaches plan exercises and drills that are fun, challenging and designed to improve running form and speed. Make sure you bring appropriate shoes and clothing and be on track, ready to warm up at 8.50am. Payment to ASV for entry.

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    Subscriptions and fees

    Annual membership is £10 and this is due at the start of each year.

     

    Swimming fees are invoiced per school term in advance at £4 per session.

     

    Track entry is currently £4 for an ASV day pass

     

  • Fleet Feet Triathlons

    2020

    Fleet Feet Triathletes

    ETU Sprint Distance Triathlon European Championship Qualifier

    31 May 2020

    This non-draft, chip timed event has been selected as a qualifier event for the 2021 ETU Sprint Triathlon Championships.

     

    Set in the heart of Royal Deeside, the Knockburn Loch venue features a man-made sporting loch and challenging trails and paths.

     

    Sprint Distances are:

    • 750m Open Water Swim. 1 lap, wetsuits are compulsory.

    • 20km Cycle. 1 lap undulating cycle on quiet country roads.

    • 5km Run. 2 laps in undulating off-road terrain.

    Enter online

     

     

    Fleet Feet Triathletes

    Scottish National Championship Standard Triathlon 2020

    6 September 2020

    Set in the heart of Royal Deeside, the Knockburn Loch venue features a man-made sporting loch and challenging trails and paths.

    • 1500m Open Water Swim. 2 laps, wetsuits are compulsory and there will be a 50 minute cut-off time.
    • 42km Cycle. 3 lap undulating cycle on quiet country roads.
    • 10km Run. On the challenging terrain in surrounding area. Mixture of trails and paths.  

     

  • Who We Are

     

    Our training sessions would not be possible without the time and commitment given by our voluntary coaches.

     

    If you are interested in coaching, Triathlon Scotland run a number of coaching courses through out the year. More details on when the next courses are can be viewed on the Triathlon Scotland Website

     

    Ken

    Bryson

    Level 3 Triathlon Coach

    Kevin

    Watson

    Level 3 Triathlon Coach

    Tracey Sahraie

    Level 3 Triathlon Coach

    Graham Ritchie

    Level 2 Triathlon Coach

    Coralie

    Arthur

    Level 2 Triathlon Coach

    Andy Redman

    Level 2 Triathlon Coach

    Ross

    McKendrick

    Level 2 Triathlon Coach

    Aude Chaiban

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Lynne Parkinson

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Alan

    Semple

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Andy Williams

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Arianna Sahraie

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Alistair Aitken

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Phil

    Edgely

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Marja-Liisa Kitacheva

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Tamsin

    Law

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Duncan

    Wood

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Walter

    Leith

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    James

    Barfoot

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Kerry

    Fraser

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

  • Committee 2020

    Duncan

    Wood

    Chairman

    Tamsin

    Law

    Club Secretary

    Colin Matthew

    Club Treasurer

    Lynne Parkinson

    Welfare Officer

    Craig

    Law

    Club Kit

    Keith

    Varney

    Club Equipment

    Graeme Ritchie

    Club Equipment

    Barry

    Marshall

    Membership Secretary

    Alan

    Semple

    Race Coordinator

    Eilidh

    Semple

    Race Coordinator

    Gregor

    McDonald

    IT and Online

    Antony

    Christou

    Coach Coordinator

    Jackie

    Hodzic

    Tristars Representative

    Kevin

    Watson

    Ordinary Member

    Mark Waldron

    Ordinary Member

  • Dress the Part

    Club Kit

    Tri Suits, Tri Separates, Running Kit, Cycling Clothing and Casual Kit

    If you are interested in ordering club kit please contact fleetfeetkit@gmail.com.

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