• 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 - 14.

     

    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 in Super Sprint and Sprint distances and are proud to be hosting the Scottish National Championship Standard Triathlon again in 2018 and 2019.

     

    Annual membership is only £33. Coached sessions are charged on a pay-as-you-go basis to cover the cost of the venue, with discounts for members. Click here to download a 2018 membership form.

     

    You'll find our virtual "clubhouse" on Facebook, where we post updates, news and chat.

  • What We Do

    Swim

    Aberdeen Sports Village - Aquatics Centre

    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.

    Pay the coach at poolside £6 members and £1 for junior/student members (£9 for non members)

    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. Pay the coach at poolside £4 members and £1 for junior/student members (£6 for non members)

    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.

    Pay the coach at poolside £4 members and £1 for junior/student members (£6 for non members)

    Coach - Kevin Watson

     

    RGU

    Thursdays - 25m pool

    19:00 - 20:00 Intermediate and Advanced

    For experienced swimmers who have attended some club sessions. 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.

    Pay the coach at poolside £4 members and £1 for junior/student members (£6 for non members)

    Coach - Alan Semple

     

     

    Bike

    Tuesdays

    October - April

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

    Doors open at 18.30 be warmed up and prepared to start at 19:00

    Turbo 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. The club has a limited number of turbos that can be hired for the session.

    £4 members and £1 for junior/student members (£6 for non members)

    Coach - Ken Bryson

    Run

    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.

    Pay at reception for ASV session for track use, £2 to coach for non-members.

    Session location alternates weekly with Countesswells Forest Oct - Mar.

    Coach - Ken Bryson / Kevin Watson

  • 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

    Swim

    RGU Sport Pool

    Tuesdays 17:30-18:30

    Focus on improving swim technique for Triathlon swimming. Prior to attending the swim session you should be comfortable swimming 50m unaided.

    New block running from 1st August - October Holidays.

    Bike

    Knockburn Sports Loch, Strachan, near Banchory

    Sundays 3pm-5pm - Every week

    This session is now for all ages but will be split into two training groups, depending on ability. It will run EVERY week. Make sure you bring a bike, helmet and running shoes. Knockburn can be chilly, so bring lots of layers!!!

    New block starts on 27th August - October holidays

    Run

    Aberdeen Sports Village Athletics Track

    Saturdays 09:00 until 10:00 - Every week

    It will run EVERY week. Make sure you bring appropriate shoes and clothing and be on track, ready to warm up at 8.50am.

    New block starts on the 2nd September - October holidays

    Join In

    Subscriptions and fees

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

     

    The cost of sessions with a club membership is £2 on a Saturday, £3 on a Tuesday, without membership the sessions cost £1 more.

     

    For members only:

    There is also an option at the start of each 6 week training block to pay up front at a cost of £20 for both Saturdays & Tuesdays, or £8 for just Saturdays and £12 for just Tuesdays which gives a big saving.

  • Fleet Feet Triathlons

    2018

    Fleet Feet Knockburn

    Sprint and Super Sprint Triathlons

    23 June 2018

     

    Join us at Knockburn Sports Loch, near Banchory, an ideal location for an introduction to open water triathlons.

    Sprint Distances are:

    • 750m Open Water Swim. Wetsuits compulsory and a 30 minute cut-off time.
    • 18km Cycle. Out and back circuit, over undulating, quiet country roads.
    • 5km Run. 2 laps of the lochside off-road grass track - hilly undulating route.
    Super Sprint distances are 400m/18k/2.5k
     

    Enter online

     

    Race manuals for download

    Sprint

    Supersprint and Youth

    Fleet Feet Knockburn

    Junior Triathlons

    23 June 2018

     

    This event is ideal for beginners* and for the more experienced racers at Knockburn Sports Loch

     

    Swim - Bike - Run

    Tristar Start: (Age 8) 50m - 1.4k - 600m

    TriStar 1 (Age 9-10) 150m - 3.2k - 1200m

    TriStar 2 (Age 11-12) 200m - 6k - 1800m

    TriStar 3 (Age 13-14) 300m - 8k - 2400m

     

    (*It is recommended that some practice is done in open water before the race)

     

    Enter online

     

    Race manual for download

    Scottish National Championship Standard Triathlon 2018

    9 September 2018

     

    The Knockburn Loch site is man-made and located below Kerloch Hill, near Banchory, developed several years ago by one of the Fleet Feet triathletes as a free-for-all sporting facility. Standard Distances are:

    • 1.5km 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.  
     
    Race manual available for download HERE

     

  • Who We Are

     

    With out the club coaches volunteering their time we would not have the variety of training sessions that we run; to find out more about our coaches, have a look at their profiles.

     

    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

    Acting Level 3 Triathlon Coach

    Tom

    Wilson

    Acting Level 3 Triathlon Coach

    Martin Goodlad

    Level 2 Triathlon Coach

    Stuart

    Brice

    Level 2 Triathlon Coach

    Aude Chaiban

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Lewis Murchie

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Lynne Parkinson

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Andy Redman

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Graham Ritchie

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Alan

    Semple

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Jake Vellacott

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Andy Williams

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Arianna Sahraie

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Kerry Littlejohn

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Brian

    Condy

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Alistair Aitken

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Duncan

    Wood

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Lindsay Young

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Derek Liversidge

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Marja-Liisa Kitacheva

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Tamsin

    Law

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Rebeccah Stripling

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

  • Committee 2018

    Eilidh Clarkson

    Chairman

    Duncan

    Wood

    Co Chairman

    Tamsin

    Law

    Club Secretary

    Colin Matthew

    Club Treasurer

    Tracey

    Sahraie

    Head Coach

    Lynne Parkinson

    Welfare Officer

    Kerry Littlejohn

    Tristars Representative

    Craig

    Law

    Club Kit

    Keith

    Varney

    Club Equipment

    Graeme Ritchie

    Club Equipment

    Roz

    Boynton

    Membership Secretary/Race Committee

    Katherine Thomson

    Race Committee

    Alan

    Semple

    Race Committee

    Kevin

    Watson

    Ordinary Member

  • Dress the Part

    Photo by Belinda Holmes @ AB21 Photography

    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.

     

    Photo by Belinda Holmes @ AB21 Photography

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