• 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.

     

    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 2021.

     

    We have two open Facebook pages; Fleet Feet Triathletes - for general news and Fleet Feet Racing at Knockburn Loch - which is dedicated to events. We also have virtual clubhouse on Facebook - Fleet Feet Triathletes (members only) which is open to members only.

     

  • Membership

    Potential members are welcome to come try one of our training sessions by paying the non-member session rate (£8.70 for swim and indoor cycle, £8 day pass for track) when booking with ASV. Full Fleet Feet membership will be required to attend thereafter.

     

    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.

     

    Members can chose the pay-as-you-go rate for training sessions (£6 for swim and indoor cycle, £8 day pass for track) or they can take advantage of an all-in Triathlon Lifestyle membership rate of Aberdeen Sports Village which provides access to all 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.

     

    Click here to join via our membership portal.

  • Training Sessions

    All sessions must be pre-booked via ASV website or App.

    Swim

    Aberdeen Sports Village - Aquatics Centre

    Mondays - 50m lanes (Oct - Apr)

    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.

     

    Thursdays - 25m lanes

    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.

     

    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.

    Bike

    Tuesdays (Oct - Apr)

    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.

    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.

  • 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

    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.

     

    Bike & Run

    6 week training blocks at Knockburn Loch

    Saturdays 13:00-14:30

    We will be running the first of our 6 week Bike/Run training blocks from 4 Sept - 16 Oct (excluding 25 Sept). All abilities welcome. £20 for this block. Email fleetfeet.tristars@gmail.com to book.

    Join In

    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.

     

  • Fleet Feet Triathlons

    *Cancelled*

    Fleet Feet Triathletes

    ETU Sprint Distance Triathlon European Championship Qualifier

    30 May 2021

    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.

    • 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.

     

     

    Fleet Feet Triathletes

    Scottish National Championship Standard Triathlon

    5 September 2021

    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.  

     

    Race Manual

  • Coaches

     

    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

    Graham Ritchie

    Level 2 Triathlon Coach

    Andy Redman

    Level 2 Triathlon Coach

    Lynne Parkinson

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Alan

    Semple

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Eilidh

    Semple

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Tamsin

    Law

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Walter

    Leith

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Ruth

    Hills

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Richard

    Hills

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Jason

    Topley

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Duncan

    Wood

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Shelley

    Mackenzie

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Rodolphe

    Kowal

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

    Ian

    Russell

    Level 1 Triathlon Coach

  • Committee

    Craig

    Law

    Chairman &

    Club Kit

    Colin Matthew

    Club Treasurer

    Emma

    Crossan

    Co Treasurer

    Mike

    Anthony

    Welfare Officer

    Tamsin

    Law

    Club Secretary

    Barry

    Marshall

    Membership Secretary

    Antony

    Christou

    Coach Coordinator / Race Coordinator

    Alan

    Semple

    Race Coordinator

    Eilidh

    Semple

    Race Coordinator

    Bill

    Irvine

    Kit Coordinator

    Keith

    Varney

    Club Equipment

    Graham Ritchie

    Club Equipment

    Jackie

    Hodzic

    Tristars Representative

    Mark Waldron

    Covid Officer

    Andy

    Redman

    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.

  • Connect With Us

    We'd love to hear from you!

     

    If you have a specific query you can contact the following:

    General - fleetfeettriathletes@gmail.com

    Membership - fleetfeetmembership@gmail.com

    Welfare - fleetfeet.welfare@gmail.com

    Kit - fleetfeet.kit@gmail.com

    Tristars - fleetfeet.tristars@gmail.com

    Events - fleetfeet.events@gmail.com