October 24, 2017

For those of you not in the know, a Middle Distance Triathlon involves a total of 70.3 miles under your own steam... a 1.2 mile open water swim, 56 miles on the bike and a 13.1 mile run!

On 2nd July 2017 Debbie, a seasoned triathlete and cyclist, ventured to the d...

July 28, 2017

Tony took part in his first middle distance race recently, The Outlaw Half. This was going to be a true test of Tony's resolve, and here is his blog from the race:

My name is Tony Brooks, I am 49 years old, married with 2 children, a self employed electrician, 6 foot 2...

March 31, 2017

Our last members' blog was in our usual Q&A format and discussed the experiences of 3 of our members who had raced in Ironman 70.3 Dubai.

This is our second blog relating to Dubai and covers Mark Billyard's (our Head Coach) experiences during the build up and on the day...

March 3, 2017

In early January, Ironman held their first 70.3 race of the year in Dubai, UAE – this was a Euro Tri Club qualifying race at which Havering Tri had 4 members racing.

The day proved hugely eventful with each member achieving at least one personal goal – a great start to...

August 25, 2016

Earlier in the year, Havering Tri member Brett Thake took part in a new event on the tri calendar, the Outlaw Half at Holkham, North Norfolk.

He raced along with fellow HT members, Lee Skidmore, Olivia and Spencer Littlechild, and here is his report from the race:


August 18, 2016

I've always loved the Castle Series, the organisation is second to none and the support and stunning locations make the whole experience somehow a little more relaxing. Chris Collett and I decided upon Castle Howard (near York) last year without realising it clashed wi...

August 5, 2016

In hindsight pre-race preparation went off without a hitch aside from arriving late at the hotel late and finding out our room doubled up as a sauna. It was right above the beer garden and directly above the beer garden and all of village’s raucous boozers as well. I t...

July 3, 2016

Going through the process of signing up for events is relatively simple – foolishly, there is little thought given to the actual event whilst completing the registration process. The travelling to the event, preparing kit, nutrition – these are all aspects of racing re...

May 19, 2016

At the beginning of May, 4 members of Havering Tri raced at the 5th IM 70.3 Mallorca - the largest 70.3 in the World with some 3700 athletes in total, and this year, possibly the wettest... these are their collective thoughts.

What was the atmosphere like on the morning...

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