Taff Ely Triathlon Club is delighted to announce that it will be organising The Pontypridd Aquathlon 2016 event in the grounds of Ynysangharad War Memorial Park. Following on from the successful inaugural running last year, the event will take place this year on Sunday, September 25th. It is open to Children aged from 8 upwards and Adults, providing an exciting non-stop swim and run challenge over achievable distances. Located in the beautiful grounds of Ynysangharad War Memorial Park, the whole event consists of a number of races for adults and children.
The event is especially suited for novices who are new to multi-sport events and is also an excellent step towards a triathlon event. Each race will start in the eight lane open air 25 metre Lido, a short transition section, then a Run. Please note the Lido is open air and normally heated to a temperature of 26-28 degrees Celsuis (76-82 degrees Fahrenheit). Read More….
About the Club – Taff Ely Triathlon club is a multi-sport club for all standards of athletes, from Newbie triathletes to seasoned Ironmen and Ironwomen. All ages and abilities welcome.
Coached swimming sessions at Abercynon Leisure Centre Pool Sundays 5:00 p.m. Children from age 8 up to 17 , 6:00 and 7:00 p.m. Adults, and Wednesdays 8:30 p.m. Beginner and Inexperienced Adults. We also have a coached swim session at Rhydycar Leisure Centre Merthyr Tydfil on Sundays at 4.30 p.m. If you wish to swim at one of our sessions with the aim of completing and competing at a Triathlon event, then please join our Club Facebook site and complete the contact form on this web-site. This will go to Louis Adams, our membership secretary, to put your name down on the waiting list. You will need to indicate your current front-crawl swimming time for 400m and tell us what your aims are.
Winter bike rides on Saturdays start in November. Summer evening rides on Tuesdays start in May after clocks go forward and we can get out safely in the light.
Run sessions at Abercynon Sports Centre throughout the year on Mondays (meeting up at 7:10 p.m. and leaving around 7:15 p.m. except bank holidays. We also have run sessions for members at Treforest Industrial Estate, details of the sessions are also advertised on the Club Facebook site.
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