After more than a year of illness and recovery, GTC athlete Stephen MacIntyre was delighted with his place on the podium in the supervet category at Gullane Beach Triathlon. Stephen took third in his age group and was 26th overall at the east coast event earlier this month. But the road to this point has […]Read more ...Supervet Stephen nifty at 51.5!
Taking part in only two sprint triathlons prior to an inaugural standard distance triathlon would be daunting for some. Signing up to one of your first events in a foreign country might also seem stressful for many triathletes. And slipping over in the middle of a transition and falling flat on your face could easily […]Read more ...Rachel’s first standard triathlon in Sweden
In recent years, many more triathlons have been launched in Scotland, including a wealth of off-road races. Last weekend, several club members took part in the off-road Aviemore Triathlon. There are two versions: The Short Fast Durty: 750m Open Water Swim, 12km Mountain Bike, 6km Trail Run. The Long Hard Durty: 1500m Open Water Swim, […]Read more ...Race spotlight: Aviemore Triathlon
Aberfeldy Middle Distance Triathlon is popular with GTC members. This year around dozen club athletes took part in the Perthshire event on August 16. The event doubled as the Scottish National Middle Distance Championships. The middle distance triathlon comprised a 1900m swim (shortened due to cold temperatures), 90km cycle and 21km run. GTC results: Simon Fraser: […]Read more ...Race spotlight: Aberfeldy Middle Distance
Nathalie Jones is a GTC member and also a dietician based in Glasgow. She has put together these 10 top tips for triathlon nutrition. Keep track: It’s a good idea to keep a log or diary of your weight and, if possible, body fat percentage at each time trial or race. This will help you to […]Read more ...Top 10 nutrition tips for triathletes
From Thursday September 3, 2015, Glasgow Triathlon Club running sessions to suit all fitness levels, abilities and speeds will take place outdoors at Bellahouston Sports Centre on the southside of Glasgow. The sessions are suitable for beginners through to experienced runners and offer the opportunity to learn from our experienced coaches. The focus will be […]Read more ...GTC running sessions for all
In a new series, we ask a Glasgow Triathlon Club athlete to give us their lowdown on why they enjoy the sport, as well as tips, advice and things they have learned along the way. In August, we have chosen Derek Sommerville as our GTC triathlete. He has been with the club for four years […]Read more ...GTC triathlete of the month: Derek Sommerville
In a new series of blogs for Glasgow Triathlon Club, we speak to the triathletes from our club who took part in The Outlaw, an Ironman-distance event in England. The Outlaw is popular with athletes who want to stay in the UK for an Ironman and who prefer their racing to be faster and flatter. […]Read more ...Race spotlight: The Outlaw