Dear All Results and information from Nov 22nd and Dec 5th sessions. Please take a look at SwimSmooth’s website for additional opportunities to calculate CSS and stroke count. Go to sheet 2: Nov 22nd and Sheet 3: Dec 5th. Yours Vicky Swim TT 200 + 400_various 2017Read more ...Some 200m + 400m swim benchmarks + stroke counts
The younger members of Glasgow Triathlon Club Youth Section have triumphed in the Best Small Club in the Triathlon Scotland Legends Ranking Series 2017.
The Legends Ranking Series rewards consistent participation in a series of events. In the youth Legends Series, whihc is new for 2017, there were seven triathlons and 11 aquathlons for juniors that took place across Scotland and throughout the season.
Participants gain points for every event they compete in and depending on where they come in each race. As well as individual rankings, the total scores from club members give an overall club placing.
Glasgow Triathlon Club (GTC) youth section was launched in August 2013 and now has 70 members, including youngsters from Bearsden and Milngavie.
As well as winning Best Small Club overall, some of the youths also won individual awards.
Aquathlon Legends results
Tristar 1 Female: Aine Doherty 8th
Tristar 1 Male: Fraser Donaldson 1st, Rory Treharne 2nd
Tristar 2 Female: Amiya Patel 3rd, Lucy Donaldson 6th
Tristar 2 Male: Charlie Treharne 4th, Cameron O’Brien 6th
Tristar 3 Female: Mia Padmanabhan 5th, Orla Doherty 6th, Rachel Smith 8th
Tristar 3 Male: Callum Miller 8th, Jamie Glen 10th
Triathlon Tristar 1 Female: Nina Padmanabhan 4th
Triathlon Legends results
Tristar 1 Male: Fraser Donaldson 1st, Rory Treharne 3rd
Tristar 2 Female: Lucy Donaldson 4th, Amiya Patel 8th, Sarah Aitken 9th
Tristar 2 Male: Charlie Treharne 6th, Cameron O’Brien 7th, Alasdair Padmanabhan 10th
Tristar 3 Female: Mia Padmanabhan 2nd
Tristar 3 Male: Jamie Glen 10th
Fraser Donaldson, of Bearsden, who took first place in both the aquathlon rankings and the triathlon rankings in his age group, said: “I enjoy racing because it’s fun and I feel thrilled to win. I’m so happy to be in the best club and hope that it continues to keep on succeeding.”
Mia Padmanabhan, also of Bearsden, who was second overall in the triathlon rankings in the age group 13 to 14, said : “I’m really pleased with my place as I worked hard all year for that. I’m really proud that GTC juniors won the club rankings. It was a real team effort.”
Youth head coach Wendy Gorman is delighted by the club’s success. She said: “It’s great to see how the GTC youths are progressing and it is good to see their results recognised.”
Congratulations to an amazing youth section of GTC. See news about the new junior coach.
Glasgow Triathlon Club is delighted to welcome new Lead Coach of the Junior & Youth section Billy Mitchell. After the sad news that Wendy Gorman had chosen to stand down from this role, the club took steps to find a replacement. Billy will officially start with the club on January 8. He has long been […]Read more ...Introducing the new coach for GTC junior section
Glasgow Triathlon Club has grown to its biggest ever membership with more than 400 people now joined up. President Sean Webster said: ““It is great to see GTC going from strength to strength and it’s credit to the coaching, enthusiasm and friendliness of the club that membership continues to grow year on year.” The 400th […]Read more ...Record 400 members in GTC
Michelle, who you might know as McCabe on Facebook rather than her married name of Donaldson, has enjoyed two seasons with GTC. She is a musician married to Mike, who is also a club member, and has three children, two of whom train with GTC youths. Michelle joined GTC after attending her first ever swim […]Read more ...Athlete of the month: Michelle Donaldson
Glasgow Triathlon club and Bellahouston Road Runners have agreed a reciprocal agreement that allows members from each club to access training sessions without the obligation to become a full member. Members are required to pay only the training night charge. The partnership will operate on a trail basis until the end of this year. Specifics […]Read more ...GTC and Bellahouston run club tie-up
This is just a reminder to make sure you note these dates in your diary for club events in 2018. We rely on volunteers to host these races so if you can possibly keep a few of these dates clear of holidays and other races that would be ideal. If you do want to take […]Read more ...GTC club race reminder for 2018
Claire joined GTC six months ago and has thrown herself into the sport with great enthusiasm and determination. She confessed she is fairly new to the competitive side of sports. She says: “I never really did any organised or competitive sports before joining GTC. I used to dance and I liked yoga but I would […]Read more ...GTC athlete of the month: Claire Robertson
Three young athletes from GTC took first place in their age categories in a summer series of Junior Triathlons. Brother and sister Fraser and Lucy Donaldson took the top position for the 9 to 10 boys and 11 to 12 girls respectively, while Jamie Glen was first in the 11 to 12 boys section. The […]Read more ...Triple Borders tri series success
Bruce has been a member of GTC for 11 years and may have come to your attention last month when he recorded a superb time of 9:45 for Ironman Copenhagen. Breaking 10 hours for an Ironman had been a goal for Bruce for a few years. He said: “Going under the 10 hours for an […]Read more ...GTC triathlete of the month: Bruce Greenhalgh