GO TRI Training Days
GO TRI’s are training events designed to boost confidence and embed knowledge before race day. They’re perfect for beginners, to refresh your memory or for those in need of a confidence boost.
This summer there will be three Open Water sessions and Transition practice to prepare you for our race.
GO TRI Open Water sessions
These sessions will cover the following:
How to get into and out of a wetsuit.
How to swim in a wetsuit
Swimming in the waves
Swimming in a group with other participants
Introduction to and top tips for transition
Getting comfortable in open water – special provision will be made for first time open water swimmers
Practice sighting to navigate an open water course
Learn how to turn around buoys
A Q+A sessions on participating in a triathlon
16th June 2018- WOMEN ONLY. Book here.
14th July 2018 - SWIM PRACTICE. Book here.
4th August 2018 - SWIM PRACTICE. Book here.
1st September 2018 - SWIM PRACTICE. Book here.
1st September 2018 - TRANSITION PRACTICE. Book here.
Swim Start Time 10:30am
Transition Start Time 07:30am
The Lifeguard station on the beach, at West Pier, Kings Road, Brighton. You will be able to identify the Lifeguard station by its red windbreakers and coloured flags, there will also be a Red GO TRI Flag positioned about 200m east of the Peace Statue and 300m west of the derelict West Pier. The nearest landmark is the bandstand.
GO TRI Transition Practice
The session is designed to cover, bike and run activities, so by the end of the session you will have the skills and knowledge to participate in your first triathlon!
Skills you will learn include:
You will need to bring your bike and Helmet.
Date: 1st September 2018
Time: 7:30 - 8:45am
Preston Park Velodrome, here.
The session will be delivered in the safe traffic free environment of the Velodrome within the BRI TRI club session. BRI TRI coaches will be there to guide you through the daunting task of 'Transition'. There will be plenty of time to practice and ask lots of questions to the experienced coaches.
The GO TRI sessions will be delivered by British Triathlon qualified coaches from Brighton Triathlon Club.
Skills School Training Days for Children
Working in conjunction with British Triathlon Skills School participants of the Children's Triathlon are welcome to take part in a swim training exercise taking place on the 1st September on the beach by Hove Lawns.
Date: 1st September 2018
Location: Hove Lawns
Sign up here.
Our friends at Zone3 and The Tri Store have joined forces to provide you with wetsuit hire from now until the end of September at an absolute steal of £40 (plus £86 refundable deposit). If in September you’ve formed such an attachment to your wetsuit that you’d like to keep it forever, your deposit will be kept and you’ll make a saving of £43 off of the original price.
For more information and to hire a wetsuit, click here.
GOTRI Pells Lewes Race Series
In addition to a training series, Brighton Tri Club organise a race series in Pells Pool Lewes in June, July and August. Check out their website for more information: https://brightontri.org/gotri2018/