Thames Turbo is now StarMark and Club Mark accredited
Months of hard work behind the scenes by the Thames Turbo committee has resulted in us being awarded both the Star Mark and the Club Mark accreditation. Triathlon clubs in England and Wales can work towards achieving one of a number of recognised standards. These standards establish that the club is operating to best practice and is a safe and effective place to take part in triathlon. The benefits of becoming accredited are: Clubmark Acknowledgment that the club meets the needs and demands of athletes Increased revenue opportunities from new members and/or events and local funding streams Safe and effective training and competition ...
Six Junior Turbo’s selected to represent London
Six Thames Turbo Junior triathletes have been selected to represent London against triathletes from around the UK. Anna Smail 12, Freya Thomson 13, Phoebe Fennell 11, Louis Wright 12, Alice Patterson 13 and Jacob Patterson 12 will all race in the London team for The Inter Regional Triathlon Championships to be held on the 22nd of August in Nottingham. With London taking a team of 12 the Teddington and Twickenham based juniors make up half the members of the team with the other half being selected from the 15 other triathlon clubs with junior sections in London. Thames Turbo has a ...
Chrissie Wellington meets the Turbos
A huge thanks to Chrissie for popping down to see the Turbos as the Hampton Pool. The 4 time Hawaii Ironman World champion continues to inspire all generations of triathletes and we wish her well for 2013 when we hear she'll be back on the Kona trail. Big thanks to Thames Turbo member Natarsha for setting this up.
Introducing your Club Committee for 2015
The Club Committee for 2015 Detailed below is the Club Committee for 2015 and their Twitter accounts (if they have one), should you wish to follow any of them. Chairman – Chad Newton – @SurreyTriNut Deputy Chairman – Roland Rutt – @rolandrutt Secretary – Jon Porter – @Madwelshjon Treasurer – Malcolm Watts Men’s Captain – Alan Lightfoot - @Alanlightfoot Ladies Captain – Natasha Cross Senior Membership – Sophie Frame Race Team Manager – Richard Newey – @richnewey Social Secretary – Emma Warburton - @emmalou1378 Publicity Officer – Miles Irving - @Smilster Health and Safety Officer – Richie Thorpe - @Richiethorpe Welfare Officer – Lynne Wright Kit – David Oliver Webmaster – Andrew Ingoldby - @Ltoblivious Youth Membership Secretary – Diane Mullen - @Dmull3n Junior Rep – Mark Bateman
Thames Turbo Sprint Series awarded Event Qualitymark Level 2
News report taken from www.triathlonlondon.org - "British Triathlon is proud to announce that the Thames Turbo Sprint Series has been awarded the new and exciting Event Qualitymark Level 2. The new programme is part of British Triathlons drive to increase the standard of triathlon events across the country and to provide a quality assurance standard for both event organisers and athletes. Nigel Clemens the Chairman Thames Turbo was delighted and said, " The last couple of years have seen a rapid evolution in Thames Turbo as a club. We have increased membership significantly (most particulrly in our Youth section) and ...
Mob Match WIN over FulonTri
Mob Match WIN over FulonTri A lively turnout of Turbos and FulonTri arrived at Bushy Park Parkrun 5km, Saturday 13th of December for the annual mob match between the friendly rivals. Turbos took home the trophy - yes there is now a real dinkum trophy - in what is always a close and convivial affair. This year we sent 77 Turbos to Ful-ons 53. Results can be found here.
Join Thames Turbo using our online membership system
We've now launched a new system that allows you to join Thames Turbo Triathlon club online. To do this please follow this link. Click here to join Thames Turbo Please note that we operate a waiting list for youth / tri star membership so you won't be asked to pay as you will put on a waiting list. You will need a PayPal account if you wish to pay monthly. Once you're a paid up member of the club there will be a short wait before you will be issued your Thames Turbo website forum details. This is a manual process performed by the ...