Race Report – Jimmy Kershaw + SP&O, T3 series – Ploegentriathlon Doornik

This past weekend, Absolute Tri athletes Jimmy Kershaw and Nixie Turner took a trip to Belgium to race with Tri team SP&O. Jimmy flew out early on the Wednesday to do some pre race training with the team and squad based in Mechelen. When he arrived he spent three days training with the SP&O squad […]

Absolute Tri, 4Life, Nottingham University and Beeston CC Collaboration

On Wednesday the 4th of May, Absolute Tri hosted a cycling session at Harvey Hadden’s cycling track. With the team of British Cycling coach Dean Hughes and Level 3 Triathlon coach Steve Lloyd, athletes from Absolute Triathlon Academy, 4Life Triathlon Academy, Nottingham University Performance Squad and Beeston CC took part in a skill based session […]

Race Report – IM70.3 UK

Having woken up to a beautiful sunshine on Saturday morning, I knew then I would be racing on good weather. Had something to eat and by 9am I was by the water for a 500m swim practice on the lake I would be racing the following day. The lake was considerably warm but what blew […]

Race Report – Hilpolsteiner Duathlon

This was supposed to be an ‘easy’ duathlon one considering it was just 8kms run, 30kms bike and 3kms run. Somehow however, things always get harder on the day. I had no plan except finishing but my mind had calculated a time around 1h55m. This was assuming a 5min/km for both runs and 30kms/h for […]

Race Report – Southwell Triathlon

Where do I start Southwell was my first ever triathlon back in 2013 it has an excellent course with a variety of hills to keep you interested. There was a good turn out from the club the weather was perfect for racing a fresh cool breeze to get the adrenalin pumping. At race side the […]

Race Report – Southwell Triathlon

After the highs of East Leake, it was time to knuckle down for triathlon number 2, the first of the East Midlands Sprint series and of course I have entered all three 😀 A few more swim sessions were needed to conquer the nerves from the first race, so I tried to fit these in […]

Give that boost to your race season by going on a Training Camp

With the race season in full swing and the summer looking like it might have arrived now is the time to think about adding a Training Camp to your training leading up to your big race of the year. Going on a camp gives you the chance not just to put a big week of […]

When East Meets West

On Wednesday April 6th, The West Midlands Academy met Absolute Tri… Here is are a few photos to show you what went down.  

Race Report – Anglian Water Duathlon

The run leg is a little undulating and despite recent rain, wasn’t too muddy (it didn’t warrant trail shoes). But the run distance was a little long (10.5k). It’s a fast run with fast runners and it pays to start somewhere near the front. Transition is very quick as its a small event (400 maybe?) […]