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Ladies Day at The Velohouse with Castle Triathlon

August 29, 2016

The women's Olympic Triathlon in August, at Fort Copacabana in Rio, wasn't the only exciting event happening in the tri world that weekend - THREO also held a Ladies Day together with Castle Triathlon at The Velohouse in Kent. We had a great turnout of women, with two rides being led out across two different distances - one of which took in a recce of the bike course for the forthcoming Hever Castle Triathlon (to be held on 24th and 25th September). The Velohouse and Castle Triathlon kindly provided lunch for the attendees afterwards to enjoy over a screening of the women's...

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Feeling inspired by Rio 2016?

August 29, 2016

  If like us you have been glued to the TV in recent weeks, inspired by the many successes of our incredible female athletes out in Rio, you might be suffering from the post Olympic blues too, and wondering how you can harness that energy instead by getting outside and doing some more sport. There were so many fantastic performances out in Brazil, from Laura Trott claiming her iconic fourth gold medal in the omnium (you know...the ridiculously complicated points race!) elevating her to TeamGB's most successful female competitor, to Jess Ennis fighting for a silver after an eventful few years,...

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Team THREO - Cycletta Video Diaries

July 05, 2016

Suze McQuie   Introducing our final member of Team THREO for the Macmillan Cyclettas, Suze.    Our final inspiring #THREO girl planning to attack @HumanRaceEvents @cycletta telling us what drives her training pic.twitter.com/B4B7ZER8vk — Threo (@wearethreo) July 4, 2016  

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Stepping up to your next triathlon challenge

May 17, 2016

Maybe you have done a few sprint or olympic triathlons and want to try a bigger endurance test, maybe you just fancy hitting the longer distances straight away, or perhaps like me, you’re an idiot, your friend entered you into it and now you can’t back out. Whatever your reasons, here are some triathlon tips and training tips to help you move things up a gear. What are the distance options? A 2km swim, a 90km bike and a 21km run is  somewhat misleadingly called ‘middle distance’, whilst a 4km swim, a 180k bike and a 42km run is ‘long distance' which...

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Doing your first triathlon?

April 20, 2016

Firstly - congratulations, whether you have entered a race or are just thinking about it and have come here to decide, you’re off to a good start! The hardest part is deciding to enter and then preparing, the race day is the fun bit.  The triathlon community is a friendly one, and any novices will be welcomed with open arms. Read our top THREO tips and when you look back in a year wondering what all the fuss was about you can impart all this advice on someone you have talked/coerced into doing a race, because by then you will...

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