Please read the FAQ’s before contacting us.
Bear in mind that the club is run by volunteers, so it may take a day or two.
If you still have questions please contact the relevant person using the form at the bottom of the page.
If you have a query about any of our races then you might want to check the “Races” page to make sure it isn’t answered there already
Can I just turn up to swimming?
No, though you may try a few sessions as a prospective member or visitor. Spaces are limited and we have a booking system for members to reserve their place. Please contact our membership secretary for details.
The Sunday long run venue does change each week but once you are a member you will have access to the messaging group to know where the venue is.
The Thursday run venue is identified on the training page of the website and is suitable for any standard of runner as it is based on intervals.
If you become a club member and wish to run for the club it is advisable to affiliate to England Athletics (you can pay this at the same as joining the club and the Club Secretary will affiliate you. EA period is April – April)
Do I have to join the British Triathlon Federation?
At present it is not compulsory, however there are a number of benefits to joining the BTF one of the major ones being insurance when you are out training. Also if you enter any triathlon competitions you will be required to purchase a Day Licence each time you race. For further benefits please go to the British Triathlon website at www.britishtriathlon.org
How many sessions do I have to attend?
You can attend as many or as few sessions as you want.
Club members often join other clubs and gyms for certain disciplines such as core stability, weights or circuit training. There are also other single discipline clubs in the area offering run or cycling sessions.
As part of being a club member, you are required/encouraged to help marshal at the three club events that we host each year. Marshalling is good fun and there are no qualifications required as advice is given on the day.
It is the hosting of these events that helps fund the clubs training sessions keeping the cost down, subsidise any team events that we may enter and any social events that we put on during the year.
Can I attend the Saturday cycle ride
Yes: No helmet no ride: The Saturday ride leaves Impington Village College outside the Leisure Centre entrance at 10-30 so please arrive in time; if it is your first time riding with us please make yourself known to a club member.
You need to be capable of riding for around 3hrs. Please wear suitable clothing for the time of year and make sure you have adequate equipment to repair any minor bike repairs such as punctures out on the road. You will also need some water/energy fluids/snack. You will need some money for the coffee stop and it is always a good idea to carry a mobile phone in case of emergency. If you are unfamiliar with the area carry a map so you can get back to base if you get dropped. There are normally around three ability groups out cycling and we cover around 50miles in and around the Cambridgeshire/Hertfordshire/Bedfordshire area and would be out for approximately 3.5hrs.
The slowest group would average around 15mph on return depending on the terrain and wind direction while the fast group would average anywhere around 18-20mph depending on the route.