Glenrothes Triathlon Club
The Glenrothes Triathlon Club is aimed at individuals who are interested in one, two, or all three aspects of triathlon (Swim.Bike.Run). We are a FRIENDLY and INCLUSIVE club open to absolute BEGINNERS and more EXPERIENCED triathletes, where being part of the team means far more than our individual achievements.
You're membership fee will need to be renewed on the 1st January regardless of when you join. This is mainly to do with keeping the admin work at a managable level. We are an inclusive club and if this is going to prevent you from joining and coming along to sessions please feel free to raise this with chairman or founder. We would be happy for new members to come along if its near the end of the year without paying the joining fee but we as a club consider £20 as amazing value for money even if you are joining later in the year.
The benefits of triathlon:
Reach and maintain your ideal body weight for your build
Have the upper body of a swimmer, the legs of a cyclist and the body fat of a long distance runner! :-)
Reduce the likelihood of injury
Improve your overall cardiovascular fitness
Train all year round
The benefits of being a member of the Glenrothes Tri Club:
Group training sessions that try to cater for ALL abilities!
Advice, support and encouragement! (members who become Ironmen receive lifetime membership!)
Be kept informed about events - Not just triathlon but swimming, cycling and running events!
Be part of a team at events!
Make new friends!
Club social events!
Most training sessions will start from the Michael Woods Sports Centre, Glenrothes. From there, there are numerous on-road and off-road cycling and running routes. The open water swimming training in summer will be held at Lochore Meadows Country Park. The swimming during winter will be held at the Michael Woods Sport Centre in Glenrothes. All sessions are optional. The type and times of training will vary throughout the year depending on weather conditions and light. To be kept up to date with training times please join us on Facebook. The club now have two dedicated lanes for paid members in the swimming pool of the Michael Woods building on a Monday 6:00-8pm. These session will normally be coached and there will be run afterwards. All abilities are very welcome and all abilities already attened!
Advice Support and Encouragement!
Posting questions on Facebook is encouraged and all members are welcome to reply to posts/questions at their will to help members with any questions or problems they may have.
Be kept informed!
There will be a number of events, of varying distances that will be focus events for the club. These have been chosen due to their organisation, uniqueness, locality or ability to cater for all abilities. There will also be events posted on Facebook for members’ information and, of course, for them to participate in.
Be Part of the Team!
Club kit will be available for those who wish to purchase it. In the beginning a simple club trisuit and hoodie will be available to wear at events if members wish. Joint travel plans to events and accommodation sharing at events is encouraged but not compulsory in order to try and keep the cost of participating in events low.
Make new friends!
Give yourself the chance to meet and spend time with like-minded individuals.
Club Social Events!
Be it a pint at the local on a Friday night or a knees up full on celebration after your first event or 10th Ironman we will be there to celebrate with you.
*** ADDED BONUS ***
As a member of GTC you will be eligible to join our Corporate Leisure Active Scheme. This gives you 20% off the standard price of your chosen membership package at all of the participating Fife leisure centres. You will also have unlimited access. You will need to produce your membership card and photo ID when signing up to this offer.