Group C

Tristar 3, Youths and Juniors (Born in 2005 or earlier)

Group C will be for members who’s main aim is compete in triathlons or for older members of these age groups not intending to compete but who can best develop their fitness by training with this group.

Group C train for two hours from 8.30am to 10.30am on Saturdays during school terms. From Sept 2017 the group is for those who were born in 2000 to 2005 inclusive who will race in either the Tristar 3, Youth or Junior age groups in 2018.

The aim of the group is to develop members endurance, skills, strength and flexibility for all forms of triathlon races including drafting and open water. The training will be more demanding than Group F although there will always be an element of fun in each session.

Chris Hunt is the Group Leader and can be contacted at headcoach@waldenjnr.co.uk. Chris is supported by Nicola, John and Ben.

You will find details of how to apply to join Group C on the membership page.

Chris Hunt

Group C Lead Coach

(Level 2 Triathlon)

Chris Hunt

Chris joined the coaching team at the end of 2013 and qualified as a Level 2 Triathlon coach in September 2016.  He is a keen cyclist and regularly take part in charity events and manage a weekly training session for novice adult cyclists.  Chris also assists at swimming club events for Bishops Stortford and takes an interest in swimming training as his  daughter Annabel (Group C) competes at county championship standard.

You can contact Chris at groupc@waldenjnr.co.uk

Andy Dunlop

Group C Coach

(Level 2 Triathlon)

Andy Dunlop

Andy joined the coaching team in 2012 and gained his BTF Level 1 qualification in February 2013 and his BTF Level 2 in March 2015. He has been a club member for 6 years. In addition to triathlons he has competed in numerous marathons and outdoor pursuit events. In the week he works around the country as a Construction Consultant.

He is Dad to Innes in Group C  and his wife, Georgina who is a keen duathlete and competed at the World Championships in Canada in August 2017.

Nicola Hunt

Group C Coach

(Level 1 Triathlon)

Nicola Hunt

Nicola joined the coaching team at the end of 2013 and qualified as a Level 1 Triathlon Coach in March 2016. She is a  competitive long distant runner and will be completing in my tenth consecutive "good for age " London marathon in 2015. Nicola is also a swimming official and take a keen interest in swimming training as my daughter Annabel (Group C) swims for A squad at Bishops Stortford Swimming Club.

Weekly Schedule - Group C

The Group C training on Saturdays for Autum Term 2017 will be at Wimbish and will be a mixture of Bike/ Run

  8.30am to 10.30am
23-Sep Bike & Run Wimbish
30-Sep Bike & Run Wimbish
07-Oct Bike & Run Wimbish
14-Oct Bike & Run Wimbish
21-Oct Bike & Run Wimbish
28-Oct Half Term Half Term
04-Nov Bike & Run Wimbish
11-Nov Bike & Run Wimbish
18-Nov Bike & Run Wimbish
25-Nov Bike & Run Wimbish
02-Dec TBA TBA
09-Dec Bike & Run Wimbish
16-Dec CycloCross Wimbish

 

     

**Wimbish training is held between 8.30am and 10.30am

John James

Group  C Coach

(Level 1 Triathlon)

John James

John joined the coaching team in the summer term of 2012. He passe the BTF Level 1 qualification in February 2013. He has been a member of WaldenTRI and Saffron Striders since 2006 competing in medium distance road races and cross-country, sprint-triathlons and duathlons. His most memorable events and races include at 3000m Steeplechase in Harlow, 'The Grizzly' Fell races in Devon, Karrimor Mountain Marathon in Scotland, Zofingen Duathlon in Switzerland, Llanberis 1/2 Iron-Man in Wales. He is married to Margit, who is also a member of WaldenTri and Saffron Striders.