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Club Championships

WaldenTRI's very own Club Championships. A chance to race against other members in similar races, accumilate points related to placing, age group and distance and bench-mark your performance.

In this section you can view the rules, qualifying events, read reports and see who is in the lead.

Club Championships Races 2016

Every year the club runs a championship scoring system and the trophy is presented at the annual awards dinner. Previous winners have been Jack Peasgood (3 times), Phil Doel (3 times) and Andy Bryant.

A number of local races are nominated as being Club Championship races and results from BTF qualifier races and Ironman / Half Ironman distance races count automatically.

If you are focussing on a particular race you can substitute one race in place of another one on the list but it must be notified in advance. The scoring is based on an average of both your performance overall and in your age group and is compared to the result of the finisher 40% of the way down the field. And the result is in comparison to your own gender.

Additional weightings are given to the longer distances and also to BTF qualifier events to allow for the fact that the longer the race the more time is invested in training and also the higher quality fields usually found at qualifier races.

This year’s nominated races are listed below. Why not sign up for these now, race head to head with your clubmates, and see if you can be 2016’s club champion ?

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Club Championships Races 2017

Every year the club runs a championship scoring system and the trophy is presented at the annual awards dinner. Previous winners have been Jack Peasgood (3 times), Phil Doel (3 times) and Andy Bryant (twice).

A number of local races are nominated as being Club Championship races and results from BTF qualifier races and Ironman / Half Ironman distance races count automatically.

If you are focussing on a particular race you can substitute one race in place of another one on the list but it must be notified in advance. The scoring is based on an average of both your performance overall and in your age group and is compared to the result of the finisher 40% of the way down the field. And the result is in comparison to your own gender.

Additional weightings are given to the longer distances and also to BTF qualifier events to allow for the fact that the longer the race the more time is invested in training and also the higher quality fields usually found at qualifier races.

This year’s nominated races are listed below. Why not sign up for these now, race head to head with your clubmates, and see if you can be 2017’s club champion ?

Date Race Location Distance Category Weighting
26th Feb Monster duathlon Witchford 5k - 25k - 5k Sprint 1.0
12th March Bedford autodrome duathlon Bedford autodrome 5k - 20k - 2.5k Sprint 1.0
23rd April Notley duathlon Gt Notley 4k - 20k - 4k Sprint 1.0
7th May St Neots sprint tri St Neots 750m - 24k - 5k Sprint 1.0
7th May St Neots tri St Neots 1.5k - 45k - 10k Standard 1.1
14th May Bedford super sprint 1 Bedford 400m - 24k - 5k Super-sprint 1.0
21st May Newmarket tri Newmarket 300m - 22k - 4k Sprint 1.0
17th June Dambuster tri Rutland Water 1.5k - 42k - 10k Standard 1.1
25th June St Neots sprint tri St Neots 750m - 24k - 5k Sprint 1.0
25th June St Neots standard tri St Neots 1.5k - 45k - 10k Standard 1.1
2nd July Bedford super sprint 2 Bedford 400m - 24k - 5k Super-sprint 1.0
9th July Gosfield sprint tri Braintree 750m - 20k - 5k Sprint 1.0
9th July Gosfield standard tri Braintree 1.5k - 40k - 10k Standard 1.1
23rd July Kimbolton Castle sprint tri Kimbolton 400m - 19k - 5k Sprint 1.0
6th August Grafham standard tri Grafham Water 1.5k - 23k - 10k Standard 1.1
6th August Culford sprint tri Bury St Eds 300m - 21k - 4k Sprint 1.0
20th August Monster standard tri CB7 4BJ 1.5k - 42k - 12k standard 1.1
3rd September St Neots sprint tri St Neots 750m - 24k - 5k Sprint 1.0
3rd September St Neots standard tri St Neots 1.5k - 45k - 10k standard 1.1
24th September Dunmow tri Dunmow 300m - 23k - 5k Sprint 1.0
17th September Newmarket sprint tri Newmarket 300m - 22k - 4k Sprint 1.0
24th September Bedford super sprint 3 Bedford 400m - 24k - 5k Super-sprint 1.0
30th Sept/1st Oct Clacton Triathlon Weekend Clacton Various Various 1.0 & 1.1
15th October Bedford autodrome duathlon Bedford autodrome 10k - 39k - 5k Standard 1.1
15th October Bedford autodrome duathlon Bedford autodrome 5k - 20k - 5k Sprint 1.0
8th October Notley duathlon Gt Notley 4k-20k - 4k Sprint 1.0
           
  Any British AG championship, ITU or ETU qualifier race        
  Any half-ironman distance       1.2
  Any ironman distance       1.3

Club Champships Results History

Club Championship 2014 - As at 31st December 2014

Position Full Name Number of Qualifying Races Total Points
1 Andrew Bryant 3 850,1
2 Michael Buchallet 3 736,9
3 Simon Page 3 725,9
4 Teresa Peasgood 3 719,6
5 Peter Thompson 3 685,6
6 Mark Coutts 3 669,0
7 Robert Gould 3 632,8
8 Graham Pearce 3 609,7
9 Matthew Switzer 2 485,1
10 Adam Wardle 2 472,5
11 Charlie Passfield 2 456,6
12 Andy Dunlop 2 420,1
13 Claire Powell 2 418,1
14 Marietta Zang 2 415,3
15 Philippa Reed 2 403,6
16 Julia Dolman 2 398,7
17 Christopher King 2 390,8
18 Brenda Clayton 2 362,0
19 Louise Rolfe 1 264,3
20 Deborah Rushman 1 248,0
21 Jeremy Buss 1 228,6
22 Steven Harris 1 217,6
23 Jess Hudson 1 216,4
24 Bradley Morris 1 215,0
25 Howard Williams 1 211,8
26 Paul Chapman 1 208,7
27 Douglas Bowen 1 207,9
28 Steve Kidman 1 203,7
29 Chloe Brown 1 201,6
30 Julia Robson 1 201,2
31 Russell Powell 1 197,3
32 Laurel Burton 1 196,7
33 Judith Harris 1 191,8
34 Nick Burton 1 189,9
35 Elaine Bramley 1 189,1
36 John Hammond 1 140,3

Club Championship 2013 - As at 31st December 2013

Position Full Name Total Points
1 Phil Doel 812,0    
2 Andrew Bryant 777,3    
3 Jonathan Howe 716,6    
4 Paul Neaves 708,0    
5 Bradley Morris 698,0    
6 Howard Williams 682,8    
7 Simon Page 673,8    
8 Jeremy Buss 660,0    
9 Peter Thompson 653,4    

Club Championship 2012 - As at 31st December 2012

Position Full Name Total Points
1 Andy Bryant 775,0    
2 Louise Rolfe 773,5    
3 Teresa Peasgood 742,3    
4 Howard Williams 739,9    
5 Jonathan Howe 722,8    
6 Nicki Davis 686,9    
7 Donna Dale 671,7    
8 Jeremy Buss 608,2    
9 Russell Powell 565,9    

Club Championship 2011 - As at 31st December 2011
Winner: Phil Doel - No other data available.

Club Championship 2010 - As at 31st December 2010

Position Full Name Total Points
1 Phil Doel 839,2    
2 Louise Rolfe 745,1    
3 Jack Peasgood 742,0    
4 Matt Hinton 701,8    
5 Matthew Switzer 685,7    
6 Tracy Kettridge 684,8    
7 George Alexander 681,9    
8 Sue McIntyre 663,3    
9 Peter Burns 660,6    
10 Andy Bryant 657,8    
11 Sarah Brown 634,3    
12 Stephen Vigor 623,0    
13 Paul Chapman 603,2    

Club Championship 2009

Position Full Name Sum of Total Points
1 Jack Peasgood 771,9    
2 Greg Lewis 751,6    
3 Nicki Davis 740,5    
4 David Mather 712,0    
5 David Peasgood 710,9    
6 Peter Burns 687,0    
7 Tracy Kettridge 656,5    
8 Stephen Vigor 584,0    
9 Paul Chapman 567,8    

Club Championship 2008

Position Full Name Score
1 Jack Peasgood 314,3%
2 George Alexander 324,7%
3 Paul Whiffen 334,5%
4 Matt Hinton 335,2%
5 Nicki Davis 339,8%
6 Howard Williams 340,0%
7 Charles Dale 380,0%

Club Championship 2007

1 Jack Peasgood 310,9%
2 George Alexander 318,0%
3 Greg Lewis 340,3%
4 David Peasgood 354,2%
5 Alan Budinger 358,5%
6 John Tweedale 365,2%

Club Champships Rules

The best 3 results from the above races to count. At least one of those 3 races must be a Triathlon.

Substitute Race One alternative race may be specified providing :-


  1. a) It is of an equivalent distance
    (all distances within 20% of the race being substituted)
    or
    b) It is within the 20% rules (as above) of either of the 2 Sprint or Standard BTA Distances being 750m / 20km / 5km or 1500m / 40km / 10km.
  2. The intention to substitute is notified in advance. Such notification only valid once confirmed. Notification by e mail to clubchamps@waldentri.co.uk.
  3. The race must be BTF sanctioned.
  4. The race is an open event i.e. open to any one of the club members to enter should they so wish.
  5. Results are readily available to be verified.
  6. The Walden Triathlon may not be used as a substitute race under any circumstances.

Scoring
All comparisons of the competitors times will be against the finisher immediately above the 40th percentile, both in their Age Group and overall. For example if there are 150 competitors then the 40th percentile would be the 60th finisher (150 x 40%). Similarly if there were 12 competitors in the Age Group then the comparison would be to the 4th finisher in the Age Group (12 x 40% = 4.8. Competitor immediately above that = 4th)
These calculations will all be against the relevant gender.

For both Overall and Age Group the points calculation will be :-

Race distance Factor
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Competitor Finish time / 40th Percentile Comparison


The Race Distance Factors are:

  • Sprint Race (750m/20km/5km or less) 1.0
  • Olympic distance (1500m/40km/10km) 1.1
  • Half Ironman (1.2mile/56mile/13.1mile) 1.2
  • Ironman (2.4mile/112 mile/26.2 mile) 1.3

Both points scores (overall and age group) are then added together to give the total points for the race.

Only the best 3 races point scores from the Championship series (or substitute races) will count for the season. At least one of those 3 races must be a Triathlon.

The winner of the annual Club Championship will receive a complimentary entry to race in the Walden Triathlon the following year.