Richard Pitts took part in the Shopshire standard triathlon, a qualifying race for next year’s ETU European Triathlon Championships at Kitzbuhl, Austria.

Mike Crompton dipped his toe into the world of triathlon at the Horwich Tri, a 500m swim, 40K cycle and an 8.6K run, coming a creditable 74th overall: swim + T1 15:45; bike + T2 01:25:03; run 39:42; total 02:20:31

Sunday 23 August saw three of Dursley Running Club’s triathletes, Ray Williams, Rob Woodward and Andy Kilby, in action at the Cotswold Classic Triathlon.

Sunday 22 November saw three events at Castle Combe under the 9Bar Chilly label. As promoted, it was chilly and the low temperatures with little or no wind were ideal.

Richard Pitts, still fine tuning in preparation of for the World Triathlon Championships, went over to Cologne to take part in the European Aquathlon Championships, competing over a much shorter distance but nevertheless pushing himself to the limits.