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Stride Towards Success: Newmarket Cycling & Triathlon Club's Run Coaching

Welcome to Newmarket Cycling & Triathlon Club's run coaching program, where every step is a stride towards success. Led by our level 2 British Triathlon coach, Martin Smith, our coaching sessions are tailored to enhance your running performance across all distances, from super sprint to full Ironman

Session Frequency: Our run coaching sessions take place every three weeks, providing you with ample time to integrate the techniques and principles taught by Coach Martin into your training routine. This cadence ensures steady progress and improvement in your running abilities.

Meet Our Coach: Martin Smith, a seasoned British Triathlon coach, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our coaching program. With a passion for endurance sports and a commitment to helping athletes excel, you will receive provides personalised guidance and support to each participant, regardless of their skill level or experience.

The Pillars of Triathlon Run Coaching:

  1. Endurance Building: Endurance forms the foundation of successful triathlon running. Our coaching program incorporates progressive training plans designed to build your endurance capacity gradually. Whether you're training for a super sprint or a full Ironman, Coach Martin will help you develop the stamina needed to tackle any distance.

  2. Speed Work and Intervals: To excel in triathlon running, you need to develop speed and power. Our coaching sessions include structured speed work and interval training sessions to improve your anaerobic threshold, increase your leg turnover, and enhance your overall speed. These workouts are tailored to your specific race distance, ensuring that you're prepared to meet the demands of your event.

  3. Technique and Form: Efficient running technique is essential for maximizing performance and preventing injuries. Coach Martin focuses on proper running form, teaching you techniques to optimize your stride length, foot strike, and posture. By refining your running mechanics, you'll run more efficiently and reduce the risk of overuse injuries.

  4. Pacing Strategies: Effective pacing is critical for success in triathlon running, especially in longer-distance events. Our coaching program includes guidance on pacing strategies tailored to different race distances, from sprint to Ironman. Coach Martin will help you develop race-specific pacing plans to ensure that you perform at your best on race day.

  5. Nutrition and Hydration: Proper nutrition and hydration are key components of successful triathlon running. Our coaching sessions include guidance on pre-race fueling, in-race nutrition strategies, and post-race recovery practices. Coach Martin will help you develop a personalized nutrition plan to support your training and optimize your performance on race day.


Join us for Newmarket Cycling & Triathlon Club's run coaching sessions and take your triathlon running to the next level. Under the expert guidance of Coach Martin Smith and the principles of triathlon run coaching, you'll build endurance, improve speed, refine technique, and master pacing strategies across all distances. Stride towards success with us today!

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