Triathlon Running

After starting life out as a running club, Dorking and Mole Valley AC has a wide variety of running sessions that you can choose from. To make sure you finish your triathlon on strong legs take a look at the club training pages for more details.

The Club running sessions are ideal for triathletes and longer runs outside of the Club programme are often organised by members who want to train for longer distances and require company and motivation.

Triathlon at Eton Dorney Image by kind permission of Votwo

Triathlon at Eton Dorney Image by kind permission of Votwo

 The Brick

Run Brick

For the uninitiated, the “Brick” is the term used to describe T2 or the second transition when moving from bike to running. Jelly legs! that dreaded feeling you encounter when you hop off the bike and into the run affects every triathlete but it is possible to reduce the dead-leg feeling by training. Pioneers of the sport used the term ‘back to back’ training to describe cross training within the three disciplines; now the term ‘brick training’ has also been adopted by triathletes and duathletes. Dr Matt Brick coined the term ‘bricks’ when writing about duathlon, and his run-to-bike and bike-to-run sessions have proved highly successful. So apart from run training, we will be setting up specialised Brick training sessions. Watch out for news of these sessions. Another skill is running with the bike. Sometimes as much as 500m in ‘big’ races.

 

Duathlon at Eton Dorney Image by kind permission of Votwo.

Duathlon at Eton Dorney Image by kind permission of Votwo.