PAC-Tri was founded in 2006 by a small group of runners, cyclists and swimmers who wanted to progress to Triathlon. We currently have around 90 members, mainly from the Portishead and Clevedon area. The club welcomes members from all walks of life, age, triathlon experience and ability. We hold a weekly schedule of training sessions covering the three disciplines. Sessions are designed to be fun while also helping members progress and achieve their personal goals in a supportive atmosphere. We hold monthly club Tri training races during the summer and Duathlons and more recently Aquathlons, over winter months.
Having fun and helping other members is the key ethos of our club, we never leave anyone behind!
We hold a monthly Triathlon for members to practice, and some friendly competition during the summer months using Portishead open air pool. We also have a monthly winter Duathlon to keep the cobwebs at bay.
New to Triathlon? This helpful and informative guide from Triathlon England is great to answer your questions. Beginners Guide to Triathlon
Our members vary widely in age, physique and triathlon experience from complete novices to International level, and participate in events ranging from Sprint Tri to Ironman distance. As a relatively small club, we aim to foster a strong sense of camaraderie among members, and to make all members feel equally welcome and mutually supported in their training and racing.
At PAC-Tri we are keen to develop tomorrow’s triathletes and welcome members from 15 years old to experience the sport, the health benefits, expertise and great camaraderie. Young people from 15-17 year old are welcome to join our running sessions and club rides. Please read the information below regarding participation.
Prior to running or ridcycling with us for the first time, we ask that you contact us to determine the most suitable ride/run for you so you have an enjoyable experience.
Youth members are welcome on our rides as long as they are competent and confident on the bike. As with adult riders it is mandatory that cycling insurance is purchased prior to joining any of our rides. The following additional conditions apply:
- 15 year olds: a copy of a signed Parental consent form must be submitted by email to Shara prior to riding. A parent, guardian or responsible adult known to the rider must accompany them.
- 16 & 17 year olds: may ride with the club unaccompanied A copy of a signed Parental consent form must be submitted by email to Shara prior to attending rides.
For insurance purposes non members are limited to a maximum of 3 rides before they are asked to join the club. Youth membership is £10 unless they are family members then it’s £5.
We have several membership benefits available through sponsorship with our business and suppler partners below.
- Discounted membership with BTC
- Discount on British Triathlon individual membership of £11.00 – Individual membership £51.00 club member £40.00
- Affiliate membership of CTC at £18 per year, (new members will receive a discount code in their welcome email).