Emily Robinson's Blog (15)

Respecting the name Windrush - Research Report

Please find attached a report on the research done this year into the name of club.


This is just one aspect of the work the committee and the diversity officers are doing to ensure the club and the sport of triathlon is open and accessible to all. There is of course a lot more we can be doing in this space and will continue to… Continue

Added by Emily Robinson on October 29, 2020 at 19:00 — 2 Comments

Leeds Virtual event - London Mob Match

Once you’ve completed the Windrush Aquathlon, we’ve got a TEAM CHALLENGE for you via the Leeds Virtual Triathlon. This year it’s going to be a VIRTUAL DUATHLON and London tri clubs are going to be competing against each other in a virtual MOB MATCH. So the club with the highest number of entries wins!

Will you step up to help Windrush Triathlon take the top spot? Because everyone can - no matter what distance or speed, everyones entry counts!

OMG THERE’S PRIZES! Uhhu, there’s…


Added by Emily Robinson on July 21, 2020 at 18:38 — No Comments


In the light of the Government update this afternoon with regards to limiting non essential contact due to Covid-19 - and the greater risk that London is currently facing - we feel that it is appropriate to cancel all training and social activities through the club for the time being. I know this is disappointing, but I hope you can understand the decision we have taken.

The coaching team have been discussing creative ways to keep us active, look out for these soon. In the meantime…


Added by Emily Robinson on March 16, 2020 at 21:25 — 1 Comment

COVID-19 update

With the current Coronavirus situation the club is paying close attention to the daily changes advised by Public Health England and the NHS. To ensure we can keep ourselves, our team mates and the wider community as healthy as possible please follow all guidance from public health advice  foreign travel advice,   …


Added by Emily Robinson on March 12, 2020 at 19:42 — No Comments

Get voting for Windrush prizes 2019

Hi all

The party of the year - is fast approaching - Jan 11th 2020 - sign up and ticket sales will be up ASAP!

At the party we will be awarding

  1. Wacky Racer 2019
  2. Best Newcomer 2019
  3. Windrush Award 2019

So please start nominating here:…


Added by Emily Robinson on December 22, 2019 at 12:57 — 1 Comment

Important changes ahead

Dear members,

At Windrush it’s important for us to be as inclusive and as accessible as possible whilst remaining sustainable. In the past few months the committee has taken a close look at how we operate whilst listening to your feedback. As a result we’re making some important changes to our session costs, withdrawal period and token transactions, so please read the below…


Added by Emily Robinson on April 16, 2019 at 20:59 — No Comments

Are you our next Marketing Officer?

Hello all,

We currently have a vacant committee spot – Marketing officer! A vital role making sure the world knows what is going on in Windrush as well as all of us of course.

The Marketing Officer’s main duties are to:

- Manage the Club’s marketing strategy to promote the Club both internally and externally

- Maintain accurate website content of the public areas

- Work with and lead co-opted roles (including Kit Officer, Communications…


Added by Emily Robinson on March 28, 2019 at 11:48 — No Comments

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

From all of the committee I just wanted to wish you all a lovely festive break - I hope it is filled with food, family and fun! Can't wait to see the Christmas day tri related pictures be it a cold water swim or a family parkrun

This year has been excellent for Windrush so you should all give yourself a pat on the back for contributing to all our successes. Of course we can't wait to celebrate on Jan 26th so remember to nominate your team mates and get your ticket for the party of all…


Added by Emily Robinson on December 23, 2018 at 17:21 — No Comments

Windrush Prize winning season!

Super exciting to announce that Windrush was awarded Triathlon England London Club of year and the Aqauthlon was London Club event of the year at the London Region Awards night in Oct 2018. Lara won technical official of the year. 

This put Windrush up for the National award and we are delighted to announce that Windrush has won the award for Triathlon England  Club of the year too!! 

This is due to all the hard work of the committee  - Round…


Added by Emily Robinson on October 29, 2018 at 15:19 — No Comments

Last week of Tue and Thur evening swims

Hey all! 

With Autumn closing in we are sad to say this is the last last week of evening swims at the lido. Tue and Thur will be at 6pm - 7pm 

Watch out for the new Winter timetable coming soon 



Added by Emily Robinson on September 10, 2018 at 8:31 — No Comments

Transition Training

Hi all!

We have now got a summer series of transition training sessions - once a month from this Saturday, 8:30am - 9:30am in Brockwell park

These sessions will share all the tips and tricks to increase your transition speed and effectiveness. Help settle nerves over transition and replicate race day with the gear and give you a chance to practice in a safe environment.

Sign up now for the first one…


Added by Emily Robinson on June 4, 2018 at 21:03 — 2 Comments

Thursday Lido swim cancellations

Hi all,

Due to Luna Cinema being held at the lido we have had to cancel the following swims

24 May

21 June

27 Sept

But do not worry as you can swim in the morning at Clapham or go to Track in Tooting and work on that run!



Added by Emily Robinson on May 16, 2018 at 11:41 — No Comments

Run Course - Battersea AM Confirmed. Still time to vote for Tooting PM

Hi all, 

We are running the run course again! This 6 week course will get your running technique in top form, learning the fundamentals of good running technique and trying to begin to undo some of the results of modern life (poor posture, inactive glutes etc) that hold us back from being able to run as our bodies intended.

The course cost includes a 5 week run plan with run sessions for you to do each week, in addition to the course, plus some simple strength and conditioning…


Added by Emily Robinson on May 11, 2018 at 8:30 — 1 Comment

Do YOU want to race in the Windrush Aquathlon?!

As you may have seen the annual Windrush Aqauthlon is happening 24th June 2018 at Brockwell lido/park. As this is our club event we expect all club members to volunteer to help out on the day - look out for the event soon to sign up as a volunteer at this fun morning.

But we have two options to race, firstly we have 6 newbie spots for any person who joined Windrush after July 1st 2017. If you are a newbie and want to race email me at aquathlon@windrushtri.co.uk with your name. We will…


Added by Emily Robinson on February 26, 2018 at 19:30 — 8 Comments



We hope you all had a great time on Saturday! Massive thanks to Steve - our social captain for organising - awesome work!

We just wanted to shout out to all our award winners again (Just in case you missed it on Saturday night) All these hard working award winners have won a beautiful trophy and 3 free training sessions (just to keep you fit and fighting for prizes next year, which have already been uploaded to…


Added by Emily Robinson on January 22, 2018 at 17:00 — No Comments


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