tt-race-3-cat-winnersDespite the cold and windy conditions on the Jubliee Bank Holiday, a total of 256 brave and bold triathletes completed Race 3 of the Thames Turbo Sprint Series. 

The event was won by Tim Male of Thames Turbo PowerBar Team who completed the course in 59:07. Anna Murawska of Hampton Pool was the fastest women on the day with a time of 1:07:02.

Congratulations should also go to the winners of the Sigma Sport Novice prize Adam Parkes and Ruth Ashton.

Special mention should also go to Thames Turbo’s very own Chairman, Ben Unsworth, who achieved third place overall which is his first podium position in this popular race series.

The full category winners are: 




1st Male

Tim Male

Thames Turbo PowerBar Team

2nd Male

Alan Clark


3rd Male

Ben Unsworth

Thames Turbo PowerBar Team

Male 20-29

Simon Wilson

Tri London

Male 30-39

Peter Lloyd


Male 40-49

James Beckinsale

Optima Racing Team

Male 50+

Peter Cottington


Male Novice

Adam Parkes

Mornington Chasers

1st Female

Anna Murawska

Hampton Pool

2nd Female

Alena Stevens

Thames Turbo Triathlon Club

3rd Female

Sandra Bleckinsop

Kingfisher Triathletes

Female Under 20

Abigail Frame

Thames Turbo Triathlon Club

Female 20-29

Simone Dailey


Female 30-39

Charlotte Saunders

Pure Motion Cycles

Female 40-49

Hilary Hillhouse

Kingfisher Triathletes

Female 50+

Dianne Oliver

Triathlon New Zealand

Female Novice

Ruth Ashton

Mornington Chasers


All the winners (overall and category) received goodies from the Thames Turbo Sprint Series sponsors: PowerBar; Sigma Sport; Swim for Tri; 2XU, Newton and Lanson Running.

The full results are here:

The Thames Turbo Race Series is ideal for those looking for an ideal race to try their first triathlon or hone their endurance sports skills. Here are some of their comments from our Face Book page:

 “Completed my first triathlon….what a buzz!! Thanks Thames Turbo for making my entry into the world of tri so welcoming! Pretty happy with my time too, I’ll be back in August to improve upon it!”: Helen McDonnell

“Lovely race today. Never met such friendly and supportive marshalls. See you in August.”: John Lowit

“First ever race (of any description) today – loved it. Thanks so much to all the race marshalls who still cheered us all on, in spite of the freezing rain! Great event! Roll on the next one.”: Liza Bate

“Thanks for organising a GREAT race, guys. Really enjoyed it – AWESOME. Here’s hoping for some sunshine at Race 4!”: Simon Murphy

Entries are open for Race 4 on Monday 27th August. To enter, go to:

Entries are also open for the Thames Turbo Senior Aquathlon on Thursday 21st June. Starting at 7.30pm, the race consists of a 5km run immediately followed by a 426m swim. The run takes place in the beautiful Royal Bushy Park and the swim in the tropical waters of Hampton Open Air Pool. Entry costs £15 for BTF members and £18 for non BTF. If available, entries on the day are £20 (+BTF licence).

Thames Turbo Sprint Series Race 3 Report

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