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Loughborough Triathlon provides a high-level training environment for aspiring 16-18yr old triathletes who are looking to balance their studies and sporting excellence. Students can expect to learn and develop from a performance team that inspires and supports their sporting ambitions. The programme also provides a great insight into the World-Class triathlon training centre at Loughborough University.

the training

Athletes based in Loughborough will be supported with an extensive training schedule and individualised programmes wrapped around their education programme.

Typically having 9 sessions a week with a breakdown of 3 swims, 3 key runs and 3 key bike sessions as well as S&C sessions.

Using the Loughborough College, Loughborough University and Loughborough Schools Foundation facilities training is easily fitted in with studies.


The Loughborough Triathlon programme is well positioned to support athletes graduating from the BTEC course or A-Levels into their next steps, whether that be UK university Triathlon programmes, European higher education or scholarships in the USA.

  • Tom Hattee (England Next Generation)
Loughborough Students Triathlon

How to apply for an academy.

  • Attend an Open Day
  • Apply for your course (online or at the Open Day)
  • Attend an applicant event for your programme of study
  • Once you have a place at Loughborough College on your chosen programme of study. you will be sent an email about which Sports Academy you are interested in joining - complete the form on the email
  • Apply for Accommodation if needed
  • Attend the Pre Programme Day for your programme of study (June)
  • Attend the Pre Programme Day for the Sport Academies (July)
  • Enroll on to your programme of study (August)
  • You will be invited to the training sessions for the first 2-4 weeks and squad selections will happen then (September)
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