Formed in 1996 following the merger of Deal Striders Running Club (est. 1983) and Deal Tri squad (est. 1986) we have a membership of over 400 spread across the complete age and gender range.
Members are drawn mainly from the local areas of Dover, Deal, Canterbury, Folkestone and Thanet, although we do have members throughout Kent and the neighbouring counties.
DEAL TRI actively promotes training and racing in:
both at home and abroad and boasts quality athletes in all disciplines as well as novice and intermediate abilities.
DEAL TRI is affiliated to
and operates to Event Safety Code standards. Deal Tri actively promotes and adheres to the British Triathlon Association Good Practice in Triathlon Code which promotes athlete welfare, good practice and child protection policy and procedures.
Triathlon is a swimming, cycling and running event where the clock keeps ticking as you move from one discipline to the next.
There are short races (400m swim, 15km cycle and 5km run) ideal for novices and with just a little training are well within most people’s capabilities.
Experienced athletes progress to longer distances:
DEAL TRI has regular training sessions for all three disciplines and gives newcomers the opportunity to try multisports at their own pace, regardless of age and ability.
Long term member and all round good guy, Phill Mallery is in an ongoing battle with Myeloma Bone Marrow Cancer. He is undertaking trails of a new drug, please show your support by donating to Phill's chosen charity MacMillan Cancer Care.
|Deal Half Marathon 2013||10 Feb 13|
|Dinosaur 10 Km Run Race 2013||21 Jul 13|
Read our Race T&C's
|Inter Club Relay 2||28 May 13|
|Committee Meeting June 2013||10 Jun 13|
|Inter Club Relay 3||11 Jun 13|
|The 16th Saxon Shore Relay||15 Jun 13|