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Greek triathlon camp

Greek triathlon camp

Richard Allen to host training camp

RichardAllenFitness.com is proud to announce the launch of R’n’R Triathlon Camps, with the first edition running 1 May-8 May 2011. The camp will be held at the idyllic Neilson, ‘The Retreat’ Sivota Beach Resort in Greece.

The camp carries on from the tradition of the adidas eyewear triathlon camps that came to an end in 2009, reunifying the team behind the camp at the same venue and adopting a similar approach. During their time these camps saw 7 editions over 5 years, with over 200 guests attending.

The coaching and support team include: Richard Allen, Pro Triathlete and head coach; Ryan Bowd an experienced Ironman, coach and camp manager; Tonya Allen, assistant coach and special guest coach Ralph Hydes coach, masseuse and core conditioning expert.*. It has been designed as a all round pre season triathlon camp.

The week at the camp is split between the opportunity to train hard with expert advice and to relax and enjoy the resort with family or friends who may accompany you to the resort. The programme covers all parts of pre-season training, such as open-water swimming, transition skills, bricks, long aerobic workouts, core work and a sprint race at the end of the week. In addition, guests will get a one-2-one coaching session with one of the top coaches to help plan their schedule.

In addition to the session, The Retreat which is one of Neilson’s luxurious Beachplus Club resorts, offering four-star accommodation with spectacular sea views and delicious cuisine. There is a swimming pool, two floodlit tennis courts with tuition included, children’s clubs for all ages (pre-bookable), and a terraced bar area making it perfect for athletes and their partners and friends to enjoy. There’s also a chance to enjoy a whole range of inclusive activities with tuition such as sailing, windsurfing, waterskiing and mountain biking.

Because of the diversity of the coaching staff and the resort the camp caters for everyone from complete novices to experienced Ironman triathletes, male or female and any age.

The camp costs £694 (Tri Camp Cost £335 and Neilson Holiday cost £359) online per person all inclusive! £42 single supplement for the week. £40 bike charge). Go to www.richardallenfitness.com for further details.

Profile image of Matt Baird Matt Baird Editor of Cycling Plus magazine


Matt is a regular contributor to 220 Triathlon, having joined the magazine in 2008. He’s raced everything from super-sprint to Ironman, duathlons and off-road triathlons, and can regularly be seen on the roads and trails around Bristol. Matt is the author of Triathlon! from Aurum Press and is now the editor of Cycling Plus magazine.