Meet our Friends and other useful Links

 

The Waveney House Hotel is a short walk from Beccles Lido and the perfect place to stay, have lunch or drinks if you are competing or spectating.  Thanks as always for their support while we close the road again for our event.  New for 2016: Why not have breakfast at Waveney House – special Beccles Triathlon Breakfast Menu from 8am.

email: enquiries@waveneyhousehotel.co.uk
phone: 01502 712270
website: www.waveneyhousehotel.co.uk

 

The Kings Head Hotel in Beccles is a big supporter of Beccles Triathlon and a great place to stay.

website: click here

 

 

Will & Karen run Catherine House, a superb and friendly 4* Bed and Breakfast and Self Catering Lodge. So if you need somewhere to stay before or after the Tri, give them a call!

email: karenrenilson@hotmail.com
phone: 01502 716428
website: www.catherinehouse.net

 

HUGE thanks to Tri-Anglia Triathlon Club, who have since 2013 loaned us matting, bibs, signage, hi-vis jackets, etc etc. Their help is really invaluable for us in setting up our Triathlon!

email: Click here
website: www.tri-anglia.co.uk

 

Triathlon England

Many thanks to Triathlon England, in particular Eastern Triathlon who have again given us invaluable support. Triathlon England is one of three Home Nation bodies for Triathlon in the UK. New for 2016: we are part of the Eastern Region League.

email: info@triathlonengland.org
phone: 01509 226 161
website: www.triathlonengland.org

 

British Triathlon

British Triathlon Federation comprises the Home Nations Associations of Triathlon England, Scotland and Welsh Triathlon. Huge thanks again to East Regional Manager Carol MacDonald for all her support.

email: info@britishtriathlon.org
phone: 01509 226 161
website: www.britishtriathlon.org

 

Huge thanks to local business M&H Plastics, who have very generously sponsored all our Triathlons, providing much needed funds to cover our costs as well as lots of cool water bottles!

website: www.mhplastics.com

 

Ben & James from TriHarder – Norfolk’s first dedicated triathlon shop – have supported us since 2013 with invaluable support. Check out all their cool stuff at their stall on the day!

email: sales@triharder.co.uk
phone: Ben 07968 785928 / James 07767 335378
website: www.triharder.co.uk

 

Simon runs your local pro cycle shop and service centre, stocking all your cycling triathlon needs and the Boardman Elite cycle range.

email: info@inaspin.co.uk
phone: 01508 521000
website: www.inaspin.co.uk

 

 

Huge thanks to Richard Lock & Ellough Park Raceway, who have very generously supported us since our first Triathlon with sponsorship and radios. Complete your raceday experience with a spin in a kart at Ellough!

email: enquiries@elloughparkraceway.co.uk
phone: 01502 717718
website: www.elloughparkraceway.co.uk

 

Beccles Army Cadet Force

Many thanks to our friends at Beccles Army Cadet Force for volunteering their services as Marshals again.

Beccles is one of the detachments of the Suffolk ACF

phone: 01473 252562
website: click here

 

Beccles Sea Cadets

Many thanks to our friends at Beccles Sea Cadets for volunteering their services as Marshals atthis year’s Triathlon.

email: becclesseacadets@hotmail.com
phone: 01502 711858
website: www.sea-cadets.org/beccles

 

Beccles Kingfishers

The Kingfishers are back at their spiritual home, Beccles Open Air Swimming Pool! And volunteering their services as Marshals and advising on and supervising the SWIM again.

website: www.beccleskingfishers.co.uk

 

 

Beccles Triathlon Club run the Beccles Triathlon and also run regular SWIM, BIKE, RUN training sessions for experienced triathletes and newbies. They also have the COOLEST Tri kit in the region!

join us: click here
website: www.becclestriclub.moonfruit.com

 

Many thanks to our friends at Scenic Projects for helping make our medal ceremonies really spectacular and who knows what they will come up with for this year’s Triathlon?

email: sales@scenicprojects.co.uk.uk
phone: 01502 575500
website: www.scenicprojects.co.uk

 

 

 

Tesco have supported every Beccles Triathlon since we started by supplying our competitors with bananas as well as winners prizes, for which many thanks.

They also have plenty of car parking spaces if you are competing or spectating (time limits may apply).

Click here and enter our postcode NR34 9PL to get directions.

 

Many thanks to Simon and his team at Active Outdoor Sports for loads of advice and they also supply our bike racking.

email: info@activeoutdoorsport.co.uk
website: www.activeoutdoorsport.co.uk

 

CHEERS to Adnams of Southwold for giving us Fizz for some of our 2015 winners and ghostly goodies for 2016.

email: info@adnams.co.uk
phone: 01502 727200
website: www.adnams.co.uk

 

Bowthorpe Hall based landscape surveyors Anglia Land Surveys have provided very generous sponsorship towards our 2015 and 2016 goody bags.

email: mail@als-surveys.com
phone: 01603 749600
website: www.als-surveys.com

 

Diss based Big Skies Food Company create food using the fantastic ingredients available across the Big Skies Region of East Anglia. They generously gave us some of their delicious Peanut Butter Crunch for our 2015 goody bags.

email: bigskiesfoodcompany@yahoo.co.uk
phone: Zoë or Mark on 01379 643303 or 07973 613330
website: www.bigskiesfoodcompany.com

 

Essex & Suffolk Water have very generously supplied the water for all competitors in 2016.

website: www.eswater.co.uk

 

For our 2016 goody bags, Norwich based Kettle Foods have donated KETTLE® Bites – tasty new baked snacks with less than 100 calories. Pop along to their stall for a tasting.

contact: click here
phone: 0800 616996
website: www.kettlefoods.co.uk

 

Our new best friends at W.Byers LOVE Lidos just like us, so they did us a fantastic deal on our star goodies for our 2016 goody bags! Go check out Will’s online store.

email: will@wbyerslimited.com
phone: Will on 01228 317380
website: click here for Will’s online store

 

Beccles Town Council is the sole Trustee of the Beccles Fenland Charitable Trust and through the Trust grants are awarded to local organisations and individuals. They have very generously provided a grant towards the cost of our new hi-viz safety vests that our Marshals and Race Officials will be wearing.

email: admin@beccles.info
phone: 01502 712109
website: www.totalgiving.co.uk/charity/beccles-fenland-charity-trust

 

The 2016 Aviva Women’s Tour is part of the UCI Women’s World Tour, the leading worldwide series of races for professional women’s cyclists. It will start in Southwold on Wednesday 15th June and pass through Beccles! Representatives from the Tour will be at Beccles Lido for our Triathlon.

website: www.womenstour.co.uk

 

Beccles Community Choir kept us all going with their beautiful singing at Beccles Quay in 2014 and 2015 and we hope they will do it again this year?

contact: click here
phone: 07909 510976
website: www.beccleschoir.co.uk

 

Go check out our friends King’s Lynn Triathlon Club.

email: info@kingslynntriathlonclub.co.uk
website: www.kingslynntriathlonclub.co.uk

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Please click here and let us know if you would like to help us in any way

and here’s some more friends who helped us in our earlier Beccles Triathlons – come back soon guys…

Based in Norwich, Gorleston and Cromer, Pedal Revolution are supporters of Beccles Triathlon Club.

locations and email: click here
phone: 01603 614400 / 01493 656800 / 01263 510039
website: www.pedalrevolution.co.uk

 

Charming Rewards is co-owned by Geraldine Jordan and Annie Harper, who both live in Norfolk, love to run, swim and cycle and take part in events from 5k runs to iron distance triathlons! They think we should all reward ourselves with a little something to celebrate our achievements and in 2015 they gave us some UNIQUE jewellery for the winners! Why not Reward yourself with something similar?

email: admin@charmingrewards.co.uk
website: www.charming rewards.co.uk

 

Waveney Valley Scouts

Many thanks to our friends at 2nd Beccles Sea Scouts for volunteering their services as Marshals in 2014 and 2015.

email: Click here
phone: 01473 711678
website: www.suffolkscouts.org.uk/districts/wavenet-valley-district

 

Sadly now closed, Roland Blunk used to run this intimate bolt hole with roaring fires, old timbers, fabulous art, wonderful food and gorgeous rooms. Hopefully it will re-open soon…

email: roland@swan-house.com
phone: 01502 713474
website: www.swan-house.com

 

 

Beccles based waste disposal company VC Cooke very generously provided sponsorship for the 2015 Triathlon.

contact: click here
website: www.vccooke-ltd.co.uk

 


Our friend Richard Simpson is a professionally trained bicycle mechanic and offered a bicycle clinic at the 2015 Triathlon.

email: richard@rmscyclingservices.co.uk
phone: 07964 271867

 

Our friends at Evans Cycles in Westlegate, Norwich supported the 2015 Triathlon with a super useful puncture repair kit for our goodie bags.

location and email: click here
phone: 01603 580400
website: www.evanscycles.com

 

 

Providing all-round nourishment in a great-tasting biscuit and a delicious alternative to existing fortified powders and shakes.

email: click here
website: www.calbisc.com

 

Based in Sotterley just outside Beccles, Hundred River Farm supply their Artisan Ice Cream to the Lido.

email: hundredriverfm@btconnect.com
phone: 01502 476063 mobile: 07934 570235
website: www.hundredriverfarm.co.uk

 

Grizzlyactive is a versatile cream suitable for all areas of the body – runners rate it for nipple burn and cyclists say it soothes their saddle sores! Which is why it’s AKA Grizzly Bum Cream!

email: info@grizzlyactive.co.uk
website: www.grizzlyactive.co.uk/

 

Supporters of Beccles Triathlon.

shop finder: click here
website: www.lush.co.uk

 

 

Elivar make the world’s first range of carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins and minerals tailored specifically for athletes and active sports people over 35.

website: elivar.com

 

1000 Mile lead the way in innovative performance and technical socks for running, walking, sports and foot health.

email: click here
website: www.1000mile.co.uk

 

Suffolk Volunteering Federation helped us in 2013 to recruit Marshals and generally spread the word about our first ever Tri.

email: info@suffolkvolunteeringlegacy.org.uk
phone: 01473 275196
website: www.suffolkvolunteeringlegacy.org.uk

 

Suffolk Sport helped us to recruit Marshals in 2013 and generally spread the word about our first ever Tri.

email: info@suffolksport.com
phone: 01394 444605
website: www.suffolksport.com

 

Martin at Torq Fitness educated us on the nutritional value of his company’s products at our 1st 2013 Try-a-Tri training session.

website: www.torqfitness.co.uk/nutrition/torq-energy

 

 

‘EVERY penny matters’ at Morrisons and in 2013 they gave us a whole load of pennys.

They also have plenty of car parking spaces if you are competing or spectating (time limits may apply).

Click here and enter our postcode NR34 9PL to get directions.

 

Many thanks to Beccles Lido Patron Sharron Davies for some signed swim hats and pics – these 2013 spot prizes were hot!

Click here to find out why Sharron Davies supports Beccles Lido;