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Welcome to the Avon and Somerset Police Triathlon and Running Section. ( TEAM AVS POLICE) We currently have about 45 members that regularly compete in events, triathlons, duathlons and running races throughout the season.
Membership of the section is £25 a year, you can then race in any Triathlons, Duathlons or running races representing TEAM AVS POLICE as we are affiliated to the governing bodies. Membership to the section will allow you to claim back part of your entry fee to any running/cycling or triathlon events. Each claim is assessed on an individual basis.
We hold a Force Club Championship for Triathlon, this event will be held at the Portishead Sprint Triathlon on Saturday 19th August 2017. All Team AVS competitors will race together and there will be prizes are awarded to 1st male / 1st Female . (www.dbmax.co.uk)
We also compete in Police Sport UK Events in both triahtlon and running – these are held throughout the UK and entry to these will be subsidised by the funds from the triathlon section.
Race results are published in general orders to show our participation and we have some pictures on the force Intranet.
We have recently organized a trip to Newport Velodrome which was a huge success, plans to hold Open Water Swimming training days and bike rides in the North and South of the force for members to get together on!
We also now have our very own TEAM AVS kit for running, cycling & triathlon – helped by our sponsors:
http://www.betteryou.com/learn/magnesium-in-sport http://www.jackoatbar.com/ http://www.sciencefitness.co.uk/
Have a look as they offer some fantastic discounts for Team AVS members, 20% off with Jackoatbar and 30% with Science & Fitness.
If you are interested in joining Team AVS, purchasing any kit or want more information about the discounts offered please contact DC 4097 Gwen Bevan or PS 839 Jim Page.
Force Club Championships – Portishead Sprint Triathlon 13th August 2016
Some Team AVS Members racing in 2016: