Celebrating 30 Years of Military Inter-Services Triathlon

Elite teams from the Army, Royal Navy and RAF battled through scorching weather to compete in the annual OA Inter-Services Triathlon at Cotswold Water Park yesterday Competitors swam through 1.5 km of open water, cycled 41 km of tricky terrain and finished the course with a 10 km run. The high temperatures provided additional challenges. […]

26th July 2018

“You’re not racing for yourself but for your Service”

Commander Toby Clay, Royal Navy Triathlon Chairman, spoke to us ahead of the OA Inter-Services Triathlon. Tell us about yourself I’ve served in the Royal Navy for just over 22 years, and I am a Lynx helicopter pilot by background. I currently work in the Carrier Strike and Aviation Division of the Navy Command Headquarters. […]

16th July 2018

Army Prepares for OA Inter-Services Triathlon Success

In 2017 the Army won all three team awards, both veteran individual awards and the fastest male officer award. The Male Team Captain, Major Edd Charlton-Weedy, spoke to us about competing in the championship. How many triathlons have you competed in? I’ve honestly lost count, but over 15 years of racing I’m confident the number […]

5th July 2018

Officer Champion Prepares for OA Inter-Services Triathlon

Lieutenant Henry Eaton, of 17 Port & Maritime Regiment Royal Logistic Corps, plans to build on his success from last year. What was it like to win the Officers’ Award last year? It felt great to win the Officers’ Award, but it was still second place so of course I would be keen to try […]

26th June 2018

Veterans to Compete in OA Inter-Services Triathlon

To celebrate 30 years of the championship, special veteran teams will also participate this year. The OA Inter-Services Triathlon sees some of the best athletes from across the Armed Forces push themselves to the limit in individual and team categories. Competitors will swim through 1.5 km of open water, cycle 41 km of tricky terrain […]

20th June 2018

OA Sponsors Elite Inter-Services Triathlon

30th Inter-Services Triathlon brings top athletes together to compete for the coveted Team Cup. Organised this year by the Royal Navy Triathlon Association, the Army, Navy and RAF will compete at the annual event, taking place on 25th July 2018. There are individual and team categories, including Male, Female and Veteran. In addition, the Fire, […]

22nd May 2018

RAF and Army Dominate OA Inter-Services Triathlon

Teams from the Army, Navy and RAF competed in the annual OA Inter-Services Triathlon, on Wednesday 26th July at Cotswold Water Park. The RAF won both the men and women’s individual races, while the Army dominated the team categories. The event, sponsored by the Officers’ Association (OA), was organised this year by the RAF Triathlon […]

28th July 2017

OA Chief Executive, Lee Holloway, is Swimming in the OA Triathlon Team

Lee Holloway, the Officers’ Association (OA) Chief Executive, is swimming for the OA in the OA Inter-Services Triathlon at the end of July. We interviewed him to find out more. This year the triathlon is organised by the RAF Triathlon Association and sponsored by the OA. The Army, Navy and RAF will compete at the […]

25th July 2017

Harry Eaton Prepares for the OA Inter-Services Triathlon

Harry Eaton is an Army Lieutenant who is competing in the OA Inter-Services Triathlon. He is also the British Army Triathlon Association secretary. He gave us an interview on being a triathlete.   Tell us about yourself I’m a 26 year-old Lieutenant in 1 Regiment Army Air Corps at RNAS Yeovilton. I completed Sandhurst In […]

Can Luke Pollard Win His Third OA Inter-Services Triathlon in a Row?

Luke Pollard, who serves in the RAF, won the OA Inter-Services Triathlon in 2015 and 2016. He plans to win his third title on Wednesday. We interviewed Luke to find out what it takes to be a champion. Tell us about yourself I joined the RAF as a Supplier in 2011, after trade training I […]

24th July 2017

Will Lucy Nell Reclaim the OA Inter-Services Triathlon Title?

Lucy Nell, an RAF officer, won the OA Inter-Services Triathlon in 2014 and 2015. Her RAF graduation meant she missed the race last year, which was won by fellow RAF officer Samantha Rose. Both are competing this year, but will either of them win again? We interviewed Lucy to find out how she is preparing […]

21st July 2017

Meet Samantha Rose – the OA Inter-Services Triathlon 2016 Champion

Samantha Rose, an RAF officer, won the OA Inter-Services Triathlon in 2016. We interviewed her to discover what it takes to be a winning a triathlete ahead of the race next week. This year the triathlon is organised by the RAF Triathlon Association, and sponsored by the OA. The Army, Navy and RAF will compete […]

20th July 2017

Former Air Vice-Marshal, Steve Chisnall, to Cycle in the OA Triathlon Team

Steve Chisnall, an Officers’ Association (OA) Trustee and former Air Vice-Marshal, is cycling for the OA in the OA Inter-Services Triathlon at the end of July. We interviewed him to find out more. This year the triathlon is organised by the RAF Triathlon Association and sponsored by the OA. The Army, Navy and RAF will […]

17th July 2017

Former RAF Officer, Kate Tripp, to Run in the OA Triathlon Team

Kate Tripp is running for the OA in the OA Inter-Services Triathlon at the end of July. We interviewed her to find out more. This year the triathlon is organised by the RAF Triathlon Association and sponsored by the OA. The Army, Navy and RAF will compete at the annual event, in individual and team […]

12th July 2017

Officers’ Association Sponsors Inter-Services Triathlon

The Officers’ Association (OA) is proud to sponsor the OA Inter-Services Triathlon for a second, consecutive year. Organised this year by the RAF Triathlon Association, the Army, Navy and RAF will compete at the annual event in the end of July. There are individual and team categories, including Male, Female and Veteran. In addition to […]

6th July 2017

Elite Athletes Celebrate Health and Fitness at OA’s Sponsored Inter-Services Triathlon

The triathlon is often described as one of the ‘friendliest’ sports. However, there was certainly evidence of the military competitive spirit in full force, as the Navy, RAF and Army Triathlon Associations battled it out at Cotswold Water Park’s annual Inter-Services triathlon.Nearly 100 of their top tri-athletes took to the lake to compete. Sadly, there […]

10th August 2016

The OA Inter-Services Triathlon 2016 – how the pro’s train and how you can get started

Maintaining a healthy, active and well balanced lifestyle is strongly supported by the Officers’ Association. The Benevolence team of the OA promotes this message to the hundreds of beneficiaries using its services each year and advises looking after your diet, fitness, sleep and contentment to help you feel well. The OA also works very closely […]

19th July 2016