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Go Greek In September 22-29, 2019 with RnR Tri Camps


The RnR Tri Camps team is proud to announce the dates of their 2019 Greek Training Camp at the idyllic Neilson, ‘The Retreat’ Sivota Beach Resort on September 22-29, 2019.


The Sivota camp is delivered in partnership with Neilson Active Holidays, and the RnR Tri Camps team are pleased to be returning to a venue, which has housed RnR Tri Camps (or their preceding Adidas Eyewear Triathlon Training Camps) since 2003.


The September camp is an end of season technique and winter preparation camp, where participants will develop knowledge and understanding to make the most of the winter months.  This includes swim, bike and run technique session, drill work, longer endurance sessions and mobility and strength sessions, all to help you avoid injury and have the best possible season in 2020. In addition, guests will receive a one-on-one coaching session to help develop their technique individually and to assist in planning their winter training and developing a 2019 programme and race schedule. The week ends with a sprint triathlon (750m/20K/5K) organised in conjunction with the Neilson team. The camp has a balance between hard training and a relaxed and fun social element - making it one of the best tri camps and experiences you will ever have!


The camp is held at the Retreat Sivota Beach Resort, one of Neilson’s luxurious Beachclub resorts offering four-star accommodation with spectacular sea views and delicious cuisine. Here you will find a swimming pool, two floodlit tennis courts and a terraced bar area making it perfect for athletes and their partners, family and friends to enjoy.


There is also a chance to enjoy a whole range of inclusive activities with tuition such as sailing, windsurfing, waterskiing and mountain biking and children’s clubs for all ages (pre-bookable).


On all RnR camps, because of the diversity of the coaching staff and the resorts, the camps cater for everyone from complete novices to experienced Ironman triathletes, male or female and any age.


The Neilson and Camp Fees Include;


  • All coached and supported workouts and seminars

  • One-on-one coached swim or run technique session

  • One-on-one coaching consultation

  • Two sport massage sessions

  • Tri-camp t-shirt and goodie bag

  • Gatwick, Heathrow or Manchester flights 

  • Club board (daily breakfast, daily lunch and four evening meals)

  • Neilson activities including dinghy sailing, windsurfing, RYA tuition, mountain and road biking, bike guiding, waterskiing and wakeboarding, tennis, fitness classes, try-dive, entry to the spa, gym and indoor fitness area (treatments at a supplement) and children's clubs (supplement for 4-23 months).




September 22-29 2019




See full overview with current draft schedule here


* Schedule subject to change


Fees and How to Book:


Book with full ABTA protection via Neilson Travel at or by phone on 0333 014 3351


Triathlon Training Camp Sivota ‘The Retreat’: September 22-29


October Neilson Holiday package prices start from £749pp for Sivota based on two sharing a standard twin/double room.


The triathlon camp cost an additional £449pp. EARLY-BIRD  SPECIAL PRICE OF £300 for the camp supplement if booked before December 31st. 


If you are bringing a partner who will not be participating in the tri camp then they only need to pay for the Neilson travel package.


Please note RnR Sports LLP (Organisers) reserve right to cancel the event and issue full refunds without any further liability to participants.


Coaching Team:


Ryan Bowd, Co-Founder and Head of Athlete Development, Coach and Partner 


Past international age-group triathlete and multiple Ironman finisher who rode across America in 2006 with Jane Tomlinson and helped her to her successful Ironman finish in Florida. Has provided coaching to over 400 athletes at camps, corporate triathlon events, first timer days and on a prolonged 1-2-1 basis. Currently working with triathletes, adventure racers and channel swimmers.


Ryan focuses on a holistic approach to planning for one’s personal performance, which looks at; training, life balance, environmental factors and key skills development. Technical areas of focus are race skills and how to maximise efficiency of effort.


Having ran over 25 marathons, completed 15 plus long distance triathlons, road across America and competed in 100’s of triathlon’s, running, cycling and adventure race events whilst balancing part-time academic study, professional work, writing and company ownerships Ryan has a phenomenal insight into how to strike the balance between training, family/relationships and life.


Ralph Hydes, Head Coach and Partner


Ralph has been involved in triathlon for over 15 years and has competed for Great Britain at 8 World Championships in both triathlon and duathlon also competing in ironman and cycle events such as the tour de Yorkshire and the Etape du tour to name just two!


He has been a triathlon coach for the past 15 years and runs his own very successful triathlon coaching business.  He has trained 18 individuals to represent Great Britain of which 2 became world champions, and 2 others represented Canada and South Africa.  He has been a regular contributor to Triathlon magazines including Triathlete's World, Triathlon Plus, Triathlon Plus South Africa, Multi-sport South Africa, Transition magazine and has had articles in Men’s Health, Zest and national newspapers. 


Ralph was one of the London Triathlon’s official coaches for 10 years and involved with their training days at Dulwich training over 400 athletes on their training weekends. 


In addition Ralph was the official coach for Triforlife and Fun2tri events and has been the official coach for HSBC and Curry’s.  


Ralph is also the author of the award winning “Flexibility for triathletes and runners – injury free sport” DVD available at


He holds qualifications with/in;


  • British Triathlon

  • Ironman Triathlon

  • ASA swimming 

  • Circuit training

  • Sports massage

  • Sports therapy and rehabilitation

  • Body massage

  • Personal training

  • Advanced personal training

  • Fitness assessment and health appraisal 

  • Sports nutrition

  • Exercise for special populations

  • Exercise to music


Mary Twitchett, Coach, Strength & Condition and Yoga Instructor and Partner


Mary is an ex-elite international marathon runner (marathon pb 2.42.16). Mary's passion for sport, mental tenacity and cross-training regime, have allowed her to excel at many endurance sports including running, rowing, duathlons and triathlons.


Mary completed a masters degree in Health and Exercise Behaviour which included  sports science and sports nutrition within the  modules . Mary now combines her extensive personal experience, academic knowledge and coaching qualifications to help both novice and experienced athletes achieve their goals.


Mary leads some of the Strength and Conditioning and Yoga sessions, as well as provides technical 1-2-1’s in running and strength and condition technique.


Mary’s achievements include the current age-group gold medals at the World Rowing Championships; silver and bronze medal at World Duathlon.


She is the current British Standard distance Duathlon Champion and 2014 Middle Distance Triathlon champion in 2014 (Graffman 70.3 4hrs 54min 38secs)in her age group.




  • Masters degree in Health and Exercise Behaviour

  • UK Athletics Level 3 endurance running coach

  • Strength and conditioning coach

  • Active IQ level 3 personal trainer

  • Fitness yoga teacher

  • Kettle bell instructor

  • TRX instructor

  • Aerobics instructor


Robbie MacNab, Coach and Partner


Robbie actually started out as a complete novice on one of the first RnR tri camps and knows what it takes to go from beginner to six time Ironman finisher through participating in the camps, including Ironman Lanzarote in 2016. He has represented Great Britain several times for his age group in the sprint distance and aquathlon, and is also a British Triathlon level 1 qualified coach and is currently studying to complete his level 2.


Robbie helps with all sessions and focuses on helping beginners on the camp.


Clare Hydes, Sports Massage


After attaining her degree in Sports science, Clare spent a number of years working in the fitness industry, latterly in corporate fitness centre management.


Clare has also worked as a swimming teacher and coach but more recently works as a nutritional therapist and sports massage practitioner.


Clare has many years' experience in triathlon and has competed at international age group level. She has held both British and World Champion titles for age group Aquathlon.



  • Amateur Swimming Association (swimming teacher & assistant coach)

  • Royal Life Saving Society (teacher)

  • BSc sports science 

  • Diploma in nutritional therapy 

  • Sports massage practitioner 


All athletes booking will need to sign our standard waiver in order to participate. Booking is considered acceptance of waiver. Athletes will need to sign form at start of camp in order to participate. Copy of waiver can be found here

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