Why do one sport when you can do five?
Not sure if you want to join? Interesting in giving it a go? Feel free to come to any taster sessions or social events!
All sessions are free to attend until the end of October, and there are google maps links just there:
Running (+ cake)
Pent-Tri College bar crawl
What is Modern Pentathlon?
Modern Pentathlon is an Olympic and Full Blue sport
comprising running, swimming, shooting, fencing and show jumping.
We have a wide range of abilities – anyone is welcome to join us whether they have never done any of the sports before or are a seasoned pentathlete.
Epée fencing, one hit only!
4x800m running with 10m laser shooting in between (similar to skiing biathlon).
1m10 show jumping on borrowed horses.
Pentathlon in Cambridge
We train for all 5 sports every week during term time. Details are in the weekly email but a general timetable can be found below.
You can find more details about these trips on the blog.
Many fun competitions leading to Varsity against Oxford.
A lot of socials!
Combined (run and shoot)
Meet the committee
Pentathlon doesn’t stop when you leave Cambridge!
Most frequent questions and answers
No, many people learn to ride when they start while others only train for Tetrathlon (run, shoot, swim, fence).
Yes! You can train for Tetrathlon. And even take part in the Varsity match with the Seconds team.
No! The club provides most of it. You just need trainers and swimming kit.
Then just train for fun!