Welcome to Expatriés, the international triathlon club of Paris.

We take part in multi-sports events all over France, such as Triathlon, Duathlon, Aquathlon, Bike and Runs, as well as Swim, Bike and Run races.

We’re open to all nationalities, and offer a unique way to discover the world of multi-sports, focusing on enjoying the sport and making friends.

Join us!

  • Take part in one of our FREE training sessions. Most of our weekly training sessions are free of charge, and open to everyone.
    To sign up, go to our meetup site, or use the links under “Upcoming training” on the right.
  • Find out about upcoming events and promotions by signing up for our newsletter.
  • Learn about the benefits of becoming a member (like getting to swim in empty pools!)


Advice for bike neophytes and slower riders

Have you never ridden a road bike before? Or are still terrified when you do? Are you in a panic to plunk down 1000€ on a new bike before the end of season sales are over? Or alternatively have you already put in time on the bike, but still find ...
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First club ride – How did it go?

The day started perfectly  - chilly but sunny - as we gathered at the Starbucks across from the Versailles RER station. Initially planned for 8, due to demand (at one point there were 10 on the waitlist) we upped the limit to 10. There was a wide mix of riders: Mark ...
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Karen et al. give Noisy le Grand a tri

Noisy le Grand Sprint (750m/17K/5K) - 4 October 2015 by Karen Decter We arrived in the dark hours of the morning last Sunday for the 1st annual Noisy-le-Grand Sprint triathlon. We peeled ourselves out of the warm car on the dot of 7am to discover that the sole light source ...
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Alex finishes Natureman in 4:59:31 jumping to #1 for 2014-15

Natureman Verdon - 2km swim / 90km bike / 20km run - 4 October 2015 By Alex Leger For those who haven't heard of the Natureman before, it is probably one of the most scenic races in France and probably the best way to close down a season. It takes ...
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AGM – 23 September 2015

At the AGM of ExpaTRIés Triathlon Club on 23 September 2015 the following topics were presented for discussion by the existing President, Nicholas Lamb :- 1. Club details 2014/2015 Members from 22 countries, fairly equal between males and females c50% FFTRI licence holders, not mandatory to belong to the club 63 ...
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Hilary runs the hills of Paris-Versailles

Paris-Versailles 16km - 27 September 2015 by Hilary Norris Last Sunday was a lovely fall day: bright and sunny, with a bit of crispness in the air. The perfect day for an easy jog in the woods, right? Well, for nine of us from Expatries, this meant a light 16km ...
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Say No to the Newbie Bike Ghetto

While there’s been plenty of riding on the team going on this year, it’s often been  in 2s or 3s “off the radar”, meaning: not posted on our Meetup site. While it’s fantastic so many team members are getting out & riding, it also means that we don’t ride as a larger group ...
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Hugo and Olly’s 5-day ride through cheese country

Geneva to Annecy (Traverse Aravis guided) 5-day cycling tour - 17-21 September 2015 by Hugo de Palmas and Olly Mitchell The Cheese Classic “Snaking its way from Geneva to Annecy, through the alpine meadows and villages that are home to some of the best cheese producers in France. It also ...
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End of season get-away – Triathlon of Toulouse

Getting out of Paris for the weekend is always a pleasure, but especially so when you have a competitive objective, and when you are with a group of people who share that objective. So it was with big smiles that we all met on Friday to travel down on the ...
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Sean + Cat tri out the Pula 70.3 Ironman

Pula, Croatia 70.3 Ironman - 20 September 2015 by Sean Hurst A funny thing happened on the way to the forum... I am sitting here basking in the sun in Croatia at the start of a week's holiday reflecting on the fact that Cat and I completed the inaugural Ironman ...
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