Happy Bank holiday everyone!
It’s nearly May, which means it’s nearly Triathlon season – and it’s time to get excited. The first open water Tri of the season is Sunday 7th May at the Cotswold Water Park – good luck Pete and all those planning an early bird dip in the lake!
Firstly Congratulations Steve who conquered the 105 mile sportif cycle up 4 different Whitehorse Hills last weekend…. and congratulations Sean who has gone for it and entered IRON MAN Zurich! – You are both amazing.
We have the events starting to come in thick and fast now – do check the event’s page on this website. On the 7th May it is the Cotswold Super Sprint Triathlon (TriFerris)… also on the TriFerris website the September Cotswold Sprint is now also open for entries:
Also on the 7th May is the Blenheim 7k. Don’t forget we have a team set up – so if you’d like to have a go please enter as part of the Lower Windrush TriHard Team when you buy your entry on line.
This is followed closely by the Banbury Triathlon on the 21st May and then the Westonbirt Tri on the 29th. Blenheim Triathlon weekend is the 3rd June and then on the 4th June is the 113.
Training plans are detailed below – but now is the time to get into the open water and also to start the brick sessions (putting the bike/run together) – I will be organising a bike/run every Friday morning through May – hope you may be able to join me? Jon is planning one this Saturday. (Check out the training plans below). Please do email me on firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like any advice on getting started.
Most importantly – HUGE good luck to Kirsty (who is not doing the Super-sprint this year) because next week her baby is due. We will all be thinking of you Kirsty and can’t wait to see pictures on Facebook. No doubt we will see you back in a wet suit by September for the Cotswold Sprint.. and you’ll still beat us all!
For those entering the open water for the first time, check out the article below
Circuits is on this evening – 6.30pm in the Standlake Village Hall. £1 entry…. hope to see you there!
Other training coming up is detailed below. Whatever you are doing, have a wonderful weekend.. the sun is set to shine.
(Email email@example.com for more info about any of our training this week!)
Also, Please do email Jon (firstname.lastname@example.org) or visit the triHard Face Book group for details of the Iron Man Training schedule (Follow the Facebook link at the bottom of our homepage):
Saturday 29th April. Run, or Bike/run!
Meet at 7am at the Standlake Post Office for a run. (First half hour fast/medium pace. Second half hour slower pace so meet back at the post office at 7.30 for a slower run)
Or Meet Jon later in the after (time tbc) for a bike/run ffast pace session. email Jon for more info: email@example.com
Lake swim : Meet at the swimming lake in the West Oxfordshire Sailing Club at 8am
Tuesday – Thursday:
Early Runs with Celina are back! Meet 5.15am on Lancott Lane, Standlake.
Wednesday 3rd May:
Lake swim : Meet at the swimming lake in the West Oxfordshire Sailing Club at 6.30am
9.15am RUN FOR BEGINNERS with Emma Welch. 45 Minute run for all ages following a couch to 5k routine. This week we will aim to walk/run 3.5km (running for 50 seconds in every 2 minutes)… Call Emma on 01865 300204 for more details!
Friday 5th May
Bike/Run meet 10am at Yew Tree Farm Standlake for a bike run: 45 minute bike followed by 30 minute run. (Run can be longer for those with more time!)
CIRCUITS 6.30pm Standlake Village hall. £1 entry. Standlake Village Hall Rack End, Standlake. OX29 7SB