Club Update and Training Plan for the week of Saturday 1st December

Happy December!

With Christmas nearly upon us it is time for the  TriHard end of season evening,  The Oxford  (9th Dec) and the Standlake (22nd Dec)  Santa Sprints.. and it’s the Standlake Christmas market on Saturday 1st December from 11am.

TriHard end of season evening, Friday 7th December In the Standlake Village Hall this year after the normal Friday Circuits!  So will be at 7.30 pm until 8.30pm.We would love to celebrate the year with the usual wrap up and a big cake.  Cake, tea and coffee will be provided.. but if you would like to bring any other nibbles/drinks then please do and it will be welcome!

Please vote for the triHard member who you would like to see receive this years’ TRIED HARDEST’ trophy.  Remember this is just a bit of fun.. scroll down to last weeks post if you would like a summary of the efforts this year (it’s a very short summary and I’m sorry if I have missed anything!)  To vote email

The Oxford Santa Sprint Sunday 9th December…is a Tirhard must .  We will meet at 08:40 by the Sheldonian Railings as usual :

Other Events:

Blenheim Triathlon is open for entries – is fills up fast!  I have created a team – for Saturday 1st June, General Entry in the Sprint Triathlon.  If you join the team, then we will all go off in the same wave!  The team name is Lower Windrush Tri Club.. and the password is lower windrush (all lower case).  Have a go at this great, iconic race… to enter follow the link below.. and, when you are prompted on the registration form, click that you would like to join a team… and then join us!

The White Horse Challege Cycle sportive is on Sun 8th April 2019, entry opens 1st Dec 2018 Its a great , early season cycle.

Other Reminders:


The South Devon Trail run is also now open for entries.  Well done to JOn, Kirsty, Andy and Emma already entered – any other takers!? This is a fabulous off road run on the Devon Coastal path that takes in some amazing scenery.  There is a 10k, half marathon, marathon and ultra marathon option :


Training Plans

Saturday 1st December November

Village Run – Meet 7am Standlake Post Office for a 1 hour run.  

Or, Park Run Meet 8.45am at the Witney Sports and Social Club.

Sunday 2nd December SWIM

8am Witney pool (Windrush Better Leisure Centre). Meet in the pool village changing rooms just before 8am for some lane swimmming. 

Tuesday : 7.30pm Spinning at the Windrush Leisure Centre in Witney.  Call to book a place on the class.

WednesdayRun for beginners.  Meet at Yew Tree Farm 9.15am. Call Emma for more details on 01865 300204.  A new group will be starting this term – call Emma if you are keen to join.

Friday 7th December : Circuits.   6.30 pm Standlake Village Hall. Entry £1.50 for adults and children over 12 years.  Children under 12 are free but must be accompanied. Followed by Triahrd end of season awards celebration at 7.30 pm


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