Club update March 2020

Wow these are unprecedented times… and The bath Half last weekend (was well represented with over 6000 runners there) looks like it could be the last event for a while. Well done runners last weekend: Tille ran a PB and laura ran a post-child PB…. it was wet and cold but a brilliant day!

Going forward we will continue to post runs and cycles on the Face book Tri-Hard training Messenger page. There will also be video link up exercise classes on this page! To join the page email me: emma@turniton.co.uk

Circuits is cancelled for the time being.. but please KEEP RUNNING

Stay fit and healthy everyone and please do message or email anytime if you need t=any help. We need to all stick together (not literally) through this.

Club Update and Training Plans for the week of Saturday 7th March

It’s one week to go to the bath half marathon – Enjoy a taper week… and good luck for race day everyone! Training Continues for the marathons coming up – so check out training plans below for long runs planned this weekend

More Running events this year:  

Blenheim 7k.  One of our favourites.  We have set up a team.  The team name is Lower Windrush triathlon Club…. so if you enter please do join our team….simply select tickets on the link below and click on ‘enter as a team member’… then search for our team:

Oxford Town and Gown.  10k charity race for Muscular Dystrophy UK.  There is a 3km junior race too.  Enter below:

Other Events for 2020:

Oxford TriSeries – a great series of triathlons based at the Queensford Lake, Berinsfield: https://www.theoxfordtriathlon.co.uk/
Lakes Traverse Ultra (60 miles accross the lake district – 18th April : https://www.northerntraverse.com/lakes-traverse/
Ultra Trail Snowdonia – 12th June : https://apexrunning.co/events/utsrace

there’s a triHard group trip to the Bath half! To enter visit: https://bathhalf.co.uk/entries/

And Westonbirt Triathlon is open for early bird entries. This is firm favourite of the TriHards…. to enter visit: https://race-nation.co.uk/register/db-max/the-pulsin-westonbirt-sprint-triathlon-2020

Other plans include The Southampton Half Marathon (26th April 2020)…. Blenheim triathlon 30 and 31st May…. Immortal Farmoor (half Iron Tri) 19th July 2020. If you are entering other events please do email me the details!

Training Plans:

Saturday 6th March. 16 mile training runs – a choice of two:

Jon is heading to the Brecon Beacons and leaving at 5am for 16 miles of epic mountain running… or, for a run closer to home meet at the Post office at 7.30am for a 2 hour run.. this will be in loops so do come along and cut it a bit shorter if you would like to

Sunday 1st March: Group Run – Meet at 8am on the Standlake Village Green (at the end of the high Street) Suitable for all abilities… The run will be 1 hour long.

and Evening Swim at the carterton Pool. 5.30 pm.

Thursday 12th Feb: Head Torch Run. Meet standlake garage (top of high street) at 5.50 am

Thursdays : Adult Improver Swimming class starts in the Windrush Leisure Centre. 7 – 8pm. Every Thursday. Book at the Leisure Centre.

Friday 13th: Circuits. 6.30 pm in the Village hall, Standlake. £1.50 per adult, children under 12 years are free but need to be accompanied. 

Club Update and Training Plans for the week of Saturday 29th Feb

It’s two weeks to go to the bath half marathon – good luck everyone in the final week of training – then don’t forget to enjoy a taper the week before!

More Running events this year:  

Blenheim 7k.  One of our favourites.  We have set up a team.  The team name is Lower Windrush triathlon Club…. so if you enter please do join our team….simply select tickets on the link below and click on ‘enter as a team member’… then search for our team:

http://www.blenheim7k.co.uk/registration/

Oxford Town and Gown.  10k charity race for Muscular Dystrophy UK.  There is a 3km junior race too.  Enter below:

https://www.townandgown10k.com/oxford/

Other Events for 2020:

Oxford TriSeries – a great series of triathlons based at the Queensford Lake, Berinsfield: https://www.theoxfordtriathlon.co.uk/
Lakes Traverse Ultra (60 miles accross the lake district – 18th April : https://www.northerntraverse.com/lakes-traverse/
Ultra Trail Snowdonia – 12th June : https://apexrunning.co/events/utsrace

there’s a triHard group trip to the Bath half! To enter visit: https://bathhalf.co.uk/entries/

And Westonbirt Triathlon is open for early bird entries. This is firm favourite of the TriHards…. to enter visit: https://race-nation.co.uk/register/db-max/the-pulsin-westonbirt-sprint-triathlon-2020

Other plans include The Southampton Half Marathon (26th April 2020)…. Blenheim triathlon 30 and 31st May…. Immortal Farmoor (half Iron Tri) 19th July 2020. If you are entering other events please do email me the details!

Training Plans:

Saturday 29th February: Cancelled: Witney Park Run. Watch this space or check out the facebook training plans for a Saturday run in Standlake

Sunday 1st March: Evening Swim at the carterton Pool. 5.30 pm.

Thursday 5th Feb: Head Torch Run. Meet standlake garage (top of high street) at 5.50 am

Thursdays : Adult Improver Swimming class starts in the Windrush Leisure Centre. 7 – 8pm. Every Thursday. Book at the Leisure Centre.

Friday 6th: Circuits. 6.30 pm in the Village hall, Standlake. £1.50 per adult, children under 12 years are free but need to be accompanied. 

Club Update and training PLans for the week beginning Sat 22nd Feb

Massive congratulations, Henry P who has competed in the Swimming County Championships; picking up 2 golds and 1 bronze – he has also managed to acheive 3 Regional accepted qualifying times and 2 2nd placed UK times. Smashed It!

Club Kit: The new order of our kit in 2020 has been placed and should be with us by the end of March… in time for race season!

Events for 2020:

Oxford TriSeries – a great series of triathlons based at the Queensford Lake, Berinsfield: https://www.theoxfordtriathlon.co.uk/
Lakes Traverse Ultra (60 miles accross the lake district – 18th April : https://www.northerntraverse.com/lakes-traverse/
Ultra Trail Snowdonia – 12th June : https://apexrunning.co/events/utsrace

there’s a triHard group trip to the Bath half! To enter visit: https://bathhalf.co.uk/entries/

And Westonbirt Triathlon is open for early bird entries. This is firm favourite of the TriHards…. to enter visit: https://race-nation.co.uk/register/db-max/the-pulsin-westonbirt-sprint-triathlon-2020

Other plans include The Southampton Half Marathon (26th April 2020)…. Blenheim triathlon 30 and 31st May…. Immortal Farmoor (half Iron Tri) 19th July 2020. If you are entering other events please do email me the details!

Training Plans:

Saturday 22nd February: Cancelled: Witney Park Run. Good luck out there is you try to run…. I am heading to the gym to keep out of the wind!

Sunday 23rd Feb : Group run meet 7.30 am at the Standlake Post Office…. or join us at 8.30 am if you want just a half hour social run… again from the Post Office.

Sunday 23rd Feb: Evening Swim at the carterton Pool. 5.30 pm.

Thursday 27th Feb: Head Torch Run. Meet standlake garage (top of high street) at 5.50 am

Thursdays : Adult Improver Swimming class starts in the Windrush Leisure Centre. 7 – 8pm. Every Thursday. Book at the Leisure Centre.

Friday 28th February: Circuits. 6.30 pm in the Village hall, Standlake. £1.50 per adult, children under 12 years are free but need to be accompanied. 

Training Plans for the week of Saturday 15th Feb

Training Plans:

Saturday 15th February: Group run for 1.5 hours: Meet at the Post Office in Standlake at 6.30 am.

OR: Witney Park Run Meet 8.50am at West Witney Sports & Social Club, Burford Road, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX29 0NB

Sunday 16th Feb: Evening Swim at the carterton Pool. 5.30 pm.

Thursday 20th Feb: Head Torch Run. Meet standlake garage (top of high street) at 5.50 am

Thursdays : Adult Improver Swimming class starts in the Windrush Leisure Centre. 7 – 8pm. Every Thursday. Book at the Leisure Centre.

Friday 21st February: Circuits. 6.30 pm in the Village hall, Standlake. £1.50 per adult, children under 12 years are free but need to be accompanied. 

Club Update and training Plans for the week of Saturday 8th Feb

Massive congratulations, last weekend in the Devon Coastal Ultra marathon – Jon H smashed it!.

Club Kit: The new order of our kit in 2020 will be placed this weeknd (by the 9th Feb). An email has been sent to members with details and size charts… if you have not had an email and would like the information of how to order please email me: emma@turniton.co.uk. To order please just drop me an email with the quantity and sizing that you would like.

Events for 2020:

Oxford TriSeries – a great series of triathlons based at the Queensford Lake, Berinsfield: https://www.theoxfordtriathlon.co.uk/
Lakes Traverse Ultra (60 miles accross the lake district – 18th April : https://www.northerntraverse.com/lakes-traverse/
Ultra Trail Snowdonia – 12th June : https://apexrunning.co/events/utsrace

there’s a triHard group trip to the Bath half! To enter visit: https://bathhalf.co.uk/entries/

And Westonbirt Triathlon is open for early bird entries. This is firm favourite of the TriHards…. to enter visit: https://race-nation.co.uk/register/db-max/the-pulsin-westonbirt-sprint-triathlon-2020

Other plans include The Southampton Half Marathon (26th April 2020)…. Blenheim triathlon 30 and 31st May…. Immortal Farmoor (half Iron Tri) 19th July 2020

Training Plans:

Saturday 8th February: Witney Park Run Meet 8.50am at West Witney Sports & Social Club, Burford Road, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX29 0NB

Sunday 9th Feb : Group run for all abilities. Two loops: Meet at the ODCC Cricket Club (Standlake) at 7.30 am for the first loop which will be 6 miles …. Second Loop will leave the Cricket Club at 8.30 am and be 4 miles.

Sunday 9th Feb: Evening Swim at the carterton Pool. 5.30 pm.

Thursday 13th Feb: Head Torch Run. Meet standlake garage (top of high street) at 5.50 am

Thursdays : Adult Improver Swimming class starts in the Windrush Leisure Centre. 7 – 8pm. Every Thursday. Book at the Leisure Centre.

Friday 14th February: Circuits. 6.30 pm in the Village hall, Standlake. £1.50 per adult, children under 12 years are free but need to be accompanied. 

Club Update and Training Plans for the week of Saturday 1st February

Happy February Everyone! It’s the Standlake Village market this Saturday so come down and join us for coffee and cake, from 11am in the Village hall, and talk training plans!

Good luck in the Devon Coastal Ultra marathon – Jon H takes on the mighty challenge on the 1st Feb.

Club Kit: There will be a new order of our beautiful kit in 2020. Amanda at EllemenTri has brilliantly kept our prices the same as last year and designed some new items for us (leggins, Cycle tops and Tri shorts!). We can also order: Trisuits (£110), short sleeved trisuits (£125), running vest (£28), short sleeved running tops (£28). An email has been sent to members with details and size charts… if you have not had an email and would like the information of how to order please email me: emma@turniton.co.uk

Events for 2020:

Oxford TriSeries – a great series of triathlons based at the Queensford Lake, Berinsfield: https://www.theoxfordtriathlon.co.uk/
Lakes Traverse Ultra (60 miles accross the lake district – 18th April : https://www.northerntraverse.com/lakes-traverse/
Ultra Trail Snowdonia – 12th June : https://apexrunning.co/events/utsrace

there’s a triHard group trip to the Bath half! To enter visit: https://bathhalf.co.uk/entries/

And Westonbirt Triathlon is open for early bird entries. This is firm favourite of the TriHards…. to enter visit: https://race-nation.co.uk/register/db-max/the-pulsin-westonbirt-sprint-triathlon-2020

Other plans include The Southampton Half Marathon (26th April 2020)…. Blenheim triathlon 30 and 31st May…. Immortal Farmoor (half Iron Tri) 19th July 2020

Training Plans:

Saturday 1st February: Witney Park Run Meet 8.50am at West Witney Sports & Social Club, Burford Road, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX29 0NB

Sunday 2nd Feb : Group run for all abilities. Two loops: Meet at the village Green at 7.45 am for the first loop which will be 4 miles with intervals…. Second Loop will leave the Village green at 8.25 am and be 3 miles.

Sunday 2nd Feb: Evening Swim at the carterton Pool. 5.30 pm.

Thursday 6th Feb: Head Torch Run. Meet standlake garage (top of high street) at 5.50 am

Thursdays : Adult Improver Swimming class starts in the Windrush Leisure Centre. 7 – 8pm. Every Thursday. Book at the Leisure Centre.

Friday 7th February: Circuits. 6.30 pm in the Village hall, Standlake. £1.50 per adult, children under 12 years are free but need to be accompanied. CV training with Jon H

Club Update and training plans for the week of Saturday 25th January

Good luck next weekend in the Devon Coastal Ultra marathon – Jon H takes on the mighty challenge.

Club Kit: There will be a new order of our beautiful kit in 2020. Amanda at EllemenTri has brilliantly kept our prices the same as last year and designed some new items for us (leggins, Cycle tops and Tri shorts!). We can also order: Trisuits (£110), short sleeved trisuits (£125), running vest (£28), short sleeved running tops (£28). An email has been sent to members with details and size charts… if you have not had an email and would like the information of how to order please email me: emma@turniton.co.uk

Events for 2020:

Oxford TriSeries – a great series of triathlons based at the Queensford Lake, Berinsfield: https://www.theoxfordtriathlon.co.uk/

Endurance Events Devon Coastal – 1st Feb – 10km, half marathon, marathon or ultra available! https://www.endurancelife.com/southdevon
Lakes Traverse Ultra (60 miles accross the lake district – 18th April : https://www.northerntraverse.com/lakes-traverse/
Ultra Trail Snowdonia – 12th June : https://apexrunning.co/events/utsrace

there’s a triHard group trip to the Bath half! To enter visit: https://bathhalf.co.uk/entries/

And Westonbirt Triathlon is open for early bird entries. This is firm favourite of the TriHards…. to enter visit: https://race-nation.co.uk/register/db-max/the-pulsin-westonbirt-sprint-triathlon-2020

Other plans include The Southampton Half Marathon (26th April 2020)…. Blenheim triathlon 30 and 31st May…. Immortal Farmoor (half Iron Tri) 19th July 2020

Training Plans:

Saturday 25th January: Village Run (1 hour) – 7.30 am meet at the Post Office in Standlake .

Sunday 26th January: 4 mile or 8 mile group run for all abilities. Meet at Yew Tree Farm at 7.45 am.

Sunday 26th January: Evening Swim at the caterton Pool. 5.30 pm.

Thursday 30th January: Head Torch Run. Meet standlake garage (top of high street) at 5.45 am

Thursdays : Adult Improver Swimming class starts in the Windrush Leisure Centre. 7 – 8pm. Every Thursday. Book at the Leisure Centre.

Friday 31st January: Circuits. 6.30 pm in the Village hall, Standlake. £1.50 per adult, children under 12 years are free but need to be accompanied. This week is core strengthening with Emma

Club Update and training Plans for the week starting Saturday 18th January

Congratualtions everyone who took part in the Abingdon 10k Charity Run last weekend. It was muddy and challenging, thank fully short and not very organised – but we had lots of fun… Laura ran too many loops and actually did 10k, Wai fell over a lot, Tilliy ran round the car park at the end to make up the distance… may be not one for next year, but an excellent way to start our racing year!

Club Kit: There will be a new order of our beautiful kit in 2020. Amanda at EllemenTri has brilliantly kept our prices the same as last year. We can order: Trisuits (£110), short sleeved trisuits (£125), running vest (£28), short sleeved running tops (£28). There may be other garments on offer – watch this space! You can place an order by emailing me emma@turniton.co.uk

Events for 2020:

Oxford TriSeries – a great series of triathlons based at the Queensford Lake, Berinsfield: https://www.theoxfordtriathlon.co.uk/

Endurance Events Devon Coastal – 1st Feb – 10km, half marathon, marathon or ultra available! https://www.endurancelife.com/southdevon
Lakes Traverse Ultra (60 miles accross the lake district – 18th April : https://www.northerntraverse.com/lakes-traverse/
Ultra Trail Snowdonia – 12th June : https://apexrunning.co/events/utsrace

there’s a triHard group trip to the Bath half! To enter visit: https://bathhalf.co.uk/entries/

And Westonbirt Triathlon is open for early bird entries. This is firm favourite of the TriHards…. to enter visit: https://race-nation.co.uk/register/db-max/the-pulsin-westonbirt-sprint-triathlon-2020

Other plans include The Southampton Half Marathon (26th April 2020)…. Blenheim triathlon 30 and 31st May…. Immortal Farmoor (half Iron Tri) 19th July 2020

Training Plans:

Saturday18th January: Head Torch run with JOn at 05:15 – meet at the Post Office in Standlake (quietly!) No Park Run this week…. cancelled due to water logging.

Sunday19th January: Hill Sprints Training Run. Meet at the Yelford Bench at 08:30. If you’d like a longer run meet at Yew tree Farm, Abingdon Road 08:00 and we will run into Yelford.

Sunday 19th January: Evening Swim at the caterton Pool. 5.30 pm.

Thursdays : Adult Improver Swimming class starts in the Windrush Leisure Centre. 7 – 8pm. Every Thursday. Book at the Leisure Centre.

Friday 24th January: Circuits is back. 6.30 pm in the Village hall, Standlake. £1.50 per adult, children under 12 years are free but need to be accompanied.

Club update and Training Plans for the week starting Saturday 11th January

Circuits is back with a bang for 2020!.. lots going on every Friday in the Standlake Village hall at 6.30 pm.

This Sunday (12th) is the Abingdon 10k Charity Run at 10.30 am. We will meet at Tilsey Park, Abingdon at 10 am. Good luck everyone taking part…. to share lifts there email emma on emma@turniton.co.uk. Enter using the link below: https://www.eventrac.co.uk/race-course-map/abingdon-10k-10k-12-01-2020-10-30

Wai is booking a table for lunch afterwards at the Harcourt arms for 12.30….

Club Kit: There will be a new order of our beautiful kit in 2020. Amanda at EllemenTri has brilliantly kept our prices the same as last year. We can order: Trisuits (£110), short sleeved trisuits (£125), running vest (£28), short sleeved running tops (£28). Size charts and more info will be available at circuits on Friday 17th January…. if you are unable to come to circuits you can place an order by emailing me emma@turniton.co.uk

Other Events for 2020:

Oxford TriSeries – a great series of triathlons based at the Queensford Lake, Berinsfield: https://www.theoxfordtriathlon.co.uk/

Endurance Events Devon Coastal – 1st Feb – 10km, half marathon, marathon or ultra available! https://www.endurancelife.com/southdevon
Lakes Traverse Ultra (60 miles accross the lake district – 18th April : https://www.northerntraverse.com/lakes-traverse/
Ultra Trail Snowdonia – 12th June : https://apexrunning.co/events/utsrace

there’s a triHard group trip to the Bath half! To enter visit: https://bathhalf.co.uk/entries/

And Westonbirt Triathlon is open for early bird entries. This is firm favourite of the TriHards…. to enter visit: https://race-nation.co.uk/register/db-max/the-pulsin-westonbirt-sprint-triathlon-2020

Other plans include The Southampton Half Marathon (26th April 2020)…. Blenheim triathlon 30 and 31st May…. Immortal Farmoor (half Iron Tri) 19th July 2020

Training Plans:

Saturday11th January: No Park Run this week…. cancelled due to water logging. Village Run. Meet 8am at the Village Shop (Post office)

Sunday12th January: Abingdon 10k. Meet 10am Tilsey Park Abingdon

Sunday 12th January: Evening Swim at the caterton Pool. 5.30 pm.

Thursday 16th January: Adult Improver Swimming class starts in the Windrush Leisure Centre. 7 – 8pm. Every Thursday. Book at the Leisure Centre.

Friday 17th January: Circuits is back. 6.30 pm in the Village hall, Standlake. £1.50 per adult, children under 12 years are free but need to be accompanied.