Club Update and training Plans for the week startgin Saturday 4th January 2020

Happy New Years Trihards!

Circuits has started!.. and well done to everyone who braved the cold waters of the sailing club lake on New years day.

Next weekend is the Abingdon 10k Charity Run at 10.30 am. We will meet at Tilsey Park, Abingdon at 10 am. 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. We will order by mid January so that we have new stuff by March… watch this space for details of prices.. but there will be running tops, running vests, hoodies and trisuits available to order. Email emma for more details: 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:

Saturday 4th January: Village Run. Meet 7am at the Village Shop (Post office)

Sunday 5th January: Village Run. Meet 8am on the Green.

Sunday 5th January: Evening Swim at the caterton Pool. 5.30 pm.

Thursday 9th January: Adult Improver Swimming class starts in the Windrush Leisure Centre. 7 – 8pm. Every Thursday. Book at the Leisure Centre.

Friday 10th 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.

New Year Training Plans!

Happy New Years Trihards!

There are a couple of things happening this week – scroll down to see the plans…. Circuits starts again this week with a bang.. on the 3rd January, 6.30 pm in the Standlake Village hall.. do come along and get the new Year off to a great start!

Club Kit: There wil be a new order of our beautiful kit in 2020. We will order by mid January so that we have new stuff by March… watch this space for details of prices.. but there will be running tops, running vests, hoodies and trisuits available to order. Email emma for more details: emma@turniton.co.uk

Events for 2020:

Abingdon 10k – Sunday 12th January… enter on the day.. and join the trihard group heading that way…

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:

Wedensday 1st January: New Year Swim…. Meet at the Sailing Club Lake at 10.30 am

Thursday 2nd January: Head Torch run – Meet at the Standlake Garage at 6.05 am

Friday 3rd 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 of Saturday 21st december

Please note that Circuits has now finished for Christmas and will resume again on Friday 3rd January 2020

Good luck this weekend Sean and Ian who take on the Portsmouth Coastal marathon! not for the faint hearted!

A massive thank you to everyone who turned up last weekend for the Standlake Santa Sprint in aid of Homeless Oxfordshire and the Mulberrybush School . The event so far has raised a massive £600 for Homeless Oxfordshire.. and thanks to penny’s amazing food in the club house, has also raised £400 for the Mulberrybush school charity.

Events for 2020 are starting to be booked… take a look below and see what you fancy!

A team of TriHards will be heading to Abingdon for the Charity fun run on the 12th January - do come and join us!

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 21st December. Group run to the Ridgeway. Meet 06.30 am in the Rose Revived carpark – we wil car share to Ardington – heading there for a 7am run.

Sunday 22nd December  : Village group run – meet on the village Green (which is more of a small triangle of grass at the end of the High Street) 8am for a 5 mile social run! All abilities welcome.

Christmas Eve Spinning: December 24th. 9.30am Windrush leisure centre. Call the centre to book.

Club Update and Training Plans for the week of Saturday 14th December

Please note that Circuits has now finished for Christmas and will resume again on Friday 3rd January 2020

Good luck next weekend Sean and Ian who take on the Portsmouth Coastal marathon! not for the faint hearted!

And of course Christmas starts early in Standlake – this weekend is the Standlake Santa Sprint in aid of Homeless Oxfordshire: Sunday 15th December. 3 pm At the Oxford Downs Cricket Club. Standlake OX29 7QH.

Put on your best Christmas fancy dress and join us to raise money this year for Homeless Oxfordshire. The bar will be open and Penny is serving hot food to raise money for her marathon efforts in aid of the Mulberrybush School Charity. Everyone is welcome – just turn up, donate and run!

Events for 2020 are starting to be booked… take a look below and see what you fancy!

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 14th December. Village Run. 7am Post office Standlake. Meet for a one hour run.

Sunday 15th December  : Village group run – meet on the village Green (which is more of a small triangle of grass at the end of the High Street) 8am for a 5 mile social run!

And Evening Swim: 5pm at Carterton Leisure centre.

Head Torch Runs are back: Starting from the Post Office (Wais’ house) at 5.30 am and running up the high Street to the Standlake garage at 5.35 am… then taking in a 3 mile loop…. Meet Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays for an fresh early morning blast!

Christmas Eve Spinning: December 24th. 9.30am Windrush leisure centre. Call the centre to book.

Club Update and Training Plans for the week of Saturday 9th November

Looking forward to a week of gentle training… please note that Circuits this friday (15th Nov) is half an hour earlier 6 pm – 7pm

Events for 2020 are starting to be booked… take a look below and see what you fancy! (details of these events will be available to peruse at the awards night next Satyrday

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

New Date for Your Diaries: The Annual Trihard Awars evening wil be at the Cricket Club on Saturday 16th November at 7pm. Please save the date… (Apologies this is a change from the original published date!)

Remember to vote for your ‘Tried Hardest 2019’ please email emma@turniton.co.uk

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 9th November. Witney Park Run. Meet at 8.50 am West Witney Sports Club

Sunday 10th November  : Village group run – meet on the village Green (which is more of a small triangle of grass at the end of the High Street) 8am for a 4 mile social run!

And Evening Swim: 5pm at Carterton Leisure centre.

Head Torch Runs are back: Starting from the Post Office (Wais’ house) at 5.30 am and running up the high Street to the Standlake garage at 5.35 am… then taking in a 3 mile loop…. Meet Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays for an fresh early morning blast!

Tuesdays : 9.15am Spinning at the Windrush Leisure Centre in Witney.  Call to book a place on the class.

Friday 15th November: Earlier time of 6 pm – 7pm for this week only. Circuit Training Standlake Village Hall. £1.50 per adult and children 12 years and over. Younger children are welcome and free of charge but need to be accompanied. A Cardio Workout with Jon.

Club Update and Training Plans for the week of Saturday 2nd November

It’s Rugby world cup weekend! …

… And after England has won the world cup – come to celebrate at the Standlake village hall at the market (11am – 1pm) – with bacon sandwiches and lots of cake…

Emma is planning a world cup run – so if you want to be home in time to watch the match and don’t want to do park run.. then meet me at Yew Tree Farm at….:

6.30 am for a 7 mile Loop…. or 7.30 am for a 6mile loop…. or 8.30 am for two 4 mile loops that wil take in the start of the match! (I have to get my ‘long run’ in so any company on any loop would be great!) email emma@turniton.co.uk for more info

Events for 2020 are starting to be booked… 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

New Date for Your Diaries: The Annual Trihard Awars evening wil be at the Cricket Club on Saturday 16th November at 7pm. Please save the date… (Apologies this is a change from the original published date!)

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 2nd November. Witney Park Run. Meet at 8.50 am West Witney Sports Club

Or for an early run: meet 6.30 am at Yew Tree Farm for a 7 mile loop…. email emma@turniton.co.uk

Sunday 3rd Novembner  : Village group run – meet at the Post office at 8am for a 4 mile social run!

And Evening Swim: 5pm at Carterton Leisure centre.

Tuesdays : 9.15am Spinning at the Windrush Leisure Centre in Witney.  Call to book a place on the class.

Friday 8th November: Circuit Training Standlake Village Hall. £1.50 per adult and children 12 years and over. Younger children are welcome and free of charge but need to be accompanied. A Cardio Workout with Jon.

Club Update and training plans for the week beginning Saturday 26th October

The training plans continue this week with Circuits As usual in the village hall. And Village group runs will now take place on Sundays at 8 am – all abilites welcome as there will be loops and groups for all !

The lake is getting a little cold for swimming now – unless you are truly comitted. So May I suggest the Lane swimming slot at Carterton again this winter 5 – 7 pm. This is a time that has been found, in the past, to be not crowded and there is no need to book. I’ll pop it on the training plan and see what happens!

Events for 2020 are starting to be booked… 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

New Date for Your Diaries: The Annual Trihard Awars evening wil be at the Cricket Club on Saturday 16th November at 7pm. Please save the date… (Apologies this is a change from the original published date!)

Training Plans

Saturday 26th October. Witney Park Run. Meet at 8.50 am West Witney Sports Club

Sunday 27th October  : Village group run – meet at the Post office at 8am

Tuesdays : 9.15am Spinning at the Windrush Leisure Centre in Witney.  Call to book a place on the class.

Friday 1st November: Circuit Training Standlake Village Hall. £1.50 per adult and children 12 years and over. Younger children are welcome and free of charge but need to be accompanied. A Core Stabillity workout with Emma.

Saturday 2nd  Witney Park Run. Meet at 8.50 am West Witney Sports Club

Sunday3rd . Village Group run. Meet at the Post office at 8 am. (for a longer run or an earlier loop, meet at Yew Tree Farm at 7am – email emma@turniton.co.uk for more info)

Evening Swim: 5pm at Carterton Leisure centre.

Club Update and Training Plans for the week starting Sunday 20th October

This week the update comes to you a little later than normal! But this is good because it means I can begin with the Abingdon marathon (Sunday 20th October) – this year taken on by Wai Ming – and she smashed it – Well done Wai!

The OXFORD HALF.. What an amazing day and an incredible event. Depsite the relentless rain – there were still thousands of runners on the route and thousands of supporters too. Massive Congratulations to all the runners. Andy G was the first Trhard home in 1 hour 37 minutes. Sean, Tille, Joan, Jen, Mary, Kevin, Sarah, Meg, Penny, Kate, Linda and Jo H, all completed in fantastic times, well done to you all….

The training plans continue this week with Circuits As usual in the village hall. And Village group runs will now take place on Sundays at 8 am – all abilites welcome as there will be loops and groups for all !

The lake is getting a little cold for swimming now – unless you are truly comitted. So May I suggest the Lane swimming slot at Carterton again this winter 5 – 7 pm. This is a time that has been found, in the past, to be not crowded and there is no need to book. I’ll pop it on the training plan and see what happens!

Events for 2020 are starting to be booked… 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

Training Plans

Saturday 19th October. Witney Park Run. Meet at 8.50 am West Witney Sports Club

Sunday 20th October  : Abingdon marathon.

Tuesdays : 9.15am Spinning at the Windrush Leisure Centre in Witney.  Call to book a place on the class.

Friday 25th October: Circuit Training Standlake Village Hall. £1.50 per adult and children 12 years and over. Younger children are welcome and free of charge but need to be accompanied.A Cardio Circuit with Jon.

Saturday 26th Witney Park Run. Meet at 8.50 am West Witney Sports Club

Sunday 27th . Village Group run. Meet at the Post office at 8 am. (for a longer run or an earlier loop, meet at Yew Tree Farm at 7am – email emma@turniton.co.uk for more info)

Evening Swim: 5pm at Carterton Leisure centre.

Club Update and Training Plans for the week of Saturday 12th October

Massive congratulations to Steve B for taking on and conquering the Lanzarote Half Iron Man last weekend – in 36 degree heat – the perfect triHard. The TriHard colours were also spotted last weekend in Bournemouth at the marathon – well done Andy T…. looked like a tough coastal course!

This weekend it is the OXFORD HALF.. The big day is here – some of our beginner runners have been preparing for this since January….. GOOD LUCK everyone – you will all be amazing. Good luck Tille, Joan, Jen, Mary, Kevin, Sarah, Meg, Penny, Kate and Linda…. also good luck ANDY G, who last year broke the Trihard Oxford Half record… so he has that title to defend! Good luck to anyone else running it who I may have missed!

The training plans continue this week with Circuits As usual in the village hall.

There is a group swim this Saturday at 7am. or, for a group run, you can fit in the Witney park run too.

Events for 2020 are starting to be booked… 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

Training Plans

Saturday 12th October. Group swim at WOSC 7am (remember if you are non member you need to be signed in by a member and have a two float!)… if it is still a bit dark at 7am we may be getting in the lake at ten past!

Or Witney Park Run. Meet at 8.45 am West Witney Sports Club

Sunday 13th October  : Half marathon runners meet in race viallge at 8.30am in front of bag drop.

Tuesdays : 9.15am Spinning at the Windrush Leisure Centre in Witney.  Call to book a place on the class.

Wednesdays: Lunchtime Swim – can anyone get out for a lunch swim in Carterton? If so meet at the pool between 12.30 and 1 pm. The Pool is open for lane swimming until 1.30pm

Friday 18th October: Circuit Training Standlake Village Hall. £1.50 per adult and children 12 years and over. Younger children are welcome and free of charge but need to be accompanied. A lovely stretch and tone circuits for glutes and abs.

Club Update and Training Plans for the Week beginning Saturday 5th October

Good Luck this week Steve in Lanzarote at the official Half Iron Man! We’ll be thinking of you!

In other news – it’s a big congrats to the Purcell kids at the Swimming Club championships, for more podium moments – and Steve B has had his moment on the podium too!

The training plans continue this week with Circuits in the village hall Fridays 6.30pm. Tonight (4th Oct) it’s a core strengthener with Emma.

There is a group swim this Saturday at 7am. or, for a group run, you can fit in the Witney park run too. (Don’t forget it is also the Standlake market 11am – 1pm -so do come down for cake after park run!)

Save the Date: Friday 15th November will be the Annual trihard Awards Night!

Events for 2020 are starting to be booked… 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

Training Plans

Saturday 5th October. Group swim at WOSC 7am (remember if you are non member you need to be signed in by a member and have a two float!)

Or Witney Park Run. Meet at 8.45 am West Witney Sports Club

Sunday 6th October  : Half marathon training run – meet 8 am at the Standlake Village shop. A 5 mile run with drills, strides and intervals!

Tuesdays : 9.15am Spinning at the Windrush Leisure Centre in Witney.  Call to book a place on the class.

Wednesdays: Lunchtime Swim – can anyone get out for a lunch swim in Carterton? If so meet at the pool between 12.30 and 1 pm. The Pool is open for lane swimming until 1.30pm

Friday 11th October: Circuit Training Standlake Village Hall. £1.50 per adult and children 12 years and over. Younger children are welcome and free of charge but need to be accompanied. This week CV blast with Jon.