Thank you to everyone that came along to the season launch on Sunday.. we had a fabulous turnout and it was wonderful to see so many people there. We hope you had a great time and connected with lots of other members! We are excited for our season ahead and look forward to being involved in a fun, encouraging and supportive community with all our members. A special congratulations to our 5 winners of the priority entry passes to Busso 70.3 ; Sue Robertson, Stephen Holmes, Stuart King, Christine Golder, and Deb Kirkham.
There are lots of activities again this week around the club, so be sure to check out the calendar for the weekly training sessions available and get involved! Highlights of the weeks activities include:
* RUN TRAINING – Time Trial- Thursday 23rd October, 6pm
Run training this Thursday will be something a little different. Rob has planned a 3Km Time Trial to use as an early season bench mark. He will re-run the test again later in the season to track your improvements. Come down and have a crack, all are welcome. Location and other information can be found at http://northcoasttriclub.org.au/event/run-summer-intervals/2014-10-23/
* TRYSTARS – Friday 24th October, 4.30pm
This week the Trystars training session is at Sacred Heart school and the younger Trystars (7-11) session will be based on cycling and running, so don’t forget your bikes and helmets! Competitive Trystars (12-18) will join Kevin for their cycling program. Janine is away this week for work and has some awesome people who have volunteered to oversee the session, but parent help is very much welcomed and encouraged!
* AQUATHLON #3 – Friday 24th October, 6pm
Our Aquathlons are held at the Sorrento Surf Life saving club. Registration is at 5.45pm, and race briefing at 6pm. Come along to participate or spectate. Distances are usually a swim of 400m to 600m, and a run from 3.2 to 3.4km. The bar will be open and the club will be selling BBQ hamburgers $5.00 and sausage sizzle $2.50. These are a great social night for everyone to attend!
The amazing Al & Suzie from Als Cycle Surgery have very generously offered to sponsor the Aquathlon series again this year with another sensational bike on offer! This is the major prize for the Aquathlon series and to qualify, members must compete in at least 6 of the events over the 12 event series (see dates here) We are also very grateful that 3 of our members, David & Michelle Martin (ExplorOz), Lisa Vass (Sorrento Sports Massage) and Eve O’Hare (Eve’s PT Plus), have generously donated spot prizes at events.
* GROUP RIDE – BRYNT McSWAIN MEMORIAL RIDE – Saturday 25th October, 5.45-10am
We have changed the ride from the Freo & River to this ride to pay our respects to Brynt McSwain. We will depart Sorrento SLSC 5:45am sharp and make our way down to UWA for the arranged memorial ride starting at 7AM.
In memory of Brynt and what he loved doing the most , a social ride (max speed 30km/hr) is being held on Saturday 25th October. Leaving from UWA Carpark at 7am and arriving at Churchill Cycles at approx 8am. Once at Churchill’s there will be Bacon and Egg burgers and other foods to purchase. Please come and honour Brynt and two things he really loved, Cycling and Food. Ride route can be seen here, http://www.mapmyride.com/
After the memorial ride, NCTC will ride back via the Swan River, Nedlands and back.
* LIVE WELL PHYSIO PILATES MAT CLASS – Information night for NCTC – Tuesday 28th October, 7.45-8.30pm
Live Well Physio are offering Pilates classes to North Coast members starting in early november at Craigie Leisure Centre. An information session for members will be held at the SSLSC next tuesday night, 28th October to explain about the classes, the benefits of Pilates and how it can help your triathlon training. Bookings are essential. See the poster below for more information.