WEEKLY UPDATE

Written by Moya Jones on . Posted in News

Please see this week’s club training sessions & events below.

MONDAY 18th JANUARY

JUNIORS SWIM SQUAD

No swimming over school holidays. Sessions resume 8th February. Please contact Janine (janine@janinekaye.com.au) to register your child’s interest for Term 1.

TUESDAY 19th JANUARY

RIDE: ILUKA LOOP

Venue: Meet at Celebrations Whitfords
Time: 5:45am – 7:00am
Details: See ride details on the website

WEDNESDAY 20th JANUARY

SWIMMING: SQUADS AT CRAIGIE

Venue: Craigie Leisure Centre
Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Cost: $10 or cheaper with a training card
Details: Indoor squad in 25m pool, outdoor squad in 50m pool

THURSDAY 21st JANUARY

RIDE: HILLARYS & SACRED HEART

Venue: Meet at Celebrations Whitfords
Time: 5:45am – 6:45am
Details: See ride details on the website

RUN: INTERVAL TRAINING

Venue: Flinders Reserve – Broadbeach Boulevard, Hillarys
Time: 6:15pm – 7pm
Details: Cost $5. Please get a training card to minimise cash handling. For details about this session, see the Run Training section.

FRIDAY 22nd JANUARY

SWIMMING: CRAIGIE

Venue: Craigie Leisure Centre – 50m outdoor pool
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am
Cost: $10 or less with a training card
Details: Take your pick: – short set up to 2.2km; longer set 2.7-3km. Pacing as per program with drills to develop technique.

EVENT: BATTLE OF THE BEACH AQUATHLON RACE #7

Venue: Sorrento Beach
Registration: 5:45pm
Briefing: 6:05pm
Start: 6:15pm

Details:  This special Annual Aquathlon Event is the battle of two clubs – NCTC vs SSLSC. Following the same format as a regular Aquathlon, however, this time, we battle against Sorrento Surf Lifesaving Club members.                                      Who will dominate Sorrento Beach??

All our regular “Aquathlonarians” are encouraged to come along, and for all those sitting on the sidelines thinking about doing an Aquathlon, well, this is the one to do!!!

Please put the “Battle of the Beach” on your calendar now.  See website for more information.

SATURDAY 23rd JANUARY

RIDE: WATER TOWER (New)

Start/Meet: Sorrento SLSC carpark (South Side)
Time: 6am departure to approx. 9am
Details:     This ride will cover most of the metropolitan water towers.  It is 112km with some short climbs to the towers on top of the local hills.  We will start at Sorrento Surf Club, at 6am, heading south, mostly following the coast to south of Fremantle. We then head north over the Mount Henry Bridge through the City to Hepburn Avenue near Whiteman Park, then west along Hepburn Ave to Sorrento Surf Lifesaving club for a well earned coffee.

Please bring two water bidons, some food, spare tube, sun screen.  There will be regular stops and refills of bidons.

RIDE: CHOCOLATIERS

Start/Meet: Sorrento SLSC carpark (South Side)
Time: 6am departure
Details: This week sees the Chocolatiers head north up the coast.  Looking to increase the riding distance over the coming weeks to accommodate those doing the 3 dams and the 70.3 in May.  There will be short cuts for those not wanting to do the longer distances, and for those of you who aren’t quite ready for 100kms+ Water Tower ride, are more than welcome to join us.

RIDE: NOVICE/JUNIORS RIDE

Venue: Meet at Sorrento Surf Club
Time: 6:15am – 8am
Details: Kevin is back to lead this ride for older juniors and novice adults. See website for more details.

SUNDAY 24th JANUARY

OPEN WATER SWIM

Venue: Sorrento Beach
Time: 8am
Details: This is a non-coached open water swim for anyone interested to swim as a mob from the beach. Distances depend on the day and what people feel like doing. Meet at the top of the steps at the wall above the beach. See website

BIKE MAINTENANCE COURSE

Venue: Sorrento Surf Life Saving Club (BBQ Area)
Time: 3pm to 5pm
Details:  Stuart King will be running a bike maintenance workshop covering riding essentials and some regular maintenance tips to keep your bike in good condition. This workshop is free for club members.

You are welcome to bring your own bike for some hands on experience.  See Website for more details