Weekly Update

Written by Moya Jones on . Posted in News

Lots of new and exciting things happening this week.  Please read the Newsletter carefully ( ‘cos it takes me a long time to type it!!!).

Another great Aquathlon on Friday night.  Don’t forget the next one is this week. Thanks to the following sponsers:  Bike Force Joondalup, PT Plus, Sorrento Sports Massage, & ExplorOz.com.

The Boddington Triathlon is on Saturday.  This is a great family event and a lot cheaper than most triathlons here in Perth.  This triathlon is part of the Club Series and each participant can earn points for their club towards a major cash prize donated by Triathlon WA.  There are 11 events in the series, and this is event No. 3.

Brad Hosking’s Ergo Sessions are back on Monday nights 6:30pm in the underground carpark at Whitfords Shopping Centre all welcome.

An additional swim session has been added to Wednesday nights from 7:30pm to 8:30pm.

ID Bands are now available at most training sessions.  They are a must for cyclists and we encourage you all to have one and wear it.  $15

MONDAY 8th February

JUNIORS SWIM SQUAD

Swim squad resumes this week.

Venue: Arena Joondalup, Kennedya Drive.
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Details: Coached by Janine Kaye and runs throughout the year over each school term. This session is to develop 9-12 year old Juniors swimming fitness and skills in open water and triathlon swimming technique. Free style is the main focus. Swimmers need to have good basic technique and have passed level 8 at school swimming. Numbers are limited so please register your interest directly with Janine $10 per session paid via a swim card through register now ($90 for 10 sessions).  For more information, please contact Janine (janine@janinekaye.com.au).

RIDE: INDOOR COACHED SPIN (ERGO)  NEW

Venue: Underground carpark under Coles (south side of the Whitford City Shopping Centre)
Time: 6:30pm – Varies, see below
Details:  Ergo sessions are back on Monday nights . These are run by Coach Brad Hosking for his 70.3 Ironman squad but all Northcoasters are welcome to attend.
This weeks session – 70mins

TUESDAY 9th FEBRUARY

RIDE: ILUKA LOOP

Venue: Meet at Celebrations Whitfords
Time: 5:45am – 7:00am
Details: See ride details on the website. Due to road works on Ocean Reef Road, the ride will head all the way along Hodges Drive bypassing Venturi Drive.  Left turn onto Ocean Reef Road, the ride picks up the return journey back to Sorrento after a right turn onto Oceanside Prom.

RUN: INTERVAL TRAINING   NEW

Venue: Sorrento Surf Life Saving Club
Time: 6:15pm – 7pm
Details: .  This is a new tempo run session on Tuesday nights at 6.15pm from Sorrento Surf Life Saving Club.
All abilities welcome and catered for! We will be doing longer paced efforts along the bike path and it will be the perfect complement to the interval sessions on Thursday nights                              Cost $5. Please get a training card to minimise cash handling

WEDNESDAY 10th FEBRUARY

SWIMMING: SQUADS AT CRAIGIE  (NEW SESSION 7:30pm – 8:30pm)

Venue: Craigie Leisure Centre
Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm  and    7:30pm – 8:30pm
Cost: $10 or cheaper with a training card
Details: Indoor squad in 25m pool, outdoor squad in 50m pool and for a trial period, the 50m outdoor pool from 7:30pm – 8:30pm.

THURSDAY 11th FEBRUARY

RIDE: HEPBURN LOOPS

Venue: Meet at Celebrations Whitfords
Time: 5:45am – 6:45am
Details: See ride plan

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 12th FEBRUARY

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.

JUNIOR TRAINING

Venue: Duncraig High
Time: 4:30pm-5:45pm
Details: See Website

EVENT: AQUATHLON RACE #9

Venue: Sorrento Beach
Registration: 5:45pm
Briefing: 6:05pm
Start: 6:15pm
Cost: Cash or training card for single race entry.
Notes: All Members are encouraged to attend. Come to check it, come to get wet, or just come to cheer, then stay for presentations, spot prizes, sausage sizzle and drinks.
Details: See Events page on club website.

This event series is sponsored by Bike Force Joondalup (BFJ). We are very thankful for their help as they have provided vouchers as spot prizes, plus they have donated a bike as the series prize. To be in the draw to win the bike you must finish at least 6 of the 12 races in the series. The winner of the bike will be by random draw from valid entrants to be drawn at the club’s annual dinner. The club also recognises performance in this event with both an Adult and a Junior point-score award.

Thanks also to our ongoing Partners (PT Plus, Sorrento Sports Massage, & ExplorOz.com) who provide the weekly spot prizes.

SATURDAY 13th FEBRUARY

BUSSELTON RUNNERS CLUB 5KM, 10KM & 21KM

Details:  See Website

RIDE: TWO DAMS RIDE

Start/Meet: Meet at Deepwater Point Carpark
Time: 6am departure to 11am
Details: See website.

RIDE: CHOCOLATIERS – No scheduled ride..

There will not be an organised Chocolatiers’ ride this week.  Feel free to arrange your own, or join Kevin’s novice ride.  Those ladies training for 70.3, I suggest a ride up the coast for about 1.5hrs and return.

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.

WORSLEY ALUMINA BODDINGTON TRIATHLON (Club run event – Boddington Triathlon Club)

Venue: Boddington Swimming Pool, Pollard St, Boddington.  It’s in a POOL!!!!
Time:  Registrations: 6.45-7.20am   Event:  Kids 7:30am Adults approx 9:15am
Details: Less than a 2 hour drive from Sorrento, this is the 3rd in a series of club run events.  Get your mates together or make it a family day and enjoy the experience racing at Boddington. Every club member who enters earns points for North Coast.  The club with the most points at the end of the season wins a $1500 development grant from Triathlon WA.  Take the family and enjoy the fun.

Entry prices start from $15 for the kids and $25 for adults.

KIDS DISTANCES
7- 9 years 50m/1km/500m
10 & 11 years 100m/1.5km/1km
12-15 years 150m/3.5km/1.5km

ADULT DISTANCES
Short Course 200m/10km/2km
Long Course 400m/20km/4km

For Details see flyer    Online registrations are available here.

WA Sports Event

Venue: Cottesloe Beach
Time: I’m guessing early???
Details:   See Race information for details.

SUNDAY 14th FEBRUARY

BUSSELTON JETTY SWIM

Venue: Busselton Jetty
Details: Here

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

Coming Event

Norseman Triathlon – #4 Club Run Event – Kalgoorlie Triathlon Club 27 February 2016.