Weekly Update

Written by Moya Jones on . Posted in News

WOW!!!  What a weekend.  There was so much going on I think the whole of Perth was involved!!  Congratulations to all the competitors, whatever the event well done to you all.  There were a lot of first’s, 1st places and PB’s, the training is obviously paying off and it does pay to train, I’m not even sore!!!  Big thank you to all our coaches who help us achieve our very best.  We love you, really!!!

The last Aquathlon took place on Friday. It was a great turn out for the final race and the results will be announced at the end of season Partay!!

Don’t forget North Coast End of Season Party, Saturday 23th July, 2016, Joondalup Resort, Poolside Marquee, starting at 6.30pm.  Tickets are available here Register Now

Barry Silverlock’s final 70.3 Workshop takes place on Sunday.  This one is all about RACE DAY, which is approaching rapidly, sorry to scare you…

Please remember to wear your ID bands when out cycling, (especially me).  This should worn on your wrist and not on the bike.  ID Bands are available before most rides for $15.

MONDAY 4th April


Venue: Arena Joondalup, Kennedya Drive.
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Details:  $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).


Venue: Underground carpark under Coles (south side of the Whitford City Shopping Centre)
Time: Be there at 6:15 for set up.   6:30pm start
Details:  Run by Coach Brad Hosking for his 70.3 Ironman squad but all Northcoasters are all welcome.
This weeks session – 85mins.  Bring your windtrainer , plenty of water and $5 .

TUESDAY 5th April

RIDE: ILUKA LOOPS (please note later start time)

Venue: Meet at Celebrations Whitfords
Time: 6am – 7:15am
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.


Venue: Whitfords Nodes bike path, near the 40 Northside Drive carpark   See Map
Time: 6:15pm – 7pm
Details: .  Tempo run session
Cost $5. Please get a training card to minimise cash handling


SWIMMING: SQUADS AT CRAIGIE  2 Sessions available

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, (6:30 timeslot only) outdoor squad in 50m pool 6:30pm and for a trial period, the 50m outdoor pool from 7:30pm – 8:30pm.

THURSDAY 7th April

RIDE: HEPBURN LOOPS (please note later start time)

Venue: Meet at Celebrations Whitfords
Time: 6am – 7:15am
Details: See ride details on website

RUN: INTERVAL TRAINING  (Please note change of venue)

Venue: Moolanda Park See Map
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 8th April


Venue: Craigie Leisure Centre – 50m outdoor pool
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am  (2 lanes)
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.

SATURDAY 9th April


Start/Meet: Sorrento Surf Life Saving Club
Time: 6:00am –
Details:  See website. Stuart’s back!!  Make sure you are all wearing your ID Bands and that you have enough water and food.


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.

RIDE: CHOCOLATIERS – Yanchep/Two Rocks

Venue: Meet at Sorrento Surf Club
Time: 6:00am –
Details: We are heading out with the big boys and girls. It is a great ride in the lead up to Busselton 70.3. Let’s give ourselves at least 3.5hrs in the saddle. Bring your food, plenty of water and your ID band.  See website for ride details

SUNDAY 10th April

TRIATHLON: City of Joondalup Triathlon

Venue: Whitfords Nodes
Time: 6:00am
Details: See Website

TRIATHLON: Sunsmart Kids triathlon

Details: Rockingham & Esperance

TRIATHLON: Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon

Details: See Website


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

Workshop – Barry Silverlock 70.3 – Race Day

Venue: Sorrento Community Hall, Padbury Circle, Sorrento
Time: 3pm – 5pm
Details: This is the final workshop in this series of 3. The information sessions is open to all club members, free of charge, who are preparing to race at the Busselton 70.3 in May 2016 whether you are a first-timer, or a seasoned athlete.  This one is all about RACE DAY.

Coming Events

17th Goldfields Classic Triathlon.  Details here

–  Australian Super Corp Triathlon. Details here

ooooo Busselton 70.3 is getting closer.  Based on the results so far, you guys are going to be awesome!!!