Weekly Update

Written by Moya Jones on . Posted in News

Our first AQUATHLON is on this Friday.  Don’t forget to register your interest.  By pre-registering you can avoid the paperwork and just pay on the day.  If you don’t know which Aquathlons you are likely to do, just register for one, then you are in the system…EASY.  You can Click here to register.  If you can help with the BBQ on the 27th October please contact Kelli at kjoneill@iinet.net.au.  See you FRIDAY.

Our Season Opener is on this Sunday from 3pm at Sorrento Surf Club.  Your first drink is free and there will be nibbles and other drinks for purchase.  Come down meet the new committee and hear all about what’s happening in the club.

Junior Block Training is on again.  The first block starts on Friday, 27th October at 4.30pm at our new venue bike/run venue Whitford Nodes.  This program is for Younger Juniors (7–11s) and those Competitive Juniors (12-15s) who are beginning in the sport.  Cost for a block is $60 or $100 for both. The second block begins on the 16th February.  All details are on the WEBSITE.  If you have any queries you can contact the junior co-ordinator at Juniors@northcoasttriclub.org.au.

The 2016/2017 Year Book has been put on the Website.  Follow the link to download and read all the articles and see who’s done what, when and where.  Kelli has put a great many hours into the book, but if you happen to find an omission or something that needs correcting, please contact Kelli at kjoneill@iinet.net.au.  You have until 31st October to make any changes. HERE IT IS.

MONDAY 9th October


Venue: HBF Arena Joondalup, Kennedya Drive
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Cost: $10 per session paid via a Training Card purchased through Register Now or Direct Deposit.  See below for details.
Details: For more information, please contact Janine (janine@janinekaye.com.au).

RIDE: INDOOR COACHED SPIN (Combined Squad and Club)

Venue: Coles Underground Carpark No. 9, Whitfords Shopping Centre
Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm  (squad to approx 8pm – non squad members welcome to stay on)
Cost: $5.  Please use your Training Card purchased through Register Now or Direct Deposit.  See below for details.
Details: Come along for a super Spin session in the dry undercover carpark.  These sessions are coached and will vary each week. So pack your bike, wind trainer, towel, water bottle and a change of clothes into the car.  Please arrive a bit earlier so that you can setup and be ready to rock at 6.30pm.   See Website for more information.

TUESDAY 10th October


Venue: Meet at Celebrations Whitfords
Time: 6:00am – 7:15am
Details: This is the popular Tuesday morning “intervals” ride session. This is a high-intensity training session with a mix of fast, flat sections plus 3-7 hills and dedicated recovery points. Group 1 uses active recovery (constant rolling) at regrouping points and Groups 2 & 3 have passive recovery stops. The ride departs at 6am from Celebrations Bottle-shop at Whitfords Shopping Centre. For more ride details see the Website.


Venue: Flinders Reserve, Broadbeach Boulevard, Hillarys.
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Cost: $5 or less with a Training Card purchased through Register Now or Direct Deposit.  See below for details.
Details: This session is suitable for all levels.

WEDNESDAY 11th October


Venue: Craigie Leisure Centre
Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Cost: $10 or less with a Training Card purchased through Register Now or Direct Deposit.  See below for details.
Details: Indoor squad in 25m pool, outdoor squad in 50m pool.  The indoor squad is for adults and juniors (12+) who need swim fitness, stroke correction and technique development.  The outdoor session is based on building pace awareness and speed. Refer Website for more information.

THURSDAY 12th October


Venue: Meet at Celebrations Whitfords
Time: 6:00am– 7:15am
Details: This is one of the regular fortnightly rides.  For more information on this ride visit the Website.


Venue: Flinders Reserve, Broadbeach Boulevard, Hillarys.
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Cost: $5 or less with a Training Card purchased through Register Now or Direct Deposit.  See below for details.
Details: This session is suitable for all levels. For details see the Run Training section.

FRIDAY 13th October


Venue: Southern groyne of the shark net enclosure at SSLSC.
Time: 6:00am (50mins)
Cost: no cost


Venue: Craigie Leisure Centre – 50m outdoor pool
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am (2 lanes)
Cost: $10 or less with Training Card purchased through Register Now or Direct Deposit.  See below for details.
Details: Take your pick: – short set up to 2.2km; longer set 2.7-3km. Pacing as per program with drills to develop technique.


Date: 13th October
Venue: Sorrento Surf Club
Time: 5:30-45pm registration

Details:  Aquathlons provide a regular event for club members to get together and compete in a friendly but competitive atmosphere. It also allows non-participating members the opportunity to cheer and support fellow club members who are competing. Club members of all ages and abilities participate and it is an excellent way for newer members to get themselves introduced to other club members. We have participants from 13 years and above take part. Results are based on a handicap system with prizes awarded at the end of year presentation dinner.  See WEBSITE for more information.

SATURDAY 14th October


Venue:  Meet at Sorrento Surf Club
Time: 6:00am
Details: Two ride options: 54km Freo & return or continue on for full circuit of Freo & River for 84km.  See Website for more information.


Venue: Meet at Sorrento Surf Club (Northside)
Time: 6:30am – 8:30am
Details:  This ride is a semi-coached social ride for adults and older juniors just starting up in cycling or returning to cycling after a lay-off. Distance covered will usually be around 30km with average speeds around 25km/hr. Coaching on cycling technique and copious amounts of encouragement will be provided during this ride.  No one gets left behind!!


No scheduled ride.  Feel free to join the main group or Kevin’s group.

SUNDAY 15th October

Venue: Meet at Sorrento Surf Club
Time: 8:00am
Details:  This is a casual and non-coached swim.  Meet at the top of the stairs.  Look for the guys and gals in the wetsuits.  Open to all members.


Date: 15th October
Venue: Sorrento Surf Club
Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Details:  Come down and check out what the club is all about, meet the committee and have a chat.  Free drink at the bar for club members and nibbles for everyone.  Families welcome and it’s a great way for all our new (and not so new) members to get to know what’s going on.


Training Cards are a quick and easy way to pay for all your training sessions The cost of the 20 x $5 card is $80 a saving of $20.  Cash prices are as listed.  Purchase your card through the link REGISTER NOW or by Direct Deposit into the NCTC Bank Account.  Details are:

BSB: 066166
Account: 10018211
Reference: TC Surname



Date: 10th November
Venue: Sorrento Surf Club
Time: 6:00pm
Details:  5km or 10km. The annual NCTC Max Greive Memorial Run is a popular fixture on the club calendar with participation in the 10km event being one of the qualifying criteria for the CTOY Award (Club Triathlete of the Year). Gold Coin Donation. See WEBSITE for more information


Date: 24th November
Venue: Sorrento Surf Club
Time: 5:30-45pm registration
Details:  See WEBSITE


Date: 26th November
Venue: Mandurah
Details:  Registration for the Interclub will be opening soon.  This is a great event where all the triathlon clubs in WA come together to race and have fun.  Whether you’re fast or slow it doesn’t matter, we need you.  The more participants we have the better chance of bringing home the club trophy.  Details will follow shortly.

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