Weekly Update

Written by Moya Jones on . Posted in News

The Max Greive Memorial Race was once again hugely successful with a total of $516 raised for the Cancer Council of Australia.  This included a special donation of $135 from the 2017 WIT ladies.

Congratulations to Madison Toovey running the 3rd fastest time in history (40:03) and stopped Loretta Wesley winning the big chain ring for a 10th time! The Wesley name DID get on the boards a 10th time with Kurt Wesley taking the men’s 10km in a close race over defending champ Rob Pouw… Rahul Jegatheva took the 5km in a PB of 16:38 with Ayesha winning the ladies 5km.

Our 3rd Aquathlon sponsored by Bike Force Joondalup is on this Friday 17th (not 24th as previously advertised).  You can pre-register for the series HERE, or for this weeks event HERE.  There is no cost to pre-register but it saves time on the night.  Even if you are thinking of racing, pre-register and decide on the night.

Don’t forget our other sponsor, Blu_Smooth Wetsuits, who is offering all NCTC members a $100.00 discount on their wetsuits range. This offer expires at the end of November. The prices after the discount are as follows:

Blu_Smooth MK1             $300.00

Blu_Smooth MK2             $400.00

Blu_Smooth MK2 Zero  $600.0

Their showroom/store is in Malaga and the wetsuits are available immediately.  For more information or to ask any questions e-mail customercare@blusmooth.com.au or call Vince Davis on 0417925577.


Registration for The State Interclub Championship is OPEN.

Join your fellow club members for the 25th Running of this Sprint Distance event held in and around the beautiful coastline of Mandurah on Sunday 26th November.  This event sells out fast so get in quick!!!

Can we reclaim top spot in the Rob Pickard Cup or will Exceed go all out for the clean sweep or the youth of Break Your Limits last year’s Presidents Cup Winner stand in their way.

The racing and points are getting closer each year, every point counts, your club needs you – your participation WILL make a difference. A few points either way could see big changes at the top for all clubs.  You can register and find out more about the event HERE.


Please note that the Tuesday and Thursday rides will have a new start time of 5:45am from this week.  The rides will vary due to road works and may not be updated on the Calendar.  Please check Facebook and arrive early for ride briefing for details of the ride changes.


We want you to be safe on the roads, so remember your “manners” when riding.  We share the roads with other cyclists and motorists and courtesy goes a long way.  Remember to wear your ID bands.  These can be purchased from your ride leader, use you discount card for a special discount.


MONDAY 13th November

SWIMMING: JUNIORS SWIM SQUAD

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

Venue: Coles Underground Carpark No. 9, Whitfords Shopping Centre
Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm
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 14th November

RIDE:  EARLIER START TIME

Venue: Meet at Celebrations Whitfords
Time: 5:45am – 7:00am
Details: Route may have changed due to roadworks.  Keep an eye on the Facebook page for changes.  Remember to arrive early for briefing and changes to the route.

RUN: TEMPO TRAINING

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 15th November

SWIMMING: SQUADS AT CRAIGIE

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 16th November

RIDE: EARLIER START TIME

Venue: Meet at Celebrations Whitfords
Time: 5:45am– 7:00am
Details: Arrive early for ride briefing, where you will be advised the route.

RUN: INTERVAL TRAINING

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 17th November

SWIM: OPEN WATER (SQUAD) OPEN TO ALL CLUB MEMBERS

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

SWIMMING: CRAIGIE LEISURE CENTRE

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.

AQUATHLON RACE 3

Venue: Sorrento Surf Club
Time: 5:30-5:45pm registration
Details:  Don’t forget to pre-register.  This makes the “paperwork”, well, less paper and so much easier on the night.  See WEBSITE for details, and pre-register for the night HERE.

SATURDAY 18th November

RIDE: POWER STATION

Venue: Meet at Sorrento Surf Club
Time: 6:00am to 9:30am
Details: The Power Station Time Trial ride is a single distance ride of 80km from Sorrento SLSC to the Gnangara Power Station and back. The time trial section is an out and back course of 15kms each way on a road with almost no vehicles and is a good opportunity to get some time on your aero bars..  See Website for more information.

RIDE: NOVICE/JUNIORS RIDE

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!!

RIDE: CHOCOLATIERS

No scheduled ride.  Please join the main group or Kevin’s group.


SUNDAY 19th November

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.


TRAINING CARDS

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


COMING SOON

MANDURAH INTERCLUB

Date: 26th November
Venue: Mandurah
Details:  Registration for the Interclub is open.  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.  Register HERE.

AQUATHLON RACE 4

Date: 8th December
Venue: Sorrento Surf Club
Time: 5:30-5:45pm registration
Details:  See WEBSITE

AQUATHLON RACE 5  – Pizza Night!!

Date: 22nd December
Venue: Sorrento Surf Club
Time: 5:30-5:45pm registration
Details:  See WEBSITE

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