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This Weekend at NCTC

Written by David Martin on . Posted in News

Saturday ride this weekend is Whiteman Park and Gnangara Rd – this is a new ride profile trying to avoid the massive amounts of road works that are happening on most of our ride locations at the moment. There are some issues along Gnangara Rd but we will ensure that we take care in these areas and the ride should be great total 60km see https://connect.garmin.com/modern/course/20499942.

We have scheduled the next 5 weeks of club rides which are all shown in the Calendar on the website. These rides are designed to build us up to the excellent Lancelin ride that is set for the 6th Oct, so dust off the bike and get out there to build your endurance for the iconic Club Scones ride to Lancelin (did I mentioned the scones and pub lunch).

Planned Schedule:
1st – Whiteman & Gnangara (60km)
8th – Power Station TT (80km)
15th – Yanchep/Two Rocks (60km – 112km)
22nd – Guildford Hills (75km)
29th – Freo & River (50km/90km)
6th Oct – Lancelin (135km)

Couple this with the clubs Long Run on Sunday. This run is scheduled for 7:30AM (not 7AM), this week the plan is to run to Scarborough and back or if you want a little less, then of course you can turn around at any point. Our host Rob Hall will be bringing down lollies and water that were not used for the Surf to Surf event so the aid stations are covered, the course if covered all you need to do is be there at SSLSC at 7:30AM on Sunday. We hope to see a good number of you down for this great weekly run event.

So do not wonder what you missed, get out there and be a part of your club this weekend, see you out there!

Underground Surf to Surf Maps & Information

Written by David Martin on . Posted in News

39017832_1772891889497200_5648870815970623488_nIn 2018 the club added the Underground Surf to Surf run event to coincide with the annual City to Surf and offer our club members an alternate run event. There are three distances offered 4, 12 & 21km starting and ending at the Sorrecto SLSC.

The event starts at 7:30am and all runners will head south. With the 4km runners turning at Watermans and the 12 & 21km runners turning at South Trigg. The 21 km runners will head north from the SSLSC for an additional 4.5kms north to just past the Whitfords round about. See the Course Maps below.

Water/Aid Stations

There are plenty of water stations along this section of the coast and it is expected that these should suffice. As this is not a race event please accept that there may be a few fellow runners partaking of the water.

SSLSC Start/Finish point

South of SSLSC (4, 12 & 21km):

MAAC Club (south side), Watermans Beach lookout (north side), (there are two more in here I will find them), North Trigg toilet block, South Trigg car park turn around point

North of SSLSC (21km):

Whitfords Nodes toilet block, Whitfords Nodes car park, Pinnaroo dog beach, Pinnaroo Point toilet block, Whitfords Ave toilet block

Course Maps

4km Event

Heading south from SSLSC runners will travel 2km to the turn around point at the Watermans Beach lookout.

4km turn point shown in the map below in redus2s 4km turn

Garmin connect course – click on name to open full view

12km Event

Heading south from SSLSC runners will travel 6km to the turn around point at the South Trigg Beach car park (just before the left hand bend up the hill).

12km turn point shown in the map below in redus2s 12km turn

Garmin connect course – click on name to open full view

21km Event

Heading south from SSLSC runners will travel 6km to the turn around point (same as the 12km course) at the South Trigg Beach car park (just before the left hand bend up the hill). Once back to the Surf Club take the roadway path north and travel north past the club to the northern turn around point at the Whitfords road side path just past the Whitfords round about 20 m past the toilet block.

21/12km southern turn point shown in the map below in redus2s 12km turn

21km northern turn point shown in the map below in redus2s 21km north turn

Garmin connect course – click on name to open full view

Underground Surf to Surf Sunday 26th August (NOT September)

Written by David Martin on . Posted in News

39017832_1772891889497200_5648870815970623488_nSorry folks had the wrong month in the post just sent out. The new event is to be held on Sunday the 26th August at 7:30AM SSLSC.

Sunday the 26th August at 7:30AM we will be holding the inaugural Underground Surf to Surf offering 4, 12 and 21km distances.

Forget the crowds, costs and complex pick up and transport issues. Run along the best part of the coast (SSLSC south bound) with your mates. More details to follow!

Underground Surf to Surf Sunday 26th August SSLSC!

Written by David Martin on . Posted in News

39017832_1772891889497200_5648870815970623488_nBit late notice but I was thinking it would be great to maybe do the C2S Half and then looked at the price, transport requirements, rego pack pickup and running in the large crowd. A light bulb went on and I touched base with the current Sunday long run team and checked with the committee and we decided to try setting up a new event to co-inside with the C2S. So on Sunday the 26th Aug at 7:30AM we will be holding the inaugural Underground Surf to Surf offering 4, 12 and 21km distances.

Forget the crowds, costs and complex pick up and transport issues. Run along the best part of the coast (SSLSC south bound) with your mates. More details to follow but we are keen to know how many of you are wanting to take part. So if you are keen, like or comment on this post.

Saturday 18th Aug Ride – Guildford Hills

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Saturday’s ride this week will be Guildford Hills with a modified start time of 6:30AM at Guildford Station Car Park. With the road works in John Forest we may do the short course and than add some of the long course to create a modified medium course. Anyway plan on 80kms returning to Guildford about 10-10:30AM. There will be an option to pull out for 65kms if you need to go shorter or need to be back earlier.
 
See you all there – NOTE: 6:30AM start this weekend.
More Details for this ride plan are available here is Ride Guildford Hills
Jindalee

Saturday Ride & Rides

Written by David Martin on . Posted in News

Weekend ride plan for Saturday 12th (tomorrow) will be Jindalee Loop. Nice and easy for those wanting a ride post Busso and a great ride for the rest of us. Meet SSLSC 6:30am (Not 6am).

All May Saturdays will go to 6:30am and we may go to 7am from June. We will discuss/decide this over the next few Saturdays.

See you in the morning at 6:30am.

Joondalup Loop Anti

Thursday Morning Ride Change

Written by David Martin on . Posted in News

With the on-going road works on West Coast Drive near Pinarroo it is worth making a few temporary adjustments to avoid this area. So for tomorrow we will try to good old Joondalup Loop ride that we used to do every second Thursday. Full details for this ride are published here – Ride Joondalup Loop Anticlockwise. It is a great ride with some challenging sections, a number of stops due to lights etc but is certainly a lot better than dealing with the road works and will provide a change. Looking forward to seeing you all at Celebrations Bottle Shop for a 6AM departure tomorrow.

Aquathlon 2017/18 Online Registration

Written by David Martin on . Posted in News

Aquathlon Race 1 is just a few weeks away and to make it easier on the night why not register now and avoid the queue. In fact it will make it heaps easier for all concerned if you could register your interest in the races this year using the new online race registration system that is part of our WebScorer timing system. There is no cost involved and no accounts to setup just simply follow the link and register your interest in any or all of the races for the season. You will only have to pay on the night when you rock up (single or series) and you will not be penalised or charged if you register and cannot make it. So save time and effort, register for the lot or a few now.

Click here to register