Junior training on the 9th June is cancelled due to Long Eaton Swimming Club having a Gala due our nominated pool time. Unfortunately this is out of our control and we several coaches also away, we have decided to cancel the session. So have some down time and enjoy the lovely weather and we will resume junior training on the 16th June!
A great day out was had by all at the Derby Sportiv where several club members rode both the 50 and 100 mile routes. Punctures, crashes and free food were the order of the day with all but one (get well soon Gus) making it the the finish.
Tonight sees the club head off on the first group ride of the year, oh yes, we are going to ride outside again! This is a non-drop led (not coached) ride.
Meeting at 7.25pm for a 7.30pm depart at West Park Leisure Centre Long Eaton. All welcome. Helmets and lights compulsory.
Now the clocks have sprung forward the lighter nights mean we can ride out on the road again so this Wednesday the 28th march is the last turbo session of this season. The session will be a lung busting, sweaty whole 80 minutes and and is the last chance to outdo your turbo neighbour in the sweat-pool league! West park Leisure Centre, 7.30pm start, 7.15pm to set-up, cost £2, turbos available to hire, please contact us via the fb page to arrange. Get yer turbo on !
British Triathlon have announced more Skills School days including a residential camp during the Easter Holidays which is open to Youths and Tri-Stars 1,2 and 3. The camp is located in a boarding school with it’s own 38m pool and the Regional Academy’s will also be there so it’s a great opportunity for some cross training between the groups. For more information click here
Despite the snow and icy conditions outside, the junior session and adult swim will be on as per normal tonight. the car-park at the leisure centre isn’t perfect so please do take care walking from your cars to the centre. The junior session will continue to be inside.
2018 is looking to be a promising year for both junior and senior members of Long Eaton Triathlon and Junior Triathlon Club.
The junior club is about to move back outside, starting in March. All the juniors are looking forward to putting their strength and skills learned into practice in the outside world again.
Saturday 23rd December – adult swim 5pm to 6pm = on as normal
Tuesday 26th December – adult swim 7.30pm to 8.30pm = CANCELLED
Wednesday 27th December – turbo session 7.30pm to 8.30pm = on as normal
Saturday 30th December – adult swim 5pm to 6pm = on as normal
Tuesday 2nd January 2018 – adult swim 7.30pm to 8.30pm = on as normal
JUNIOR TRAINING HAS NOW FINISHED FOR THE YEAR AND RESUMES AS NORMAL SATURDAY THE 6TH JANUARY
On their website, British Triathlon has announced entries are now open for the TriStar event as part of the ITU World Triathlon Leeds 2018 for all TriStar 2 and 3 triathletes.
The TriStar races will take place on Saturday 9 June and offer a unique opportunity for the next generation of triathletes to race over the same weekend as the world’s best and cross the iconic finish line in front of Mansion House in Roundhay Park.
The TriStar 2 event (11-12 year olds) will include a 200m swim, 5km draft legal bike and 1.7km run whilst the TriStar 3 event will feature 300m swim, 5km bike and 2.5km run. Both events will take place entirely within Roundhay Park with entry costing just £25 plus booking fees.
To go to the webpage, click here
Footsteps Nursery (a nursery that’s just like a home) has generously come on-board with sponsorship for our fantastic junior triathletes. Not only do they have a fab logo, they are also helping our juniors to keep it real by supporting the club. The nursery is local too, based in Castle Donnington and cater for children from 0 to 5 years. From there though, they still have a couple of years until we can encourage them to be the next Jonathon Brownlee or Flora Duffy! A huge thank-you goes out to Footsteps !