Welcome to this weeks newsletter
First up this week...
Open Water Swimming for Beginners Monday 8th and 15th May 18:30 Queensford Lakes, Berinsfield
OPEN WATER SWIMMING. Does that phrase fill you with dread? The thought of putting on a rubber suit and getting into a lake. Do you plan on trying some open water swimming this year?
Have no fear. Your wonderful AVTC coaches are here to help.
On Monday 8th and Monday 15th May at 18:30hrs. Queensford lakes in Berinsfield.
We will hold a 2 week BEGINNER open water swim course. This will start at the very basics of getting into your wetsuit, entering the water and being in a relaxed state while doing this.
The 2 week course should inspire you and give you enough confidence to join the other club members for the breakfast social swim on Sunday morning May 21st.
The cost will be £5 standard lake entry fee and the coaching will be free.
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Monday - 19.00 - Run Social - Tilsley Park, meet at reception.
*****new shorter routes are available for those people who want to run for less than 5km, so if you're wanting to get back into running after a break, come along!**
Whilst this is not a coached session, it will help develop your running endurance - we take a 10km (ish) route around Abingdon (shorter routes are available) and run in ability groups. No-one will be left behind and there is ALWAYS someone to run with. A great way to keep your running up AND have a mini social at the same time. Win win.
Tuesday - 19:00hrs - Track Running - Run Bike Run / Cycle Time Trial / Beginner Bike Session - Dalton Barracks, OX13 6JB
Come along for a real blast of exciting training that is guaranteed to improve your biking, running and Transition speed.
There will also be the option for you to do the Bike Loop as a Cycle time trial.
During the year we will keep a record and there may be some prizes available at the end of the season. Best attendance / Most improved / Series winner.
For the session you will need to bring: Bike (preferably with rear light), Helmet, Bike shoes (if you use), running shoes, drink and any other equipment you may use during a race.
Thursday - 19:00-20:00 / 20:00-21:00hrs - Pool Swim - Abingdon White Horse Leisure Centre, OX14 3PJ *7pm swimmers, please make sure that you are IN the water at 7 ready to start and out at 8pm for the 8pm swimmers to get straight in.
£3 payable to coaching staff on poolside (do not pay at reception)
Please come along to either the session at 7pm or 8pm, whichever suits you better for a structured swim session that will improve your fitness and technique.
If you have them bring along your fins, hand paddles etc.and a drink.