Club news and a date for the diary

Welcome to this week's newsletter! The Committee meet regularly to discuss ways in which we can provide an even better membership for club members; if you have any suggestions, comments, concerns or words of praise then please let us know at the email address below! If you would like to make some contributions to the letter, then please feel free to send any content you would like adding, or suggestions for future editions to and we will include it in the next update. The Committee

Date for the Diary The Club AGM: Tuesday 3rd October - The Crown & Thistle, 18 Bridge St, Abingdon, OX14 3HS Next month is our Annual General Meeting, giving you the chance to have your say on how the club is run; reviewing the last 12 months and allowing you the opportunity to shape how the next 12 months will look. Over the next few weeks there will be a quick overview of the committee and their individual roles within this weekly newsletter. We change the Chair Person every year and will also be looking to see if anyone is keen on taking part on the Committee. So keep an eye on this slot over the coming weeks and you can understand what goes on behind the scenes to ensure our Club remains the friendly and fun place that it is! Bring a friend for free Got a friend who just needs a little nudge to come along to training? Heard someone talking about entering a triathlon but you know they could do with some training buddies? Bring them along to any of our sessions to try. We're more than happy for people to come along and try a couple of sessions before they decide to join, so forward this email onto them and let's encourage more people into the world of triathlon :) Strava Club

Did you know we had a club group on Strava? By joining the group, you enter the leaderboard as to who is completed what hours of training that week - don't worry, your privacy settings will determine what everyone can see, but the Strava group totals are uploaded to our website so people can see how much we are all training. Don't be fooled though, the person with the most training hours doesn't necessarily equate to the person who wins everything! Join the Strava group today.

Training Monday - 18:00 - 2000 - Open Water Swimming - Uncoached, Queensford Lakes, OX10 7PQ. £5 payable at the Clubhouse reception. - Last Monday evening session of the year at the lake.

During the summer months Queensford Lake is open on a Monday evening. There are 300m, 750m and 1000m course available and there is also a running track around the lake. This is not a coached event but if you turn up you will likely see a member of the Club there for moral support! £5 will be payable at reception. Please bring your wetsuit and a swim cap. Tuesday - 19:00hrs - Run Intervals - Dalton Barracks, Abingdon OX13 6JB, BARROW ROAD ENTRANCE. Intervals are a very effective way of improving your run speed, this is a fun session suitable for all abilities. Bring along a drink and dress appropriately for the weather. Thursday - 19:00-20:00 / 20:00-21:00hrs - Pool Swim - Abingdon White Horse Leisure Centre, OX14 3PJ. £3 payable to coaching staff on poolside (do not pay at reception). Please come along to your usual session 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.

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