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12 Mar 2018

Welcome to this weeks newsletter 


The Committee meet regularly - our next meeting is 21st March - if you have any suggestions, comments, concerns or words of praise then please let us know at the email address below or speak to a member of the committee.


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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


This week's news, tips and race reports


No race reports this week but don't forget to sign up for the AVTC Charity Challenge on Easter Monday:




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 have 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. Check it out! But don't be fooled though, the person with the most training hours doesn't necessarily equate to the person who wins everything...! 



This week's training

Monday - 7pm - Run Social - Tilsley Park

Please meet at reception. 


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, 5km and 7km) 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 - 7pm- Track running intervals - Tilsley park, Abingdon

Coach: Ben


Pay at reception, meet 5 mins before in reception. Dress appropriately for the weather, bring a drink and a way of timing yourself if you can. The most effective way to improve your speed and technique,The session is suitable for all abilities, so if you haven't been to the track before come along and quash any apprehensions, you will work hard, improve your running and will have fun.




Thursday - Pool Swim -6:50-8:00pm and 7:50-9:00pm - White Horse Leisure Centre, Abingdon

Coaches: George and Andy

Focus: Endurance


£3 payable to coaching staff on poolside, do not pay at reception. Please come along to either the session at 6.50pm or 7.50pm, 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. Also t-shirt and shorts for dry warm up by the side of the pool.



> See full training schedule on the AVTC website


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