Firstly good luck to all our superstar racers this weekend, Dan and Rebecca in the Ironman world champs in Utah and committee member Grace in Majorca (plus any others I don’t know about). On behalf of all of us good luck and come home safely … Club member race reports are my favourite reading, hint hint!
For everyone else, train hard and with the Giro starting today there’s now plenty of armchair entertainment to enjoy with your carbohydration drink of choice (ie Peroni / Kona Big Wave Golden Ale).
Tomorrow sees our first open water swim of the year, starting our sessions at Queenford lake. The water is now approaching the point where even I would swim, and it’s good to see a healthy number of sign ups. Please arrive promptly at 7:45 for instructions and compulsory safety briefing and bring your membership card with emergency contacts if you have one (if not I’ll be on hand to take them down separately). Don’t forget your tow float and brightly coloured hat. You’ll probably want your wetsuit but that’s not compulsory. There’s no need to Nowca bands, this is included as part of your membership fee; as you can see the committee is investing our covid surplus in benefits and extra sessions for you all. Going forwards we will need more volunteers to share the safety duties, you have been warned!
Finally, welcome to our new members this week. As usual please don’t hesitate to contact me or any other committee member if you have any questions.
Have a great week!
Nick Wenban-Smith – email@example.com
See the official calendar for full info and sign up links. Sign up and familiarisation with Covid guidance is now compulsory for all sessions please.
Saturday 7 May: Open Water Swimming Queenford Lake @ 07:45
Sunday 8 May: Sunday Club rides Oxsrad @ 09:15
Monday 9 May: Turbo from home @ 18:45
Monday 9 May: Abingdon pool swim lanes @ 20:30
Tuesday 10 May: Headington Hill social hill reps @ 19:00
Tuesday 10 May: Vinyasa yoga for triathletes Oxsrad @ 19:30
Tuesday 10 May: Swim Lanes Thame pool @ 20:00
Wednesday 11 May: Swim lanes Radley pool @ 19:30
Thursday 12 May: Track Horspath Athletic Grounds @ 19:00
Friday 13 May: Swim lanes Kidlington pool @ 19:00
Saturday 14 May: Open Water Swimming Queenford @ 07:45