Open Water Swim Set

Open-water swim workout (total time: 60 to 70 mins) Open-water sessions are fun when done in a group environment and simulate race conditions with other athletes. It’s easy to go for an open-water swim on your own and do intervals, but that won’t prepare you as well for race conditions (with arms and legs are…

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Open Water Swim Warm-up

10 to 15 mins easy swimming warm-up 4 x (10 strokes hard, 10 strokes easy, 20 strokes hard, 20 strokes easy, 30 strokes hard, 30 strokes easy, 20 strokes hard, 20 strokes easy, 10 strokes hard, 10 strokes easy); 30 secs rest between each set 4x (20 strokes butterfly, 20 strokes backstroke, 20 strokes breaststroke,…

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Race bag checklist

Here is a generic list of items that I bring to a race with me. You don’t need everything on the list, but you can use it as a guide. Swim Swim hat Tri shorts Tri top/suit Tri Under Goggles Anti Fog Vaseline Baby Oil Bright-colored towel Wetsuit Flip Flops Bike Bike Helmet TriCycling shoes…

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2018 Competitions Plan

Get your hands on the club silverware for 2018. Take a look at the club league and championship rules and most importantly the prizes. Club Champion: Male & Female The Two Provinces Sprint  14th July in Longford has been decided as our Club Championship Race 2018. There will be both a male and female Club…

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Run Test

Warm-Up 30 mins EP with strides, dynamic stretching and some technique Main 30 min time trial on a flat course on your own. You need to use a garmin device to measure your average pace for the 30 minute segment. Hit lap as you begin the test and again at the end, the average reached…

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Westport Triathlon 2018 Training Camp Weekend

Westport Triathlon Club is holding its annual Triathlon Training Camp on Saturday and Sunday the 3rd and 4th of March. The camp will have a beginner focus on day one and and more intermediate and advanced theme on day two. Although members are advised to go to both days as with triathlon there is always…

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Safety Coordinator

Safety Coordinator Responsibilities: Read the club constitution Read the Swim Charter Act as head of safety for the Westport Triathlon event Ensure that waivers are available at all club ran events. Waivers must be collected, copied and forwarded to Triathlon at the end of each year. Ensure that the club first aid pack is maintained…

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Summer BBQ Coordinator

Summer BBQ Coordinator Responsibilities: Read the club constitution Attend meetings as required by the committee during the year. Organise the following events: Summer BBQ after the Westport Triathlon This night usually free for all club members and any marshals that helped during the race Prepare a one page final report of the years activities for…

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Xmas Party Coordinator

Xmas Party Coordinator Responsibilities: Read the club constitution Attend meetings as required by the committee during the year. Organise the following events: Christmas/Awards Night starting the year you are elected See if members would like a sit down to dinner or just have a drink? If you need to collect money for a meal, it…

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