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HILLINGDON TRIATHLETES TRAINING SESSIONS

SWIMMING

CYCLING
POOL SWIMMING - ALL YEAR EXCEPT BANK HOLIDAYS
WHEN?
- MONDAYS 9pm to 10pm & WEDNESDAYS 7pm-8pm and 8pm-9pm

WHERE? - Hillingdon Sports and Leisure Centre, Gatting Way, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1ES. Here's a map
WHAT? - Coached session, building fitness & endurance over the winter/spring, before more focus on speed leading into the triathlon season (May to Sept).
COST? -4 per session, or pay 30 in advance for 10 swims, and save 1 per session (these can be used at any time)

Monday = 25 metre pool
Wednesday = 50 metre pool


EXTRA SWIM SESSIONS:

Leon Harris is running triathlon swim sessions (coached) at Eton College Indoor Pool on THURSDAY NIGHTS @ 8:15pm. 5 per session, all abilities welcome.

SUNDAY ROAD RIDE
WHEN?
- SUNDAYS 8:15am to (approx.) 12:00pm (and beyond....!)
(Subject to summer races).

WHERE?
- Meet at the 'Nursery', which is on the Oxford Road (A40), approx. 200m north of Junction 1 of the M40 (Denham Roundabout).
Here's a map.
WHAT? - Road ride - you MUST wear a cycle helmet...! Winter will be long/steady rides, with a move to shorter & faster pace during the race season.
COST? - free!

 
LAKE SWIMMING - STARTS IN APRIL/MAY
WHEN?
TUES / WEDS / SAT & SUN -  6am to 9am (HERON LAKE), or
TUES / THU / SAT & SUN - 6am to 8.45am (LIQUID LEISURE)

Hillingdon members attend around 7am on Saturdays @ Heron.
WHERE?
-
HERON LAKE, Wraysbury (British Disabled Waterski Association Lake), by junc 13 of M25. Here's a map. or
LIQUID LEISURE (Waterski Lake), Datchet, Near junc 14 of M25 & junc 5 of M4 (see map on the link)
WHAT? - Open Water (wetsuit) swim training.
COST? -
HERON - 4 (on the gate), or (advised), buy a 10-swim ticket in advance for 30 (or 25 via Dave Wardle)
LIQUID LEISURE -
5 (on the gate) or buy a 10-swim ticket in advance for 40
CYCLE CIRCUIT TRAINING (MINET PARK)
WHEN? THURSDAYS (from 15th April - 9th Sept 2010), starts 6:30 pm
WHERE? Hillingdon Cycle Circuit (Springfield Road, Hayes)
WHAT? - Coached training organised by Prime Coaching Group
COST? - 2: suitable for ALL standards, as you will be organised into small groups.

Minet Park is a purpose built, traffic free, cycle circuit making it a perfect training venue.

RUNNING

RACING
Many Hillingdon Triathletes are also members of Hillingdon AC, with whom the club is closely linked. Many Hillingdon members find that the easiest way to train is to race! Fortunately, the club organises a wide range of events.

Full Details of these are on the Races page but include:
* HILLINGDON TRIATHLON SERIES * -A series of 3 triathlon events based at Harefield during May & June over distances of 600m lake swim, 6km run & 25km bike. Suitable for all standards and at very reasonable cost.
* MINET PARK DUATHLONS * - A series of Monday night run-bike-run duathlons held at this traffic free & purpose built cycle circuit. The 2mile / 10mile / 1mile distances are perfect to improve your speed.
* CYCLE TIME TRIALS * - The club takes part in around 15 cycle time trials (10 miles or 25 miles) during the summer. A fantastic way to improve your cycling, plus all are FREE TO ENTER to Hillingdon Triathletes.
WHERE? - Hillingdon AC are based in Bury Street, Ruislip where the club has it's own clubhouse with licensed bar & changing/shower facilities.
WHAT? - The athletics club race in a ride range of events all year round, including the various regional/national relay events, plus the ever popular Metropolitan cross-country league which runs from October to February. They have a comprehensive website with full details of their training & racing.
COST? - After the annual membership of the athletics club, most of the club events are free to members, including all league & championship cross-country events, road relays and inter-club events.