Track night – 10/01/2019

First track night of 2019. A pre-season leg stretcher saw a good numbner attending (that’s short for – I didn’t count how many).

Training us this evening was our usual excellent coach Paul West, who put us all, now matter at what level of fitness, through the mill to deliver some excellent and exhausting training.

Beware this man, he will make you push and push until you beg for mercy…

Emily came all confident like, with special socks on, and Laura, despite saying that she was a bit nervous, took to the track like a pro.

Somebody…
..is all a bit confident like.

Needless to say, the usual suspects were there to wind the speed up (Jim), even in the so called ‘warm-up’.

We were then led through some hellish intervals, 3 mins full gas, 1 minute off, 2 minutes full on, 1 minute off, 1 minute full chat, 1 minute off, 30 seconds to make you beg for mercy, then rest.

Then various sessions starting with blue line individual rolling sprints (where you line up, and at the whistle blow, put the power on, leaving the line and sprint until you join the back of the line again), and other equally cruel exercises designed to get the maximum from you in a 2 hour session.

Thanks must go to Paul for his excellent coaching and to Nick for organising the sessions so smoothly for us all, and we should all appreciate this, as it isn’t an easy job to organise and co-ordinate.

One of a few images from the phone on automatic setting, hence the blur due to low shutter speed… not intended!

As a club, we’d like to wish Andrew Simpson @simmo_on_sport all the best for the future, with a heartfelt thanks for supporting WVCC all these years....

Upcoming Events

Feb
24
Wed
2021
19:00 Virtual Club 10
Virtual Club 10
Feb 24 @ 19:00
Everyone is welcome (who has a Zwift account). To be able to “enter” the event you will have to follow Colin on Zwift as it is the only way for him to add you to[...]
Feb
27
Sat
2021
09:00 Training Rides *CANCELLED*
Training Rides *CANCELLED*
Feb 27 @ 09:00 – 12:00
“Both Saturday Rides” 1 & 2 Meet 9:00 at Hatchmere Ride 1 – Training ride – off first at 09:00. Bangor on Dee with a cafe stop at Cleopatras. Through and off, average 20-21mph Ride[...]
Mar
3
Wed
2021
10:00 Wrinklies Ride Out *CANCELLED*
Wrinklies Ride Out *CANCELLED*
Mar 3 @ 10:00 – 14:30
A 10:00 for a 10:10 depart.. an easy, no one gets left behind run. Usually head out into the wind so we have a tail wind home.
19:00 Virtual Club 10
Virtual Club 10
Mar 3 @ 19:00
Everyone is welcome (who has a Zwift account). To be able to “enter” the event you will have to follow Colin on Zwift as it is the only way for him to add you to[...]
Mar
6
Sat
2021
09:00 Training Rides *CANCELLED*
Training Rides *CANCELLED*
Mar 6 @ 09:00 – 12:00
“Both Saturday Rides” 1 & 2 Meet 9:00 at Hatchmere Ride 1 – Training ride – off first at 09:00. Bangor on Dee with a cafe stop at Cleopatras. Through and off, average 20-21mph Ride[...]
Mar
10
Wed
2021
10:00 Wrinklies Ride Out *CANCELLED*
Wrinklies Ride Out *CANCELLED*
Mar 10 @ 10:00 – 14:30
A 10:00 for a 10:10 depart.. an easy, no one gets left behind run. Usually head out into the wind so we have a tail wind home.

Club Meeting Times

Sunday runs:

09:30 - Winnington Park Rugby Football Club - see calendar for updated start times (Most runs 10:00 during the winter months)

Tuesday evening (informal - usually a small gathering!)

20:00 onwards - Winnington Park Rugby Football Club

Wednesday runs:

10:00 - Hatchmere

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