Category Archives: Swim

Open water swim lakeside cover

A message from Victoria Curry who organises the lakeside duty. “Does anyone fancy covering lakeside duty next Thursday? Simon and I will do it if there are no other takers. I will be bringing down a diary for the rest … Continue reading

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Membership for Lake Swimming

This Summer’s lake swimming starts on Thursday 7th May at Druridge Bay Country Park. This year you must be a member of Alnwick Tri Club to take part in the session. Please take a look at our membership page for … Continue reading

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Learn to Swim Lane Full

Our learn to swim lane on a Wednesday night is now completely full and is unlikely to have any more spaces before Alnwick Sprint Tri. We will advertise again if places become available before the Triathlon. Usually after Alnwick Tri, … Continue reading

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Swimming Ramp Test

For all those who were not confident that they know their natural stroke rate, attached is the ramp test protocol. We will be using stroke rate during the Monday and Wednesday night swims so buddy up and get yourselves tested … Continue reading

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Swim Benchmarking

Benchmark testing at the pool, tonight & Wednesday.  Format will be warm-up, then 400m (max 2 per lane), recovery, then 200m (max 2 per lane).  You may be on the poolside for chunks of time so may be worth bringing … Continue reading

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Autumn / Winter Swim Programme

After a well-deserved few easy sessions, the Club is about to launch its Autumn / Winter Swim Programme. Over the next few months, the Monday & Wednesday sessions will be integrated. Starting next week, the first thing we’re going to … Continue reading

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Introductory 10 week swim course

Wanting to compete in a Triathlon but not overly confident in the water?  This is for you. A 10-week introductory course will run on Wednesday evenings beginning 2 Oct 13 from 8-9pm at the Willowburn Leisure Centre, Alnwick. The coached … Continue reading

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For Sale – Blue Seventy Men’s Axium Wetsuit Size Small Tall

I’m selling a Blue Seventy Axium wetsuit, size small tall.  It’s in very good condition, worn only a few times.  I really like the suit but it’s a bit tight for me around the shoulders. The suit is designed with … Continue reading

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Summer super-sprints

A reminder that the summer super-sprints kick off this week.  The next three weeks will see the events at the Thursday night open-water swims at Druridge Bay. 2nd Aug – Aquathlon – 500m swim / 2.5k run 9th Aug – … Continue reading

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Open Water Swimming

Sessions start at Druridge this Thursday.  Meet at the Visitor Centre car park from 6:40pm, ready to swim at 7. As in previous years, we’ll split into informal groups based on ability & goals.  You’ll need to sign a disclosure … Continue reading

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