All races cancelled for the summer? Still got that itch to go flat out? In comes in another virtual challenge for you all.
Getting a KOM in London is basically impossible so it's time to get involved and race against your club mates!
Added by Alex Hill on March 30, 2020 at 8:38 — No Comments
How much do the sessions cost?
Do I need specific kit?
Added by Rebecca Goodwin on March 28, 2020 at 10:00 — No Comments
Instructions to setting up a Coached Zwift Workout and joining the meetup:
Step 1: Ensure you have installed the Zwift app on your desktop (this process does not work on your mobile/tablet).
Step 2: Ensure you have an account (paid or trial) setup with Zwift - please put 'windrush' at the end of your name.
Step 3: You will be sent an email 60mins prior…Continue
Added by Rebecca Goodwin on March 26, 2020 at 9:00 — No Comments
London/Manchester marathon postponed/ not sure what's happening with your summer Ironman........we can help
You can still run outside, still keep fit, still work towards these goals. AND you can still get that shiny bling for all these runs.
Finarace.com are advertising Plan B allowing you to win some bling through covering distance between…Continue
Added by Tim Northam on March 21, 2020 at 14:00 — No Comments
In the light of the Government update this afternoon with regards to limiting non essential contact due to Covid-19 - and the greater risk that London is currently facing - we feel that it is appropriate to cancel all training and social activities through the club for the time being. I know this is disappointing, but I hope you can understand the decision we have taken.
The coaching team have been discussing creative ways to keep us active, look out for these soon. In the meantime…Continue
With the current Coronavirus situation the club is paying close attention to the daily changes advised by Public Health England and the NHS. To ensure we can keep ourselves, our team mates and the wider community as healthy as possible please follow all guidance from public health advice , foreign travel advice, …Continue
Added by Emily Robinson on March 12, 2020 at 19:42 — No Comments
Following hot on the heels of the cold water swimmers we have decided to try and embrace the Brockwell Lido stop gap with some totally awesome Parkrun-Lido tourism.
Download a parkrun app and keep collecting those parkrun alphabets.
Draft plan of parkrun and lido swims
Lido swim/dip and…
The people have spoken and while Brockwell Lido gets spruced up, you'd like to do some lido tourism. This will be from 7th March onwards.
Each week we will go to a different lido - updated locations on myclubhouse - and will arrange either a ride or public transport to get there. We are also in talks with the run captains to link with some parkrun tourism...
At the moment the schedule is as below - subject to change. Please sign up as usual on myclubhouse so we…Continue
Added by Emily Birch on February 26, 2020 at 16:09 — No Comments
Ten spots available for the Brighton marathon!!!
The Brighton Marathon organisers have welcomed England Athletics registered club runners with an opportunity to secure a guaranteed place through Windrush for the Brighton marathon on 19th April 2020
It has a fantastic route, nice and close to London, easy to organise logistics for race day and a nice trip to the seaside.…Continue
The lovely folks over at CP Tri have kindly reserved 10 spaces for us in the Crystal Palace Triathlon on 17th May.
It's a great way to start the year's racing - a sprint race around the lovely Crystal Palace park followed by a BBQ and a couple of cold beers.
Entries are now open - so do sign up! We had an amazing turnout last year, and once again it's our club champs sprint race. Make sure you select Windrush as your club as we'll then all be put in the early waves…Continue
The popular velodrome sessions are become even more increasingly popular – which is great as it is an awesome training session.
To help continue to be able to deliver a safe and supportive session they have be reworked for 2020 to help ensure the coaches are able to do this.
If you have never cycled at the Velodrome before you will be required to attend* a 'New to Velodrome…Continue
Added by Rebecca Goodwin on January 1, 2020 at 19:07 — No Comments
We have reviewed our 2019 swim sessions and have updated them to be even better for 2020, so they can cater for the wide range of members new and old we are lucky to have in the club!
Here is an overview:Continue
Added by Rebecca Goodwin on January 1, 2020 at 18:30 — No Comments
Ready to kick start your 2020 training? Why not do it with a Windrush Training Plan!
Find out more here https://windrushtri.co.uk/trainingplans
Added by Rebecca Goodwin on January 1, 2020 at 18:00 — No Comments
Really Fancy Christmas Fancy Dress
It's even tighter at the top after an amazing Xmas day turn out and the double points really shifting around the positions
My niece's initial choice of the sprout head Alex Hill didn't count as parkruns are 100km too short for Alex to do them regularly so he hasn't entered the competition. ;)…Continue
The party of the year - is fast approaching - Jan 11th 2020 - sign up and ticket sales will be up ASAP!
At the party we will be awarding
So please start nominating here:…Continue
As the season is coming to a close so is your 2019 Windrush Membership! We hope you had a great year racing, training and socialising with everyone at the club, and would love you to stay a club member for 2020. What a great way to start the new decade! :)
You will be receiving an email around 11th December with an offer to renew your membership for 2020 and step by step instructions how to do so.
As a reminder:
• Membership starts on 1st…
Added by Alicja Furmanczyk on December 11, 2019 at 18:30 — No Comments
Thanks to all those Windrushers dragging themselves out of bed on a Saturday morning to compete in the parkrun tourism competition 2019.
A recap on the rules of the competition trying to encourage visiting new parkruns and most importantly to get everyone social running flying the Windrush flag high.
Parkrun tourism rules
Massive thanks for your feedback on the survey we sent out, we have used it to compile an events plan which we hope will cater to the majority.
The vague basis for the plan is around building to half marathon mid march, or Manchester or London marathons in April with some off road components too
So dates for your diary for running fun....
The results are finalised and the votes counted, here are the winners:
Sprint Distance: Crystal Palace 17th May www.crystalpalacetriathletes.com/
Standard Distance: London tri 9th August www.livetotri.co.uk/london/ (please opt for 'Sunday Olympic Westminster' but you are welcome to do saturday also if you prefer)
Middle Distance: Hever castle Gauntlet 27th…Continue
Added by Rebecca Goodwin on November 18, 2019 at 10:46 — No Comments