Lucy Hurn's Blog (18)

bring and buy sale this Sunday (20th) 4-6 at the Florence

Hi all, 
We're organising a bring and buy sale this Sunday 4-6 at the Florence. If you've got kit to sell/ get rid of or want to get hold of some new kit, or just want a natter with club mates, please come along! 
It's a fundraiser (£1 to take part, pay in advance by signing up) with all money raised going to the Velodrome. All details on here (plus FAQs on what you can /cant sell etc) - …
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Added by Lucy Hurn on January 15, 2019 at 16:03 — No Comments

Winter run course now live for bookings

Book now at - https://myclubhouse.windrushtri.co.uk/Events/Calendar/ViewSeries?id=1343

We are running another edition of our ever-popular run course.

The 6 week course will run weekly at 7am on Tuesday mornings from Nov 13th – Dec 18th at Battersea Millennium Arena, London SW11 4BE.

The course, run by Lucy, will be based on…

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Added by Lucy Hurn on October 24, 2018 at 20:32 — No Comments

Enthusiastic, hard working but fun loving club seeks committed Head Coach

Hi all, 

I'm stepping down as head coach before the upcoming AGM (mid Oct), in order to let the person who succeeds me have time to get into the role before they need to develop the 2019 timetable. 

And so we're looking for a new head coach. If you are interested in the role, and have the necessary qualifications, or are committed to working towards them, please let me know asap (drop me a message with your email via the forum, or you should be able to get my number off…

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Added by Lucy Hurn on August 3, 2018 at 15:25 — No Comments

New to Tri or Windrush? Intro event this Wed - all welcome!

New to Windrush or triathlon? Signed up for a race but not quite sure what to do next? Or joined Windrush months ago but not quite braved a training session yet?

Then come along to one of our Intro to Tri chats to hear more about Windrush and our training sessions and events, how to book for sessions, how you should go about preparing for your first race – how to train, what to wear and what you need to think about on the day. We'll also run through the…

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Added by Lucy Hurn on July 31, 2018 at 11:08 — No Comments

Want a free massage?

Hi all, 

I'm just beginning a course in sports massage and soft tissue therapy and I need to get in 100 practice hours over the next year so I need some bodies to practice on! At this stage I wont be charging as I'm still learning. So if you're interested and free during the afternoon (between 2-6pm) on a Wed or Friday, or between 3-5.30 on a Thursday, then give me a shout with some times that work for you. 

If you dont already have my email/ number then just drop me a message…

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Added by Lucy Hurn on July 22, 2018 at 8:40 — No Comments

New am swim session for June-July - vote now!!

Hi all, 

Given the popularity of all current swim sessions we're looking at adding another session for June and July as these are peak months for attendance (we might also extend for September, depending on how this goes). 

Could you please vote on your preferred option by completing this doodle - https://doodle.com/poll/cvbw6demescew6bm

Vote before this Friday (15th) at midday. We plan to start next week, please…

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Added by Lucy Hurn on June 13, 2018 at 12:05 — 1 Comment

Change to pilates venue 11 June. And no swim , no velodrome on Tues 12 June

Hi all, 

The Lido is going to be completely shut from 12pm on Monday 11th June through to 5pm on Wednesday 13th June 2018 whilst they put in a larger capacity water tank to prevent the current issues of low water pressure during peak times.

Therefore Pilates is moving just down the road to the Brixton Community Base - Talma Road, Brixton, SW2 1AS - …

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Added by Lucy Hurn on June 3, 2018 at 21:30 — 1 Comment

Do you want to help get more people into triathlon and increase the diversity of club membership?

Hi all, as well as continuing to support existing members and improve the quality of our coaching and member support, our key objectives for 2018, as set out in the committee's annual strategy, are around: 

- Improving the diversity of membership (incl ethnic minority, junior and paratriathlete membership)
- Increasing awareness of Windrush in the local community 
- Getting more people participating in the sport. 
One of the key pieces…
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Added by Lucy Hurn on June 1, 2018 at 9:44 — 5 Comments

One place remaining on run course and S&C

Hi all

This week is the final week of strength and conditioning at the Castle, but that’s because it’s moving to its summer home of Brockwell Park from next Wednesday. Over the summer it’s body weight based so that it won’t get in the way of any races you have coming up (and so coaches don’t have to lug weights up to the top of the hill!) and is a perfect way to keep your body balanced and stable and hopefully prevent injury.

Sessions will be 7am on Wednesdays…

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Added by Lucy Hurn on May 16, 2018 at 18:13 — No Comments

Welcome to our new assistant head coach, thanks Emily!

I just wanted to formally welcome and thank our new assistant head  coach, Emily Robinson, who many of you already know as one of our amazing swim coaches, and soon to be fully qualified level 2 Tri coach. 

Emily stepped in to offer her help when I was on the brink of stepping down because there was too much to do, so you can either thank her or curse her for convincing me to stay on! Either way I am immensely grateful so if you see her around, please do thank her (or buy her a…

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Added by Lucy Hurn on May 1, 2018 at 18:02 — 11 Comments

Summer training timetable

Hi all, 

Please find below the new summer training timetable. Anticipating some of the likely feedback: 

- sorry that velo is only fortnightly, this is the only booking we are able to get over the summer.

- sorry that there are multiple sessions on some days, there's not enough days of the week to get all the sessions we would like! Plus it's dependent on venue and coach availability.

- Please note that spin will cost 7 tokens from May in recognition that it is a…

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Added by Lucy Hurn on April 25, 2018 at 12:00 — 1 Comment

Vote now for Summer S&C sessions

From June S&C sessions will be moving outdoors, yey!

They will be mostly body weight and mobility  based exercises which will be great for keeping you injury free but not heavy enough to get in the way of your summer training. 

If you’re interested in taking part please fill in the attached vote so we can choose which session goes ahead. The options are based on coaches availability. Brockwell sessions will be in the park, most likely up in the middle and should give you…

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Added by Lucy Hurn on April 20, 2018 at 16:39 — 2 Comments

Membership cards

Firstly if you have a membership card, please make sure that you show it to get entry to training (incl Saturday swim) at venues such as the Lido which ask to see it. 

If you have joined but dont yet have a membership card please try and come along to one of the following sessions to pick one up (just let Lido staff know you're there to pick up your card and they should be fine to let you through):

- Saturday swim - swim captain Simon Markall should be there with cards

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Added by Lucy Hurn on February 15, 2018 at 16:06 — 5 Comments

Beginners swim course - sign up now

Our ever popular swim course is running again, this time this course is focussed specifically on beginners. It will be taught by our amazing swim coach Emily Robinson.

The 7 week course will run weekly on Fridays from Friday 2 Mar- 20 April (no session Easter Friday 30/03) at JAGS (Red Post Hill, Dulwich, London SE24 9JN) from 8.15-9.15 pm.

You will need to pay in advance for the full course and places are not…

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Added by Lucy Hurn on February 14, 2018 at 13:00 — 4 Comments

Can't see you favourite training session online yet?

If you're looking to book a training session and can't see it online yet it's probably because it's a session that is still booked via the forum. 
It's only sessions on trial on our new session booking site (velo, spin, Thurs am swim and S&C) that are live now.

From Monday 5/2, every Windrush training session will be managed through MyClubhouse. Remember, events on MyClubhouse open for…

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Added by Lucy Hurn on January 28, 2018 at 10:30 — No Comments

New swim and S&C sessions

Hi all, 

We've just added 2 new sessions to the winter timetable:

 - a new swim session on Wednesdays 8.30-9.30pm at Streatham Leisure Centre, coached by Emily and Nick (yes, I know it's another late one, sorry but it's impossible to get pool space any earlier)

- a strength and conditioning session on Friday mornings 7-8am at the Castle Leisure Centre (Elephant and Castle), coached by me. 

As with all sessions, they're both open to everyone, only condition is…

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Added by Lucy Hurn on January 7, 2018 at 22:10 — No Comments

New swim course starting 12 Jan - sign up now for a place

After the success of our new swim course at the end of 2017, we’ll be running our second course starting Friday 12 Jan, taught by amazing coach and 2017 British Champion (30–34) Becky Goodwin.

The course will run weekly on Fridays from Friday 12 Jan for 7 weeks through to 23 Feb at JAGS (Red Post Hill, Dulwich, London SE24 9JN) from 8.15-9.15 pm.

You will need to pay in advance for the full course and places are not transferable (i.e. if you can't attend…

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Added by Lucy Hurn on December 27, 2017 at 17:04 — 28 Comments

10% off wetsuits and trisuits from Ocean, our great new Windrush partner

Want a new wetsuit to kick off your open water and Lido training? We've just teamed up with Ocean Leisure, who are conventiently located on the Embankment, just by Trafalgar Square, to get all Windrush members a 10% discount off wetsuits and trisuits there. You just need to present your membership card when you buy.

They've massively increased their Tri range in the last few years, and are really keen to get more into the triathlon market and work with us - they're…

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Added by Lucy Hurn on May 21, 2014 at 7:39 — No Comments

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