23 Jun '15: ATC Weekly

 Embark Open Weekend – ATC Vests with Extra Length – Bike Transport for DBN


Longer ATC Vests
We have received a new batch of ATC Running vests, which have been specially manufactured for us to be between 2 and 4 cm longer than the standard vests.  The vests will be available from the on-line shop and can be collected from our container on Tuesday evenings before or after track.  We can also bring one to you at one of our other training sessions.  The price is R280, same as the standard length vests, which are also still available. 
Member Personal News:
Congratulations to Marsel and Vicky Roos on the birth of their baby girl, Mieke Eileen, this morning.
Michelle Adler and Graham Rogoff got engaged.
Lee Roman and Janine De Freitas got engaged.
Larisa Smuts and Philip Le Roux got engaged.


Congratulations to Davide Del Fante for his second place overall in the Grootvadersbosch Trail Run Stage Race last weekend.  Alisha Myers was the second lady home.
On Sunday, at the Dirtopia Mid-Year Trail Run on Muratie, Nicola Van Wyk was the 2nd Female and Barry Goliath the 2nd Male in the 7 Km trail run.

TRAINING THIS WEEK:  Details here...

Embark Open Weekend
This weekend Embark is having an open weekend in preparation for the start of the new Triathlon Season.  EVERYBODY is welcome to come along to either or both of these sessions:
On Saturday, there will be an Open Water Swim theory session, followed by a swim in the Camps Bay Tidal Pool.  If you don’t have a wetsuit, get in touch with us, and we will arrange an XTERRA wetsuit for you to try out.  Meet at 09:00 at the tidal pool, Camps Bay.
On Sunday, we will do a ride and you can come along for some tips from the Embark coaches and more experienced riders.  We will meet at 08:00 in the parking area next to the Camps Bay Police station.  The ride will be to Chapman’s Peak and back (40 Kms) followed by coffee at Primi.  The ride will be supported by the NSquared ZA vehicle. 
Other ATC Sessions
SWIM:  The Canal Swim will be on Saturday afternoon at 16:00. 
BIKE:  On Thursday morning we will do a Mountain Bike ride from the Point Virgin Active at 06:00.
RUN:  This evening (Tuesday) there will be a track session at 18:00 at the Green Point Cricket Club.
On Thursday we will do a Trail run from Green Point Cricket Club at 18:00.  Please bring a headlamp for this session.

EVENTS:  Details here...

The fourth event in the Clean C Night Beach Run Series takes place on Wednesday from the Milnerton Lighthouse.
This weekend is the Theuniskraal Festival in Tulbagh with night trail runs on Friday, various Trail Runs on Saturday and a Mountain Bike race on Sunday.
The Western Cape Cycling Road Championships take place this weekend in Oudtshoorn.
The Spookhill 15 K road run takes place in Somerset West on Saturday. There is also the Correctional Services Half at Allandale, near Paarl.


Focus on the Finish Line (FoFL) is offering a bike transport service to Durban for Ironman 70.3 in August.  Bikes will be transported as is, race ready with your saddle bags, empty bottles, etc.  No need to pack the bike in a box.  The cost is R1 500 per bike.  There is also a premium service, where your bike can be collected from your home or office.  In addition to the bike, FoFL can also transport other bulky items in an equipment box.  For more information and a list of other services and costs, including airport transfers, please email japie@focusonthefinishline.com
Enjoy the Week!