9 Jan '17: ATC NEWS

 Paul K Ironma Talk – Embark Orientation Evenings – Torpedo SwimRun


Happy New Year!  We wish you all a prosperous and healthy 2017.
2017 ASA Licenses
We have not received 2017 ASA Licenses yet and indications are that these will only be available later in January.  2016 Licenses can be used until the end of January.  The cost of 2017 licenses will be R140 for a Senior License and R 60 for a Junior License.


Embark Orientation Evenings

Ironman 70.3 Durban –10 January, at 18:00.

If you are considering entering Ironman 70.3 Durban, then now’s the time to start training for it.  Come through to the Green Point Cricket Club on Tuesday at 18:00 to hear what it’s all about.  We will also touch on the tour to Portugal, and how the training for that will work.

Beginners Triathlon Course – 10 January, at 18:00.

Are you keen to do your first triathlon, but you just don’t know where to start?  The Embark Triathlon Training program will help you achieve that goal through comprehensive hands on, coached group training.  Come and find out more on Tuesday at the Green Point Cricket Club.  Those beginners who have already been training for a while with Embark, come and find out about the Durban training and see if you are ready to take the plunge!

Paul Kaye’s Ironman Talk

Join Paul Kaye this Wednesday evening at 19:00 at the Green Point Cricket Club for an inspiring talk on the global movement, known as IRONMAN.  Come and join us for our January 5K Time Trial on the blue track first (at 18:00) and then head over to GPCC for a beer and some great tips from our voice-of-Ironman.


TRAINING:  Details here...

We are back to our normal training schedule this week.
SWIM:  The Canal Swim will be on Friday 13 January at 06:00.  There will be a lot of swimmers for the next couple of weeks so we remind you to NOT park in reserved bays and to please keep noise levels to a minimum before the swim.
BIKE:  On Thursday we will do our mid-week ride from Point Virgin Active at 05:30.  On Saturday we will Ride from the Point Virgin Active at 05:30 for 3 – 4 hours.
RUN:  This week is our monthly 5 K Time Trial.  This will take place on the Green Point Athletics Track on Tuesday morning at 06:00 and Wednesday evening at 19:00.

EVENTS:  Details here...

Torpedo SwimRun – 15 January
On Sunday is the inaugural Torpedo SwimRun!  There will be 3 Kilometres of swimming, over 8 segments and 13 Kilometres of running, over 8 segments.  Entries close today (Monday) and ATC Members get 20% off the entry fee.  To enter, visit http://torpedoswimrun.com/ and use torpedo.atc20 as the coupon code to have the discount applied automatically.
Hohenort 15K
The Hohenort 15 Km Road Run takes place on Saturday.  This race is an undulating, tough, run through the picturesque suburb of Constantia.
Spur Cape Summer Trail Series
The Spur CSTS starts on Sunday with the event one of four taking place in the Lebanon Forest, Elgin Valley, Grabouw.  The Second event in the series takes place in the Kirstenbosch Gardens on Tuesday 24 January.
Dirtopia Resolution Trail Run
The Dirtopia Resolution trail run takes place on Sunday on the Delvera Farm.
PPA Dido Valley Hill Climb
This is a tough hill climb starting from the bottom of Dido Valley road, near the Scratch Patch in Simonstown.  The climb is about 2.4 Km long and riders will start, individually, from 6:30 till 08:00 on Sunday morning.


Westcoast Warm Water Weekend
The Westcoast Warmwater Weekend will take place on 18 and 19 March 2017ATC Members will receive 15% off the entry fee and we have also reserved some spots in the stables.  There is no additional charge to camp or stay in the stables for Members entering for both days.  To receive the discount, enter the voucher code, WWW5963, when you enter on-line.  For more information and to enter, visit:  www.electricink.co.za
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Here’s to further, faster and festive in 2017.