15 September 2013

A few variations to sessions this week & a Bike Skills Session to note, read on…


  • 2 SPOTS still available in 7.00 – 8.00am Friday at Stateswim Unley for Technique Coaching, $10pp pay on the day. 1st in 1st Serve – call Lisa Albinus on 8357 8839 if you want to take a
    spot. The 6.00 – 7.00am time slot is FULL, no more newcomers sorry, anyone who has been before is fine.
  • Lap swimming is available at Stateswim Unley on Wednesdays from 7 – 8am. We have a
    reserved lane for ATC members, for free thanks to sponsorship from State Swim Unley.
  • Wed 6 – 7am North Adelaide Aquatic Centre training session, 3 lanes so plenty of room still.
  • Unley Outdoor Pool opens this weekend – 14th Sept for anyone keen for 50m outdoor.
  • Mandy & I tested the sea temp’ with an open water swim last weekend, all good with a wetsuit & 2 swim caps on & a nice hot coffee after!

Ride – Road

  • Sunday’s ride (15th) is CANCELLED due to many doing the City to Bay Fun Run. Please note that the club ride is also cancelled for the 22nd Sept – Duathlon Day. Come out and race instead.
  • BIKE SKILLS SESSION: SATURDAY 21ST SEPT, day before the Duathlon, MID MORNING round 11am, NEAR THE CITY either meeting from ATC clubrooms or Vic Park, final venue & time tbc shortly. It will go for approx. 1 hour, some may wish to ride after. Range of bike skills from beginner to advanced cyclists, transition skills, safe bunch riding and road skills, aerodynamic positioning, pedalling technique, etc.
    Cost: $2 per person, pay on the day.
    If you are interested or have any queries please see Lisa at a training session and keep eye out for final details in next week’s update. (We may also be able to cater for kids to help parents juggling kids commitments on Sat, let me know if this helps.)

Ride – Ergo

  • Tuesday morning Bike Ergo, Time: 6.30 – 7.30am,
    Cost: $5 per session, pay on the day.
    Venue: ATC Hutt St Clubrooms.
    Arrive by 6.25am to sign on and set up. BYO Ergo or Club ergos available.
    Catering for beginner to advanced, sprint to ironman distances.


  • Thursday night: as usual at the Uni Loop, taper for City to Bay, longer for others.
  • Saturday morning hill run: 14th Sept – Meet in the BELAIR GOLF COURSE carpark ready to start running 8.30am. 1 – 2 groups covering between 7–15K, This run is on in all weather.
    Last week report: Ali takes up the challenge & trumps Daniel’s Ironman Brownies with a speccy ATC cake! 1 Koala spotted & great views from the upper waterfall.
  • Monday night run: Meet 6.00pm at the ATC club rooms, v easy recovery run for those who can move after City to Bay, longer run for others.


  • Well done to the Vegas 70:3 World Champs’ crew, and especially Anita for finishing 2nd in her age group.
  • Best wishes to the ATC members at the London Olympic Distance World Champs’ this weekend.
  • Have a fun City to Bay Run for all the ATC club members participating and enjoy the BBQ &
    pancakes at the ATC tent afterwards.
  • Last Vic Park Duathlon on 22nd Sept and then one more to go in the Barossa in October.

Happy Training from Lisa and the coaching committee 🙂