Letterkenny 24-7 Club Notes March 26 2023
Canary Islands, Omagh Half Marathon, & Try-a-Tri Update
Congratulations to Damian McGoohan and Nick Fowell for a strong showing in the GranGuanche Audax Gravel 2023 in the Canary Islands. After completing the 700km gravel race Damian placed 42nd and Nick was 43rd overall – an incredible achievement.
A number of club members took on the Omagh Half Marathon course on Sunday. Paul Dillon was first club member home with a time of 1:24:39 followed by Mervyn McDowell (1:34:54), Martin Donnelly (1:37:52), and Amanda McNulty (1:57:05). Well done everyone!
There are just 10 places left to avail of in the Try-Tri/Supersprint on April 23. If you want to join in get registered as quick as you can. Entries open for Gartan Triathlon are also now open. We are seeking any photographers (amatuer or otherwise for our events this year. Anyone interested please contact a committee member or drop a message via any of our social media accounts.
This week’s training schedule as follows:
Monday 6.30/6.45pm: Speed Session on the track at the Aura.
Warm up at 6.30pm and on track for 6.45pm sharp.
Tuesday 7.45pm-8.45pm: Spinning/Turbo session at the Aura.
Wednesday 7pm-8pm: Lane swimming at the Aura. Online booking/paying available on https://letterkenny247.com/.
Thursday 6.30pm-7.30pm: Strength & Conditioning at No Barriers (formerly Fit Hub), Mountain Top.
Saturday: Two groups for club cycle 8am and 8.30am. 8am group will be 3hrs plus averaging from 26-28kph and faster if you think you’re able. Routes will be posted in advance. 8.30am group, route will be decided when everyone turns up so we can see numbers and abilities. Most recent cycle was 90mins average speed 20 to 24kph.
Sunday: Long run or long bike TBC. Transition practice will be incorporated in the weeks leading up to races.
Please remember to send on results and pictures so we can include them in club updates.
A reminder that 2023 club membership is now due.
Visit https://www.triathlonireland.com/ – select 247 Letterkenny and the additional racing and license offers that you require.