Week 199, Week Commencing 17/7/17

Monday:

6:30PM RUN TRAINING WITH WIGAN PHOENIX: Wigan Phoenix are a local running club who cater for ALL ABILITY LEVELS. On Monday evenings, they have an interval session, meet 6:00pm at Thompson House Stables, on Pepper Lane, Standish.

6:30PM SUMMER DUATHLON SERIES RACE 7: Round 7 of the summer series is 12 miles cycle and run 5k on road. There is a short break between bike/run. All ability levels are welcome and it’s free to take part. To read more GO HERE

Tuesday:

6:30PM SUMMER DUATHLON SERIES RACE 6: Round 6 of the summer series is 12 miles cycle and run 5k on road. There is a short break between bike/run. All ability levels are welcome and it’s free to take part. To read more GO HERE

6:30PM COUCH TO 10K WIGAN LIFE CENTRE: Meet 6:30pm at main car park Haigh Hall, all welcome! For more info GO HERE

6:30PM RUN TRAINING WITH WIGAN HARRIERS: Interval training with Wigan Harriers running club, all abilities welcome, more info HERE

9:00PM COACHED SWIM SESSION NYE BEVAN, SKELMERSDALE: organised by West Lancs Tri, £6 on the night, coach and contact Neil Thomson.

Wednesday:

6:30PM COACHED SWIM SESSION WIGAN LIFE CENTRE: Coached junior and adult swim, Wigan Life Centre, Wigan town centre, WN1 1NJ. Organised by WTC. Contact Ste Hilton: stehilton@gmail.com

7:00PM OPEN WATER SWIM COACHING 3 SISTERS:

There are 4 groups, ranging from novice through to advanced. You need to register beforehand (free), you only need to do this once for the year. Wetsuit hire is available, to read more and register GO HERE

7:00PM LOCAL WEDNESDAY NIGHT RUNNING RACE SERIES:

It Horwich Jubilee Series race 3 this week, at Rivington. To read more GO HERE

7:00PM WIGAN RUN CHALLENGE:

Next run challenge is Lilford Park, Leigh, next Wednesday 26th. Run challenge are fun orienteering events organised within the Wigan Borough. You have 45 minutes to find ‘control points’ on your map. Great fun for training and you can take all the family and run with the kids. For more details GO HERE

Thursday:

6:45PM RUN TRAINING WITH WIGAN PHOENIX: Wigan Phoenix are a local running club who cater for ALL ABILITY LEVELS. On Thursday evenings, they have an interval session, meet 6:45pm at Thompson House Stables, on Pepper Lane, Standish.

7:00PM RUN TRAINING WITH WIGAN HARRIERS: Interval training with Wigan Harriers running club, all abilities welcome, more info HERE

7:00PM 10 MILES CYCLE TIME TRIAL SOUTHPORT CC: Weekly cycle time trials run from Tarleton, first rider off at 7pm. There’s a small entry fee on the night and all abilities can ride, starting at 1 minute intervals. Start location – when following Fox & Hounds course from Croston, you reach roundabout on main Tarleton / Preston bypass. Turn right at roundabout as if going to Preston and then immediately left into a small lane. Get there 6:30pm to register, details HERE

8:00PM COACHED SWIM SESSION NYE BEVAN: organised by West Lancs Tri, £6 on the night, coach and contact Neil Thomson.

9:00PM COACHED SWIM SESSION NYE BEVAN: organised by West Lancs Tri, £6 on the night, coach and contact Neil Thomson. *There are 2 separate swim sessions Thursday evening, 8:00pm & 9:00pm

Friday:

Night off…. everyone needs a rest.

Saturday:

9:00AM WIGAN HAIGH HALL PARK RUN:

The Wigan Park Run takes place at Haigh Hall, starting close to the cafe / children’s play area at the top end of the park. All abilities are welcome, this is a times 5k but very much aimed at novices. You must register in advance via the Parkrun website and print / bring your barcode. It’s free to register, but this must be done in advance if you wish to take part. To register GO HERE

4:00PM COACHED SWIM SESSION HINDLEY: Both Seniors and junior swimmers, Hindley pool in Wigan, WN2 3QN. Organised by WTC. Arrive 3:45pm for 4:00pm start.

Sunday:

08:00AM HUB Sunday Ride:

Leaving 8am from the Stag, there’s no official route, but please post on Facebook if you’re riding.

9:00AM NOVICE TRAIL RUNNING GROUP:

Novice trail running group every Sunday 9am at Hilldale Village Hall. This group is very much aimed at novices and fitness, all abilities are welcome. The cost is £2, it’s a great way for your friends or family to start trail running safely! For more details GO HERE

10:00AM COUCH TO 10K GROUP WIGAN LIFE CENTRE:

Couch to 10k group, working towards Wigan 10k. All abilities are catered for, ideal start to running with this social group organised by Wigan Active Lifestyles. For more info join the JOINING JACK Facebook Running Discussion Group

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Week 198, Week Commencing 10/7/17

Monday:

6:30PM RUN TRAINING WITH WIGAN PHOENIX: Wigan Phoenix are a local running club who cater for ALL ABILITY LEVELS. On Monday evenings, they have an interval session, meet 6:00pm at Thompson House Stables, on Pepper Lane, Standish.

Tuesday:

6:30PM RABBITS, FOXES & HOUNDS CYCLE RIDE:

The Rabbits, Foxes and Hounds starts from The Endurance Store. It’s a bunch cycle ride / chain gang following a 28 mile route. The rabbits leave at 6:35pm, followed by the Foxes at 6:45pm and finally the Hounds at 6:50pm. The aim is to stay ahead of the hounds and reach the finish at the Rigby Arms, at the top of Hunters Hill. The route HERE is NOT MARKED and you either need to keep up with your group, or learn the route. If you choose not to ride with a group or don’t think you will keep us, you can set off between 6:30-6:45 and ride solo as a time trial or with friends.

6:30PM COUCH TO 10K WIGAN LIFE CENTRE: Meet 6:30pm at main car park Haigh Hall, all welcome! For more info GO HERE

6:30PM RUN TRAINING WITH WIGAN HARRIERS: Interval training with Wigan Harriers running club, all abilities welcome, more info HERE

9:00PM COACHED SWIM SESSION NYE BEVAN, SKELMERSDALE: organised by West Lancs Tri, £6 on the night, coach and contact Neil Thomson.

Wednesday:

6:30PM COACHED SWIM SESSION WIGAN LIFE CENTRE: Coached junior and adult swim, Wigan Life Centre, Wigan town centre, WN1 1NJ. Organised by WTC. Contact Ste Hilton: stehilton@gmail.com

7:00PM OPEN WATER SWIM COACHING 3 SISTERS:

There are 4 groups, ranging from novice through to advanced. You need to register beforehand (free), you only need to do this once for the year. Wetsuit hire is available, to read more and register GO HERE

7:00PM LOCAL WEDNESDAY NIGHT RUNNING RACE SERIES:

No race this week, next week Horwich Jubilee 3 at Rivington

7:00PM WIGAN RUN CHALLENGE:

This week’s event is from the Britannie Pub, Standish. Run challenge are fun orienteering events organised within the Wigan Borough. You have 45 minutes to find ‘control points’ on your map. Great fun for training and you can take all the family and run with the kids. For more details GO HERE

Thursday:

6:45PM RUN TRAINING WITH WIGAN PHOENIX: Wigan Phoenix are a local running club who cater for ALL ABILITY LEVELS. On Thursday evenings, they have an interval session, meet 6:45pm at Thompson House Stables, on Pepper Lane, Standish.

7:00PM RUN TRAINING WITH WIGAN HARRIERS: Interval training with Wigan Harriers running club, all abilities welcome, more info HERE

7:00PM 10 MILES CYCLE TIME TRIAL SOUTHPORT CC: Weekly cycle time trials run from Tarleton, first rider off at 7pm. There’s a small entry fee on the night and all abilities can ride, starting at 1 minute intervals. Start location – when following Fox & Hounds course from Croston, you reach roundabout on main Tarleton / Preston bypass. Turn right at roundabout as if going to Preston and then immediately left into a small lane. Get there 6:30pm to register, details HERE

8:00PM COACHED SWIM SESSION NYE BEVAN: organised by West Lancs Tri, £6 on the night, coach and contact Neil Thomson.

9:00PM COACHED SWIM SESSION NYE BEVAN: organised by West Lancs Tri, £6 on the night, coach and contact Neil Thomson. *There are 2 separate swim sessions Thursday evening, 8:00pm & 9:00pm

Friday:

Night off…. everyone needs a rest.

Saturday:

9:00AM WIGAN HAIGH HALL PARK RUN:

The Wigan Park Run takes place at Haigh Hall, starting close to the cafe / children’s play area at the top end of the park. All abilities are welcome, this is a times 5k but very much aimed at novices. You must register in advance via the Parkrun website and print / bring your barcode. It’s free to register, but this must be done in advance if you wish to take part. To register GO HERE

4:00PM COACHED SWIM SESSION HINDLEY: Both Seniors and junior swimmers, Hindley pool in Wigan, WN2 3QN. Organised by WTC. Arrive 3:45pm for 4:00pm start.

Sunday:

IRONMAN UK – PARTY ON HUBSTERS HILL

It’s Ironman UK this Sunday with lots of HUBsters taking part, join the party on HUBsters Hill, bring your own food for BBQ and bring your own beer. Team pie DJ entertainment!

9:00AM NOVICE TRAIL RUNNING GROUP:

Novice trail running group every Sunday 9am at Hilldale Village Hall. This group is very much aimed at novices and fitness, all abilities are welcome. The cost is £2, it’s a great way for your friends or family to start trail running safely! For more details GO HERE

10:00AM COUCH TO 10K GROUP WIGAN LIFE CENTRE:

Couch to 10k group, working towards Wigan 10k. All abilities are catered for, ideal start to running with this social group organised by Wigan Active Lifestyles. For more info join the JOINING JACK Facebook Running Discussion Group

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Week 197, Week Commencing 3/7/17

Monday:

6:30PM RUN TRAINING WITH WIGAN PHOENIX: Wigan Phoenix are a local running club who cater for ALL ABILITY LEVELS. On Monday evenings, they have an interval session, meet 6:00pm at Thompson House Stables, on Pepper Lane, Standish.

Tuesday:

6:30PM SUMMER DUATHLON SERIES RACE 6: Round 6 of the summer series is 12 miles cycle and run 5k on road. There is a short break between bike/run. All ability levels are welcome and it’s free to take part. To read more GO HERE

6:30PM COUCH TO 10K WIGAN LIFE CENTRE: Meet 6:30pm at main car park Haigh Hall, all welcome! For more info GO HERE

6:30PM RUN TRAINING WITH WIGAN HARRIERS: Interval training with Wigan Harriers running club, all abilities welcome, more info HERE

9:00PM COACHED SWIM SESSION NYE BEVAN, SKELMERSDALE: organised by West Lancs Tri, £6 on the night, coach and contact Neil Thomson.

Wednesday:

6:30PM COACHED SWIM SESSION WIGAN LIFE CENTRE: Coached junior and adult swim, Wigan Life Centre, Wigan town centre, WN1 1NJ. Organised by WTC. Contact Ste Hilton: stehilton@gmail.com

7:00PM OPEN WATER SWIM COACHING 3 SISTERS:

There are 4 groups, ranging from novice through to advanced. You need to register beforehand (free), you only need to do this once for the year. Wetsuit hire is available, to read more and register GO HERE

7:00PM LOCAL WEDNESDAY NIGHT RUNNING RACE SERIES:

This week is Astley Park Trail Race 3, organised by Chorley Tri & AC. To read more and enter GO HERE

7:00PM WIGAN RUN CHALLENGE:

The next event is Wednesday 12th from Britannia Pub in Standish. Run challenge are fun orienteering events organised within the Wigan Borough. You have 45 minutes to find ‘control points’ on your map. Great fun for training and you can take all the family and run with the kids. For more details GO HERE

Thursday:

6:45PM RUN TRAINING WITH WIGAN PHOENIX: Wigan Phoenix are a local running club who cater for ALL ABILITY LEVELS. On Thursday evenings, they have an interval session, meet 6:45pm at Thompson House Stables, on Pepper Lane, Standish.

7:00PM RUN TRAINING WITH WIGAN HARRIERS: Interval training with Wigan Harriers running club, all abilities welcome, more info HERE

7:00PM 10 MILES CYCLE TIME TRIAL SOUTHPORT CC: Weekly cycle time trials run from Tarleton, first rider off at 7pm. There’s a small entry fee on the night and all abilities can ride, starting at 1 minute intervals. Start location – when following Fox & Hounds course from Croston, you reach roundabout on main Tarleton / Preston bypass. Turn right at roundabout as if going to Preston and then immediately left into a small lane. Get there 6:30pm to register, details HERE

8:00PM COACHED SWIM SESSION NYE BEVAN: organised by West Lancs Tri, £6 on the night, coach and contact Neil Thomson.

9:00PM COACHED SWIM SESSION NYE BEVAN: organised by West Lancs Tri, £6 on the night, coach and contact Neil Thomson. *There are 2 separate swim sessions Thursday evening, 8:00pm & 9:00pm

Friday:

Night off…. everyone needs a rest.

Saturday:

9:00AM WIGAN HAIGH HALL PARK RUN:

The Wigan Park Run takes place at Haigh Hall, starting close to the cafe / children’s play area at the top end of the park. All abilities are welcome, this is a times 5k but very much aimed at novices. You must register in advance via the Parkrun website and print / bring your barcode. It’s free to register, but this must be done in advance if you wish to take part. To register GO HERE

4:00PM COACHED SWIM SESSION HINDLEY: Both Seniors and junior swimmers, Hindley pool in Wigan, WN2 3QN. Organised by WTC. Arrive 3:45pm for 4:00pm start.

Sunday:

8:00AM SUNDAY HUB LONG RIDE: 

No official Sunday ride as race season is now upon us. Organise on Facebook Page if you’re riding and the route.

9:00AM NOVICE TRAIL RUNNING GROUP:

Novice trail running group every Sunday 9am at Hilldale Village Hall. This group is very much aimed at novices and fitness, all abilities are welcome. The cost is £2, it’s a great way for your friends or family to start trail running safely! For more details GO HERE

10:00AM COUCH TO 10K GROUP WIGAN LIFE CENTRE:

Couch to 10k group, working towards Wigan 10k. All abilities are catered for, ideal start to running with this social group organised by Wigan Active Lifestyles. For more info join the JOINING JACK Facebook Running Discussion Group

Leave a comment

Week 196, Week Commencing 26/6/17

Monday:

6:30PM RUN TRAINING WITH WIGAN PHOENIX: Wigan Phoenix are a local running club who cater for ALL ABILITY LEVELS. On Monday evenings, they have an interval session, meet 6:00pm at Thompson House Stables, on Pepper Lane, Standish.

Tuesday:

6:30PM RABBITS, FOXES & HOUNDS CYCLE RIDE:

The Rabbits, Foxes and Hounds starts from The Endurance Store. It’s a bunch cycle ride / chain gang following a 28 mile route. The rabbits leave at 6:35pm, followed by the Foxes at 6:45pm and finally the Hounds at 6:50pm. The aim is to stay ahead of the hounds and reach the finish at the Rigby Arms, at the top of Hunters Hill. The route HERE is NOT MARKED and you either need to keep up with your group, or learn the route. If you choose not to ride with a group or don’t think you will keep us, you can set off between 6:30-6:45 and ride solo as a time trial or with friends.

6:30PM COUCH TO 10K WIGAN LIFE CENTRE: Meet 6:30pm at main car park Haigh Hall, all welcome! For more info GO HERE

6:30PM RUN TRAINING WITH WIGAN HARRIERS: Interval training with Wigan Harriers running club, all abilities welcome, more info HERE

9:00PM COACHED SWIM SESSION NYE BEVAN, SKELMERSDALE: organised by West Lancs Tri, £6 on the night, coach and contact Neil Thomson.

Wednesday:

6:30PM COACHED SWIM SESSION WIGAN LIFE CENTRE: Coached junior and adult swim, Wigan Life Centre, Wigan town centre, WN1 1NJ. Organised by WTC. Contact Ste Hilton: stehilton@gmail.com

7:00PM OPEN WATER SWIM COACHING 3 SISTERS:

There are 4 groups, ranging from novice through to advanced. You need to register beforehand (free), you only need to do this once for the year. Wetsuit hire is available, to read more and register GO HERE

7:00PM LOCAL WEDNESDAY NIGHT RUNNING RACE SERIES:

This week is Harrock Hill Trail Race 2, from Farmers Arms pub in Hildale, near Parbold. To read more and enter GO HERE

7:00PM WIGAN RUN CHALLENGE:

This week’s event is from the Cherry Garden Pub. Run challenge are fun orienteering events organised within the Wigan Borough. You have 45 minutes to find ‘control points’ on your map. Great fun for training and you can take all the family and run with the kids. For more details GO HERE

Thursday:

6:45PM RUN TRAINING WITH WIGAN PHOENIX: Wigan Phoenix are a local running club who cater for ALL ABILITY LEVELS. On Thursday evenings, they have an interval session, meet 6:45pm at Thompson House Stables, on Pepper Lane, Standish.

7:00PM RUN TRAINING WITH WIGAN HARRIERS: Interval training with Wigan Harriers running club, all abilities welcome, more info HERE

7:00PM 10 MILES CYCLE TIME TRIAL SOUTHPORT CC: Weekly cycle time trials run from Tarleton, first rider off at 7pm. There’s a small entry fee on the night and all abilities can ride, starting at 1 minute intervals. Start location – when following Fox & Hounds course from Croston, you reach roundabout on main Tarleton / Preston bypass. Turn right at roundabout as if going to Preston and then immediately left into a small lane. Get there 6:30pm to register, details HERE

8:00PM COACHED SWIM SESSION NYE BEVAN: organised by West Lancs Tri, £6 on the night, coach and contact Neil Thomson.

9:00PM COACHED SWIM SESSION NYE BEVAN: organised by West Lancs Tri, £6 on the night, coach and contact Neil Thomson. *There are 2 separate swim sessions Thursday evening, 8:00pm & 9:00pm

Friday:

Night off…. everyone needs a rest.

Saturday:

9:00AM WIGAN HAIGH HALL PARK RUN:

The Wigan Park Run takes place at Haigh Hall, starting close to the cafe / children’s play area at the top end of the park. All abilities are welcome, this is a times 5k but very much aimed at novices. You must register in advance via the Parkrun website and print / bring your barcode. It’s free to register, but this must be done in advance if you wish to take part. To register GO HERE

4:00PM COACHED SWIM SESSION HINDLEY: Both Seniors and junior swimmers, Hindley pool in Wigan, WN2 3QN. Organised by WTC. Arrive 3:45pm for 4:00pm start.

Sunday:

8:00AM SUNDAY HUB LONG RIDE: 

No official Sunday ride as race season is now upon us. Organise on Facebook Page if you’re riding and the route.

 

9:00AM NOVICE TRAIL RUNNING GROUP:

Novice trail running group every Sunday 9am at Hilldale Village Hall. This group is very much aimed at novices and fitness, all abilities are welcome. The cost is £2, it’s a great way for your friends or family to start trail running safely! For more details GO HERE

10:00AM COUCH TO 10K GROUP WIGAN LIFE CENTRE:

Couch to 10k group, working towards Wigan 10k. All abilities are catered for, ideal start to running with this social group organised by Wigan Active Lifestyles. For more info join the JOINING JACK Facebook Running Discussion Group

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Week 195, Week Commencing 19/6/17

Monday:

6:30PM RUN TRAINING WITH WIGAN PHOENIX: Wigan Phoenix are a local running club who cater for ALL ABILITY LEVELS. On Monday evenings, they have an interval session, meet 6:00pm at Thompson House Stables, on Pepper Lane, Standish.

Tuesday:

6:30PM SUMMER DUATHLON SERIES RACE 6: Round 6 of the summer series is 12 miles cycle (INCLUDING TWICE UP PARBOLD HILL) and run 5k on road. There is a short break between bike/run. All ability levels are welcome and it’s free to take part. To read more GO HERE
6:30PM COUCH TO 10K WIGAN LIFE CENTRE: Meet 6:30pm at main car park Haigh Hall, all welcome! For more info GO HERE

6:30PM RUN TRAINING WITH WIGAN HARRIERS: Interval training with Wigan Harriers running club, all abilities welcome, more info HERE

9:00PM COACHED SWIM SESSION NYE BEVAN, SKELMERSDALE: organised by West Lancs Tri, £6 on the night, coach and contact Neil Thomson.

Wednesday:

6:30PM COACHED SWIM SESSION WIGAN LIFE CENTRE: Coached junior and adult swim, Wigan Life Centre, Wigan town centre, WN1 1NJ. Organised by WTC. Contact Ste Hilton: stehilton@gmail.com

7:00PM OPEN WATER SWIM COACHING 3 SISTERS:

There are 4 groups, ranging from novice through to advanced. You need to register beforehand (free), you only need to do this once for the year. Wetsuit hire is available, to read more and register GO HERE

7:00PM LOCAL WEDNESDAY NIGHT RUNNING RACE SERIES:

This week is Horwich Jubilee Race 2, organised by Horwich RMI Harriers To read more and enter GO HERE

7:00PM WIGAN RUN CHALLENGE:

The next RUN CHALLENGE event is from the Cherry Garden Pub next Wednesday 28th. Run challenge are fun orienteering events organised within the Wigan Borough. You have 45 minutes to find ‘control points’ on your map. Great fun for training and you can take all the family and run with the kids. For more details GO HERE

Thursday:

6:45PM RUN TRAINING WITH WIGAN PHOENIX: Wigan Phoenix are a local running club who cater for ALL ABILITY LEVELS. On Thursday evenings, they have an interval session, meet 6:45pm at Thompson House Stables, on Pepper Lane, Standish.

7:00PM RUN TRAINING WITH WIGAN HARRIERS: Interval training with Wigan Harriers running club, all abilities welcome, more info HERE

7:00PM 10 MILES CYCLE TIME TRIAL SOUTHPORT CC: Weekly cycle time trials run from Tarleton, first rider off at 7pm. There’s a small entry fee on the night and all abilities can ride, starting at 1 minute intervals. Start location – when following Fox & Hounds course from Croston, you reach roundabout on main Tarleton / Preston bypass. Turn right at roundabout as if going to Preston and then immediately left into a small lane. Get there 6:30pm to register, details HERE

8:00PM COACHED SWIM SESSION NYE BEVAN: organised by West Lancs Tri, £6 on the night, coach and contact Neil Thomson.

9:00PM COACHED SWIM SESSION NYE BEVAN: organised by West Lancs Tri, £6 on the night, coach and contact Neil Thomson. *There are 2 separate swim sessions Thursday evening, 8:00pm & 9:00pm

Friday:

Night off…. everyone needs a rest.

Saturday:

9:00AM WIGAN HAIGH HALL PARK RUN:

The Wigan Park Run takes place at Haigh Hall, starting close to the cafe / children’s play area at the top end of the park. All abilities are welcome, this is a times 5k but very much aimed at novices. You must register in advance via the Parkrun website and print / bring your barcode. It’s free to register, but this must be done in advance if you wish to take part. To register GO HERE

4:00PM COACHED SWIM SESSION HINDLEY: Both Seniors and junior swimmers, Hindley pool in Wigan, WN2 3QN. Organised by WTC. Arrive 3:45pm for 4:00pm start.

Sunday:

8:00AM SUNDAY HUB LONG RIDE: 

No official Sunday ride as race season is now upon us. Organise on Facebook Page if you’re riding and the route.

9:00AM WIGAN BIKE RIDE – CYCLE TRAINING SESSION 6

Perfect for novices who are looking to build their distance. This is a series of training rides from Wigan Life Centre, leading up to the Wigan Bike Ride. Everyone welcome and leaders will guide the route. For more info GO HERE.

9:00AM NOVICE TRAIL RUNNING GROUP:

Novice trail running group every Sunday 9am at Hilldale Village Hall. This group is very much aimed at novices and fitness, all abilities are welcome. The cost is £2, it’s a great way for your friends or family to start trail running safely! For more details GO HERE

10:00AM COUCH TO 10K GROUP WIGAN LIFE CENTRE:

Couch to 10k group, working towards Wigan 10k. All abilities are catered for, ideal start to running with this social group organised by Wigan Active Lifestyles. For more info join the JOINING JACK Facebook Running Discussion Group

Leave a comment

Week 194, Week Commencing 12/6/17

Monday:

6:30PM RUN TRAINING WITH WIGAN PHOENIX: Wigan Phoenix are a local running club who cater for ALL ABILITY LEVELS. On Monday evenings, they have an interval session, meet 6:00pm at Thompson House Stables, on Pepper Lane, Standish.

Tuesday:

6:30PM RABBITS, FOXES & HOUNDS CYCLE RIDE:

The Rabbits, Foxes and Hounds starts from The Endurance Store. It’s a bunch cycle ride / chain gang following a 28 mile route. The rabbits leave at 6:35pm, followed by the Foxes at 6:45pm and finally the Hounds at 6:50pm. The aim is to stay ahead of the hounds and reach the finish at the Rigby Arms, at the top of Hunters Hill. The route HERE is NOT MARKED and you either need to keep up with your group, or learn the route. If you choose not to ride with a group or don’t think you will keep us, you can set off between 6:30-6:45 and ride solo as a time trial or with friends.

6:30PM COUCH TO 10K WIGAN LIFE CENTRE: Meet 6:30pm at main car park Haigh Hall, all welcome! For more info GO HERE

6:30PM RUN TRAINING WITH WIGAN HARRIERS: Interval training with Wigan Harriers running club, all abilities welcome, more info HERE

9:00PM COACHED SWIM SESSION NYE BEVAN, SKELMERSDALE: organised by West Lancs Tri, £6 on the night, coach and contact Neil Thomson.

Wednesday:

6:30PM COACHED SWIM SESSION WIGAN LIFE CENTRE: Coached junior and adult swim, Wigan Life Centre, Wigan town centre, WN1 1NJ. Organised by WTC. Contact Ste Hilton: stehilton@gmail.com

7:00PM OPEN WATER SWIM COACHING 3 SISTERS:

There are 4 groups, ranging from novice through to advanced. You need to register beforehand (free), you only need to do this once for the year. Wetsuit hire is available, to read more and register GO HERE

7:00PM LOCAL WEDNESDAY NIGHT RUNNING RACE SERIES:

NO RACE THIS WEEK, next week is Horwich Jubilee Race 2, organised by Horwich RMI Harriers To read more and enter GO HERE

7:00PM WIGAN RUN CHALLENGE:

This week’s RUN CHALLENGE event is Haigh Hall Country Park. Run challenge are fun orienteering events organised within the Wigan Borough. You have 45 minutes to find ‘control points’ on your map. Great fun for training and you can take all the family and run with the kids. For more details GO HERE

Thursday:

6:45PM RUN TRAINING WITH WIGAN PHOENIX: Wigan Phoenix are a local running club who cater for ALL ABILITY LEVELS. On Thursday evenings, they have an interval session, meet 6:45pm at Thompson House Stables, on Pepper Lane, Standish.

7:00PM RUN TRAINING WITH WIGAN HARRIERS: Interval training with Wigan Harriers running club, all abilities welcome, more info HERE

7:00PM 10 MILES CYCLE TIME TRIAL SOUTHPORT CC: Weekly cycle time trials run from Tarleton, first rider off at 7pm. There’s a small entry fee on the night and all abilities can ride, starting at 1 minute intervals. Start location – when following Fox & Hounds course from Croston, you reach roundabout on main Tarleton / Preston bypass. Turn right at roundabout as if going to Preston and then immediately left into a small lane. Get there 6:30pm to register, details HERE

8:00PM COACHED SWIM SESSION NYE BEVAN: organised by West Lancs Tri, £6 on the night, coach and contact Neil Thomson.

9:00PM COACHED SWIM SESSION NYE BEVAN: organised by West Lancs Tri, £6 on the night, coach and contact Neil Thomson. *There are 2 separate swim sessions Thursday evening, 8:00pm & 9:00pm

Friday:

Night off…. everyone needs a rest.

Saturday:

9:00AM WIGAN HAIGH HALL PARK RUN:

The Wigan Park Run takes place at Haigh Hall, starting close to the cafe / children’s play area at the top end of the park. All abilities are welcome, this is a times 5k but very much aimed at novices. You must register in advance via the Parkrun website and print / bring your barcode. It’s free to register, but this must be done in advance if you wish to take part. To register GO HERE

4:00PM COACHED SWIM SESSION HINDLEY: Both Seniors and junior swimmers, Hindley pool in Wigan, WN2 3QN. Organised by WTC. Arrive 3:45pm for 4:00pm start.

Sunday:

8:00AM SUNDAY HUB LONG RIDE: 

No official Sunday ride as race season is now upon us. Organise on Facebook Page if you’re riding and the route.

9:00AM WIGAN BIKE RIDE – CYCLE TRAINING SESSION 5

Perfect for novices who are looking to build their distance. This is a 6 week series of training rides from Wigan Life Centre, leading up to the Wigan Bike Ride. Everyone welcome and leaders will guide the route. For more info GO HERE.

9:00AM NOVICE TRAIL RUNNING GROUP:

Novice trail running group every Sunday 9am at Hilldale Village Hall. This group is very much aimed at novices and fitness, all abilities are welcome. The cost is £2, it’s a great way for your friends or family to start trail running safely! For more details GO HERE

10:00AM COUCH TO 10K GROUP WIGAN LIFE CENTRE:

Couch to 10k group, working towards Wigan 10k. All abilities are catered for, ideal start to running with this social group organised by Wigan Active Lifestyles. For more info join the JOINING JACK Facebook Running Discussion Group

Leave a comment

Week 193, Week Commencing 5/6/17

Monday:

6:30PM RUN TRAINING WITH WIGAN PHOENIX: Wigan Phoenix are a local running club who cater for ALL ABILITY LEVELS. On Monday evenings, they have an interval session, meet 6:00pm at Thompson House Stables, on Pepper Lane, Standish.

Tuesday:

6:30PM SUMMER DUATHLON SERIES RACE 5: Round 5 of the summer series is 12 miles cycle (INCLUDING TWICE UP PARBOLD HILL) and run 5k on road. There is a short break between bike/run. All ability levels are welcome and it’s free to take part. To read more GO HERE

6:30PM COUCH TO 5K HAIGH HALL: Meet 6:30pm at main car park Haigh Hall, all welcome! For more info GO HERE

6:30PM RUN TRAINING WITH WIGAN HARRIERS: Interval training with Wigan Harriers running club, all abilities welcome, more info HERE

9:00PM COACHED SWIM SESSION NYE BEVAN, SKELMERSDALE: organised by West Lancs Tri, £6 on the night, coach and contact Neil Thomson.

Wednesday:

6:30PM COACHED SWIM SESSION WIGAN LIFE CENTRE: Coached junior and adult swim, Wigan Life Centre, Wigan town centre, WN1 1NJ. Organised by WTC. Contact Ste Hilton: stehilton@gmail.com

7:00PM OPEN WATER SWIM COACHING 3 SISTERS:

There are 4 groups, ranging from novice through to advanced. You need to register beforehand (free), you only need to do this once for the year. Wetsuit hire is available, to read more and register GO HERE

7:00PM LOCAL WEDNESDAY NIGHT RUNNING RACE SERIES:

This week it’s Astley Park Race 2, organised by Chorley AC & Tri. There’s a 4 mile race for adults and a 1 mile children’s race. To read more and enter GO HERE

7:00PM WIGAN RUN CHALLENGE:

The next RUN CHALLENGE event is June 14th. Run challenge are fun orienteering events organised within the Wigan Borough. You have 45 minutes to find ‘control points’ on your map. Get back within the 45 minute time limit or receive a penalty!! Great fun for training and you can take all the family and run with the kids. For more details GO HERE

Thursday:

6:00PM COUCH TO 5K PENNINGTON FLASH: Meet 6pm at Pennington Flash main car park, all welcome. For more info GO HERE

6:45PM RUN TRAINING WITH WIGAN PHOENIX: Wigan Phoenix are a local running club who cater for ALL ABILITY LEVELS. On Thursday evenings, they have an interval session, meet 6:45pm at Thompson House Stables, on Pepper Lane, Standish.

7:00PM RUN TRAINING WITH WIGAN HARRIERS: Interval training with Wigan Harriers running club, all abilities welcome, more info HERE

7:00PM 10 MILES CYCLE TIME TRIAL SOUTHPORT CC: Weekly cycle time trials run from Tarleton, first rider off at 7pm. There’s a small entry fee on the night and all abilities can ride, starting at 1 minute intervals. Start location – when following Fox & Hounds course from Croston, you reach roundabout on main Tarleton / Preston bypass. Turn right at roundabout as if going to Preston and then immediately left into a small lane. Get there 6:30pm to register, details HERE

8:00PM COACHED SWIM SESSION NYE BEVAN: organised by West Lancs Tri, £6 on the night, coach and contact Neil Thomson.

9:00PM COACHED SWIM SESSION NYE BEVAN: organised by West Lancs Tri, £6 on the night, coach and contact Neil Thomson. *There are 2 separate swim sessions Thursday evening, 8:00pm & 9:00pm

Friday: Night off.

Saturday:

9:00AM WIGAN HAIGH HALL PARK RUN:

The Wigan Park Run takes place at Haigh Hall, starting close to the cafe / children’s play area at the top end of the park. All abilities are welcome, this is a times 5k but very much aimed at novices. You must register in advance via the Parkrun website and print / bring your barcode. It’s free to register, but this must be done in advance if you wish to take part. To register GO HERE

4:00PM COACHED SWIM SESSION HINDLEY: Both Seniors and junior swimmers, Hindley pool in Wigan, WN2 3QN. Organised by WTC. Arrive 3:45pm for 4:00pm start.

Sunday:

8:00AM SUNDAY HUB LONG RIDE: 

No official Sunday ride as race season is now upon us. Organise on Facebook Page if you’re riding and the route.

9:00AM WIGAN BIKE RIDE – CYCLE TRAINING SESSION 4

Perfect for novices who are looking to build their distance. This is a 6 week series of training rides from Wigan Life Centre, leading up to the Wigan Bike Ride. Everyone welcome and leaders will guide the route. For more info GO HERE.

9:00AM NOVICE TRAIL RUNNING GROUP:

Novice trail running group every Sunday 9am at Hilldale Village Hall. This group is very much aimed at novices and fitness, all abilities are welcome. The cost is £2, it’s a great way for your friends or family to start trail running safely! For more details GO HERE

10:00AM COUCH TO 5K & HALF MARATHON GROUP WIGAN LIFE CENTRE:

Following on from the success of the Wigan Half Marathon and 5k, the couch to 5k group will continue on Sundays. There is also a group building towards 10-13 miles. All abilities are catered for, ideal start to running with this social group organised by Wigan Active Lifestyles. For more info join the JOINING JACK Facebook Running Discussion Group

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