Week 167, Week Commencing 5/12/16

Monday:

6:15PM RUNNING INTERVALS 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 BAT RUN SERIES – Event 10 of the 2016/17 Bat Run Series is The Fraggle Rocker. To read more and see the route GO HERE

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

Wednesday:

6:30PM 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 PIMBO CHAIN GANG – Meet 6:45 for 7:00pm start at South end of Peel Rd on Pimbo industrial estate, opposite Scott Safety. There will be 5 groups depending on numbers, this is not a coached session, everyone in the group is collectively responsible. Group speeds are 17-18 / 19-20 / 21-22 / 23-24 / 24-25 mph. Don’t ride in a group which is too quick for you and disrupt the session, equally, don’t ride in a group too slow for you and push the pace, disrupting the session.

Chain gang etiquette:

  1. When it’s your turn on the front you DO NOT accelerate, keep riding at the same speed or you will  drop the person behind you / force them to accelerate and split the line behind you.
  2. When you move over (off the front), SLOW DOWN by 10% to allow the next rider through. If you do not slow down, you will force the rider coming through to accelerate to get past (as above) and this will split the line.
  3. When you move across, don’t swing out into the middle of the road, move across 1m only and keep the 2 lines close together.
  4. Keep your ego in check, don’t surge off the front to show how strong you are, it ruins the session and you look like a knob.
  5. The aim of a chaingang is for the group to travel as fast as possible as a team. If you surge, split it or generally try to drop people in a show of strength, you will constantly be stopping and regrouping. Come to the session to ‘ride as a chaingang’ or ride on your own.
  6. It’s 10 laps, when 9 laps have been completed and there is 1 lap to go, ignore everything above. All bets are off.

GOOD QUALITY BIKE LIGHTS and CYCLE HELMETS are compulsory for this session. Remember, this is not a coached / organised session, all riders are responsible for themselves and others and ride at their own risk. You should be 16+ to ride this session, it is not safe or suitable for children.

Thursday:

6:45PM RUNNING INTERVALS 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.

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

9:00PM 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:

6:30PM WIGAN TRI CLUB TURBO & RUN: Lowton High School (Lowton Church of England High School, Newton Rd, Lowton, WA3 1DU), session will be held in the community centre which is the first building on your right as you enter the car park. Plenty of parking spaces, arrive for 6:30 to set up and we start turning the cranks at 6:45pm, and will finish up for 8pm latest. Weather permitting there will be running off the bike as well. This session is suitable for adults and juniors, turbo trainers and bikes available for youngsters, contact Ste Hilton: stehilton@gmail.com if required or post on HUB Facebook page.

Saturday:

8:30AM SATURDAY MORNING TRAIL RUNNING CLUB: There will be 3 groups as follows:

Group 1 = 5 miles at easier pace, ideal for novice or slower runners. If you are a slower runner who wants to run further than 5 miles, then you have the option of running further or running 2 laps of the route. It is likely that there will be others who wish to do the same each week.

Group 2 = 10-13 miles at a steady pace. Group 3 = 10-13 miles at a faster pace. Please check the route or load it onto your phone using Strava. There’s no official leader so the group are collectively responsible for navigating successfully! Route for this week is HERE

4:00PM 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 LONG RIDE: Meet 8:00am at the Stag in Orrell, there are 2 groups, group 1 will ride on average at 17-18 miles per hour, group 2 will ride at 16 miles per hour. It’s important that everyone checks and knows the route as there’s no official leader and everyone is collectively responsible. Download and add to Strava on your phone or to your GPS. Make sure you know where you are and have spares etc so you are self sufficient if you have mechanical issues. The route for this Sunday is named ‘HERE & THERE’ you can see it HERE

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Week 166, Week Commencing 28/11/16

Monday:

6:15PM RUNNING INTERVALS 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 BAT RUN SERIES – Event 9 of the 2016/17 Bat Run Series is The Super Hero. To read more and see the route GO HERE

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

Wednesday:

6:30PM 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 PIMBO CHAIN GANG – Meet 6:45 for 7:00pm start at South end of Peel Rd on Pimbo industrial estate, opposite Scott Safety. There will be 5 groups depending on numbers, this is not a coached session, everyone in the group is collectively responsible. Group speeds are 17-18 / 19-20 / 21-22 / 23-24 / 24-25 mph. Don’t ride in a group which is too quick for you and disrupt the session, equally, don’t ride in a group too slow for you and push the pace, disrupting the session.

Chain gang etiquette:

  1. When it’s your turn on the front you DO NOT accelerate, keep riding at the same speed or you will  drop the person behind you / force them to accelerate and split the line behind you.
  2. When you move over (off the front), SLOW DOWN by 10% to allow the next rider through. If you do not slow down, you will force the rider coming through to accelerate to get past (as above) and this will split the line.
  3. When you move across, don’t swing out into the middle of the road, move across 1m only and keep the 2 lines close together.
  4. Keep your ego in check, don’t surge off the front to show how strong you are, it ruins the session and you look like a knob.
  5. The aim of a chaingang is for the group to travel as fast as possible as a team. If you surge, split it or generally try to drop people in a show of strength, you will constantly be stopping and regrouping. Come to the session to ‘ride as a chaingang’ or ride on your own.
  6. It’s 10 laps, when 9 laps have been completed and there is 1 lap to go, ignore everything above. All bets are off.

GOOD QUALITY BIKE LIGHTS and CYCLE HELMETS are compulsory for this session. Remember, this is not a coached / organised session, all riders are responsible for themselves and others and ride at their own risk. You should be 16+ to ride this session, it is not safe or suitable for children.

Thursday:

6:45PM RUNNING INTERVALS 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.

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

9:00PM 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:

6:30PM WIGAN TRI CLUB TURBO & RUN: Lowton High School (Lowton Church of England High School, Newton Rd, Lowton, WA3 1DU), session will be held in the community centre which is the first building on your right as you enter the car park. Plenty of parking spaces, arrive for 6:30 to set up and we start turning the cranks at 6:45pm, and will finish up for 8pm latest. Weather permitting there will be running off the bike as well. This session is suitable for adults and juniors, turbo trainers and bikes available for youngsters, contact Ste Hilton: stehilton@gmail.com if required or post on HUB Facebook page.

Saturday:

8:30AM SATURDAY MORNING TRAIL RUNNING CLUB: There will be 3 groups as follows:

Group 1 = 5 miles at easier pace, ideal for novice or slower runners. If you are a slower runner who wants to run further than 5 miles, then you have the option of running further or running 2 laps of the route. It is likely that there will be others who wish to do the same each week.

Group 2 = 10-13 miles at a steady pace. Group 3 = 10-13 miles at a faster pace. Please check the route or load it onto your phone using Strava. There’s no official leader so the group are collectively responsible for navigating successfully! Route for this week is HERE

4:00PM 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 LONG RIDE: Meet 8:00am at the Stag in Orrell, there are 2 groups, group 1 will ride on average at 17-18 miles per hour, group 2 will ride at 16 miles per hour. It’s important that everyone checks and knows the route as there’s no official leader and everyone is collectively responsible. Download and add to Strava on your phone or to your GPS. Make sure you know where you are and have spares etc so you are self sufficient if you have mechanical issues. The route for this Sunday is named ‘MAST MURDER’ you can see it HERE

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Week 165, Week Commencing 21/11/16

Monday:

6:15PM RUNNING INTERVALS 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 BAT RUN SERIES – Event 8 of the 2016/17 Bat Run Series is The Ratty Tatty. To read more and see the route GO HERE

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

Wednesday:

6:30PM 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 PIMBO CHAIN GANG – Meet 6:45 for 7:00pm start at South end of Peel Rd on Pimbo industrial estate, opposite Scott Safety. There will be 5 groups depending on numbers, this is not a coached session, everyone in the group is collectively responsible. Group speeds are 17-18 / 19-20 / 21-22 / 23-24 / 24-25 mph. Don’t ride in a group which is too quick for you and disrupt the session, equally, don’t ride in a group too slow for you and push the pace, disrupting the session.

Chain gang etiquette:

  1. When it’s your turn on the front you DO NOT accelerate, keep riding at the same speed or you will  drop the person behind you / force them to accelerate and split the line behind you.
  2. When you move over (off the front), SLOW DOWN by 10% to allow the next rider through. If you do not slow down, you will force the rider coming through to accelerate to get past (as above) and this will split the line.
  3. When you move across, don’t swing out into the middle of the road, move across 1m only and keep the 2 lines close together.
  4. Keep your ego in check, don’t surge off the front to show how strong you are, it ruins the session and you look like a knob.
  5. The aim of a chaingang is for the group to travel as fast as possible as a team. If you surge, split it or generally try to drop people in a show of strength, you will constantly be stopping and regrouping. Come to the session to ‘ride as a chaingang’ or ride on your own.
  6. It’s 10 laps, when 9 laps have been completed and there is 1 lap to go, ignore everything above. All bets are off.

GOOD QUALITY BIKE LIGHTS and CYCLE HELMETS are compulsory for this session. Remember, this is not a coached / organised session, all riders are responsible for themselves and others and ride at their own risk. You should be 16+ to ride this session, it is not safe or suitable for children.

Thursday:

6:45PM RUNNING INTERVALS 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.

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

9:00PM 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:

6:30PM WIGAN TRI CLUB TURBO & RUN: Lowton High School (Lowton Church of England High School, Newton Rd, Lowton, WA3 1DU), session will be held in the community centre which is the first building on your right as you enter the car park. Plenty of parking spaces, arrive for 6:30 to set up and we start turning the cranks at 6:45pm, and will finish up for 8pm latest. Weather permitting there will be running off the bike as well. This session is suitable for adults and juniors, turbo trainers and bikes available for youngsters, contact Ste Hilton: stehilton@gmail.com if required or post on HUB Facebook page.

Saturday:

8:30AM SATURDAY MORNING TRAIL RUNNING CLUB: There will be 3 groups as follows:

Group 1 = 5 miles at easier pace, ideal for novice or slower runners. If you are a slower runner who wants to run further than 5 miles, then you have the option of running further or running 2 laps of the route. It is likely that there will be others who wish to do the same each week.

Group 2 = 10-13 miles at a steady pace. Group 3 = 10-13 miles at a faster pace. Please check the route or load it onto your phone using Strava. There’s no official leader so the group are collectively responsible for navigating successfully! Route for this week is HERE

4:00PM 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 LONG RIDE: Meet 8:00am at the Stag in Orrell. THIS WEEK THERE IS AN INFORMAL RIDE, PLEASE POST ON FACEBOOK PAGE IF YOU’RE GOING. It’s the HUB Ball this Saturday night and the reality is that aside from those soda water drinking pansies at Team Pie, there will be many people in a bad state on Sunday. I know that some people will still be willing/wanting to ride, if so, post of FB page.

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Week 164, Week Commencing 14/11/16

Monday:

6:15PM RUNNING INTERVALS 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 BAT RUN SERIES – Event 7 of the 2016/17 Bat Run Series is Joss’s Birthday Run. To read more and see the route GO HERE

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

Wednesday:

6:30PM 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 PIMBO CHAIN GANG – Meet 6:45 for 7:00pm start at South end of Peel Rd on Pimbo industrial estate, opposite Scott Safety. There will be 5 groups depending on numbers, this is not a coached session, everyone in the group is collectively responsible. Group speeds are 17-18 / 19-20 / 21-22 / 23-24 / 24-25 mph. Don’t ride in a group which is too quick for you and disrupt the session, equally, don’t ride in a group too slow for you and push the pace, disrupting the session.

Chain gang etiquette:

  1. When it’s your turn on the front you DO NOT accelerate, keep riding at the same speed or you will  drop the person behind you / force them to accelerate and split the line behind you.
  2. When you move over (off the front), SLOW DOWN by 10% to allow the next rider through. If you do not slow down, you will force the rider coming through to accelerate to get past (as above) and this will split the line.
  3. When you move across, don’t swing out into the middle of the road, move across 1m only and keep the 2 lines close together.
  4. Keep your ego in check, don’t surge off the front to show how strong you are, it ruins the session and you look like a knob.
  5. The aim of a chaingang is for the group to travel as fast as possible as a team. If you surge, split it or generally try to drop people in a show of strength, you will constantly be stopping and regrouping. Come to the session to ‘ride as a chaingang’ or ride on your own.
  6. It’s 10 laps, when 9 laps have been completed and there is 1 lap to go, ignore everything above. All bets are off.

GOOD QUALITY BIKE LIGHTS and CYCLE HELMETS are compulsory for this session. Remember, this is not a coached / organised session, all riders are responsible for themselves and others and ride at their own risk. You should be 16+ to ride this session, it is not safe or suitable for children.

Thursday:

6:45PM RUNNING INTERVALS 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.

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

9:00PM 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:

6:30PM WIGAN TRI CLUB TURBO & RUN: Lowton High School (Lowton Church of England High School, Newton Rd, Lowton, WA3 1DU), session will be held in the community centre which is the first building on your right as you enter the car park. Plenty of parking spaces, arrive for 6:30 to set up and we start turning the cranks at 6:45pm, and will finish up for 8pm latest. Weather permitting there will be running off the bike as well. This session is suitable for adults and juniors, turbo trainers and bikes available for youngsters, contact Ste Hilton: stehilton@gmail.com if required or post on HUB Facebook page.

Saturday:

8:30AM SATURDAY MORNING TRAIL RUNNING CLUB: There will be 3 groups as follows:

Group 1 = 5 miles at easier pace, ideal for novice or slower runners. If you are a slower runner who wants to run further than 5 miles, then you have the option of running further or running 2 laps of the route. It is likely that there will be others who wish to do the same each week.

Group 2 = 10-13 miles at a steady pace. Group 3 = 10-13 miles at a faster pace. Please check the route or load it onto your phone using Strava. There’s no official leader so the group are collectively responsible for navigating successfully! Route for this week is HERE

4:00PM 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 LONG RIDE: Meet 8:00am at the Stag in Orrell. THIS WEEK THERE IS AN INFORMAL RIDE, PLEASE POST ON FACEBOOK PAGE IF YOU’RE GOING. There are a lot of people riding the Cumbrian Cracker sportive in Grasmere and the Firefighters 10k Chorley, so no official ride/route. Please pass info to others who may attend to ride.

 

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Week 163, Week Commencing 7/11/16

Monday:

6:15PM RUNNING INTERVALS 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 BAT RUN SERIES – Event 6 of the 2016/17 Bat Run Series is The Poppy Run. To read more and see the route GO HERE

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

Wednesday:

6:30PM SWIM SESSION WIGAN LIFE CENTRE: Coached junior and adult swim, Wigan Life Centre, Wigan town centre, WN1 1NJ. Organised by WTC.

7:00PM PIMBO CHAIN GANG – Meet 6:45 for 7:00pm start at South end of Peel Rd on Pimbo industrial estate, opposite Scott Safety. There will be 5 groups depending on numbers, this is not a coached session, everyone in the group is collectively responsible. Group speeds are 17-18 / 19-20 / 21-22 / 23-24 / 24-25 mph. Don’t ride in a group which is too quick for you and disrupt the session, equally, don’t ride in a group too slow for you and push the pace, disrupting the session.

Chain gang etiquette:

  1. When it’s your turn on the front you DO NOT accelerate, keep riding at the same speed or you will  drop the person behind you / force them to accelerate and split the line behind you.
  2. When you move over (off the front), SLOW DOWN by 10% to allow the next rider through. If you do not slow down, you will force the rider coming through to accelerate to get past (as above) and this will split the line.
  3. When you move across, don’t swing out into the middle of the road, move across 1m only and keep the 2 lines close together.
  4. Keep your ego in check, don’t surge off the front to show how strong you are, it ruins the session and you look like a knob.
  5. The aim of a chaingang is for the group to travel as fast as possible as a team. If you surge, split it or generally try to drop people in a show of strength, you will constantly be stopping and regrouping. Come to the session to ‘ride as a chaingang’ or ride on your own.
  6. It’s 10 laps, when 9 laps have been completed and there is 1 lap to go, ignore everything above. All bets are off.

GOOD QUALITY BIKE LIGHTS and CYCLE HELMETS are compulsory for this session. Remember, this is not a coached / organised session, all riders are responsible for themselves and others and ride at their own risk. You should be 16+ to ride this session, it is not safe or suitable for children.

Thursday:

6:45PM RUNNING INTERVALS 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.

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

9:00PM 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:

6:30PM WIGAN TRI CLUB TURBO & RUN: Lowton High School (Lowton Church of England High School, Newton Rd, Lowton, WA3 1DU), session will be held in the community centre which is the first building on your right as you enter the car park. Plenty of parking spaces, arrive for 6:30 to set up and we start turning the cranks at 6:45pm, and will finish up for 8pm latest. Weather permitting there will be running off the bike as well. This session is suitable for adults and juniors, turbo trainers and bikes available for youngsters, contact Ste Hilton if required or post on HUB Facebook page.

Saturday:

8:30AM SATURDAY MORNING TRAIL RUNNING CLUB: There will be 3 groups as follows:

Group 1 = 5 miles at easier pace, ideal for novice or slower runners. If you are a slower runner who wants to run further than 5 miles, then you have the option of running further or running 2 laps of the route. It is likely that there will be others who wish to do the same each week.

Group 2 = 10-13 miles at a steady pace. Group 3 = 10-13 miles at a faster pace. Please check the route or load it onto your phone using Strava. There’s no official leader so the group are collectively responsible for navigating successfully! Route for this week is HERE

4:00PM 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 LONG RIDE: Meet 8:00am at the Stag in Orrell, there are 2 groups, group 1 will ride on average at 17-18 miles per hour, group 2 will ride at 16 miles per hour. It’s important that everyone checks and knows the route as there’s no official leader and everyone is collectively responsible. Download and add to Strava on your phone or to your GPS. Make sure you know where you are and have spares etc so you are self sufficient if you have mechanical issues. The route for this Sunday is named ‘Local Hills’ you can see it HERE

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Week 162, Week Commencing 31/10/16

Monday:

6:15PM RUNNING INTERVALS 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 BAT RUN SERIES – Event 5 of the 2016/17 Bat Run Series is The Roman Candle. Fireworks start at 6:20pm so arrive early. To read more and see the route GO HERE

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

Wednesday:

6:30PM SWIM SESSION WIGAN LIFE CENTRE: Coached junior and adult swim, Wigan Life Centre, Wigan town centre, WN1 1NJ. Organised by WTC.

7:00PM PIMBO CHAIN GANG – Meet 6:45 for 7:00pm start at South end of Peel Rd on Pimbo industrial estate, opposite Scott Safety. There will be 5 groups depending on numbers, this is not a coached session, everyone in the group is collectively responsible. Group speeds are 17-18 / 19-20 / 21-22 / 23-24 / 24-25 mph. Don’t ride in a group which is too quick for you and disrupt the session, equally, don’t ride in a group too slow for you and push the pace, disrupting the session.

Chain gang etiquette:

  1. When it’s your turn on the front you DO NOT accelerate, keep riding at the same speed or you will  drop the person behind you / force them to accelerate and split the line behind you.
  2. When you move over (off the front), SLOW DOWN by 10% to allow the next rider through. If you do not slow down, you will force the rider coming through to accelerate to get past (as above) and this will split the line.
  3. When you move across, don’t swing out into the middle of the road, move across 1m only and keep the 2 lines close together.
  4. Keep your ego in check, don’t surge off the front to show how strong you are, it ruins the session and you look like a knob.
  5. The aim of a chaingang is for the group to travel as fast as possible as a team. If you surge, split it or generally try to drop people in a show of strength, you will constantly be stopping and regrouping. Come to the session to ‘ride as a chaingang’ or ride on your own.
  6. It’s 10 laps, when 9 laps have been completed and there is 1 lap to go, ignore everything above. All bets are off.

GOOD QUALITY BIKE LIGHTS and CYCLE HELMETS are compulsory for this session. Remember, this is not a coached / organised session, all riders are responsible for themselves and others and ride at their own risk. You should be 16+ to ride this session, it is not safe or suitable for children.

Thursday:

6:45PM RUNNING INTERVALS 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.

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

9:00PM 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:

6:30PM WIGAN TRI CLUB TURBO & RUN: Lowton High School (Lowton Church of England High School, Newton Rd, Lowton, WA3 1DU), session will be held in the community centre which is the first building on your right as you enter the car park. Plenty of parking spaces, arrive for 6:30 to set up and we start turning the cranks at 6:45pm, and will finish up for 8pm latest. Weather permitting there will be running off the bike as well. This session is suitable for adults and juniors, turbo trainers and bikes available for youngsters, contact Ste Hilton if required or post on HUB Facebook page.

Saturday:

8:30AM SATURDAY MORNING TRAIL RUNNING CLUB: There will be 3 groups as follows:

Group 1 = 5 miles at easier pace, ideal for novice or slower runners. If you are a slower runner who wants to run further than 5 miles, then you have the option of running further or running 2 laps of the route. It is likely that there will be others who wish to do the same each week.

Group 2 = 10-13 miles at a steady pace. Group 3 = 10-13 miles at a faster pace. Please check the route or load it onto your phone using Strava. There’s no official leader so the group are collectively responsible for navigating successfully! Route for this week is HERE

4:00PM 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 LONG RIDE: Meet 8:00am at the Stag in Orrell, there are 2 groups, group 1 will ride on average at 17-18 miles per hour, group 2 will ride at 16 miles per hour. It’s important that everyone checks and knows the route as there’s no official leader and everyone is collectively responsible. Download and add to Strava on your phone or to your GPS. Make sure you know where you are and have spares etc so you are self sufficient if you have mechanical issues. The route for this Sunday is named ‘Whalley & Back’ you can see it HERE

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Week 161, Week Commencing 24/10/16

Monday:

6:15PM RUNNING INTERVALS 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 BAT RUN SERIES – Event 4 of the 2016/17 Bat Run Series is Nightmare On Cow Sh*t Field. To read more and see the route GO HERE

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

Wednesday:

6:30PM SWIM SESSION WIGAN LIFE CENTRE: Coached junior and adult swim, Wigan Life Centre, Wigan town centre, WN1 1NJ. Organised by WTC.

7:00PM PIMBO CHAIN GANG – Meet 6:45 for 7:00pm start at South end of Peel Rd on Pimbo industrial estate, opposite Scott Safety. There will be 5 groups depending on numbers, this is not a coached session, everyone in the group is collectively responsible. Group speeds are 17-18 / 19-20 / 21-22 / 23-24 / 24-25 mph. Don’t ride in a group which is too quick for you and disrupt the session, equally, don’t ride in a group too slow for you and push the pace, disrupting the session.

Chain gang etiquette:

  1. When it’s your turn on the front you DO NOT accelerate, keep riding at the same speed or you will  drop the person behind you / force them to accelerate and split the line behind you.
  2. When you move over (off the front), SLOW DOWN by 10% to allow the next rider through. If you do not slow down, you will force the rider coming through to accelerate to get past (as above) and this will split the line.
  3. When you move across, don’t swing out into the middle of the road, move across 1m only and keep the 2 lines close together.
  4. Keep your ego in check, don’t surge off the front to show how strong you are, it ruins the session and you look like a knob.
  5. The aim of a chaingang is for the group to travel as fast as possible as a team. If you surge, split it or generally try to drop people in a show of strength, you will constantly be stopping and regrouping. Come to the session to ‘ride as a chaingang’ or ride on your own.
  6. It’s 10 laps, when 9 laps have been completed and there is 1 lap to go, ignore everything above. All bets are off.

GOOD QUALITY BIKE LIGHTS and CYCLE HELMETS are compulsory for this session. Remember, this is not a coached / organised session, all riders are responsible for themselves and others and ride at their own risk. You should be 16+ to ride this session, it is not safe or suitable for children.

Thursday:

6:45PM RUNNING INTERVALS 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.

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

9:00PM 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:

6:30PM WIGAN TRI CLUB TURBO & RUN: Lowton High School (Lowton Church of England High School, Newton Rd, Lowton, WA3 1DU), session will be held in the community centre which is the first building on your right as you enter the car park. Plenty of parking spaces, arrive for 6:30 to set up and we start turning the cranks at 6:45pm, and will finish up for 8pm latest. Weather permitting there will be running off the bike as well. This session is suitable for adults and juniors, turbo trainers and bikes available for youngsters, contact Ste Hilton if required or post on HUB Facebook page.

Saturday:

8:30AM SATURDAY MORNING TRAIL RUNNING CLUB: There will be 3 groups as follows:

Group 1 = 5 miles at easier pace, ideal for novice or slower runners. If you are a slower runner who wants to run further than 5 miles, then you have the option of running further or running 2 laps of the route. It is likely that there will be others who wish to do the same each week. Route for this week is HERE

Group 2 = 10-13 miles at a steady pace. Group 3 = 10-13 miles at a faster pace. Please check the route or load it onto your phone using Strava. There’s no official leader so the group are collectively responsible for navigating successfully! Route for this week is HERE

4:00PM 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 LONG RIDE: Meet 8:00am at the Stag in Orrell, there are 2 groups, group 1 will ride on average at 17-18 miles per hour, group 2 will ride at 16 miles per hour. It’s important that everyone checks and knows the route as there’s no official leader and everyone is collectively responsible. Download and add to Strava on your phone or to your GPS. Make sure you know where you are and have spares etc so you are self sufficient if you have mechanical issues. The route for this Sunday is named ‘Tatton Park’ you can see it HERE

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