Week 191, Week Commencing 22/5/17

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 4: Round 4 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 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:

Race 4 this week is the Harrock Hill Trail Series Race 1, organised by Newburgh Nomads. The event is 5 miles trail from the Farmers Arms pub, Bispham To read more and enter GO HERE

7:00PM WIGAN RUN CHALLENGE:

The next RUN CHALLENGE event is May 31st. 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 2

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

Leave a comment

Week 190, Week Commencing 15/5/17

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 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:

Race 3 this week is the Horwich Jubilee Series Race 1, organised by Horwich RMI Harriers. The event is 5 miles from Rivington Village Hall. To read more and enter GO HERE

7:00PM WIGAN RUN CHALLENGE:

This week’s RUN CHALLENGE event takes place at Pennington Flash. 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:

Which races are on this week?

It’s a busy Sunday for the triathlon community:

Southport Sprint & Olympic Triathlon
Slateman Triathlon
St Anne’s Triathlon

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

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

Leave a comment

Week 189, Week Commencing 8/5/17

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 3: Round 2 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 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:

Race 2 this week is the Haigh Hall 4, organised by Wigan Phoenix. The event is 4 miles from close to the children’s play area, Haigh Hall. To read more and enter GO HERE

7:00PM WIGAN RUN CHALLENGE:

The next run challenge is May 17th at Pennington Flash. 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 LONG RIDE: 

No official Sunday ride as race season is now upon us. Organise on Facebook Page.

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 Sunday working towards Wigan Race 4 Life May 17th.

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

Leave a comment

Week 188, Week Commencing 1/5/17

Monday:

6:15PM 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 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:

Race 1 this week is organised by Chorley AC & Tri at Astley Park, in Chorley. The event is 4.6 miles on trail and there is also a children’s 1 mile event. To read more and enter GO HERE

7:00PM WIGAN RUN CHALLENGE:

This week the run challenge event is Lilford Park in Leigh. 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:

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:

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:

EVENTS: Wigan Trail 10k: HERE

8:00AM SUNDAY LONG RIDE: 

Organised ride 1 or 2 laps of the IMUK route. IMPORTANT – Starts from The Endurance Store, not from Stag. For details 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 Sunday working towards Race 4 Life.

There is also a half marathon group which will be building towards Southport Half Marathon. 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 187, Week Commencing 24/4/17

Monday:

6:15PM 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 2: Round 2 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 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:

Coached open water swimming starts April 26th at 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: STARTS MAY 3RD

Every Wednesday throughout the summer, there is a local Wednesday night race of 4-5 miles. The event rotate between Chorley AC & Tri (Astley Park), Wigan Phoenix (Haigh Hall), Horwich RMI (Rivington) and the Harrock Hill Series from the Farmer’s Arms pub in Hildale, near Parbold. The first event is May 4th at Astley Park.

7:00PM RUN CHALLENGE: NEXT EVENT WEDNESDAY MAY 3RD LILFORD PK, LEIGH

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:

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:

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:

EVENTS: Horwich Triathlon: HERE

8:00AM SUNDAY LONG RIDE: 

No long ride this Sunday due to local races, if you wish to ride, arrange on Facebook

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 Sunday working towards Race 4 Life.

There is also a half marathon group which will be building towards Southport Half Marathon. 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 186, Week Commencing 17/4/17

Monday:

6:15PM 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 handicap will be adjusted following the results each week. The route HERE it’s 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 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: STARTS APRIL 26TH

Coached open water swimming starts May 4th at 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: STARTS MAY 4TH

Every Wednesday throughout the summer, there is a local Wednesday night race of 4-5 miles. The event rotate between Chorley AC & Tri (Astley Park), Wigan Phoenix (Haigh Hall), Horwich RMI (Rivington) and the Harrock Hill Series from the Farmer’s Arms pub in Hildale, near Parbold. The first event is May 4th at Astley Park.

7:00PM RUN CHALLENGE: NEXT EVENT WEDNESDAY MAY 3RD LILFORD PK, LEIGH

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:

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:

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:

EVENTS: Lakeland Loop Cycle Sportive: HERE

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 everyone’s favourite ‘LOCAL HILLS’ you can see it 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 Sunday working towards Race 4 Life.

There is also a half marathon group which will be building towards Southport Half Marathon. 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 185, Week Commencing 10/4/17

Monday:

6:15PM 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 1: The opening round of the summer series is 12 miles cycle (including double hunters) 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

On the alternate weeks between summer duathlon, we will be riding the Rabbits, Foxes and Hounds. Starting from The Endurance Store, the rabbits leave at 6:35pm, followed by the Foxes at 6:45pm and the Hounds at 6:50pm. The handicap will be adjusted following the results each week. The route HERE it’s 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, you can set off between 6:35-6:45 and ride solo as a time trial.

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: STARTS APRIL 26TH

Coached open water swimming starts May 4th at 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. To read more and register GO HERE

7:00PM LOCAL WEDNESDAY NIGHT RUNNING RACE SERIES: STARTS MAY 4TH

Every Wednesday throughout the summer, there is a local Wednesday night race of 4-5 miles. The event rotate between Chorley AC & Tri (Astley Park), Wigan Phoenix (Haigh Hall), Horwich RMI (Rivington) and the Harrock Hill Series from the Farmer’s Arms pub in Hildale, near Parbold. The first event is May 4th at Astley Park.

7:00PM RUN CHALLENGE EVENT 1 HAIGH HALL

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:

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:

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:

RACES: CLITHEROE TRIATHLON – DETAILS HERE

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 ‘ROMAN ROAD’ you can see it 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 half marathon group. 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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