GTC Beginners Day and Lecture Series This Saturday!
Want to find out more about triathlon and take up the challenge of becoming a Triathlete in 2011? Are you keen on taking your running, swimming or cycling interests to another dimension? Then this is the perfect opportunity to find out how you can take on the sport of Triathlon with Galway Triathlon Club, get fit, have fun and make new friends!
Two events will take place on the day:
The Beginners Event 9.30am -1.30pm
This event is open to athletes of all abilities who have an interest in testing the waters of Triathlon racing. Admission to this event is free. The Beginners Event will include a general triathlon information session for the beginner/ newbie triathlete, triathlon training tips and plans for all distance races, demonstrations on transitions in Triathlon racing and an opportunity to meet with many members of Galway Triathlon Club. All attendees at the Beginners Event can avail of a fitness test with Sarah Thornton Personal Training and a GTC Swim analysis session in Ocean Fitness on the day. Pre registration for this event is recommended, to register your interest email: email@example.com
Lecture Series 2pm -5pm
The Triathlon Club will host a series of twenty minutes lectures on Triathlon specific related issues for all levels of triathlete from newbies to elites. Sessions include; Bike Technique, assembly and maintenance, running principles and technique, triathlon specific training plans nutrition for the triathlete and strength and conditioning for the multisport athlete. Admission to the Lecture series is €5 per person. Registration on the day is from 1.30pm. First Lecture is at 2pm.
5 Minute Q&A sessions at end of each lecture
2-2.40 PM – Bike maintenance/ assembly and repair. Bike technique
NIGEL FORDE, NIGELS CYCLES -
2.45 – 3.05 PM – Running technique
ALAN FORDE, MILE 20 RUNNING SHOP
3.10-3.30 PM Break
3.30-3.50 PM – Training programmes for Triathlon
JOHN CUNNIFFEE, RED TAG TIMING
3.55-4.15 PM – Nutrition for the triathlete
AISLING SNEDKER, SENIOR DIETICIAN HSE, PG Cert in Sports Nutrition
4.20-4.40 PM – Stretching and conditioning
SARAH THORTON, SARAH THORNTON PERSONAL TRAINING
4.45-5.05 PM – Swim training and techniques
RAY GLYNN, SWIM COACH GALWAY TRI CLUB
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to register your place for either or both events.