The leaves are turning brown so it must be time for Base Camps in the Lake District. These triathlon training weekends started 8 year ago as a crazy training weekend for a few friends and developed into regular Endurance Coach calendar fillers. The 2 day training camp takes place in the heart of the Lake District, on the shores of Windermere. Our forest dorm/cabin accommodation is pretty basic but an amazing location!
Friday evening includes a head torch run at 7:00pm for the super keen before the real fun starts Saturday morning with a long cycle ride through the Cumbrian countryside. Saturday afternoon includes a theory session and then swim practical to include video analysis. Following all that, there is a group meal Saturday evening in the local pub (paid on the night), followed by the Base Camp quiz! Sunday is a relatively early startand a 1.5-2 hour steady run on trails. After lunch you have the opportunity to sit down with a coach and go through all your video clips from the previous day’s swimming..
The whole weekend costs £95 excluding the meal on Saturday evening and all abilities are welcome but you shouold be capable of cycling for 3-4 hours and runing 1.5 hours (speed not important). Dates are November 18-20, Jan 27-29, Mar 23-25. For more details GO HERE
Enjoy the winter and look forwards to 2012!!
The Endurance Coach
This winter we have a great range of clinics and winter camps which will help you hit the ground running in 2012.
Winter Swim Clinics
The clinics consist of 3 consecutive Saturdays 9:00-10:30am, combined with video analysis, essential course reading and support sessions to be completed by all attendees. There are 3 courses in total with a maximum of 10 swimmers for each. The cost for the full course is £95, for more information and to book GO HERE NOW
‘Base Camp’ Winter Training Weekends
Base Camp weekends are back again for 2011/2012. These popular camps which take place in the Lake District include riding, running and swim video analysis. There is basic accommodation and breakfast for 2 nights and the whole weekend costs £95!! For more information and to book a place GO HERE NOW
Look forwards to seeing you there
The Endurance Coach
10 days to go to the first Morecambe Mile Open Water Swim event. Starting from Morecambe and Heysham Yacht Club, in front of Morecambe Town Hall, the event loops in the bay at high tide. This is the first time the event has been organised and with the backing of local groups and Morecambe Council, it’s set to become a regular on the circuit!
The event has already attracted real interest from both locals and regular open water swimmers and the current entry list demonstrates the growing popularity of open water swimming throughout the North West.
There is still plenty of time to join us for the event so sign up now!! For more information visit:
Been spending some time at Morecambe Bay recently, organising the first Morecambe Bay Mile on Sunday August 28th 2011. Its a 2 lap course starting in front of town hall, swam it last Monday and the water was great. The views of South Lakes are amazing, it’s going to be a great event!! Details http://www.epicevents.org