Our second time trials for the season kick off the week beginning Monday 25 June. Time trials are an important part of our training structure as they allow you (and us!) to monitor your progress over the winter to ensure you continue to develop and improve. It is important for you to attend each 6 week time trial during the year – without these measures, it is hard to know how your training is progressing.
Please read below to know which time trial sessions you are to attend next week (beginning Monday 25 June).
Time Trial Distances:
- Beginners: 200m swim, 5km bike, 2km run,
- Sprint / Olympic: 500m swim, 10km bike, 5km run
- Half/Full Ironman: 500m-1km swim, 20km bike, 5-10km run
*Coaches will advise distances for athletes
Determining your SWIM time trial group:
Unsure if you are a beginner, low intermediate, top intermediate or advanced swimmer?
Beginner: 500m TT of 11:00min or above
Low intermediate: 500m TT between 10:00 and 11:00min
Top Intermediate: 500m TT between 9:00 and 10:00min
Advanced: 500m TT of 9:00min or below
TIMES AND DAYS FOR TIME TRIALS
MONDAY 25 JUNE (Swim time trials)
6.00am Northcote – beginners (those who swim in first lane) AND low intermediate (swim towards the back of middle lane).
6.00pm MSAC – Top intermediate swimmers
7.15pm MSAC – Beginners
TUESDAY 26 JUNE
6.30pm MSAC Windtrainer Recovery Session
*NO Tuesday AM run session – follow your own program if competing in Run Melbourne Half
**Those who use POWER on their bikes will complete their own Power Test. Details will bje sent to these individuals
WEDNESDAY 27 JUNE (Swim time trials)
6.00am Northcorte – Advanced (those who swim in top of lane 2 and all of lane 3)
6.00am MSAC – Advanced swimmers
7.15pm MSAC– Low intermediates swimmers
THURSDAY 28 MAY (Run time trials)
6.15pm MSAC – All athletes
Please ensure you are on time for time trial briefing. If you are late, time trials start at MSAC end of Albert Park Lake near the Rowing Club.
**Please note: NO time trial at Northcote**
FRIDAY 29 JUNE (Normal Swim session)
6.00am Northcote – all levels
6.00am MSAC outdoor pool – top intermediate & advanced, recovery swim session
SATURDAY 30 JUNE (Ride Time Trials)
5 time trial groups, click here for full details.
SUNDAY 1 JULY (Long Trail Run)
8.00am Trail Run – Studley Park
Meet: Studley Park Boat House, 1 Studley Park Road Kew