Training

Running

  • Wednesday Run 20th September, UCC Sports Grounds (The Farm)
    This week’s session is building on last week. We will go with 4 x 1000m efforts with 800m active recovery. The object is to be really consistent and strong with all of the efforts. This is leading up to the final week and nailing the 5 x 1000m. The 1000s should be at your CURRENT…
  • Wednesday Run Session UCC Farm 13th September
    This week’s session is a progression on last week. The run will be 4 x 1000m with 800m active recovery. For anyone who missed last week but is going along this week you can start with 3 x 1000m also anyone who does not want to step up to 4 x they can stay at…
  • Wednesday Track Session 31st May
    Our longest interval set, 3 x 1600m this week. As always really work to run the 3 at an even pace and run the 4 laps within each interval at an even pace as well. Recovery is 800m easy jog. The usual warnings at this time of the year, everyone needs to balance recovery, if…

Cycling

  • CTC Spin Classes
    Group spin classes are starting at Leisure World Bishopstown on Thursday Jan 11th.  These classes will use “Stages flight” experience https://www.stagesindoorcycling.com/stagesflight There’s a large screen at the front of the class displaying the session profile and each bikes individual work effort. Users can create a profile online for more detailed data analysis etc. The bikes are…
  • Junior training session 16th Dec
    The next planned junior training session is this Saturday 16th Dec @2pm. Due to poor numbers showing up, the session plan will be the same as last time. There is a lot of work gone into this series, and if numbers continue to be low, we will have to cancel the training. Mark is looking…
  • Sunday cycle 2nd April
    At the moment, Sunday is looking to be fairly cool, but dry with light winds. Don’t shed those layers just yet. Longer route is a new & improved way of getting to Kinsale, 87k with 1121m climbing: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/19637964 Shorter is a 50k loop out to Crossbarry, cutting back through Halfway, Ballygarvan, and down the Airport…

Swimming

  • Night Swim Thursday September 27th
    We are holding our night swim around Sandycove Island next Thursday 27th September.  This is a very popular swim and it can be an absolute magical event.  The weather forecast for the week looks very promising with high pressure centered over Ireland for the bulk of the week.  This should mean calm seas but possible…
  • Thursday Morning Swim Session at Churchfield Cancelled (March 1st)
    Tomorrow’s Swim Session Cancelled Sorry folks but given the location of the pool the safest thing to do is to cancel tomorrow mornings swim session.  Chances are people would have extreme difficulty getting to Churchfield
  • Leisureworld Swim Sessions Starting Tuesday
    The Leisureworld swim sessions are restarting on Tuesday (Thursday in Churchfield). Be sure to build on the good work you have put in over the winter, before the season fully kicks into gear. The Churchfield session is almost full, but there is still a good lot of space available for the Bishopstown session. Register for Tues…