What group sessions are now available?
Swim [Club swim sessions remain suspended until May 17 earliest]
Wednesday Track Running
Winter track running at Wimbledon Athletics track, on Wednesdays at 7.30pm.
We have adapted these sessions so that training will take part in ‘pods’. Our capacity will be reviewed regularly and in line with government and BTF guidance.
Importantly, we will need to book a slot in advance to ensure we don’t exceed group sizes. See below for details.
We have re-introduced group rides on Saturday – again, we’ve adapted these sessions so we organise into our pods in advance (using the booking system). The maximum group size for these rides is 6 currently (BTF does allow groups of up to 8, but since we will always stop for coffee, this allows us to maintain the Rule of 6 when stopped). The rides all depart from Richmond Park, but depending on the number of groups, we will start from different locations in the park – please check the booking system for exact location and depart time for your group.
Please bear in mind the latest guidance from British Triathlon about safe riding:
- Athletes should consider the ‘aerosol effect’ in training. Aerobic activity such as cycling will cause a person to expel air and therefore droplets to a distance of up to 20 metres behind them.
- If you cannot maintain this, you should think about how safe it is to cycle with another person.
- Further advice is to keep cycle rides local, to a known route and let others know your route in case of emergencies. This will reduce the likelihood of needing the use of valuable emergency services.
We have introduced Hills running in Richmond Park on Sundays, starting at 9am. This will also be a bookable session. We have adapted these sets to ensure smaller group sizes and appropriate social distancing.
On Thursdays, 7.30pm, we have online turbo (indoor cycling) which is run via Zoom and also on Zwift. You don’t need Zwift to join, simply click on the Zoom link and the coach will run through the set. Look out for details on Facebook.