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Farewell to the Mountains

28th August 2017

Farewell to the Mountains

News in brief
A weekend of long miles, flat water and glorious sunshine by the river, and some coxing experience gains for Vasil, Tom, and Mustafa. 
Time to hit the winter season running and push those base fitness levels up. 

The weekend also saw a good-bye party for erstwhile Bar Steward, Killepitsch fiend, Jagerbomb pusher and occasional Cygnet rowing sub Katie Mountain (Cygnet racing record: P1, W1) and Cygnet club member Ian Mountain (race record: P lots, W3) as they head north to Cumbria. Best wishes for the future, and we look forward to arranging future training camps in the Lake District. 

Social events
Friday evening - Cygnet end of season dinner. See Cris's email for details.
Saturday afternoon - Club Day - please sign up here so the social secretaries have a good idea of numbers: https://beta.doodle.com/poll/9tndmih429ncwkng
Fun sprint racing in mixed crews with BBLRC, BBQ and Beers in the sunshine

Further ahead at the end of October is the annual Henley Lunch. See http://www.cygnet-rc.org.uk/event-henley_lunch.html for details and get signed up.

No more organised weeknight outings as the nights are drawing in. Any evening scullers should take lights. We're also looking to give the seniors and development squads experience of coxing and steering, so don't be surprised to find yourself in an unfamiliar seat on the outing plans. (Don't worry too much - we won't let you out unsupervised)

We're also going to re-organise the email distribution lists this week, so you may get a few emails from the google people.

Weekends up to Christmas are now loaded into fitclub.me, so get clicking. http://www.fitclub.me/club/dashboard?clubId=15

This coming weekend availabilities by Tuesday night please.

This week :
Seniors - core & weights
Novices - erg 10 x 500m at 2k pace, paired up. 

Club run 5km 7.30pm
CSBH to Latymer BH and back. First run of the season, so I'm expecting it to be in the region of 30-40 mins for me. Standard lamppost rules apply

Seniors - erg 8km relays, teams of 4, 4 x 500m each.
Novices - erg 30' UT2 technical (or subbing into senior relay teams)

End of season dinner

Whole Squad - Outings 7am, 10 am,
Club Day racing/beer/bbq, from 12.30pm

Whole Squad - Outings 7am, 10am

Further Ahead:
Sculling Camp 9/10 September
Rheinmarathonrudern 7 October
Pairs Head 14 October
Cygnet Henley Lunch 28 October
Veterans Fours Head 11 November
Fours Head 12 November
Scullers Head 2 December
Author: Matt Byrne


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