Summer training

This GTC training programme runs from spring to autumn.

Monday: Cycle fitness

Meet at Indian Platform Southside (previously known as Malletsheugh Inn, A77), on Ayr Road, Newton MearnsGlasgow G77 6RT, @ 6: 30 – 6:45pm.  

The session will usually take the form of a 10-mile cycle time trial once a month (followed by curry buffet) and intervals or APRs (Australian Pursuit Racing).  Just come along and find out how much fun it is to cycle train with others. 

Tuesday: Running & swimming

Glasgow Club Maryhill, 34 Gairbraid Avenue, Glasgow, G20 8YE

Running:  6pm – 7pm A short run training session before the 7pm swim. Leaves the Maryhill Club pool foyer at 6.10pm prompt and returns in time for the swim. Suitable for all levels. £1.50.

Swimming: 7 – 8pm This session has two swim lanes. 1: Development/novice; 2: Improvers. Concentrates on front crawl technique and fitness covering a distance of around 1.5K – 2k.

Swimming: 8 – 9pm: 3 lanes for all abilities. Develops aerobic and anaerobic endurance, covering 1.5K – 3K.

Please note that places for each session are limited. Please sign up to the booking system. £3 per session; £2 students/concessions/16-18 yrs; U16s – free; non members £10 (after first free session).

Thursday: Open water swimming

These sessions are NOT COACHED. However, open water swimming is best done with other people and many members head to one of the local lochs, such as Loch Lomond and Loch Ard, to swim. Keep an eye on the Facebook page for details of these informal sessions.

Thursday: Running

Southside session

Glasgow Club Bellahouston, 31 Bellahouston Drive, Glasgow G52 1HH.

Meet at front door at 6.30pm. Depart 6:45om.

Group running sessions to develop technique, aerobic endurance and strength.  Open to all abilities and tailored accordingly. Wear reflective/bright clothing.

West End session

Western Baths, 12 Cranworth Street, Glasgow G12 8BZ.

Meet at 6.30pm for a 6:45pm start. One hour session.

Group running sessions to develop technique, aerobic endurance and strength.  Open to all abilities and tailored accordingly. Wear reflective/bright clothing.

Sunday: Swimming

Western Baths, Cranworth Street, West End, Glasgow G12

7 – 8pm:  Meet in the foyer. (Note. You need to arrive around 20 mins beforehand to sign in and get changed). This session for all levels and focuses on developing aerobic and anaerobic endurance for triathlon events, covering between 1.5K – 3K.

8 – 9pm: Learners and improvers session, designed to suit beginners.

Please note that places for each session are limited. Please sign up to the booking system. £3 per session; £2 students/concessions/16-18 yrs; U16s – free; non members £10 (after first free session).

Weekend club rides

Please check Facebook for club cycles or contact us on twitter @GlasgowTriClub.

Usual meeting points at 8.30am are as follows:

Southside:

Pollok House, Pollock Park, 2060 Pollokshaws Rd, Glasgow G43 1AT.

India of Inchinnan (car park), Greenock Rd, Inchinnan, Glasgow, Renfrewshire PA4 9LH. Directions.

Northside:

Kirkhouse Inn, Glasgow Rd, Strathblane, G63 9AA.

Allander Leisure Centre, Milngavie Road, Bearsden, G61 3DF.

Other weekend sessions

There are often other sessions that are arranged at specific times throughout the year, so keep an eye on our Facebook page for any announcements.  Typical sessions might be transition skills, “brick” (bike + run) and swim filming.

Swimming, Cycling, Running. We do it best!