Training This Week: Jan 8 to Jan 14

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January 8, 2018 by

Week #19 of 2017-18

Coming Up:

  • Wednesday January 10 – ZiZU Optics Night Race #1
  • Saturday January 13 – Eagle Point Loppet – Register on Zone4 or click HERE
  • Friday January 19 to Sunday January 21 – Westerns/AB Cup 5&6
  • Saturday and Sunday January 27/28 – Calforex Cup #3 and #4 – Volunteers needed!
  • January 31 – ZiZU Optics Night Race #2
  • February 3 – Athabasca Loppet
  • February 4 – Devon Loppet
  • February 4 – Tawatinaw Loppet
  • February 10 – Canadian Birkie
  • February 11 – Birkie in the City – Short Races, Inner City Sprints, and Ski Festival

Monday January 8:

  • Typically a recovery day. Go for a light ski if you are able, do some light core and balance work and plan your training week 🙂
  • Biathlon: Training at the Range

Tuesday January 9:

  • Who: All Programs
  • Where: Goldbar
  • When: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
  • What: 
    •  Mostly Intensity but Coach Driven
  • Technique: Classic (The forecast is for 10-15 cm of new snow!! Yay! Hopefully Dave will have groomed the trails by the time we train, but regardless, classic skiing will be good 🙂 

Wednesday January 10:

  • ZiZU Optics Night Race #1
    • Sprint Racing – King’s Court Format
      • Registration at 6:00 to 6:30
      • Racing Starts at 7:00 pm
      • TA’s $2, JV’s and up $5
    • The forecast is for a high of -23C on Wednesday. We will NOT hold the race if colder than -17C
  • Biathlon: Training at the Range – 6:30 to 8:00 pm

Thursday January 11:

  • Who: YR’s, AR’s, and YD’s
  • Where: Goldbar
  • When: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
  • What: 
    •  Strength and Drills with Technique focus.on
  • Technique: Classic (The forecast is for a high of -23C) Training is formally cancelled if -20C or colder. Stay tuned; we may show up and do an informal ski #bundleup!!

Friday January 12:

  • Recovery Day
    • Easy run/walk/ski, some core, and light stretching.

Saturday January 13:

  • Who: All Programs
  • Where: Goldbar
  • When: 10:00 am to 12 noon
  • What: 
    •  Intensity – Coach Driven
  • Eagle Point Loppet – Drayton Valley
    • 1km, 2.5km, 5km, 13km, and 26km Race Events
    • Race package pickup: 9:30 am to 10:30 am
    • Start Times
      • Race Start Time: 11:00 am for 13km, 26km
      • Race Start Time: 11:10 am for 5km, 2.5km
      • Race Start Time: 1:30 pm for 1km
    • Register on Zone4 or click HERE

Sunday January 14:

  • No Formal Training
  • What: LSD – Personal Distance Challenge – a good day to go for a long ski!
  • Time: You decide