Links

Astley Sports Village - our meeting place

Village Hotel Hyde - our former base from where the club started

Sweatshop Hyde - take your England Athletics card along to get 10% off non-sale purchases

Up and Running Oldham - 10% discount, free parking at Tesco

Rain radar - see if rain is on the way or about to clear up

Route Planning

Gmaps Pedometer

Bikeroutetoaster - not just for bikes, useful for runs too

Bikehike uses uses OS mapping

Ride with GPS great site for planning rides and runs

Local Race Organisers

Northern Boys Love Gravy

Crazy Legs Events

Injury management/sports massage

Athlete Matters - superb sports physiotherapy clinic in Worsley gives a 10% discount to members

Trevor Burchick at Fulcrum Sports Therapy does sports massages and injury management for people above Sweatshop in Hyde. He has offered a deal to club members of three, thirty min sessions for £50 paid in advance. Text 07522 237330 for more info.

Open Water Swimming

Sale Water Park

Sale Water Park is a great location for open water swimming and you can run on the trails round the lake afterwards too. There's plenty of free parking, indoor changing facilities with hot showers, lockers and a cafe! Sessions are £5 for adults, £3 for under 16 and there is no membership fee to pay. Full info http://www.openswim.org.uk/

Sessions are:

  • Saturdays 14:00 - 17:00
  • Sundays 13:00 - 17:00
  • Tues/Thur 17:00 - 20:00

Nunsmere Hall Hotel

Total Tri Training are launching a new open water swim venue at Nunsmere Hall Hotel on Sunday the 15th of May. There will be a launch party including swim, live music and hog roast for £10. Normal swims are £5 and you can buy a special offer season ticket for £60 including the launch party! Season ticket is usually £99. Full info https://totalswimtraining.com/

Sessions are:

  • Sunday 17:00 - 19:00
  • Wednesday 18:00 - 20:00

Uswim Salford/Boundary Water Park

USwim Salford (Sat 8:00-11:00, Wed 17:30-20:00) and Holmes Chapel (Thu 17:30-20:00)

Other

DC Rainmaker - Ray Maker's excellent reviews of Garmin and other makes of fitness technogadgets!

Rochdale Tri Club - open water swimming at Elton reservoir, Bury Sat 9:00-10:00

Swim improvement courses in Fleetwood

UK Athletics

England Athletics

Northern Athletics

Run Britain

For club coaches

When it comes to renewing your DBS (formerly CRB) check you can now use the online DBS renewal process.

Cycling

Park Tool repair help a fantastic website with lots of really easy to follow bicycle maintenance and repair guides

Sheldon Brown's wonderful site with general cycling information and maintenance guides.