VQ MEMBER GAZETTE: SUNDAY, JUNE 25, 2017

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • The Race Phase starts this week! No matter what your summer goal is, maintain your energy systems with at least one indoor intensity ride a week. Learn more about the Race Phase
  • VQ Chicago schedule changes: With summer in full swing, we have several schedule changes. Check them out in the weekday/weekend section to the right
  • VQ cycling gear has arrived! A limited supply of VQ cycling clothing is available at VQ Chicago and Highland Park. Get yours before they're gone! Remote athletes can email vq@visionquestcoaching.com to check sizes and make a purchase!
  • Tri ride location change: This Sunday's (7/2) outdoor tri ride will leave from Barrington High School at 6:30am. Please sign up on the website calendar!
  • Join VQ's Tour de France Fantasy League and Win Big Prizes! After you create your team, join the VQ league with league code 723757512 Click here to join
  • VQ 4th of July Holiday Schedule: 
    • Monday, July 3rd: VQ locations will close at 12:00pm. No PM classes
    • Tuesday, July 4th: VQ locations will be closed
  • If you are racing Ironman this fall or getting ready for a long endurance event, you won't want to miss VQ's 1st Madison Ride of the year on Saturday, July 8th! Click here to learn more
  • Just for VQ members, receive 20% off when you upgrade to a Training Peaks premium account with promo code VQC20

WEEK 1
INTENSITY 1 RIDE

WEEK 1
INTENSITY 2 RIDE

W PRIME

VQHP: Weds 8:30am
VQC: Thurs 6:30am, 4:30pm, 6:00pm

WEEKDAYS

  • VQ Chicago PM Functional Training classes are now on hiatus for the summer
  • VQ Chicago Friday AM Functional Training class is now on hiatus for the summer. Mon & Weds AM classes will continue
  • VQ Chicago Schedule change: The VQ Chicago Weds 5:30PM & 7:00PM indoor rides have been consolidated to one class at 6:30PM
  • VQHP Schedule Change: The VQHP Friday 5:30am indoor ride is now on hiatus

1 | SAT

  • Schedule change: The VQ Chicago Saturday indoor rides have been consolidated to one class at 7:30am
  • 6:30am VQ triathletes - get your run volume in with the NorthShore Distance Running Club. Meet at the Old School Forest Preserve parking lot at 6:30am
  • 7:30am VQ Outdoor Ride: We will leave from VQ Highland Park and head to Saunders for interval work. This ride is for athletes with a power to weight ratio of 3.1 and above. Please make sure you sign up on the website calendar if you plan on attending!

2 | SUN

  • The outdoor beginner ride has merged with the Sunday outdoor ride - congrats, you've graduated!
  • 7:30am VQ Outdoor Ride We will leave from VQ Highland Park and head to Saunders for interval work. This ride is for athletes with a power to weight ratio of 3.0 and below. Please make sure you sign up on the website calendar!

LOOKING AHEAD

Weds Night Tower Road Beach Swim Series

Tower Road Beach offers a long stretch of open water for swimming enthusiasts and triathletes wishing to get experience in the open water. At the Swim Series at Tower Road Beach you will be able to get a timed swim between 1.2 - 2.4 miles. You will have 90 minutes to complete the swim on your own. Select your distance when checking in. All participants will be required to wear a Safer Swimmer device during the program.

Dates: Every Weds PM from June 14 to August 16th
Time: Rolling starts beginning at 6pm. Final swimmers start at 6:30pm
Location: Tower Road Beach, Winnetka IL
Registration Fee: $20 cash per participant payable at event

For more information or to register, please contact Marcia Cleveland, 847-227-7202 or marciac944@gmail.com

Weather notifications will be sent by 4:30pm on Wednesday

JULY

AUGUST

SEPTEMBER

Mon 7/3: VQ will close at 12:00pm for 4th of July

Tues 7/4: VQ closed for 4th of July

Sat 7/8:
VQ Madison Ride #1

7/7 - 7/9:
VQ Double Triple Bypass Event Package
Sat 8/5: VQ Madison Ride #2

Sun 8/13:
VQ Event -  Ironman Steelhead 70.3

8/25 - 8/26: VQ Event - Ride Across Wisconsin
Sun 9/10: VQ Event - Ironman Wisconsin

Sun 9/17: VQ Event - North Shore Century