The Aldwych Speed Club is an affiliated long-track club. 

Long Track speed skating is run on a 400 metre ice track.
There are many indoor ice centres in Holland with 400 metre tracks
UK Long Track runs several training week-ends each year
at De Uithof in the Hague, from novice to expert.

More information on UK LongTrack HERE
British Records HERE

Long Track News 30th October 2017

After standing for almost 30 years the British Long Track speed skating record for 1000 metre juniors was broken by Samual Airey of the UK on 29th September 2017 at the Max Archer Stadium in Inzell, Germany. Eight days later he went on to break it again by 0.09 sec. at the same 400 metre ice stadium.
Only 13 days later (on 20th October) Peter Riches based in the UK and who trains at the Aldwych Speed Club at the Guildford Spectrum broke this record by 0.39 sec. at the same stadium to set a time of 1:16.82 (new British record).
In the 1500 metre catagory (on 22nd October) Peter Riches set a time of 1:57.92 taking 2.7 sec. off the previous British record time set by Samual Airey on 27 November 2016 after being unbroken for nearly 29 years .
Sam Airey holds the 500m junior British record of 38.47 set on 29.09.2017 at Inzell which he first broke in 29.11.2015 after nearly 27 years standing. Peter Riches best time of 38,71 set on 25 October 2017 at Inzell is oh so close. Look out Sam!

Long Track News 23rd October 2017

At the recent International Race held at the Max Archer Stadium in Inzell on 20 - 22 October 2017, Peter Riches attained two new Brirish Long Track junior records in the 1000 and 1500 metre distances.
1000m 1.16,82 - 20 October 2017
1500m 1.57,92 - 22 October 2017

UK Long Track Calendar 2017/18

2017
    Summer Ice @ Leeuwarden Aug 25 - Aug 28
Back On Ice Weekend @ De Uithof Sep 30 ‐ Oct 01
5 Day Training Camp @ De Uithof Oct 23 ‐ Oct 27
Training Weekend @ De Uithof Nov 18 ‐ Nov 19
Training Weekend @ De Uithof (and party) Dec 9 ‐ Dec 10
10km Event @ Leeuwarden Dec 28
2018
Training Weekend @ De Uithof Jan 13 ‐ Jan 14
Masters All round, Baselga di Pine ITA. 19-21 of Jan
Training Weekend @ De Uithof Feb 4 ‐ Feb 5
XXIII Olympic Winter Games Feb 9-25 South Korea Pyeong Chang
Training Weekend @ De Uithof Feb 26 ‐ Feb 27
Masters Sprint games, Moscow RUS. 3-4 Mar
Training Weekend @ De Uithof Mar 10 ‐ Mar 11
2018 British Long Track Championships @ De Uithof Mar 24 ‐ Mar 25

British Long Track Championships 2017

Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th March 2017 at De Uithof, Den Haag, Netherlands
Results: 500m - 1000m - 1500m - 3000m - 5000m - NISC Cup
Results of Aldwych Skaters
Picture Gallery


British Long Track Championships 2017

Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th March 2017 at De Uithof, Den Haag, Netherlands
Sat 25th - 8:30am Signing in opens, 9:00 - 9:30am On ice warm up
9:45am Opening ceremony, 500m, 1000m, 5km, 3km, 1500m, 17:00 - Prizegiving, 18:00 - Social event
Sun 26th - 8:30am Signing in opens, 8:45am On ice warm up
9:15am Racing starts, Supersprint, Team sprint, Team pursuit, Peewee Marathon, Marathon
13:00 - Prizegiving Day 2 and close

9th Masters International SPRINT GAMES 2017

21st and 22nd January 2017.  Max Aicher Arena, Inzell, Germany
Distances and combination:
Ladies and Men: 500 m, 1000 m (first day), 500 m, 1000 m (second day), four-distance sprint combination
Age Groups:
The competitions take place in five year age groups. Ladies and Men from 30
Announcement

The Alternative Elfstedentocht (11-Cities-Tour) at Weissensee

The world's biggest ice sports event with 3000 active participants in speed skating marathons over 50, 100 and 200 km at lake Weissensee in Carinthia.
Mainly the Dutch are attracted by this fascinating sport and have been coming to lake Weissensee every year at the end of January since 1989.
At the ice skating marathons that are open for everyone an unmanageable number of speed skaters cope with the 200 km.
Their target is to get 200 km done on speed skating boots once a year.

Paul Connaghton of Aldwych Speed Club will be there again this year hoping to complete this gruelling course after injury last year stopped his attempt at a good finish. Best of luck Paul.

Furthermore the Dutch Championships in speed skating and several speed skating criteria for professionals take place. The sportive highlight is the 200 km ice speed skating marathon of the professionals. The world's best marathon speed skaters struggle for the victory in the Dutch Alternative Elfstedentocht.
The world record ‐ set on natural ice at lake Weissensee ‐ stands at 5 hours and 11 minutes.

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Dates to take note of 2017

8th January - Filming in Leeuwarden, everyone welcome
14/15 January - Extra training weekend in De Uithof
Inzell training week 27 January to 1 February, advanced UK Speed Skaters
3/4 March - Training Weekend in De Uithof
     clashes with 4th March, Aldwych Open, Guildford
25/26 March - British Championships
     (Announcement and entry forms will be out first week in January)

Introduction Weekend at De Uithof 15th and 16th October 2016

UK Longtrack will be holding an introduction weekend starting at 09:00 on Saturday 15th October and ending at 13:00 on Sunday 16th October.
The introduction weekend will be held at De Uithof, Jaap Edenweg, Den Hagg, Nederlands.
The weekend will include tuition (approximately 1 coach per 4 skaters), instructional lectures regarding the sport of longtrack, technique and training in the UK.
Costs: 85 EUR per person, Skate Hire ‐ 20EUR, Competition Entry ‐ 25EUR
Food and accommodation are not included, however we can recommend local hotels that we have used regularly in the past.
To sign up email info@uklongtrack.org

UK Long Track Links

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1497338687222056/

https://www.facebook.com/UkLongtrackSpeedSkating/

https://www.facebook.com/events/526246704209971/

https://www.facebook.com/Team-GB-Longtrack-speedskating-118895071786143/





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