Thursday, 18 June 2009
Robyn's E News 14 June 09
Many of our members were in action yesterday at the Katherine Ultra Challenge, others were putting in some quality training in the cooler Darwin weather. It's a fantastic time of the year just to be out and about.
1. Katherine Ultra Challenge, 100km (swim, xcountry run, mtb, road run, kayak, road bike)
Male: Tim Ellison 6.29.05 Female: Rachel de Zoete 7.50.50
Team (1-3) Mick Outhred/Ian Norton 6.19.04
Team (4-6) Roland Edwards/Luke Robinson/Ben Wright/Luke Collopy 6.01.05
2. Ironman 70.3 Boise, 1.9km swim, 90km bike, 21.1lm run
Male: Craig Alexander 3.51.46 Female: Magali Tisseyre 4.12.29
3. Challenge France, Niederbronn-Les-Bains, 1.9km swim, 93km bike, 21.1km run
Male: Chris McCormack 3.50.47 Female: Rebecca Keat 4.27.11
Sunday 21 June 09
Sprint Series Race 1
7.30am (registration closes 6.45am)
Race Director: Barry Sullivan 8932 6569
Registration: Barry Smart / Duncan Tomlinson
Time Keepers: Beccy Thyne / Leigh Milne
Fruit / Ice: Pete Brady
1. We may need replacements for some of those listed above. Please contact Barry if you can assist at this event.
2. This is a non drafting event. Don't forget drafting is cheating.
FOR SALE / WANTED ETC:
1. FOR SALE: Cervelo P2 DuraAce 2009. Size 51 (small). Ridden 4 X only, 147 km! ie current model, shiny, as new. $5000 (RRP $5699).
Contact: David on 0418 807 997
2. BIKE CLEANING: Schmiko Bikes - Luke's Bike Cleaning Service; Saturday Mornings 9am-1pm; Location: CycleZone; Cost $25
3. FOR SALE: 2008 Dura-Ace Cervelo P3C -Size 51 (small, I'm 169cm); Price with 404 Zipps: $7500 - replacement cost $10000; Price without Zipps: $6000 - replacement cost $7299; Bike brand new April 2008, not ridden since November 2008. 2956km Excellent condition suit new buyer. Contact: Matt on 0400 284 230
1. We hear Pete Brady had a scary experience on a recent trip back from Katherine.
2. A lot of wetsuits have been dragged out of cupboards during the recent cold snap. Those now rubber clad are staying warmer and swimming faster. There are still a few brave souls (myself included) still swimming as per normal.
3. News is out about the new Tour de Timor to be held 24-28 August 09. It's free to enter and there is a US $ prize pool. Further information www.tourdetimor.com
4. Current ITU World Championship Series rankings: Male: 1 Dmitry Polyansky (RUS) 1188; 2 Brad Kahlefeldt (AUS) 1169; 3 Courtney Atkinson 1137 Female: 1 Magali Di Marco Messmer (SUI) 1043; 2 Jessica Harrison (FRA) 1024; 3 Emma Moffatt (AUS) 1018
5. Individual entry for Noosa has sold out. You now go on wait list and cross your fingers.
6. Darwin Surf Club advise that the Fannie Bay Swim Classic is on the 20th June 09. Slightly different times this year, in that there is a pre registration on the Friday night 19th from 5.30 to 8.00pm at the Trailer Boat club .This is a lot cheaper than registering on the day. Also the race will be conducted in the afternoon on Saturday. Late registration is at 12.30pm briefing at 1.30pm. All information contained in attached entry form.
YOU KNOW YOU ARE A TRIATHLETE WHEN...
.... you spend the month of June looking forward to the month of July (SBS coverage of TDF)
.... you are planning a PB at the NT Long Course
Darwin Triathlon Club
Club website: www.members.iinet.net.au/~darwintriclub
Facebook Group: Darwin Triathlon Club
Facebook Event: 2009 NT Long Course Triathlon