Monday, 17 June 2013

Robyn's E News 17 June 2013

Hi All,

With the later start time we were able to enjoy a sleep in first and then rug up for yesterday’s duathlon at Lee Point.  Hoodies and beanies were dragged out but by race start the conditions were just magic.

The format change to run, bike, run is well received at this time of year.  We welcomed a number of new members participating with us for the first time.  Great to have you on board.

Our thanks to RD Ron Griep for his work in setting up the course, much enjoyed by all.  Ronnie was out during the week measuring runs and the ride and double checking.  He also built an impressive run turn on the beach (with shades of Trevor the rubbish warrior about it). 

Thanks also to all our wonderful volunteers who were on hand to help out - including the police officer who assisted with traffic control on the bike course.


1.  Race 1 Duathlon Series, Lee Point 2km run, 13km bike, 2km run

Male:  Brett Verity 36.19  Female:  Rosie Sullivan 44.32

Full results posted to our website


Sunday 23 June 2013
Race 2 Duathlon Series
Hidden Valley

5km run, 20km bike, 2.5km run


Race Director:  Matt Brearley
Registration:    Stef Puszka / Emma Winterflood
Timekeeping:   Emma Winterflood / Pieter Jordaan
Fruit / Ice:       Belinda Rowley


1.  Work is continuing on preparing next season’s calendar.

2.  Events will be posted asap after finalised.


1.  FOR SALE: Cervelo P3 time trial Bike 48cm ; Would suit a smaller rider/junior around 160-170cm; Alloy frame with Carbon fork and wheel set; Very good condition with brand NEW Shimano 105 components, just been serviced. NEW cables, saddle and Vision tri handlebars ready for sale. GP4000 Tyres and Carbon Synergy Wheelset 650cc included. $1990 Contact Tom 0400 644 878

2.  WANTED:  Runner wanted for team for Hidden Valley Duathlon. Please email Barry Sullivan here.

3.  WANTED: I would like to race in Holten/Netherlands in a DTC Tri suit, but mine disintegrated. Can someone loan me a suit?  Size L fits me. Contact Ronnie 0407 117 448

4.  FOR SALE: Zoot Ultra TT 6.0, Women's triathlon racing shoe, for the neutral runner, size 9.5 USA, ( but a small 9.5, more like a 9) Pink/Blue/Black, Brand New, sell for $120.00 ono. Great shoe, just a tad too small. Contact Tara 0429 698 197

5. WANTED: Ocean/Sea Kayak to buy, rent or borrow for Katherine Ultra Challenge. Contact Jon 0458 681 265

6.  Items for next E News by Sunday 8pm please.


1.  TA priority entry for 2014 Ironman Cairns (8 June 2014) opens tomorrow.  More info here.

2.  We hear both Hamish Wiltshire and Tim Ellison had trips to RDH over the weekend due to separate bike mishaps.  Wish both a speedy recovery.

3.  President Phill Hatty is still on the lookout for his Silver Crewcab Hilux Ute with silver bullbar and orange flashing light on roof, loaded with work tools! It was stolen from home (Parap) over the weekend.  Rego no:  3306.  If you spot this vehicle please contact police 13 14 44 &/or Phill on 0418 669 964

4.  Our members are going international again this weekend.  We have Kathy Zerafa, Dave Glass, Leanne Abel, Ron Griep, Peta Jeggo, Karen Wilson and Joy Glass among those lining up for the Bali International Triathlon and Grant Preddy & Michelle Gailey heading for the Philippines.  We wish them safe travels and great racing.

5.  Triathlon NT Junior Development Camp kicks off later this week with a number of our juniors involved along with youngsters from Katherine and Alice Springs.

6.  With a number of thefts happening over the weekend (including bikes), it’s a good time to remind members to be security conscious. Lock up well (cars, house, bikes etc) or lose it.  Unfortunately it seems to happen more at this time of year.

7.  Photos have been posted to our Facebook and even more are up at Photos.


... you empathize with the road kill
... you are happy to discuss the connection between hydration and urine colour
... you view bike crashes as an opportunity to upgrade components


Robyn Stanley
Darwin Triathlon Club

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