Thursday, 12 December 2013

Robyn's E News 12 Dec 2013

Hi All,

Grab the tinsel, jingle bells, reindeer ears, Christmas tees and/or Santa suits and head on down for our final event of 2013 – our annual Xmas Splash N Dash at Nightcliff Pool on Saturday evening.

There will be a sausage sizzle afterwards and we encourage you to BYO BBQ. Great chance to unwind and wish your fellow club members all the best for the festive season.


1.  Ironman Western Australia, 3.8km swim, 180km bike, 42.2km run

Male:  Jeremy Jurkiewicz 8.08.15  Female:  Elizabeth Lyles 8.59.43

Bryan Hopkins 7th M45-49 9.42.00
Steve Goat 63rd M30-34 10.25.37
James Geddes 49th M45-49 11.03.58


Xmas Splash N Dash
Saturday 14 Dec 2013
Nightcliff Pool
6pm (registration closes 5.45pm)

Seniors: 1km run, 200m swim, 1km run, 200m swim, 1km run

Juniors:  various distances

Junior/senior relay will also be conducted.


Race Director:  Rob Weatherald
Registration:    Anna Goat | Daniel O’Brien
Timekeepers:   Nic French | Jac Crofton 
Fruit | Ice:       Alex Wetten


1.  Pack your timing chip.

2.  Torsos must be covered on the run.

3.  Re BBQ – no glass or alcohol allowed at pool.


1.  Due to unavailability of some venues and or major event clashes, there have been a number of changes made to the calendar for 2014.  Please check website.

2.  From 2014 all club events will be online entry.  Aquathlon 1 & 2 now open.  Entry fee $10 individual, $20 teams includes processing fees.

3.  As the electronic timing system has now been fully introduced, manual timekeeping volunteers are no longer required from 2014.  We encourage you all to check the calendar and volunteer for those  registration, RD, fruit/ice positions remaining.


1.  FOR SALE:  Bell TT/Triathlon helmet. Medium. Black/White/Red colour. Comes with visor option and new padding. $40 Contact Tim 0410 188 534

2.  FOR SALE:  Zipp 808 firecrest tubular rear wheel. Ceramic bearings. Tubular already attached and in good condition. $400. Contact Tim 0410 188 534

3. FOR SALE:  JetBlack ergo. All road/TT bikes fit. Perfect for indoor training in the cyclone season. $40. Contact Tim 0410 188 534

4.  Items for next E News by Monday 9pm


1.  We congratulate Bryan Hopkins on obtaining a qualifying slot at IM WA.  Bryan will be heading for Ironman World Championships, Hawaii in October 2014.

2.  Ironman 70.3 Canberra is this weekend.  We have Graeme Parsons, Haydn Whitty, Pieter Jordaan, Russell Peacock, Tim Green, Daryl Stanley, Stef Puszka, John Arrigo and Justin Tranter among those heading south. Good luck, have fun.

3.  Have a great weekend.


Robyn Stanley
Darwin Triathlon Club
E News