Friday, 30 October 2015

E News 30 October 2015

E NEWS 30 OCT 2015

Appears you all loved the Handicap Super Sprint and want to see it on the calendar again!  Thanks to those who gave feedback, it's always great to hear from our members!

A huge thank you to RD on the day John Thyne, handicappers Brett Verity and Gary Wall as well as all the fantastic volunteers who helped out last weekend.  Together we do amazing things!

Urgent:  We still require a volunteer RD for our next Aquathlon.  Please email if you can assist.  If public speaking isn't your thing, we can easy arrange for someone to cover this for you.

Important:  Please note our remaining 2015 events are in 6pm Saturday evening time slots and event close of entry has been set at 8pm Friday.


1.  Super Sprint Handicap, 300m swim, 13km bike, 3km run

First across the line
Male:  1 Col Smith, 2 Glenn Grant, 3 Steve Goat
Female:  1 Marnie Weatherald, 2 Moira Wigley 3 Tori Sherrock


2.  Bali International Triathlon, 1.5km swim, 40km bike, 10km run

Male:  Mitch Robbins 2:08:58  Female:  Kylie Scholz 2:43:37

Rob Brooks 1st M50-54 2:31:34
Kylie Scholz 1st F30-34 2:43:37
Cath Hood 2nd F30-34 2:59:39
Phil Blumberg 2nd M60+ 3:02:53
Daryl Stanley 3rd M60+ 3:05:01

3.  Bali International Triathlon, Sprint, 750m swim, 20km bike, 5km run

Leanne Fidler 2nd F30-39 1:30:28
Robyn Stanley 1st F50+ 1:39:41


Aquathlon #1
Saturday 7 Nov 2015
Waterfront Lagoon

200m swim, 2km run x 2

Online entry open here   (you are  able to enter our next three events ie Aquathlon #1, Aquathlon #2 & Christmas Splash n Dash at same time if you wish)

Race Director:  Volunteer required
Registration:     Louise Lamb | Amy Declouett
Fruit | Ice:         Russell Peacock


1.  This is the first event of our annual Aquathlon Series.


1.  Next event for our juniors is a swim, run at the Waterfront also on Saturday 7 Nov 2015.

2.  Juniors keep an eye on your inbox for details in upcoming email from Mel Lind.

3.  Please note:  DTC committee has checked insurance and sanctioning conditions and confirmed that all junior must be 5 years as at 31 December 2015 to be able to participate in our club events.


1.  Official confirmation through of the cancellation of Ironman Melbourne in 2016.  Hawaii slots will be redistributed to IM Cairns, IM Australia (Port Mac) and IMNZ.

2.  Have your say on Parap Pool redevelopment

3.  NT News 28 Oct 2015

4.  Jakarta Post 26 Oct 2015

5.  Hearing Jamie Baldwin is recovering from his tumble at the Super Sprint handicap and will be watching those speed bumps from here on in.

6.  Swimming NT is conducting a Come & Try Swim Meet at Parap Pool tomorrow (Sat) at 4pm.  $10 - register on the day.

7.  Athletics NT wet season track meet at Marrara tomorrow may or may not include being chased by zombies.

8.  Update on our tri gear order - due to a slight manufacturing delay our order is likely to be dispatched this time next week.  Watch this space!

9.  Life Member Allan Stancombe left Darwin earlier this week. Safe travels!

10.  Good luck to Tim Wolf  who lines up at Noosa Triathlon this weekend.  Tim says he has ridden his decked out TT rig along Hastings St and feels there's nothing left to achieve!

11.  Due to high tides we are being warned of another peak in salt marsh mozzie numbers from next weekend.  Extensive spraying of breeding grounds is being undertaken but do cover up folks & avoid being bitten.

 12.  Nightcliff Pool upgrade


Bali International Triathlon winners Mitch Robbins & Kylie Scholz


Robyn Stanley
E News
Darwin Triathlon Club