Our ConocoPhillips Xmas Splash n
Dash was an awesome way to finish our 2016 events and
judging by the feedback, with the racing fast and furious, everyone had a
ton of fun.
A huge thank you to our roster volunteers, RD Robbie Weatherald,
our rego team of Clare
Labowitch & Alice
Wade and our catering crew Roger Decurtins & Diane Napier for
their much appreciated efforts.
Thanks also to Tony
Stanley, Tania Sloane (water safety) and all those who just
jumped in to assist and make this event a huge success.
We would also like to acknowledge & thank ConocoPhillips
who hosted our post race bbq & refreshments and Cycle ZoneDarwin, Korgan
Hucent of Ray
White Bayside and Telstra who supported our lucky draws.
Fronsko and your Darwin Triathlon Club committee would
like to thank all members who have raced this year, all our wonderful
volunteers who have given of their time, our coaches who have continued to
assist members to achieve their goals and our sponsors who have contributed
to our events … together we have had another fantastic year of triathlon
and we look forward to bringing our members more of the same in 2017.
1. Xmas Splash n Dash, 1km run, 200m swim, 1km run, 200m swim, 1km
Hamilton 20:52 Female: Rachel McLean
Full results here
2. Ironman 70.3 Ballarat, 1.9km swim, 90km bike, 21.1km run Luke Fronsko
7th M25-29 4:26:33
Our pointscore leaders at halfway point of the season are:
Fronsko | Rachel
Dames | Kylie
Monahan | Ruth
George | Ryoko
Grant | Tina
Thyne | Jo
Duncan / Gayle
Weatherald | Moira
Hancock | Clare
2017 Club Event Date Savers:
Add these early 2017 events to your calendar:
Sun 22 Jan 17 - Aquathlon #3 - Lake Alexander - 750/5 or 250/2 - 7am
Sun 29 Jan 17 - Aust Day Triathlon - Lake Alexander - 300/10/3 - 7am
Sun 29 Jan 17 - Come & Tri for non members - Lake Alexander - 150/5/1 -
Sun 19 Feb 17 - Off Road Triathlon #2 - Lake Alexander - 300/15/3
Entry for Come & Tri now open here
- we encourage you to send to someone you know who has expressed an
interest in trying a tri and maybe offer to give them a few tips over the
WE NEED YOU
1. We have a number of spaces on our
event rosters that need filling.
require a volunteer to be RD for our first event, Aquathlon #3, on Sun 22
Jan 17. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
if you can fill this spot.
3. Please check our events
calendar and email if you can fill any of the
remaining spots. If everyone volunteers for a roster duty at least
once a season all our events can go ahead.
1. We farewelled Rosie
Sullivan this week. We wish Rosie, Mark and family all the
best with their move to Victoria.
2. Also handing in their timing chips, Brendan Sullivan
Monahan. Good luck with your new challenges.
3. Date Saver: Katherine Ultra Challenge - 6 August 2017
4. Want to ride 1500km from Alice to Darwin 4-11 June 17 & raise
funds for Smiling for Smiddy? There are a few spots left - More info here.
5. Great to see Brad Beven
inducted into the ITU Hall of Fame. Brad was a regular visitor to
Darwin & competitor (and winner) at the Arafura Games Triathlon.
6. Some of our junior members attended a recent bike skills camp at
the AIS - Sophie
PIC OF THE WEEK:
Says it all really - our whole of club
ConocoPhillips Xmas Splash n Dash got a big thumbs up!
Last E News for 2016:
Seems everyone is flat strap, including yours truly, so this will be the
last E News in your Inbox for 2016.
I hope you have enjoyed E News again this year, I’ve certainly enjoyed
bringing it to you!
Over the Christmas / New Year period, any announcements, results etc will
be posted direct to our website & our
Wishing you all a
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year, Cheers, Robyn
Junior members also need to be registered online for this event.
Entry closes 8pm Friday evening, but to assist our volunteers we are asking
our members to please register early - today would be very helpful.
Race Director: Robbie Weatherald
Registration: Alice Wade | Clare Labowitch
Fruit | Ice | Catering: Diane
Napier | Roger
1. So we can get the event underway on time, please read the event
information - particularly about check in location & timing.
2. ConocoPhillips are providing catering for this event so we hope
you can stay afterwards.
3. Our lucky draws will also take place after the junior | senior
4. Don't forget your timing chip.
1. Craig Percival, who kicked off his 8 Ironman in 8 Days in 8 States
in Darwin in March and raised over $80,000 for charity, has sadly passed
away following knee surgery
complications. Our sympathy to family and friends.
2. Great to see former member Derek Cross go 8:42:51 at Ironman WA at
3. Good luck to our club president Luke Fronsko,
who is among those heading south for Ironman 70.3 Ballarat this weekend.