Monday, 20 March 2017

E News 13 March 2017

E News | 13 March 2017

Finally, after Cyclone Blanche caused take 1 to be cancelled, we will be kicking off our Sprint Series this weekend.

Those who had entered Sprint #1 have been sent an email detailing how to transfer their entry to this weekend's Sprint #2.

For admin purposes Sunday's event is staying as Sprint #2, we can now confirm our Rescheduled Sprint #1 will go ahead a week later (26 March) and date for Sprint #3 remains as listed - 9 April.  Entry links 26 March and 9 April will be up later this week.


1.  Motatapu Off-Road Marathon, 42km
Jason Hamilton 7th M Overall 3:36:35

2.  Peaks Challenge, 235km cycle (inc 4000m+ climbing)
Allan Stancombe 10:35:21

Bendigo Long Course, 1.9km swim, 90km bike, 21.1km run
Aaron Trenfield 3rd M40-44 5:03:49

4.  Mooloolaba Triathlon, 1.5km swim, 40km bike, 10km run
Jackie Van Den Bos 32nd F25-29 2:45:58
Melissa Lind 49th F40-44 2:52:12
Corinne Fabian 3rd F60-64 2:54:43

5.  Ironman New Zealand, 3.8km swim, 180km bike, 42.2km run
Kevin Coyle 14th M30-34 10:17:33
Fiona Coyle 2nd F30-34 10:43:17
Brad George 18th M40-44 10:56:55
Brad Fitzwater 37th M30-34 11:59:06


Next Event:

Sunday 19 March 2017
Sprint Series #2
Lake Alexander
7am (check in closes 6:45am)

750m swim, 26km bike, 5km run
short option 300m swim, 13km bike, 3km run

Info & entry link here


Race Director:  Brian Gallagher
Registration:     Jac Crofton | Brad George
Fruit | Ice:         Tina Sanderson


1.  Please read the basic triathlon rules via the info link above.

Other News:

1.  Date for Ironman Malaysia + a new Ironman 70.3 Langkawi  on the same day has been announced - 11 November 2017

2.  Tickets to NT Sports Awards are on sale.

3.  NT Kids Triathlon (Sat 15 April 17)

4.  Wow - super impressed by Dr Mitch Anderson's 12 hour world record ride today in Melb (on a road, not velodrome) - 489km, that's an average of 40.75km an hour - for 12 hours! 

5.  Our juniors had a ball at their event yesterday.  A big thank you to junior co-ordinators Rena Walker & Lyn Farrier and to all the parents and friends who assisted.  The kids loved it!

6.  There may be some disruption along the Nightcliff Foreshore with further cliff erosion works due to commence. Due to be completed in June.

7.  Please continue to check our Facebook page & Twitter for up to date news, announcements, results etc.  Photos are posted to Facebook and also Instagram

Pic of the Week:

Some of our juniors in action yesterday


Robyn Stanley
E News
Darwin Triathlon Club


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