With the long weekend gone the racing extended from Australia Day through to the weekend. Mount Martha Australia day swim Mon Liston is back in the swing on things and swam the 1.2k event before taking off on her Epic cycle tour of Victoria. Mon made it a family affair getting her sister Cath involved for the event as well. Talia Goddard has just recently joined the squad and her swimming background spoke for itself. A 5th place female and 11th... Read more.
With summer in full swing it was the open water events that had athletes racing over the weekend. Margaret River Ocean swim Western Australia local Sam Janssen lined up for her home town swim with the Margaret River Ocean swim. Sam made short work of the 1k event putting her swim base on show getting around the course in 17mins and 21st overall. Time in the water and improvements from Sam will have her in good stead for her goal... Read more.
Both the long and the short racing formats were covered last weekend with athletes taking on Race 3 of the Active Tri series as well as the 2 Bays Trail run. Active Tri Race 3 While each leg of the Enduro format (swim/bike/run/swim/bike/run) may be shorter it proves itself to be a challenging way to race. A 250m swim, 10k ride and 2.5k run repeated kept athletes honest and showed the benefit of a quick transition. Mon Liston made her... Read more.
The MEC athletes were straight into racing for 2017 kicking off last weekend. Cape Paterson Triathlon After a great half iron debut in Ballarat late last year, Fi Neuwirth had a good day on the coastal course and managed to take 2nd place in her age group in the long course event. Gatorade Triathlon St Kilda It was a balmy 28 Deg at 6am on Sunday morning in St Kilda for race 2 of the series. Angelo Bonacci came home with a... Read more.