September has been a busy month with many races and last weekend took the MEC athletes to yet another continent in Europe. 3 of the MEC athletes had their eyes set on Ironman Italy as a destination race, one of the great things the sport of triathlon offers is the ability to train and race in some amazing locations and cultures. Coming into the race and in a way a 'home' race for Tim Martelli, he had been showing much... Read more.
The girls were out in force again last week taking on short and long races and showing they have it covered no matter what the distance. Up at the Gold Coast Sam Janssen raced the ITU Sprint distance World Championships on Thursday morning and had a heap of fun racing the draft legal format. From the beginning of the year with Sam relocating to Melbourne with her young family and making a late decision to qualify for this years event... Read more.
Ironman Gurye Both Mon Liston and Shri Vasudeva took off to Korea mid last week unsure of what lay ahead and both being told by their coach "your body is more ready than your head knows, so let it do its job". Both girls are without a doubt some of the hardest working in the squad. Age group racing isn't easy with everything else that goes on that is far more important than triathloning, they both juggle this with great... Read more.
It has been a steady trickle of races for the MEC athletes since Cairns in June and now that spring is here the calendar gets busier as it did on the weekend. Chris White is looking to add another string to his triathlon bow having shown going long is no issue. With that, some shorter and faster work is well under way and on the weekend he took on a 5km trail event. Flat and fast it was not with... Read more.