SUNDAY RACE REPORT
A warm breeze greeted competitors at the Jetty on Sundays' race. Besides the breeze, conditions were fabulous. The good conditions brought a huge field of 122 competitors! Great to see so many new members. The times recorded is testament to the hard training regimes and commitment by members. No major incidents were reported.
Eszter Hortobagyi was the first across the line followed by Iliane Beuke in the ladies. Newcomer, Chris Stevens and Michael Singleton were first and second over the line in the men.
First across the line in the short course was Tara Everson and Ky Sullivan. Phil Benoit came closest to handicap with a time of 1:11:51.
Good to see so many juniors racing over both the short and long course.
Coming back from injury, Phil Viles showed tenacity in the ride and run to return to his pre operation time. Joanne Fergusson is improving every race, always challenging her times. Great to see Peter Wood on course in his full colour, enthusiasim and charm. Angus Roberts showed determination and consistent improvement with his time. Training is paying dividends.
A reminder to parents escorting children on the ride that they must follow directly behind and wear a fluorescent vest.
A big thanks to all those members who tried to volunteer for duty before the race rather than do the race themselves. After seeing the duty roster was not filled, I had no less than 5 people put their hands up to do duty on the morning. Fortunately, our reserve list was called upon and the roster was filled on Saturday. This is a timely reminder for members who have not yet volunteered for duty, that there are gaping holes in duty roster for the next few months. If members don't self allocate by the end of this week, duties WILL be allocated for them and it will be up to them to organise swaps if the dates do not suit. Club membership requires ALL members to do at least one duty a season.
BCU COFFS TRI
Mick Maley and the team at Village Sports would like to thank all those members who have volunteered their time to help out at the BCU Tri on the Saturday or Sunday events. Many of you have put your hands up to do both duties on Saturday. The volunteer list is now full, but I'm sure Mick will be happy to hear from you if you can spare the time (firstname.lastname@example.org).
This week is the last chance to make your order this season.
We need to place the order by the end of this week in order to have them back by club champs.
Should you require anything ordered please contact Michelle on 0412091449
Wooli Hiawatha Half
Wooli Half is Sunday 7 February 2016.
Please text or leave a message for Lyn on her phone 0458355554 or email us on email@example.com before Saturday if you intending to participate. Getting in touch directly while we are at Minnie Water is unlikely - as texts/emails can only be accessed by finding a high point or when we are at Wooli on Saturday night.
You will need to meet at the Wooli Hotel carpark, North Street Wooli, and sign on by 6.30am on Sunday. Cost is $20
As it is now half way through the club season the coffs club membership component has been reduced to $65 for adults and $30 for juniors . No excuses for those of you who have been members and have been a little slow this year to rejoin.
Phil and Andrew as club coaches are looking for expressions of interest from juniors to attended the Luke Harrop Memorial Triathlon on the Gold Coast. It is the weekend April9-10. It would be for ages 13-18. Please email Phil or Andrew. Download details here.
All Schools Triathlon
Phil is wanting all CHTC Juniors who are racing All Schools Triathlon and require a Draft legal endorsement assessment to contact him ASAP so training and assessment can be arranged. Contact Phil at firstname.lastname@example.org or 0418635153
Coffs Harbour Triathlon Club policy
Junior’s 13 and 14 years of age.
Coffs Harbour Triathlon Club complies with Triathlon Australia Race Rules. Those rules stipulate that juniors must be 13 years of age before they are allowed to complete our short course club race (350m swim / 10km ride / 2.5km run) and 14 years of age before they are allowed to complete the long course (750m swim / 20km ride / 5km run).
Coffs Harbour Triathlon Club encourages juniors to complete in our club races. The bike leg is conducted on open roads around the Jetty, and the north eastern sides of Coffs Harbour CBD. Harbourside markets and Car-boot markets elevate the pedestrian and vehicular congestion at the Jetty on Sunday mornings, additionally Hogbin Drive is a key arterial road that comprises part of the bike leg.
To mitigate the risk of juniors colliding with pedestrians and/or vehicles: juniors under the age of 15 must nominate a competent adult to ride with them during the bike leg. The primary role of the adult is to ensure the safety of the junior. The adult must wear a high visibility vest, ride behind the junior, and is not permitted to assist or propel the junior.
Club Champs is Saturday 2 April 2016, at Forster main beach. I know we all have that weekend in our diary, but now we need to register as either a competitor or volunteer. The race is 1km Swim / 30km Bike / 8km Run and just so we can get a taste of the slightly longer distance, our local club race will be the those distances the preceding race.
The cost is $125 as a participant and you must be aged 15 as of the 31/12/15. There is a $6 processing fee added at checkout. Competitors get a hoody. Register as a competitor here: Competitors
Volunteers are free and you will need to nominate your preferences as either helping with registration, transition, swim/cycle/run legs or aid station. Volunteers must be aged 14 as of the 31/12/15 and you will be provided with a t-shirt and hat. Register as a volunteer here: Volunteers
If you want to know about the point system Please click here for more information about the Points System
Accommodation. Nicole Martin has reserved 86 beds at Forster Holiday Village The cost is $100 per person, which includes a bed on Friday and Saturday night, plus Pizza, salads, beer, wine soft drink on Saturday evening before we go to the presentation. There is an expectation that if you choose to stay at the Holiday village, you will be either competing or volunteering. If there’s a reason why someone you’re bringing can’t volunteer - please email me email@example.com After each club race there’s a sign on sheet to put your name on - BTW 48 beds are already taken. Transfer via direct deposit to Coffs Harbour Triathlon Club BSB 704-328 Account 197693 and it needs to be paid by 29/2/16. Leave your name as a reference so we know you have paid.
If you’re not staying at the Holiday Village - I suggest you book your accommodation early as there will be over 1000 competitors racing with lots more volunteers and spectators. You’re still welcome to join us for pizza etc before the presentation - but you will need to let Nicole know beforehand for catering purposes with a cost of $25 per head firstname.lastname@example.org
It’s a fantastic weekend, a great opportunity to meet everyone, and hopefully we can come back with a trophy… again.
One Thule Proride 591 Black Edition roof mounted bike carrier, In pretty good nick asking $150.00 for it. Contact Rees Richards 0448759553
2016 bcu COFFS TRI
Entries are NOW OPEN for this fantastic local event.
Click here to enter and find out more: http://villagesports.com.au/events/bcu-coffs-tri/
Enjoy a beautiful harbour swim, a cycle on CLOSED roads and a run around our picturesque harbour foreshores.
Choose from an Enticer or Olympic distance event. There are also lots of fun races for the kids.
ENTER NOW at www.villagesports.com.au
Metafit sessions are held at Coffs Coast Health Club Toormina, Friday mornings at 6:15 am.
Starting this Wednesday 5th February Metafit sessions will also be at Coffs Harbour War Memorial Swimming Pool at 6 pm.
Cost is $10 per session
For more information contact Simone on 0402202864
Regular Metafit workouts will make you fitter, stronger and leaner and will also take your energy levels through the roof. But if all that’s not enough to encourage you to give it a go, here are a few more reasons....
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