Racing: Saturday August 20, 2017

Townsville Triathlon Festival

Race #1: World Age Group Qualifier – Standard Distance

The Townsville Triathlon Festival is entering its 15th year and is established as a significant race on the National Triathlon circuit and is again the host of  the World Age Group Qualifying Olympic Distance race in 2017 and 2018.

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Group Training: Swim / Run

Ballina Triathlon Club

Ballina Triathlon Club

From September @ 17:00 every Tuesday and Thursday.

From October @ 17:30 every Tuesday and Thursday

Meet southern end of Lake Ainsworth opposite caravan park

Rain, Hail or Shine

After your hard day of work or school, join us for some open water swimming and a run.

The focus of the sessions is to develop confidence in open water and going long. Ideal if you are looking at stepping up in distance.

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Racing: 2017/2018 Triathlon Series

Only 1 month to go before the first Triathlon of the season on Sunday the 17th September.
Stick it in your calendar!

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Racing: Duathlon Sunday June 18th 2017

Awesome weather for our last Duathlon of the season on Sunday! Thanks to everyone who came along to race and support. Thanks to Wes for some amazing action shots of the day as well!  Thank you to everyone that helped set up and pack down on the day as well.

Results are posted here and photos can be viewed in Facebook album or if you want any sent to you just let us know

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Racing: 11th June 2017 – IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Championships Cairns

Congratulations to Ballina Tri Club members who competed in the Ironman Asia-Pacific Championships in Cairns on the weekend!  Some fantastic results and although not all races went to plan, these guys fought hard and did us proud!  Well done, enjoy the recovery blokes!

Results:

Pos Country Name Swim Bike Run Time
4 AUS Tim Van Berkel 49:50 4:25:46 2:49:54 8:09:22
12 AUS Clayton Fettell 47:16 4:28:43 3:13:46 8:33:45
715 AUS Garry Simes 1:23:37 6:46:23 6:01:05 14:23:01
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Racing: Duathlon May 21 2017

It was beautiful weather last Sunday morning for the fourth Duathlon of the 2016/2017 season.  Congratulations to everyone who raced and thanks to the club volunteers who made it happen.  Once again Matt Slee completed the course in a smoking time of 55:51, looking good Matt!  Hope everyone had  a great morning out, the results are here.  Apologies for some hand written results but there were a few problems with a couple of the timing chips.

Let’s see if we can get a big crowd out for the next Duathlon on June 18th.  We will send out reminder emails in the lead up, but this is the last club race of the 2016/2017 season, so come along and support your club.

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Racing: Saturday May 13, 2017

Congratulations to all the Ballina Tri Club champions who raced in the Byron triathlon on Saturday 13th May.  Special mention to podium finishers Shane Flannery (1st), Len Benson (1st), Wes Thompson (2nd), Millie Cooke (2nd) and Katrina Sinclair (2nd) in their respective age groups.  It was the last hurrah for the budgie smugglers before the big migration to the UK and there was even a rare sighting of a retired Chris Hackett getting around the course!
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Racing: Sunday, May 7, 2017

Congratulations to all members who competed @ Ironman Australia and Ironman 70.3, Port Macquarie. There were some exceptional performances, so I hope you all had the race you were looking for.

Ironman Australia
Highlights
Tim Reed – 2nd
Clayton Fettell – 3rd
Lucas Flannery – 1st AG (Kona bound) Read More »

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Racing: Sunday, April 23, 2017

Congratulations to everybody who raced today. What a great day it was. A swim in the cool clear waters of Prospect Lake, followed by a cycle with no wind around East Ballina and a fast flat run along Chickiba Lake.
You all stood tall on the podium!
A big huge thank you to Eastside Butchery and The Bicycle Emporium for the excellent spot prizes as well! Thanks for your support!

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Racing: Sunday, April 17, 2017

Boston Marathon

Congratulations to Ballina Triathlon Club member John Wickham who recently completed the Boston Marathon in a time of 03:41:15. It was a good run for John on a very challenging course and conditions.

Bib Name Age M/F City Ctry
14776 Wickham, John P. 60 M Alstonville AUS
5k 10k 15k 20k Half 25k 30k 35k 40k
0:23:59 0:47:58 1:12:16 1:36:58 1:42:21 2:02:38 2:29:20 2:59:22 3:28:57
Finish: Pace Offl. Time Overall Gender Division
0:08:27 3:41:15 10088 7203 130
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