The weather may not have been ideal, but that didn't dampen the spirits of the Sunshine Coast Triathlon Academy / Protector Aluminium Athletes and Club Members racing at the World Series Swim at Mooloolaba and The Finale of the Bribie Triathlon Series with Race # 4.
Race morning saw a few changes to the course for the World Series Swim at Mooloolaba that saw multiple laps for the 3km and Mile swims. In the 3km Duanne Cannell led the charge with another strong swim taking out his category (50-54) and 7th Overall. Also taking out her category was Janelle McCosker (60-64) with Liz Vadas (45-49) just missing the podium in 4th.
In the Mooloolaba Mile, the Coach Toby Coote 1st (45-49), while Ben Cook 3rd (35-39) landed on the podium. Strong swims to Ella Crawford 7th (12-15) and Kim Alexander 8th (50-54). In the Half Mile over 800m Torah Rose was 2nd (16-19) and was 2nd Female Overall.
At Bribie for the Finale of the 4 Race series, saw a small contingent head down to Race. Chloe Turner (Swim + Run) and Dad Gary (Cycle) Teamed up to take 2nd (Mixed Teams) and 3rd Team Overall.
In the Just Tri It, Kyle Wallis 1st (15-16) continues to improve with each performance. The Evergreen Marilyn Shrapnel 1st (70-74) took out another win. SCTA Club Member Sam McClarron 2nd (11-12) had another strong race.
Well done to all that Raced. Full results below. World Series Swim Mooloolaba - 20.03.21 3km Duanne Cannell - 1st Place 50-54 Years Male - 7th Overall Janelle McCosker - 1st Place 60-64 Years Female Liz Vadas - 4th Place 45-49 Years Female Angela Vinnicombe - 14th Place 40-44 Years Female Mile - 1600m Toby Coote - 1st Place 45-49 Years Male Ben Cook - 3rd Place 35-39 Years Male Ella Crawford - 7th Place 12-15 Years Female Kim Alexander - 8th Place 50-54 Years Male Chris Askew - 11th Place 45-49 years Male Jazzy Russell - 16th Place 35-39 Years Female Half Mile - 800m Torah Rose - 2nd Place 16-19 years Female - 2nd Female Overall
Bribie Triathlon Race # 4 - 20.03.21 Chloe + Gary Turner - 2nd Place Mixed Teams 300/10/2.5 Kyle Wallis - 1st Place 15-16 Years Male Marilyn Shrapnel - 1st Palce 70-74 Years Female Sam McClarron - 2nd Place 11-12 Years Male
A busy weekend of racing for the Sunshine Coast Triathlon Academy / Protector Aluminium Athletes and Club Members in action at the Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival and Active Farmers Run for Resilience Temora.
The 29th running of the Mooloolaba Triathlon saw perfect conditions for fast and furious racing. In the Standard distance, Australian Titles were on the line, while in the sprint distance we had athletes in both the Draft and Non Draft racing format.
In the Standard Distance, Callum Close (15-19) and Taylor Elms took out the Australian Title in their respective categories, with Kim Alexander 2nd (50-54). Just missing the podium was Zsolt Dallos 4th (40-44).
There were also some first timers racing the standard distance for the first time and raced very well Steve Miller 12th (60-64), Keith Campbell 18th (35-39), Tom Li 33rd (25-29), Alex Forrest 55th (25-29) and Yoyo Hung 74th (25-29). All will take valuable experience away from the race. Drew Walker had another strong race 17th (Legends) as to Norm Marsh 14th (55-59).
SCTA Club Members with strong races included Debbie Thorley 2nd (Premium Mates), Kelly Ann Perkins 5th ( ELITE), Simon Hearn 4th (OPEN) and Lucy Bowden 5th (OPEN)
SCTA had some strong performances in the Non Draft Sprint Distance held on Saturday with Tania Gover 2nd (40-44), while 3rd Places to Ella Crawford (14-15), Ben Cook (35-39) and Ingi Doyle (50-54). Just missing the podium was Meegan Walker 4th (40-44) and Rachel James 5th (35-39).
Sunday saw the Draft Legal Sprint Distance with Category Wins to Sophie Burger (14-15), Kate Schultz (35-39) and Ingi Doyle (50-54) backing up from the Non Draft Sprint the day before. Sean Fraser 2nd (45-49) had a strong day out.
SCTA Club Member Ella Wooldridge 3rd (16-19) and Georgie Fredricks 4th (16-19).
Just outside Wagga Wagga at Temora the Binet Family lined up in the Active Farmers Run for Resilience. In the Half Marathon OPEN Male saw Gary 5th, Cameron 10th and Ben 18th, while in the 10km OPEN Female Jenna 10th and Lisa 41st. Nice running Binet Family. Well done to all that raced. Full results below
Mooloolaba Triathlon - 13-14.03.21 Standard Distance - Australian Championships - 1.5/40/10 Callum Close - 1st Place 15-19 Years Male - Australian Champion Taylor Elms - 1st Place 30-34 Years Male - Australian Champion Kim Alexander - 2nd Place 50-54 Years Male Debbie Thorley - 2nd Place Premium Mates Zsolt Dallos - 4th Place 40-44 Years Male Simon Hearn - 4th Place OPEN Male Kelly Ann Perkins - 5th Place ELITE Female Lucy Bowden - 5th Place OPEN Female Ryan Marsh - 11th Place OPEN Male Steve Miller - 12th Place 60-64 Years Male Paul Marchant - 12th Place OPEN Male Norm Marsh - 14th Place 55-59 Years Male Drew Walker - 17th Place Legends Keith Campbell - 18th Place 35-39 Years Male Tom Li - 33rd Place 25-29 Years Male Grant Elliot - 43rd Place Premium Mates Rebecca Howell - 47th Place 25-29 Years Female Andrea Learoyd - 47th Place 40-44 Years Female Yoyo Hung - 74th Place 25-29 Years Male Lider Kukurt - 133rd 45-49 Years Male Sprint Distance Draft Legal 750/20/5 Sophie Burger - 1st Place 14-15 Years Female Kate Schultz - 1st Place 35-39 Years Female Ingi Doyle - 1st Place 50-54 Years Female Sean Fraser - 2nd Place 45-49 Years Male Ella Wooldridge - 3rd Place 16-19 years Female Georgie Fredricks - 5th Place 16-19 Years Female Erin Wooldridge - 9th Place 16-19 years Female Torah Rose - 11th Place 16-19 Years Female Sprint Distance Non Draft 750/20/5 Tania Gover - 2nd Place 40-44 Years Female Ella Crawford - 3rd Place 14-15 Years Female Ben Cook - 3rd Place 35-39 years Male Ingi Doyle - 3rd Place 50-54 Years Female Meegan Walker - 4th Place 40-44 Years Female Rachel James - 5th Place 35-39 Years Female
Active Farmers Run for Resilience Temora 14.03.21 Half Marathon Gary Binet - 5th Place OPEN Male Cameron Binet - 10th Place OPEN Male Ben Binet - 18th Place OPEN Male 10km Jenna Binet - 10th Place OPEN Female Lisa Binet - 41st OPEN Female
Some more great results from the Sunshine Coast Triathlon academy / Protector Aluminium Athletes and Club Members in action over the weekend at Robina for the finale of the Queensland Triathlon Series and at Tweed Enduro
Perfect conditions for racing at Robina for QTS # 5 saw some fast times, with the traditional January event rescheduled to March due to the COVID shutdown in Brisbane which was a win for the athletes with cooler conditions than what we normally see in January.
In the Olympic Distance, Emily Donker (OPEN Female) was backing up form her win at Raby Bay the week before but couldn't replicate the back to back win with 2nd Place. Kim Alexander 1st (50-54) took out his category win and the series champion.
In the Sprint Distance Ingi Doyle 2nd (50-54) was back to her best while Rebecca Howell 3rd (25-29) landed on the podium and was crowned the Series Champion with Rob Burger 7th (55-59). In the Enticer Torah Rose 1st (16-19) and Jorja Matthews 2nd (16-19) both had good races. While in the Kool KIds, Billie Elsum finished off her last 7-9 Years race with a 7th Place. She will move into the 10-11 next season
SCTA Club Members Sam McClarron 7th (U/14 Enticer) and Bella McClarron 14th (10-11 Kool Kids) both raced well.
On the Saturday at the Tweed Enduro over the 1.9/90/21.1 saw Zsolt Dallos back to his best with 1st (40-44) and Angela Vinnicombe 5th (40-44). In the Aquabike of 1.9/90 saw Pauline Ashley back racing for the first time this year with 5th (40-44).
Well Done to all that Raced. Full Results Below QTS # 5 Robina Triathlon (Rescheduled from 10th Jan) 07.03.21 OD - 1.5/40/10 Kim Alexander - 1st Place 50-54 Years Male Emily Donker - 2nd Place OPEN Female Sprint Distance - 750/24/5 Ingi Doyle - 2nd Place 50-54 Years Female Rebecca Howell - 3rd Place 25-29 Years Female Rob Burger - 7th Place 55-59 Years Male Enticer - 200/8/2.5 Torah Rose - 1st Place 16- 19 Years Female Jorja Matthews - 2nd Place 16-19 Years Female Sam McClarron - 7th Place U/14 Years Male Flinders Crawford - 25th Place U/14 Years Male Kool Kids - 100/2/500 Billie Elsum - 7th Place 7-9 Years Female Bella McClarron - 14th Place 10-11 Years Female
Tweed Enduro - 06.03.21 1.9/90/21.1 Zsolt Dallos - 1st Place 40-44 Years Male Angela Vinnicombe - 5th Place 40-44 Years Female Aquabike - 1.9/90 Pauline Ashley - 5th Place 45-49 Years Female