A few weeks of racing for the Sunshine Coast Triathlon Academy / Protector Aluminum Athletes and Club Members that were in Action at QTS # 3 Robina Tri, Hervey Bay 100, Cozumel Ironman, Barge to Beach Swim, Coolongatta Gold and South Australia Trail Running Champs.
At Robina for QTS # 3 saw overcast conditions with some light drizzle at times which kept the course cooler. In Standard Distance Ethan Close 2nd (OPEN) lined up in his 3rd Standard Distance which saw him land on the Podium and collect some Cash. Jordan Gover 1st (50-54) continued his winning form from Noosa Tri. Keith Campbell 2nd (35-39) recorded an 11min PB on this course. The consistency and hard work paid off for Keith after a long run of interrupted events that were cancelled / postponed due to Covid.
In the Sprint Distance, Tania Gover 2nd (45-49), Sophie Burger 3rd (16-19) continues her consistent form while Saul Nicol Rann 3rd (14-15) raced this distanced for the first time and enjoyed the longer distance. Rebecca Howell 5th (25-29) while Ruby Blue Weepers 7th (16-19) gains valuable experience at racing in her 2nd Sprint distance. SCTA Club Member Paul Marchant 1st (25-29) had another great performance. In the Enticer Milan Power 6th (U/14) continues to improve with more racing
HB 100 saw a small contingent head North foe the annual event that saw Emma Doyle 1st (25-29) have a great race while Katie Kenny 2nd (45-49) continues her comeback to racing. In the OPEN Female Emily Donker 4th was up against a strong female field.
In the 2km Barge to Beach Swim Duanne Cannell 1st (50-59) was 2nd overall with Kim Alexander 7th (50-59). Cozumel Ironman saw SCTA Club Member Carrie Lester 3rd (Professional). Blair Day lined up in the iconic Coolongatta Gold that saw him 11th Elite. Margo Mackintosh took the title in 35-39 and the Overall Female Race Win to take out the South Australia Trial Running Champs
Well Done to all that raced. Full results below QTS # 3 Robina Triathlon - 21.11.21 Standard Distance - 1.5/40/10 Jordan Gover - 1st Place 50-54 Years Male Ethan Close - 2nd Place OPEN Male Keith Campbell - 2nd Place 35-39 Years Male John Sheridan - 9th Place 50-54 Years Male Sprint Distance - 750/24/5 Paul Marchant - 1st Place 25-29 Years Male Tania Gover - 2nd Place 45-49 Years Female Saul Nicol Rann - 3rd Place 14-15 Years Male Sophie Burger - 3rd Place 16-19 Years Female Rebecca Howell - 5th Place 25-29 Years Female Ruby Blue Weepers - 7th Place 16-19 Years Female Ben Cook - 9th Place 35-39 Years Male Enticer - 300/8/2.5 Milan Power - 6th Place U/14 Years Male Eva Nicol Rann - 15th Place U/14 Years Female
Hervey Bay 100 - 21.11.21 - 2/80/18 Emma Doyle - 1st Place 25-29 Years Female Katie Kenny - 2nd Place 45-49 Years Female Emily Donker - 4th Place OPEN Female
Ironman Cozumel - 21.11.21 Carrie Lester - 3rd Place PROFESSIONAL Female
Barge to Beach 2km Swim - 20.11.21 Duanne Cannel - 1st Place 50-59 Years Male - 2nd Overall Kim Alexander - 7th Place 50-59 Years Male
Coolongatta Gold - 13.11.21 Blair Day - 11th ELITE Male
South Australian Trail Run Champs - 07.11.21 - 24km Margo Mackintosh - 1st Place 35-39 Years Female - RACE WINNER
A massive weekend for for the Sunshine Coast Triathlon Academy / Protector Aluminium Athletes and Club Members in action at the 38th Edition of the Noosa Triathlon Festival, Oceanside 70.3 and Queensland All Schools Athletics Championships.
Noosa Triathlon Festival kicked off on the Wednesday with the Run Swim Run that saw Blair Day 1st (17+) and 3rd Overall in his preparations for the Coolongatta Gold. Billie Elsum gave away plenty of years in the 8-13 Years where she finished 28th.
The traditional 1km Ocean Swim on the Friday afternoon saw some choppy conditions where we had a few lined up. SCTA Club Member Damian Bulters 3rd (30-39). Kim Alexander 8th (50-59) while Torah Rose 12th (16-19). The Hammond Family grudge match race saw dad Kevin get belted by his 2 sons Jake and Zak.
The big one the 38th Noosa Triathlon saw perfect conditions for racing early before the winds picked up around 8.00am. It was quite gusty in places. The hot conditions on the Saturday were eased a bit overnight with he change that saw a drop in temperature. It did warm up as the morning went on. Plenty of first time Athletes at Noosa this year as well. Was great to see everyone racing and enjoying themselves.
SCTA Athletes and Club Members were on fire with some amazing results from the Crew with 6 Age Group Wins and 2 x 2nd Place. Age Group Race Wins to Ethan Close (15-19), Sophie Burger (15-19), Jordan Gover (50-54), Greg Bush (65-69) and SCTA Club Members Damian Bulters (35-39) and Zsolt Dallos (40-44). 2nd places to Callum Close (15-19) and Kim Alexander (50-54).
6th Places went to Emma Doyle (20-24) and Maureen Cummings (Legends Female). Angela Viinicombe 11th (40-44). With massive numbers in every category it was great to see a few sneak in the Top 30 with Richie Leech 19th (30-34), Summer Clarke 20th (20-24), Rebecca Howell 24th (25-29) and Cassidy Redden 27th (25-29). SCTA Club Members Paul Marchant 5th (OPEN), Ryan Marsh 6th (OPEN), Simon Hearn 10th (ELITE) Brittany Dutton 11th (ELITE)
Queensland All schools Athletics Champs saw 2 Athletes head down and rain in the 1500m in their respective Age Group. Eva Nicol Rann 8th (U/13) and Millan Power 10th (U/14). Over in America for the Oceanside 70.3 saw SCTA Club Professional Carrie Lester take 6th Place.
Well done to all that raced. Full results below Noosa Triathlon - 31.10.21 - 1.5/40/10 Ethan Close - 1st Place 15-19 Years Male Sophie Burger - 1st Place 15-19 Years Female Damian Bulters - 1st Place 35-39 Years Male Zsolt Dallos - 1st Place 40-44 Years Male Jordan Gover - 1st Place 50-54 Years Male Greg Bush - 1st Place 65-69 Years Male Callum Close - 2nd Place 15-19 Years Male Kim Alexander - 2nd Place 50-54 Years Male Paul Marchant - 5th Place OPEN Male Emma Doyle - 6th Place 20-24 Years Female Maureen Cummings - 6th Place Legends Female Ryan Marsh - 6th Place OPEN Male Simon Hearn - 10th Place ELITE Male Angela Vinnicombe - 11th Place 40-44 Years Female Brittany Dutton - 11th ELITE Female Richie Leech - 19th Place 30-34 Years Male Summer Clarke - 20th Place 20-24 Years Female Rebecca Howell - 24th Place 25-29 Years Female Cassidy Redden - 27th Place 25-29 Years Male Andrea Learoyd - 34th Place 40-44 Years Female John Sheridan - 42nd Place 50-54 years Male YoYo Hung - 73rd Place 25-29 Years Male Tom Li - 81st Place 25-29 Years Male Kevin Hammond - 103rd Place 40-44 Years Male Lider Kukurt - 163rd Place 45-49 Years Male Joshua Christie - 183rd Place 35-39 years Male
Noosa 1km Ocean Swim - 29.10.21 Damian Bulters - 3rd Place 30-39 Years Male Kim Alexander - 8th Place 50-59 Years Male Torah Rose - 12th Place 16-19 Years Female Ben Cook - 17th Place 30-39 Years Male Kevin Hammond - 55th Place Mates Wave
Noosa Run Swim Run - 27.10.21 Blair Day - 1st Place 17+ Male Billie Elsum - 28th Place 8-13 Years Female