Happy New Year to everyone! Its time to start planning your campaign to win the 2020 Club Championship! The format has been changed to focus on a select few races which should be really exciting events with a great turn out and atmosphere. Your best 1 from 4 at each distance (short, medium and long) will count. For 2020 there is the added bonus of the Amsterdam marathon weekend races that are already very popular with club members. There are also bonuses for representing the club at the main Harrier League cross country and relays – both of which are free to club members. One big change is that for 2020 there will be separate mens and womens competitions with prizes to the top 3 in each. I am expecting some more fabulous racing by club members in 2020. Full list of races and rules –
The weather is usually great for our Go Tri’s, but not this one, the last one of the year. Light rain started at 16:30 just as we started to put out transition and the evening continued between light rain with some heavier rain until shortly after we had cleared everything up and had gone home. The timing was perfectly aligned to make sure we all got wet but that didn’t stop the fun and enjoyment. It was a sell out event although I think the rain put off quite a few as we had a number of no-shows on the day. There were a larger than usual number of novices which did make for a particulary easy going event without the display of top-end time trial bikes on show. Continue reading
3, 2, 1 the crowd counts down, the horn blows and the race starts!
Race report from Tina Kelly on Lakesman 2019
The weather was kind to us again for the second of our Go Tri this year, probably perfect conditions for those competing. We had 46 finishers on the night so a modest turnout for us 😉
The atmosphere was great with loads of freindly marshals helping out and encouraging the traithletes. There seems to have been a bit of a happiest triathlete competition ongoing at the finish line 🙂 🙂
The sun shone for us for our first Go Tri of the year and we all had a fabulous time. There was a lovely mix of first time triathletes as well as the competitive triathletes and we had a couple of teams too.
Before we get to the results I have a word of CAUTION especially for our more competitive participants. We take great pride in putting on freindly and welcoming events however, the safety of our events is paramount, indeed if saftey is jeopardised we cannot put on these events. Therefore, although we say in the safety briefing that we don’t DQ anyone, in future events we will give time penalties or DQ anyone who does not abide by the ‘rules’ in our safety briefing and puts theirs or the marshals safety at risk. Enough said. Continue reading
It’s early in the season but there has been lots of activity already in the club championship with Roland Brown taking the lead. The table is now on the 2019 Club Championship page under Racing