Todays opening Winter Duathlon saw over 20 take to the start line from Blackgang Viewpoint Carpark. Nomination time winner on the day was Nick Kenny with Steve Dines 2nd and Team Anne and Sue 3rd. Thanks for competing guys. Welcome to the new members and thanks as always to all the helpers
Wight Tri Athlete Achievements for 2016
These are the results for the current triathlon and duathlon season and do not include the winter duathlon series results as this is a separate event. Duathlons are highlighted in RED.
(NB.The first position is the position for each triathlete’s specific age group category, with overall
Extreme temperatures in the week leading up to the race heated the usually cool Lake Allier to near swimming pool temperatures and all week there were rumours that it will be a non-wetsuit swim and this was confirmed when it was officially measured an hour before the race.
We’d both done
Simon Jones of Wight Tri and part of the IW Talented Athlete Scheme, represented Team GB for the second time at the European Age Group Sprint Duathlon Championships in Kalkur, Germany.
Simon had an excellent first 5km run of 18.52 to enter T1 in 4th position and first GB athlete. However
Wight Tri member, Liz Dunlop had a storming race, competing in the first of the European Age Group Triathlon Championship races on the Friday, taking place around the Park of Nations on the east side of Lisbon, Portugal.
3 days of racing with both Elite and Age Group Championship medals, contested
We run a winter series of duathlons – run/bike/run races.
Events around the Island between October and April. The normal format is a run (sometimes road, sometimes off-road) of between 3km and 6km followed by a bike (always road) of between 12km and 30km and then a run again.
All routes are signposted and
Big congratulations to Wight Tri members, Sean Williams and Simon Jones who represented Team GB in the World AG Duathlon Chanpionships held at Aviles in France at the weekend.
Simon, in his third appearance in his GB kit, raced first in the World AG Sprint Duathlon event of 5km run/21km cycle
Wight Tri Awards Dinner and Awards Evening- 26th November 2016 at Albert Cottage..
It’s that time of the year again when the Wight Tri Club honour the achievements of its members.
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