WORD FROM THE COACHES
“I would wish you luck…….however people who strive for the best from themselves don’t need it, they just deliver.”
A great quote as we lead into Ironman Western Australia this weekend. IMWA celebrates it’s 10 year anniversary this year and ahead of the race, we have put together our athlete preview. We wish all our athletes the best of races on Sunday, and look forward to seeing them when they return. Click through to read our athlete preview….
Tri Alliance had another great weekend of racing with some fantastic results. We had 6 athletes travel to Victor Harbor for the World’s qualifier sprint distance race and another 3 athletes race the Team Up Series in VIC. Congratulations Team!
1st – Caroline Houston (55-59F)
2nd – Alison Faulkner (20-24F)
3rd – Geoff Houston (55-59M)
6th – Sheridan Brown (35-39F)
9th – Sarah Lausberg (35-39F)
19th – Emma Oliver (20-24F)
2nd – Ryan Bourke (25-29)
2nd – Kathryn Siddle (20-24)
3rd Harry Spartels (20-24)
Brad Campbell and Brinn Tavener were also seen getting amongst the cyling teams in Bright as part of the Tour of Bright over the weekend. Well done boys on completing a few tough days of riding!
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SUSSANS WOMENS FUN RUN
This Sunday is the Sussans Womens Fun Run – one of Australias most popular womens only fun run/walk. This year the event includes a Half Marathon, 10km and 5km fun run/walk. Tri Alliance athletes will be pace runners for the event and we thank them for their time and support of this fantastic event!
5km event: Suzie Latta, Snead Collins, Emma Oliver
10km event: Ellie Stubbs, Michelle Bond, Emma Donati
21.1km event: Kellie Emmerson, Narelle Crooks, Brianna Scarlett
Coaches Sarah & Emma will also be at the event, so if you are in the area, pop down and come and say hi!
CANBERRA HALF IRONMAN
Next Sunday 15 December we have a group of 8 athletes heading up the Hume Highway for the Canberra Half Ironman. We wish the following athletes a great final preparation:
Mick Ryan | Daryl Clemson | David Inglis | Edward Smith | David Dwyer | Blake Henry | Andy Wood-Rich | Emily Wilson
More details will be posted next week. But if you see these boys out training, make sure you give them a shout out!
CHALLENGE MELBOURNE / GEELONG HALF IRONMAN
We are finalising our athlete list for Challenge Melbourne and the Geelong Half Ironman. Please click on the following link and check that your name is on our list. If you don’t find your name, please email [email protected].
AGE GROUP WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIERS
We are looking to confirm which athletes are racing this year in any of the Age group World Championships Qualifying races. If this is you – please email [email protected] to confirm so we can develop your training plans accordingly. Athletes we currently have are:
Geoff Houston – Sprint
Caroline Houston – Sprint
Sarah Lausberg – Sprint
Sheridan Brown – Sprint
Emma Oliver – Sprint
WELCOME TO OUR NEWEST ATHLETES!
Over the past couple of months we have had a large numbers of new athletes join us for the summer season, with most of them coming from our 6 week Coaching Clinic we ran leading into Race 1 of the Gatorade Series. So join us in welcoming each of our newest athletes to our team and wish them well in their training and racing endeavours! And f you see a new face around at training – why not introduce yourself! 🙂
Jessica Clarkson | Dinaksha Hemachandra | Jon Ratcliffe | James Tyler | Joel Ferrett | Laura Swasbrick | Carolyn Brown | Barry Gilbertson | Tricia Ritchens | Andy Gray | Steph Hebblewaithe | Jade Goodall | Allan Courceiro | Paul Yates | Nadine Berrange | Esther Monks | Laurence Fox | Tutu Ralogaivau | Paul Dimstas | Katrina Kearney | Robyn Bourke | Paul Raynor | Tristan Sharpe | Eleanor Marshall | Jon Edmonds | John Noel | Jon Ratcliffe | Blake Henry
CHRISTMAS PARTY CELEBRATIONS – FINAL RSVP’S NEEDED
Make sure you get yourself, your family and friends booked in to our Annual Christmas Party! We have a great afternoon planned including a gourmet BBQ, santa, fun and games! This is one not to be missed, so make sure you come along and celebrate Christmas with those you spend so much time with during the year!
We are looking for final numbers, so if you have been caught up with everything else going on, make sure you spare 2min today to book your ticket.CLICK HERE to book.
HELL WEEK CHALLENGE!
Full details will be posted online this week. Click here to join our Hell Week Challenge FB Group to be the first to know when details are released!
If you have friends/family who want to take part in our Hell Week Challenge, then simply join them up as an Annual Member Online and they will be join in!
6 WEEK ADVANCED STRENGTH & CONDITIONING PROGRAM
Designed for more advanced athletes wanting to take their bodies to the next level. Ensure you stay injury free during the peak racing season, and develop explosive strength, speed and power to give you that racing edge. Ideal for top intermediate & advanced athletes, will commence early January for peak racing in the New Year.
Please email [email protected] if you are interested.
FALLS CREEK TRAINING CAMP – SECURE YOUR PLACE!
Give your training a mid-season boost and gain that performance edge for long course racing by training and sleeping at altitude during our long course specific altitude training camp. Ideal for those who are racing long course events during February – June including Challenge Melbourne, Geelong Half Ironman, Ironman Melbourne, Ironman New Zealand, Ironman Port Macquarie and more! Limited places are available – Read more here and to reserve your place.
XTREME FITNESS – NEW SHOWROOM OPEN! Up 40% off retail!
Xtreme Fitness Australia headed up by Rohan Belmore, have been a long time supporter of Tri Alliance and they are pleased to announce a brand new showroom open!
The showroom will be open to the public for the month of December only Monday – Friday 9am-5pm and Saturdays 10am-4pm. And at wholesale prices, is up to 40% off RRP for Tri Alliance Athletes!
Xtreme Fitness’s range of fitness equipment is now huge and they cover everything from domestic exercise bikes through to full commercial pin loaded, plate loaded and cardio equipment. Xtreme normally only sells to wholesale, corporate and commercial customers. However they are offering exclusive trade and wholesale prices to all Tri Alliance members. This equates to massive savings of around 40% off normal retail! Just present your Tri Alliance Athlete ID card.
Address: 161 Grange Road Fairfield – only 1km from Northcote YMCA Leisure Centre.
TRAINING THIS WEEKEND
Long Course FLAT Ride -Beginner/new LC athletes or those who cants get to Dandenongs.
Meet: Elwood Lifesaving Club
Time: 6.30am start. Ride will head to Port Melbourne, then Frankston, with the option of Olivers/Two Bays Return for those needing a longer ride.
Ride: Follow your program rides/distances.
Long Course HILL Ride – Intermediate / Advanced
(Riders must be confident and self sufficient)
Meet: Wantirna Mall Carpark. 621 Boronia Road Wantirna.
Time: 6.25am brief, 6.30am roll out
Short Course Combo:
Meet: Elwood Lifesaving Club
Time: 7.20am for 7.30am start
*Intermediate to advanced short course athletes/runners are asked to meet for a 7.15am run start.
Session: 3 times the fun. Bring all your ride, run & swim gear. The session will commence with a run so leave your bikes in the car or bring a lock for your bike. ELSC members can put their belongings in the Club.
Coach: Sarah 🙂
Sussans Womens Fun Run! Please note road closures around the StKilda/Port Melbourne Area.
No coached sessions, follow own program
Short Course Ride:
Meet: Elwood Life Saving Club
Time: 6.25am for 6.30am start
Group Ride: Follow Program for distances. Ride will head towards Frankston (70km return) or Olivers/Two Bays (90km) for those who require a longer ride.