Shoe Clinic Brooks Duathlon Race Three

In between each fortnight of rain over the past month, there have been three perfect Sundays. On each one we held a race in the Shoe Clinic Brooks Duathlon Series. Although the course was a bit wet in places, that didn’t dim the enthusiasm or the enjoyment. Will O’Connor and Fran Harris took out the top places in the long …

Tri Club news, May 17, 2018

Shoe Clinic Brooks Duathlon Series Race three of the Shoe Clinic Brooks Duathlon Series is on Sunday. The rain looks like it will hold off for the morning and the course should be in good shape, despite the recent rain. If you haven’t yet entered, it’s not too late. See the entry website, click here There’s plenty of spot prizes, …

Shoe Clinic Brooks Duathlon Race Two

Earlier rumours of bad weather were burned away by the hot sun and perfect conditions prevailed for the 13 competitors in the kids micro race and the 68 in the longer races. Featured photo: Fran Harris, winner of the women’s section of the long race. Photo: Janice Coyle Here’s the results Kids results Here’s the photos by Janice Coyle Story …

Shoe Clinic Brooks Duathlon Race One

Great day – great course. Featured image – Hogan Ward was the winner of the micro race for 5-12-year-olds. Eleven kids took part in the micro race over 600m/1.3km/600m and then 56 competitors raced over the short medium and long course. Here’s the results. Here’s the photos by Janice Coyle There’s a story on The Nelson App – download the …

Shoe Clinic Mountainbike Series 2018

This series is close now, with races on April 22, May 6 and May 20. Because so much of Rabbit Island cannot now be used because of the Great Taste Trail, or is unsuitable because of logging or biosolid spraying, we’ve revised the fomat. In a departure from the format used for the past 13 years, we’re now using short …

Port Nelson Schools Triathlon

What a wonderful day. Everything you want to know about the race will be here over the next couple of days. To get you started, here’s the results. It was a close-run thing in the points race for schools, with Waimea Intermediate winning by one point from Waimea Collage. Here’s the points table. Link to event photos by Janice Coyle …

Proper Crisps Team Tri

Despite all the damage at Rabbit Island and the confusion caused by the cancellation, the event was a great success for the small but perfectly formed field that took part. Although it wasn’t about winning, in the team tag event the Ruby Bay Racers (the Squance family) came in first, ahead of Little Big Boys (Wayne Leighton, Jobe McAuley and …

Run in Samoa

The Samoa Swim Series has been a favourite winter destination for many of our club members in recent years. But that’s not all the team at Samoa Events have on offer. How about a winter escape from June 28? Check out the Samoa Run Series: www.samoaevents.com/run-festival-2018

Team Tri cancelled

The forecast is 100% for rain all morning, the ground will be soggy and non-competing team members will be standing around in the wet – not to mention the volunteers, so the event is off for today. We’ll consider a new date in two weeks but confirm this later.  

Busy weekend for Nelson triathletes

Team tri numbers for Sunday’s race are slightly down, due largely to conflicting events – Buller marathon, Coast to Coast and the national sprint tri champs in Kinloch. After day one of the two-day Coast to Coast, Flossie Van Dyke (pictured) leads the women’s field by five minutes, with the third placed woman another 43 minutes back. Elina Ussher and …