Race Updates

Lewis Bruce June 8, 2016 Comments Off on Race Updates
Race Updates

A flood of race results over the past weeks ranging from first time triathletes, born again triathletes, European Championships, a relay team takeover and a podium lock out, lots to get through!

Knockburn Mixed Relay Triathlon Scottish Championship

5 M3 Teams entered on the day, for a fun, fast & frantic dash through Knockburns triathlon facilities, even the sun made an appearance. To top it off, the M3 Champs team came 2nd in the Championship Race. Special mention to Presidente Tom, for completing the bike & Run segment of this relay with a dislocated toe, Barbara for stepping in after her earlier race & injury, and finally Michelle for organising! Well done to all who took part

The LONG list of results follows:

Overall Team Results

Position Name Time Category Cat.Position
6 M3 Champs team 1:35:27 Championship 2
8 Tri Hard with a Vengeance 1:36:13 Open 5
14 Tri Hard 4.0 1:39:41 Open 8
18 Tri Harder 1:52:04 Open 12
22 A Good Day to Tri Hard 1:56:46 Open 15

Individual Team Results

M3 Champs team

Name Time Swim T1 Bike T2 Run
Michelle Mackay 23:20 4:29 49 11:32 38 6.01
Paul Cooper 22:20 4:24 1:03 10:18 29 6:06
Gillian Sangster 26:47 4:55 1:00 13:30 0:56 6:26
Euan Rose 22:42 3:39 0:43 11:59 0:33 5:58

Tri Hard With a Vengeance

Name Time Swim T1 Bike T2 Run
Andrew Merry 22:50 2:47 0:23 10:38 0:29 6:22
Sarah Connolly 27:09 5:29 1:38 12:29 0:49 6:44
Dougal Adamson 24:10 4:48 1:13 11:18 0:49 6:02
Lewis Bruce 24:05 4:32 0:30 12:01 0:41 6:21

Tri Hard 4.0

Name Time Swim T1 Bike T2 Run
Tom Fardon 23:11 3:26 0:57 11:30 1:00 6:18
Greig Millar 24:45 4:52 1:04 11:31 0:44 6:34
Barbara Sweeney 28:10 4:35 1:14 13:51 0:41 7:49
Dave Miller 23:28 4:27 1:01 11:03 0:42 6:15

Tri Harder

Name Time Swim T1 Bike T2 Run
Eric Blyth 27.25 4:09 1:02 13:29 0:49 7:56
Christine Bird 29:24 5:45 1:08 14:01 0:51 7:39
Malcolm Watson 29:00 4:20 1:25 15:10 0:55 7:10
Adam Wilson 26:47 4:45 0:52 13:34 0:26 6:30

A Good Day to Tri Hard

Name Time Swim T1 Bike T2 Run
Andy Duff 26:29 4:15 1:13 12:18 0:51 7:52
Shaun Walsh 30:15 5:39 1:29 13:59 1:23 7:45
Jackie Cavanagh 30:35 5:54 1:27 14:55 1:09 7:08
Stephen Hambley 29:19 5:01 1:35 14:16 1:17 7:10

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More photos can be found here

The next tri relay is the Perth Wild Relay on the 21st of august, i believe M3 already have 2 teams entered . . .

Aquathlon Scottish Championship

As mentioned above, Club secretary Barbara Sweeney raced in the morning before the mixed relay champs. Placing second in her Age group in the Aquathlon champs, taking home a nice shiny silver medal.

Position Name Time Category Cat.Position
37 Barbara Sweeney 37:54 Super Veteran 2

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Outlaw Half

Last month Emma Donaldson, Kathy Robertson, Dean Horton, John Wigham and Mark Hopkins traveled down to Nottingham to race the Outlaw half. A fantastic weekend of racing in Nottingham with a sprint distance on Saturday and the main event on the Sunday. It was a cold day for racing compared to the previous couple of days. Jackets and scarves kind of weather rather than tri suits but once everyone got their game faces on temperature was quickly forgotten about (until they tried to run on frozen toes) A great race and a great venue, it would be fantastic if Monikie Park had half the amenities of Holme Pierrepont Water Sports Centre. Results were:

Position Name Time Category Cat.Position
63 John Wigham 4:49:41 M40-44 8
110 Dean Horton 4:58:09 M45-49 13
155 Mark Hopkins 5:06:22 M35-39 27
762 Kathy Robertson 6:17:02 F40-44 19
786 Emma Donaldson 6:21:40 F35-39 28

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Here’s a picture of Kathy at the aid station 🙂

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2016 Lisbon ETU Triathlon European Championships

M3 had 2 representatives at the European Championships in Lisbon, both racing in the Standard Distance event. I think they are in this photo somewhere?

Category Name Time Category Position
M50-44 David Stewart 2:17:04 34
F55-59 Miriam Rennet 2:56:57 19

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Strathclyde Multisport Festival

ETU Qualifier

Suffering from European Triathlon fever, Dave & Miriam raced at Strahtclyde the next weekend, hoping to secure qualification for next year. Lewis & Michelle both automatically qualified (Dave possible too?) for the European Championships In Dusseldorf next year with the remaining 4 M3ers in a very strong position to qualify with a rolldown place.

Position Name Time Category Cat.Position
35 David Stewart 1:11:25 50-54 7
76 Lewis Bruce 1:16:08 25-29 4    Q
81 Michelle Mackay 1:16:52 25-29 2    Q
138 Gillian Sangster 1:21:59 45-49 8
230 Miriam Rennet 1:30:27 55-59 5
240 Ursula Ryder 1:31:38 55-59 6

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ITU Qualifier

Back for more on Sunday were Dave & Ursula, this time both successfully qualifying for the ITU worlds in Mexico later this year.

Position Name Time Category Cat.Position
44 David Stewart 1:13:56 50-54 4
90 Ursula Ryder 1:34:20 55-59 2

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Edinburgh Marathon

Sunburnt Steve took part in the Edinburgh marathon, the warm up race to the ultra-marathon Steve is planning later on in the year! Put your feet up indeed!

Position Name Time
3501 Steve Robbie marathon 4:21:15

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Montrose Triathlon

Big turn out of M3 members at a local event, with 20 members racing on the day, including 5 debutants! As you can see from the results, M3 finished 1,2,3 for a podium lockout, and there are only 18 finishers listed after Steve & Ute had a coming together on the bike, heal fast Ute!

Position Name Time Category Cat.Position
1 Robert Harrison 1:06:38 Veteran 1
2 Mark McIntosh 1:06:57 Senior 1
3 Rory Fairbairn 1:08:43 Veteran 2
12 Malcolm Watson 1:18:44 Veteran 4
20 Sarah Connolly 1:21:59 Senior 2
29 Kathy Robertson 1:24:45 Veteran 3
30 Andrew Duff 1:25:05 Veteran 12
32 Barbara Sweeney 1:25:36 Veteran 4
39 Steve Robbie 1:26:50 Senior 14
43 Adam Wilson 1:27:36 Senior 15
44 Eric Blyth 1:27:39 Veteran 17
45 Stephen Hambley 1:27:47 Veteran 18
51 Jacqueline Cavanagh 1:28:35 Veteran 6
58 Miriam Rennet 1:29:50 Veteran 8
81 Steve Smith 1:39:16 Veteran 32

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Novice Race

Congratulations to all our M3 debutants at Montrose, you are now triathletes! It’s been great having you at club and seeing your progression, here’s to many more races 🙂

Position Name Time Category Cat.Position
23 Nicola Gauld 1:09:41 Veteran 3
70 Moriag Piggot 1:25:26 Senior 22
71 Jill Baillie 1:25:30 Veteran 15
90 Karen Martin 1:36:33 Veteran 24

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Stirling Triathlon
Sprint

Dougal was the sole M3er at Stirling, winning the Super Veteran category by 6 seconds! Great effort Dougal, those track sessions are paying off 🙂

Position Name Time Category Cat.Position
10 Dougal Adamson 1:12:35 Super Veteran 1

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Youth Triathlon

Now M3s coolest Triathlete, Simone’s son Chris Mocci made his Triathlon Debut at Stirling youth triathlon. Placing 2nd in the Tristar Start Male category, Chris is off to a flying start, with his next race being the Youth Tri champs in Glasgow on the 18th June!

Position Name Time Category Cat.Position
1592 Christopher Mocci 9:14 Tristar Start male 2

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Blenheim Palace Triathlon

On Sunday 5th June, our very own Christine Bird traveled down to Oxfordshire to participate in the Blenheim Palace Sprint triathlon, the 3rd triathlon Christine has participated in in three weeks and another race off the bucket list! This race is a popular event amongst most triathletes, with competitor numbers towards 7,000, including race winner Alistair Brownlee.

Position Name Time Category Cat.Position
1592 Christine Bird 1:38:13 40-44 45

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