There will be the usual 4PM swim at Harrington Sound School dock tomorrow, Saturday 17th May 2014. Sam Naude already going to be there. 2km or shorter swim. Use “comment” facility to this post to confirm if you are coming. This swim is not supervised and there is no lifeguard.
The Super Sprint Series for beginners, less experienced, juniors and experienced triathletes got underway last night at Clearwater Beach with 20 participants and two juniors racing the junior distance. Ian Pilgrim was first home with Kim McIvor, 2nd finisher, the first lady home.
To get a race report and full results and details of the series go to the Bermuda Triathlon Association website via the link on this page and go to the Argo Re FAQ section on the left side of the home page. Also sign up for updates by EMailing Alan Gilbertson on Alan@logic.bm
Flora Duffy will be hoping to make it three XTerra wins in a arrow as she races this Sunday 18th May in the Xterra Southeast Championships in Oak Mountain State Park, Alabama. The event is part of the US XTerra Tour Series and Flora has already won the XTerra West race and won in Australia (see this blog’s archives). Clink on link below to follow Flora on Sunday :
MARK WILCOX – was featured at Ironman.com. Go to the link below to read the article
DAVE MIRFIELD – The former Assistant Commissioner of Bermuda Police did the January 2014 triathlon camp before returning to the UK. He did his first sprint triathlon on Sunday at Stratford Upon Avon. See link below to results. Dave finished 337 out of 395 male finishers.
MEANWHILE, 20 year old Exeter University student Megan Berry competed in Sunday’s Aquathlon (600m pool swim / 5km run) at Exeter University, part of a series of Aquathlons. It was Berry’s 2nd race in the series and she finished 14th woman out of 40 finishers.
A sunny and calm day greeted participants at Clearwater Beach, St.Davids for the Catlin National Triathlon Championships, Sprint Triathlon and Junior Triathlons. The heat took its toll on some participants on the run. Prerace favorites Tyler Butterfield and Karen Smith were crowned as National Triathlon Champions with dominant performances with Butterfield leading from start to finish and winning by over 15 minutes.
GO TO LINKS IN THIS BLOG – BERMUDA TRIATHLON PHOTOS – CATLIN TRIATHLONS FOR OVER 300 PHOTOS OF THE EVENT – MORE TO BE POSTED AT THIS SITE TOMORROW. ALLOW A COUPLE OF SECONDS FOR PHOTOS TO FOCUS.
GO TO LINKS IN THIS BLOG – BERMUDA TIMING SYSTEMS – FOR RESULTS
GO TO LINKS IN THIS BLOG – BERMUDA SUN AND ISLANDSTATS FOR RACE REPORTS AND BERMUDA ROYAL GAZETTE, BERMY NEWS.
The Argo Re. Thursday night super sprint races, mainly targeted at beginner or newer triathletes but popular with more experienced triathletes as well, starts on Thursday 15th May, this coming week. The venue is always at Clearwater Beach.
For details and to get on the EMail list go the BTA website via the link on this page. The series runs on most Thursdays throughout the summer and is a lot of fun.
Heather Cooper, Jeff Conyers and Mark Robinson took on the Beast (the steep hill for which St.Croix is famous) at today’s (4th May 2014) St. Croix 70.3 Ironman.
Cooper was an excellent 4th in the Female 50-54 age group 5hrs 55 mins 25 secs
Robinson was 11th in his age group and 73rd overall in 5 hrs 03 mins 31 secs
Conyers’ time shows under his brother Adam Conyers in the 55-59 age group although he is in the 60-64 age group. His time of 7hrs 4 mins 7 secs equates to 11th in the 60-64 age group.
LINK TO ST.CROIX IRONMAN 70.3 RESULTS (FOR JEFF CONYERS PUT IN ADAM CONYERS)