Newsletter 16th Jan 2020

WELCOME TO OUR NEW MEMBERS

Dan Swann (Melbourne)

Nick Marveggio (Melbourne)

 

TASMANIAN BIKE TREK

Peter Mack is putting together an amazing biking experience for anyone who wants to have a few solid bike days leading into race 5 of the 2XU Tri Series. If you are interested in riding some hills and having a great time while doing so, please head to the even page for more info: EVENT PAGE (https://www.facebook.com/events/2684012775053018/)

 

FIRE RELIEF RIDE

Saturday Feb 29th the Davey Black Squad will head into a fire affected area of country Victoria and do a long ride through the countryside. We’ll stay for lunch, and take esky’s and organise to shop local and put some income back into the community. If you have family or friends in a fire affected area that you think would be suitable for this, please drop Coach Steve and email below and let him know the location. EMAIL COACH STEVE (mailto:steve@daveyblackfitness.com)

 

SUPPORT TEAM

Our Support Team are here to help you. The businesses on our Support Team list are an amazing group of very talented individuals who are leaders and innovators in their fields. If you need any help with anything triathlon related, or even around your home or car, then there is a business here willing to help out Davey Black Triathlon team members with the best service and advice. Check out the full list here: OUR SUPPORT TEAM (https://daveyblacktriathlon.com/melbourne/support-melbourne/)

 

MELBOURNE TRIATHLON LEAGUE OPEN WATER SWIM

*compulsory (but free) registration: https://www.daveyblackfitness.com/bookings/ In the water at 6:15am Breakfast location to be decided on the morning. *Please note our Open Water Swim Guidelines when signing in. SWIM-BIKE BRICK We’ll be doing a Swim/Bike Brick session from 2XU Tri Series race 5 venue at Brighton, or a Decreasing Tempo effort Bike session. See Weekend Training Schedule below for full details. EMAIL COACH STEVE (mailto:steve@daveyblackfitness.com) https://www.facebook.com/MelbourneTriathlonLeague/ https://www.instagram.com/melb_triathlon_league/

 

** Racing News ————————————————————

LAST WEEK TASMANIAN CADBURY HALF MARATHON & 10KM

Katrina Carr ran the half marathon, then went out and ran another 10km to enjoy a run with Amanda! Amanda Bell did the 10km, which actually turned out to be 11km, and came home strong to finish 19th in her age group.

HAWTHORN CRIT & BALLARAT NATIONALS GRAN FONDO

George Wright had a big week of racing: Wednesday was @hawthorncycling Criterium and she won 1st place in C-grade. Saturday was @cyclingaustralia Ballarat Road Cycling Nationals Gran Fondo where she finished in 4th place in her first road race. Sunday she hit up the @2xutriathlonseries race 3 in St Kilda and finished 4th in the Standard Distance race. Huge week. Great work George!

PIER TO PUB Kayley Marriner had a great swim at the Pier to Pub.

2XU TRI SERIES – RACE 3 ST KILDA FUN TRI & SPRINT TEAMS

Vanessa Triana – 1st place. PB bike and run. Kristy West – 7th place. PB run. Coach Steve & Nick Patterson – 4th place by 0.2sec!

SPRINT RACE Ola Evans – 1st place. PB Bike. Alison Ritchie – 8th place. 1st fastest T1 & PB bike. Anna Mildner – 2nd place. 2nd fastest bike & PB bike. Cassandra Berry – 4th place. 2nd fastest T1 & bike in her first race for Davey Black Tri Club. Chris McGaughey – 10th place in his first ever triathlon! Elyse Bradbury – 6th place. PB swim & bike. Gary Robinson – 7th place. PB bike. Hannah Morgan – 10th place. PB bike. Hugh Kerr – 9th place. 3rd fastest bike & PB bike. James Straw – 5th place and a solid race after doing the overland trek last week. Melissa Chambers – 3rd place. 2nd fastest bike, 1st fastest T2 & PB bike. Peter Mack – 8th place. 2nd fastest swim & PB bike. Ryan Martin – 3rd place. 1st fastest T1, 2nd fastest run & PB swim. Samantha Dawson – 7th place. 2nd fastest T1 & PB bike. Steve Stringer – 16th place in his first race for Davey Black Triathlon.

STANDARD DISTANCE Bill Slater – 13th place. PB swim Charlie Rose – 1st place. Fastest swim, bike & T2 with PB bike & run! Georgina Wright – 4th place. After 1st place crit on Wednesday and 4th place Ballarat Nationals Gran Fondo Saturday. 3rd fastest T1, bike and T2. Jo Ritson – 2nd place. 2nd fastest T1, bike & T2 and fastest run. PB bike, run & overall time. Maike Wolf – 2nd place. 3rd fastest T1 & T2, 2nd fastest bike and fastest run. Maurice LeGuen – 19th place. PB swim, bike and overall time. Coach Nestor Rivera – 9th place. PB swim and bike. Ollie Connew – 33rd place. A perfectly executed prep race for IM NZ. Pippa O’Regan – 9th place. PB bike and overall time. Ryan Key – 9th place. Raced a perfectly paced race with a PB overall time. Sarah McLeod – 5th place. Seasons best bike and run as she continues to build back.

THIS WEEK TASMANIA SPRINT DISTANCE

Tiffany Del Moral

SINGAPORE AQUATHLON

Michael Cassinides

TRIATHLON PINK

Vanessa Triana Kristy West

PORTSEA SWIM CLASSIC

Kristy West

Samantha Cooke

NEXT WEEK AUSTRALIA DAY SWIM

Melissa Chambers

Mick Egan Maurice

Le Guen

 

** Weekend Tri Club Training ————————————————————

For SUNSHINE COAST & IRELAND Squad sessions, refer to your individual programs.

FRIDAY 17th Jan

ATHLETE S&C and YOGA Sign in for classes here: https://www.daveyblackfitness.com/bookings/

OPEN WATER SWIM In the water at 6:15am Elwood Sailing Club. Compulsory sign in here: https://www.daveyblackfitness.com/bookings/ *Due to recent heavy rainfall, please check social channels for a final call at 6pm tonight

SATURDAY 18th Jan

ATHLETE S&C and YOGA Sign in for classes here: https://www.daveyblackfitness.com/bookings/

BRIGHTON 2XU RACE COURSE SWIM/BIKE BRICK Meeting at Green Point Brighton https://goo.gl/maps/2FN4hmRXiH8FTrv49 Due to the unpredictable weather that we are currently experiencing, this session may need to be altered on the morning. Current predictions are for smoke haze and a potential morning thunderstorm, so please come to the session prepared for either a swim/bike or just a bike session. I suggest parking in the side streets where there is free parking. SWIM/BIKE BRICK Short 750m Race Pace Swim 40km Bike as 20km race pace + 10km easy + 10km race pace

SWIM/BIKE BRICK Long 1500m Swim as 750m easy + 750m solid race pace 60km Bike as 20km race pace + 20km easy + 20km race pace BIKE As per Training Peaks for those doing Bike only session. If we have to cancel the swim in the morning and do a ride only, there will be bike options graded to suit each ability. The session will be decreasing Tempo efforts: 30min warm up 20-30min Tempo + 10min easy spin 10-20min Tempo + 10min easy spin 0-10min Tempo + 10min easy spin 10-60min easy spin

SUNDAY 19th Jan

RELIEF RUN 2pm at Davey Black Sports Performance for 5km, 10km or 21.1km options Or own venue long run as planned

AFTERNOON YOGA What better way to recover from a solid few weeks of training than Slow Flow or Yin Yoga! Sign in for Yoga classes here: https://www.daveyblackfitness.com/bookings/

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