September news update

Entries Filling Quick
Enticer Race 1 and Enticer Race 2 are now full. We are still taking entries for Enticer Race 3 and the Nepean Triathlon. You must have entered by the end of the month to have your  first name printed on your chest number. Enter here >

Confirmed Entrant Listings
A reminder that the Confirmed Entrants have been posted on the website. Please check your age category or if you have entered the ‘Mates Wave’. Those entered in ‘Mates Wave’ are not eligible for age group awards.

Course maps
All courses are now on the race website including the slightly revised Nepean cycle course. View course maps >

Nepean Legends
All four race legends who have completed in all 34 Nepeans have entered for our 35th anniversary race. This has to be a world record competing the same triathlon for 34 years without missing a race!

2015 Nepean legends

From left: Greg Chapman, Peter Smith, Eugene Irvin and Greg Davies.

 

Training preparations
For those wanting to fine tune their preparation for the race weekend, Atmosphere Health & Fitness has a purpose built cycle and run studio utulising Copmutrainer resistance trainers and Ergvideo ride software as well as Technogym state of the art treadmills.

Within the main building there as 4 lane 50m pool with seven squad sessions offered per week as well as unlimited access to the pool throughout business hours 7 days per week.

There are a further 6 training areas for strength work, Yoga, Pilates and general fitness classes on offer throughout the week as part of your one membership package.

For further information contact the team at Atmosphere via email info@atmospherefitness.com.au

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Atmosphere Health & Fitness purpose built triathlon training facility

Nutrition Station Open water swim
The Nutrition Station Open water swim hosted by Nepean Aquatic Centre Swim Club is being held on the Nepean Triathlon weekend on Saturday 22nd October at 9am. There are 2 distances – 2.5km for 10-13 year olds and 5km for adults and those 12years and over. The event offers $4,500 in prize money thanks to race sponsors Nutrition Station, Dukes Estate Agents, Nepean Aquatic Centre and Vorgee. Last year’s event attracted 350 competitors with the 5km race won by dual Olympian and current Australian Open Water Champion Jarrod Porte.  Read more info & enter.

Triathlon NSW Acheive-A-Tri
If your child would like some additional skills before the children’s Enticer races ACHIEVE-a-TRI is conducting a 2-hour introductory children’s triathlon program (aimed at kids 7-12 years old) specifically developed to build the basic skills and confidence that children need to participate in triathlon. This program is arranged and conducted by accredited Triathlon Australia coaches on race day ‘just before’ the Enticer events so that children have the skills necessary to complete the event with confidence. The session consists of action packed, game-based activities that focus on event rules, cycling, running and transition skills, all while encouraging children to have fun.

When: Saturday 22 October 2016
Time: 1:15pm – 3:15pm (in preparation for a 4pm race start)
Location: Sydney International Regatta Centre
Cost: $40 +GST
Enter: Enter your child online or contact Julie on 0405 631 593 or via email at trystars@nsw.triathlon.org.au

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