[Bilbys] Update 24 August
david.baldwin at bilbys.org
Thu Aug 24 12:33:13 EST 2006
Don't forget the Bilbys Hill Climb this Saturday - start is near the
Tulip Farm, old Federal Highway, just past Sutton Rd overpass from
8:30am. $200 prize money!
On Sunday 3 Sept is the Bilbys run around Mt Ainslie, starting from the
War Memorial BBQ area.
Keep an eye on live progress updates from Friday morning in the Sydney
Trailwalker at http://oxfam.org.au/trailwalker/sydney
Bilbys teams to watch are 36, 87 and 112.
It's a BOY!
Brad Palmer writes:
/Thomas Bruce Palmer managed to find his way out of the baby oven a
little before 2pm last Friday. It's probably no surprise but he's quite
tall for his age (go figure?). For those that wanted to know, stats are
Weight: 3.66kg (that's 8.1 pounds for those of you living in the 40 year
old imperial system)
Length: 53cm (21 inches)
Duration of labour: 6 intense hours
Hair colour: Black
Favourite food: Milk
Career ambition: Professional cyclist earning millions to support his
Mum is doing really well and Dad is as proud as punch(I know he's mine,
he didn't stop feeding the first 40mins!).
So there you go. God help the world, Chris and Brad are parents!!!/
NEW - 2006 TACT Junior Development Squad open for applications
The TACT committee recently endorsed the TACT Junior Development Policy
which includes the creation of an ACT Junior Development Squad (JDS).
The Squad will support promising and talented junior triathletes aged
13-19 years. Performance standards apply to all potential Squad members
with full Policy and Application details/forms available from the TACT
website. Only TACT members are eligible for entry to the JDS.
Junior Development Squad Athlete applications close COB 8th September
2006. TACT is also calling for applications from suitably qualified
individuals for squad coach and manager positions. Application forms
for these positions are available from:
Watch family & friends compete in the ITU World Champs LIVE over
This year for the first time, ITU will have exclusive live coverage of
not only the elite races but also the age group world championships.
ITU will be broadcasting live video from the finish line so all
competitor friends and family have a chance to watch athletes cross the
finish line for the biggest moment in their triathlon year.
Log onto www.triathlon.org during the age group world championships on
September 2 to watch friends compete in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Live coverage for the age group world championships will begin at the
following times on September 2nd: Sydney-16:00, Lausanne - 08:00
First Issue of CORC Newsletter - Spring 2006 Edition
The first issue of the new CORC newsletter is on the CORC website. It's
full of the good word about the local racing, social riding and advocacy
Saturday 2nd September -- come and try road racing at the ANU (and
get free food)
A unique opportunity for new and experienced cyclists to race around the
beautiful ANU campus in a once-off Criterium Extravaganza. There will be
grades for experienced cyclists ranging from A to C grade and Juniors,
as well as special Men's and Women's Novice grades following a skills
The cost for non-Cycling Australia members is an incredible $3 which
includes the race fee for the Novice grade, insurance and the skills
session. For current Cycling Australia members the cost will be $5 entry.
Racing starts at 10.30 am for C grade, followed by B, A and Junior
grades. Following this will be a Novice Skills Session at 12.30,
followed by the Men's and Women's races. A free BBQ will be provided for
everyone that turns up with a bike!
The race hub will be on Balmain Cres, ANU, just past the entrance to
University House (follow the signs from the bike path).
The Criterium is being organised by the Tuggeranong Vikings Cycling Club
and is co-run with ANU Green. The Vikings also have a special sign up
deal for Novice Women, with new members able to join for the first year
with the club for free.
So take advantage of these excellent deals and come and race at the ANU.
Put the date in your diary now!
2006 5 Hour Nightgaine Saturday 16th September 6pm-11pm
Unlike last year's event, the 2006 Nightgaine will take place in the
civilised hours of the early evening. The course is located in the
Canberra Nature Park on the northern fringe of the city and offers a mix
of open grassland and woodland. Tracks and fences are plentiful and
marked on a new 1:20000 A3 map. Orienteering details (rocks, termite
mounds etc.) have been deleted. The entry form is now available at
Preventing Injury in Exercise for Females Workshop
The learning outcomes include:
. Stress Fractures and Bone Health
. Pelvic Stability
. Running Posture
. Stability on Mobility looking at what needs to be flexible and what
needs to be stable
. Core Stability
Kirra Rankin - Professional Triathlete, Rehabilitation Exercise
Physiologist, Level II Middle Distance Coach, Pilates Instructor
Dr Judith May - Sports Physician (Sportsmed ACT), Elite road cyclist,
National Team Triathlon Sports Physician
Vicki Eustace - Soft Tissue Therapist Athens Olympic Games (Rowing),
Pilates Instructor, Exercise Physiologist, Elite road cyclist
Theory (1) : Thursday 28th September (5.30pm -7pm).
Practical (2) : Friday 29th September (7.30 -8.15am)
Theory (3) : Thursday 30th November (5.30pm -7pm)
Theory Workshops= Conference Room, John James Memorial Hospital, Deakin
Practical Workshop = Oasis Leisure Centre, Deakin
Cost: $60.00 for 3 workshops or $50.00 for members of TACT
Enquiries: Kirra Rankin (0411 687 632) Email: krankin at jaggad.com
Western District and UC Cricket Club invites you to Trivia Night 06!
Friday, 15th September - 7 for 7.30pm
Wests @ Turner (McCaughey St, Turner)
Teams of 8, $120 per table, Nibbles provided, Live band
Theme-your-table to win prizes.
Get your friends, work mates and even family members together and form a
Contact David Jess at David.Jess at ato.gov.au or on 0402 437 759 to book a
table and enjoy the night. Reserve your table ASAP and prepare for a
fantastic night of entertainment.
25-27 Trailwalker Sydney http://oxfam.org.au/trailwalker/sydney
Sat 26 Bilbys Baldwin-Rolfe Hill Climb
Sat 26 Mt Wilson-Bilpin run
Sun 27 vets half marathon http://www.actvac.com.au
Sun 27 MBO Lapstone http://ozmtbo.com
Sun 3 Bilbys Farrell-Marshall Ainslie Run - War Memorial
Sun 3 ITU tri worlds Lausanne Switzerland http://www.trilausanne.ch/
9-10 Victorian 24hour rogaine champs - Tallangatta http://vra.rogaine.asn.au
Sun 10 MS 6.5km Fun Run http://www.ms.org.au/funrunwalk/index.htm
Sun 10 World mountain running champs Turkey
Sat 16 ACT 5hr nightgaine http://act.rogaine.asn.au <http://corc.asn.au>
Sat 16 CORC 3hr twilight Kowen http://corc.asn.au
Sat 16 AROC sprint Sydney http://www.arocsport.com.au
Sun 17 Canberra Times fun run 10K
Sun 17 Sydney marathon
Wed 20 BILBYS AGM
23-24 Max Adventure 24 Sydney
Sun 24 TACT duathlon#4 Deeks on/off
30-1 MBO Belanglo/Penrose http://ozmtbo.com
30-1 Sri Chinmoy 24hr race Adelaide
Sun 1 Upper Murray http://www.uppermurraychallenge.dragnet.com.au/
Sun 1 Gold Coast halfIM http://www.usmevents.com.au
Sun 8 Orroral Valley
Sun 8 Melbourne marathon
F13-14 World Rogaine Champs, Warrumbungles NSW http://www.rogaine2006.com.au
Sun 15 Weston Creek fun run
Sun 22 Brindabella Classic
Sun 22 Meningie halfIM http://www.valestriathlonclub.org.au/index2.htm
Sun 29 Sri Chinmoy Googong Classic
Sun 29 CORC XC5 Kowen Club
Sun 29 AROC Sydney
Sun 29 MBO NSW champs
Sun 29 Noosa triathlon
4-7 4 peaks runs Bright
Sat 4 ACT 12hr rogaine
Sun 5 ACT MBO champs Kowen http://ozmtbo.com
Sun 5 Port Macquarie halfIM http://www.ironmanoz703.com/
11-12 North Walk 100s
Sat 11 Belconnen fun run
Sun 12 Sri Chinmoy National Capital swim
Sun 12 Tour de Femme
Sat 18 TACT CPS#1
Sat 18 Two Peaks run
Sun 19 world long tri champs Canberra http://www.worldlongdistance2006.com/
Sun 26 Sri Chinmoy triple triathlon
Sun 26 All-Women's triathlon
Bilbys website: http://bilbys.org
TACT website: http://www.triathlonact.com.au
Cross Country Running Club: http://www.canberrarunner.com.au
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