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CARRIER SETS NEW RECORD PDF Print E-mail
Written by Brett   
Thursday, 29 October 2009 09:54


In winning the October meeting of the Hallidays Point Social Triathlon Group, Natalie Carrier has set a new record time of 1:53:30 for the female division.

Her splits of 18:22 for the 1km ocean swim, 55:20 for the 20km mountain bike ride through state forests behind Tallwoods, and 39:48 for the 8km scenic run through Black Head and Red Head nature reserves and along Black Head beach gave her the only time under 2 hours for the event on the day.

First male home, and winner of the Over 65 division, was Mick Doney with a time of 2:00:35.

Events are held on the last Sunday of each month. The next event will be held on Sunday November 29. Entrants can join in all 3 legs, or just 1 or 2.  For those doing the swim leg, meet at the Black Head pool at 6.45am ready for a 7.00am start. Those doing just the bike and/or run should meet at the pool by 7.15am.

As this is a social group, there is no entry fee, but you enter at your own risk. All ages and levels of ability are welcome. Contact the co-ordinator Peter Ryall on 6559-2780 for further details.

The photo shows October winners Natalie Carrier and Mick Doney, and the Special Award winner Mitchell Wilson.

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 October 2009 09:57
 
Firies in the park PDF Print E-mail
Written by Brett   
Tuesday, 27 October 2009 08:04



Demonstrations and Displays by Rainbow Flat and Diamond Beach Rural Fire Brigades

When:  10am to 12 noon Saturday, 26 September 2009



Where:  Wylie Breckenridge Park, Blackhead Road, Blackhead



Highlights:   See firefighters deal with a mock motor vehicle accident and a burning gas cylinder. Learn how to use a fire extinguisher and fire blanket and discover what not to do if the chip pan catches fire. Activities for children include colouring in and word puzzles, and the opportunity to try on a firefighter’s clothes. Find out how to become a volunteer firefighter and help yourself and your commuinity.



Further Information:  Contact Robyn King on 6559-2041

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 October 2009 08:07
 
 

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