Coral Coast Triathlon

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - SPORT -

Olympic dis­tance

I com­peted in team events last year and en­joyed it so much I’ve been train­ing for the last year.

I thought it would be a good warm up for Chal­lenge Cairns on the 3rd June, to prac­tise tran­si­tions and ba­si­cally warm up.

Fin­ish­ing sec­ond in Trail- blazer event (100km run­ning event in Ade­laide). Olympic dis­tance

It’s a great lo­cal event and work­ing as a lo­cal per­sonal trainer, I thought I would in­spire some of my clients. I watch it ev­ery year, and ev­ery year say “I’m go­ing to do that”, so this year I am!

To com­plete the race, and hope­fully within 3.30hrs.

I com­pleted the half marathon held in Port Dou­glas in Novem­ber, and did it in 1hr and 45 min­utes.

Olympic dis­tance Rea­son I am in­volved with the surf club and water safety, my friend and I thought it re­ally should be some­thing we do, so we’re do­ing it to­gether.

To fin­ish! Re­ally en­joy­ing the per­sonal chal­lenge and it’s great to have a friend to do it with.

Came third in my age group for the same event in 2007.

Olympic team dis­tance, Alis­tair will per­form swim, wife Olivia the run and friend Sue Whalen the bike run.

As an en­trée to next week’s Iron man chal­lenge! Also to sup­port lo­cal events and lo­cal ath­letes.

This is a great warm up for Iron Man Chal­lenge, which I hope to com­plete and do in a time of 11 - 11.5 hours. I’ve been train­ing for 8 months and it’s been re­ally in­tense.

Will be to com­plete the up­com­ing Iron Man Chal­lenge.

Run­ning the 10km run part of the team event.

To sup­port lo­cal events, and to get fi t and ac­tive af­ter hav­ing my baby 12 months ago. It’s great to have a goal to train to­wards.

To com­plete the 10kms in 60 min­utes or less

I ran the 1km event in 62 min­utes, 2 years ago - I’d love to beat that time. Olympic dis­tance

To raise money and aware­ness for Dou­glasshire Com­mu­nity Ser­vices As­so­ci­a­tion, who work with peo­ple with dis­abil­i­ties in their lo­cal com­mu­ni­ties and help oth­ers in need.

The av­er­age time for this event is 2 hours and 45 min­utes, so I’d love to at least get this, or in fact beat this time.

I’ve com­pleted smaller triathlons be­fore, but I def­i­nitely think I am well pre­pared and fi t enough for this one. Do­ing it for fun.

To fin­ish and build on last year’s per­for­mance.

Com­pet­ing in the event last year.


I did a run, ride run ear­lier in the year and en­joyed it so much I thought I’d give a triathlon a go.

To fin­ish! I aim to use this event as a step­ping stone for

longer dis­tances.

Be­com­ing so fo­cussed on train­ing.


It’s a great lo­cal event and I al­ways said I would do it.

To sur­vive! More se­ri­ously, to fin­ish in a de­cent time and be proud of my­self.

Hope­fully this will be my first coral coast of many!


I’ve never done a triathlon be­fore. I thought it would be a good warm up for the half Iron Man chal­lenge next week, where I am do­ing the 90km leg as part of a team. Com­plete the triathlon.

Will be to com­plete a Coral Coast triathlon.


The amaz­ing sense of ac­com­plish­ment.

I re­cently com­peted in an event of the same dis­tance, I hope to beat my time and im­prove on my per­for­mance.





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