2013 National Sprint Champs coming up

The 2013 National Sprint Championships is scheduled for April 20. The race will start at Sandy Ground boatyard, Soper’s Hole. The event will be a 750-metre swim, 20-kilometre bike ride and a five-kilometre run. The race starts at 7.15 a.m. and registration will be at the Tortola Sports Club on April 19 from 5.30pm to 6.30pm. Entry fee is $25 per participant.

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Spencer takes X-Tri title

Antony Spencer won the ninth annual BVI X Tri event at Smugglers Cove on Sunday morning, while Kay Reddy defended her title as the women’s champion. Mr. Spencer completed the triathlon in 53 minutes and 13 seconds. He was followed by Adrian Dale in 59 minutes and 26 seconds and Bryden Keeley took third in 1:23.50.

Tom Chapman and Tom Merrigan (and dog) took fourth and fifth place, respectively. Last year’s winner Andrew Thompson did not compete. There were five competitors in the Men’s Division, while two competed for the women’s title. Ms. Reddy took the top spot in Women’s Division with a time of 1:06.17, while Tia Beckmann took second in 1:12.25.

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Triathlon Training Day

Saturday March 30th 7:30 am start, at Trellis Bay Beach in front of Boardsailing BVI.  The format for this training day is going to be: warm up with some riding (15-20min) – some riding instruction –gear selection and leg speed then some ride to run transitions with a short easy run to get hot (15min)…

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Dickies Duos Event #4

Congratulations to everyone who took part this morning. It was fantastic to see so many of you out there – 18 for the swim and 19 for the run is a new record for Dickie’s Duos.

Well done to James and Tash, our winners today and to Hayley, who flew through the field in her debut race to finish second. Well done to Adrian for managing to fight off the young contender this week, snatching third from Mitchell’s grasp.

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