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ITC December Newsletter

Check out this month’s newsletter to enter our second club triathlon of the season, order a free club polo shirt, Club Point Score update, and more...

Hurry: Enter our next club race

ITC Club Triathlon Saturday 14 December

Join us for our fourth official club race of the season and our second full triathlon. We'll be offering our standard triathlon options (full club distance, short club and kids races). Better be quick...

Entries close at 8pm sharp the evening before the race (Friday 13th)

Triathlon - Saturday 14th December


The water's warm and our point score competition is getting hot. Our club race will contribute towards the ITC Club Pointscore and if you're not keen to race you can still earn points by volunteering to marshall at the race.

Check-in opens at 6:45am and closes at 7.30am. Race briefing is at 7.45am. Race starts at 8am sharp.

The format will be:
  • Club distance triathlon: 400m swim, 13.2km bike, 4.4km run
  • Short club distance triathlon: 200m swim, 8.8km bike, 2.2km run
  • A variety of distances available for juniors
Be sure to register before 8pm the night before the race.

Sign up now at the link below.
Register Now

Register to Marshal our next race


Remember, you have to marshal at least once during the season to qualify for the season point score. 

Plus, you'll earn 10 points towards the club season point score for every additional race that you marshal.

If you're not planning to race this month, please volunteer! For more information please contact our Marshal Coordinator Des Comer.
Sign up to Marshal

FREE ITC Polo Shirts for club members

Represent your club pre-and-post-race with an ITC polo shirt - we're ordering shirts for all current members. Click the link below to order (size chart above).

Order before our next race (14 December)!
Order Now (FREE)

ITC Club Point Score Update

November saw our third club race of the season and first triathlon with a chance for club members to earn points towards our annual Point Score and begin earning points as our season really kicks off.

With good weather and a competitive field there were lots of points scored and some real movement in the point score table. It's still too early in the season to pick a winner, but the consistent racers are starting to rack up some valuable points. Participation is currently driving the rankings, but performance will become more important as the season goes on.

Our marshals on the day also earned valuable points and a number of members are set to shoot up the rankings now the season is underway.
 
To see a full listing and stay up-to-date on the Point Score see our website.

Open Water Wednesdays

Don't forget our open water swims are running every Wednesday during the tri season. All club members can join our training sessions free of charge and non-members can also join us for up to three sessions before becoming a member.

Our swims are running every week (4.30pm for juniors and 5.30pm for adults) at our usual venue of Belmore Basin. Note that our adult sessions will be longer (you can still join us at 6pm for a shorter swim if you prefer). Sessions are led by our club coach and water safety are on site for the whole session.
Thursday Run Squad
Don’t forget club members can join our Thursday afternoon run sessions every week starting at 5pm sharp at Fairy Meadow Surf Lifesaving Car Park. Each session is a structured workout led by our club coach and the format varies each week. All abilities welcome. 

Monthly Committee Meetings


All of our members are welcome to attend our monthly committee meetings at City Beach Surf Lifesavers in Wollongong at 7pm on the first Wednesday of the month. This is an opportunity to hear what is being planned for the club and have your say in what the club should be doing. It's also a great opportunity to volunteer to help with the activities of the club.

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Send us your feedback

Do you have ideas for the club? Any feedback or requests? We're keen to hear from all of our members about what you want to see more of and how you'd like to engage and socialise with the club. Let us know what you think by sending us a note at itc-newsletter@itc.org.au.

 

Race Calendar

What's coming up to look forward to?
Don’t forget, ITC members get discounted entry for all ITC Club races. 
Sat 14 Dec - ITC Club Race (Port Kembla, NSW)
Sat 18 Jan - ITC Club Race (Port Kembla, NSW)
26 Jan - Aquathon (Wollongong, NSW)
Sat 22 Feb
- ITC Club Race (Port Kembla, NSW)
1 Mar - Big Husky (Huskisson, NSW)
8 Mar
- Splash Aquathon (Wollongong, NSW)
Sat 21 Mar
- ITC Club Race (Port Kembla, NSW)
4 Apr - Batemans Bay Triathlon (Tomakin, NSW)
Sat 4 Apr
- ITC Club Race (Port Kembla, NSW)
19 Apr - TriTheGong (Wollongong, NSW)
3 May
- Ironman Australia (Port Macquarie, NSW)
Sat 16 May - ITC Club Race (Port Kembla, NSW)
23 May - NSW Club Champs (Forster, NSW)

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