Coasting in Cornwall- Cycling Sportive

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Sunday 21st April | Lanhydrock, Bodmin

A choice of, 91 miles | 60 miles | 38 miles

https://www.kilotogo.com/index.php?option=event_detail&event_id=63

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Penzance Triathlon

MBH Penzance Tri 2013

Sunday 14th April | Penzance

Sprint distance | 400 metre pool swim | 15.5 mile bike | 4 mile run

 

An Res Hellys

Sunday 24th March | Helston

10 mile multi-terrain run

http://www.carrickleisureservices.org.uk/default.aspx?page=783

Gylly Junior Triathlon

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Download an application form here – Gylly Triathlon Application 2013

Once the race is closed for entries, we will say so here.

Junior race aged 12-16 (Ages as of 31st December 2013)

Sunday 11th August 2013
Gyllyngvase Beach, Falmouth

12 year old race
250 swim / 5k bike / 1.2k run

13/14 years old race
250 swim / 8k bike / 1.2k run

15/16 years old race
250 swim / 10k bike / 1.2k run

Race starts at 8.30am
£21 BTA member / £22 non member

Prizes – 1st, 2nd and 3rd male and female in each age group.
All competitors receive a t-shirt.

You will receive a competitors pack once the entry is received.

Note: NO entries allowed on the day. Deadline for entries: 1st August 2013.

The event will take place with a full road closure and is an open water swim.

Any questions, please contact Allan Reid.

See last years race report  – www.gyllysurf.org.uk/archives/2144

Gylly Relay Triathlon

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Download an application form here – Gylly Triathlon Application 2013

Be quick, the event sold out last year and there is a limit to the number of teams who can enter. Once the race is closed for entries, we will say so here.

Relay race aged 17+ (Ages as of 31st December 2013)

Sunday 11th August 2013
Gyllyngvase Beach, Falmouth

Teams of 4 / Each competitor completes a full circuit of: 250 swim / 5k bike / 1.2k run
They then tag the next person in their team until all 4 have finished.

Race starts at 7.00am
£64 BTA member / £76 non member (per team)

Prizes – 1st, 2nd and 3rd teams
All competitors receive a t-shirt.

You will receive a competitors pack once the entry is received.

Note: NO entries allowed on the day. Deadline for entries: 1st August 2013.

The team order may not change on the day. If it is not the same as stated on the application form your team will be disqualified.

The event will take place with a full road closure and is an open water swim.

Any questions, please contact Allan Reid.

See last years race report  – www.gyllysurf.org.uk/archives/2144

Castle Combe Chilly Duathlon

Sunday 24th Febuary | Chippenham

Sprint distance | 2 mile run | 10 mile bike | 2 mile run

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Althorp Duathlon

Saturday 16th Febuary | Northampton

Sprint distance | 5km run | 20km bike | 5km run

http://www.onyourmarksevents.org/events1/duathlon/althorp-run-duathlon.html

 

 

Iceberg Challenge 2013

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On 1st January 2013, swimmers young and old entered the icy waters off Falmouth’s Gyllyngvase Beach to bring in the new year. There was one rule, no wetsuits. The event has been running for 5 years and was first established by Gyllyngvase Surf Life Saving + Triathlon Club with only a handful of people entering the water. The 2013 event was the biggest yet with over 100 hardy swimmers taking part. There is no financial benefit, just a great way for the whole community to get together and celebrate the new year. A small wave on the day enabled everyone to enjoy the occasion, showing off their body surfing skills in front of a large crowd on the beach. The majority came out within 5 minutes but some lasted almost half an our in the 9 degrees water. Most importantly the sun was shining, helping everyone to get warm once the challenge was over.

“It was a great social event to start the new year and the club will be hosting plenty more challenges throughout 2013.”
Melissa Reid, club Captain.

Gylly is Cornwall’s 2012 Adult Club of the Year!

Sports volunteers across Cornwall have been recognised and rewarded for all their hard work at the 2012 Cornwall Sports Awards Ceremony. The 2012 Cornwall Sports Awards invited many unsung sporting heroes to take centre stage, to receive well-deserved applaud for all their incredible volunteering efforts and helping to bring the Olympic legacy to life.

The annual event, held at The Headland Hotel in Newquay on Friday 9 November, welcomed over 250 of Cornwall ’s dedicated volunteer sports coaches, officials, clubs, organisations and young leaders. They were joined by special guests, including a number of Cornish Olympic and Paralympic athletes, and Tim Bunting, General Manager of ShelterBox UK & Ireland .

Organised by the Cornwall Sports Partnership, the event is now in its seventh year of celebrating and paying tribute to the many volunteers from across the duchy who dedicate their time and efforts to supporting our strong sports community and inspiring the next sporting generation.

Gylly won the 2012 Adult Club of the Year! Also, Melissa Reid won the Young Coach of the Year (U25) in a very competitive category! Amazing!

Children’s Coach of the Year – Jim Hilton, Newquay Football Club
Participation Coach of the Year – Brian Smallworth, Cornish Sharks
Young Coach of the Year – Melissa Reid, Gylly Surf Life Saving + Triathlon Club
Performance & Development Coach of the Year – David White, Storm Netball Club
Official of the Year – Yvonne Turner, Mounts Bay Harriers
Adult Club of the Year – Gylly Surf Life Saving + Triathlon Club
Junior Club of the Year – Cornwall Youth Badminton
2012 Club of the Year – Liskeard Girls Football Club
Sport Maker of the Year – Mo Salome
Active Workplace of the Year – TRAC Services
Sportivate Project of the Year – Sportivate Explores Rowing at Nankersey
Young Leader of the Year – Tyler Richards, Mounts Bay School
Community Volunteer of the Year – Revis Crowle, East Cornwall Harriers
Community Volunteer of the Year U25 – Tony Pellow, Penryn Rugby Club
Lifetime Services to Sport – Shane Sullivan, Charlestown Rowing Club

During the ceremony there was a special message played from Cornish gold medal winning Olympic Rower, Helen Glover, offering her thanks for all the support she has received. Also, Tim Bunting, General Manger of ShelterBox UK & Ireland which is based in Helston, accompanied Olympic rower, Annie Vernon from Wadebridge, in delivering an inspirational speech for the 250 members of the audience.

Annie Vernon comments: “I’ve been really excited about the 2012 Cornwall Sports Awards, being a very proud Cornishwoman, as it is a great opportunity to bring together and celebrate all the athletes, coaches and volunteers that contribute to the sporting life in this county.

Cornwall Sports Awards organiser, Natasha Howard of the Cornwall Sports Partnership, says:

“Volunteers are the backbone of sport and the true stars of the Cornwall Sports Awards. We are thrilled to celebrate their great achievements as part of this extraordinary year of sport and encourage them to continue their good work, creating a legacy of increased participation and enjoyment of sport.”

World Para-triathlon Championships 2012

Cornwall’s Melissa Reid was less than a minute away from being crowned world champion after finishing second in the World Para-Triathlon Championships in New Zealand. However, Melissa, and her guide Alice Nicholas, did secure gold in the World Aquathlon Championships – the biggest race for the athletes career to date.

The British no.1 finished 39 seconds behind winner Susana Rodriguez of Spain. The pair were faster in the run and swim, but it was on the cycling leg that the Spaniards built their lead, finishing in a time of 01:02:41 to Melissa’s 01:03:20.

The swim was reduced from 750m to 300m as the temperature had dropped below 16 degrees. This didin’t help the Great Britain pair as they are by far the fastest swimmers in the world within Para-triathlon.


Melissa and Alice running out of transition to start the bike leg. Credit: British Triathlon / www.ScottieT.com

“I was very happy with second place as this was my first World Championships and I came second to a very good set of athletes. We managed to come out of the harbour’s water first with a 20 second lead on the next competitors and gaining a little more time by having a very good transition. We came off the bike about two minutes behind the Spanish pair, who are the duathlon world champions 2011, 2012 (run/bike/run). We were pulling back on the run and finished around 30 seconds behind. I was very happy with my run as we were gaining on the Spanish pair. This was the first time ever I wished the run was slightly longer.” Melissa Reid.

Melissa and Alice’s latest success reinforces their reputation as one of the world’s most talented para-triathletes, and the Great Britain star remains well on track for the Rio Paralympics in 2016.