Triathlon Club Championship

Oxford Sprint Triathlon

The Oxford Sprint Triathlon held yesterday was the 7th race in this year’s TK Triathlon Series and also the Club Championship.

8 Triathletes competed on a warm and sunny day – I think we were all grateful that the race was largely done by 10:30 before the “hottest Bank Holiday of all time” really got going.

As in previous years, the event was well organised in general, with plenty of friendly marshalls. On the plus side, the revised run course was a bit easier on the feet (less rutted off-road path, more playing fields). On the negative side, the post-race refreshment was from a tiny overwhelmed coffee van, rather the big table of homemade cakes seen in previous years.

TK racers were well divided between separate waves, so there was little real-time racing. That said, overall race times were quite close, with many of the TK contingent finishing less than a minute apart. That wasn’t the case, however, for Simon Whatson, who finished more than 4 minutes ahead of Dan Wright. Simon was 3rd in the race overall, and also claims the TK Club Championship with this result. Simon also had the fastest split in bike and run. Emiliano had the fastest swim split. Also notable is Martin’s result – 2nd in his category.

Unfortunately, there weren’t any female TK triathletes competing, so there will be no female club champion this year.

Detailed results:

 

Position Athlete Name Category Swim* T1 Cycle T2 Run Gun Time
3 SIMON WHATSON 18-39 00:06:57 00:00:36 00:39:11 00:00:33 00:20:36 01:07:53
12 Daniel WRIGHT 18-39 00:07:30 00:00:54 00:41:32 00:00:39 00:21:41 01:12:17
16 Martin COLSTON 50-99 00:07:44 00:00:33 00:42:03 00:00:43 00:22:30 01:13:32
33 Emiliano ESPINAR GARCIA-PEGO 40-49 00:06:48 00:01:08 00:45:05 00:00:48 00:23:04 01:16:54
36 PHILIP COWHIG 40-49 00:07:45 00:00:59 00:43:12 00:00:55 00:24:49 01:17:41
38 Dean MAKAR 40-49 00:11:35 00:01:07 00:43:09 00:00:43 00:21:59 01:18:34
40 Mark GALLIMORE 40-49 00:09:33 00:01:37 00:43:55 00:01:00 00:23:17 01:19:21
80 NEIL ATHERTON 40-49 00:08:02 00:00:49 00:54:37 00:00:54 00:25:31 01:29:53

 

* Note that the timing mat was quite a long way from the end of the pool where we got out, and we were strictly told to walk-not-run out of the pool building. Those are not true 400m times!

TK Series Table:

Name – Male POINTS:
Sub total SPRINT
POINTS:
Sub total OLYMPIC+
Race count POINTS:
GRAND TOTAL (Best 4 races)
Cameron Craik 10 30 4 40
Bart Kuijten 9 28 4 37
Daniel Wright 16 17 4 33
Dean Makar 8 14 4 22
Martin Colston 10 9 3 19
Phil Cowhig 10 7 3 17
Sean Bird 0 12 3 12
Chris Treacher 10 0 1 10
Simon Whatson 10 0 1 10
Rog Davis 1 8 2 9
Steve Robinson 8 0 1 8
Chris Hall 0 8 1 8
Chris Turner 0 7 1 7
Emiliano Espinar 7 0 1 7
John Marriott 6 0 1 6
Dave Mitcham 0 6 1 6
Ronald Stephenson 0 5 2 5
Mark Dunstan 5 0 1 5
Mark Gallimore 4 0 2 4
Neil Atherton 3 0 1 3
Graham Muse 0 0 1 0
Name – Female POINTS:
Sub total SPRINT
POINTS:
Sub total OLYMPIC+
Race count POINTS:
GRAND TOTAL (Best 4 races)
Georgia Marriott 10 0 1 10
Carolyn Craik 0 10 1 10
Marion Templeman 0 9 1 9

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