Ironman season in review….from Jules

Good evening everyone

Congrats to our Cairns athletes, who competed 3 weeks ago on a wet & windy tropical north Qld day! To Mark Bristow and our 2 IM virgins, Steve Stringer & Tony O’Neill, great work

With season 2014/5 complete, it’s time to reflect on the awesome year we had…RTC had the biggest year we’ve ever had in terms of Ironman, with 61 different athletes starting and 59 finishing, including 4 who competed in more than 1 Ironman. We raced in Wales, Wisconsin, Busselton, New Zealand, Melbourne, Port Macquarie & Cairns. We placed 4th in category 1 in the Club Challenge at Port Mac, with a massive 50 athletes ….what an awesome achievement to have 50 start & all 50 finish!

Our annual Ironman awards will be presented on Saturday night for fastest male & female in each of the 3 disciplines (swim, bike, run), and also for fastest overall make & female. Looking forward to seeing many of you there

IM Social Evening

Rumour has it that two of our athletes may be putting on a casual arvo/evening bonfire (byo nibblies & drinks) on Saturday 19th July….for all of our Ironman athletes, families, supporters, spectators etc. Stay tuned on this one…perfect to reflect on what non-triathlon things we’ve all been doing since we haven’t had to be so structured with our training regimes! PS it is a big property so plenty of room for everyone . . .


Whilst many of you are enjoying a well-earned break, our IM / long course coaches are starting to plan for the season ahead….Sunny Coast 70.3 is only 11 weeks away. It would be fantastic to get your feedback on what worked well in terms of training/coaching provided by RTC and what areas we can do better for you next year. Please take 5min to complete for us

70.3 Worlds

We have a fantastic contingent that have qualified for 70.3Worlds in Mont Tremblant, Canada, in September. Congrats to Dan McTainsh, Darren Dillon, Jules Dillon, Carl Buckland, Fiona Buckland, Meryl Cawte, Dave Cawte, & Leah Gibson (anyone else?)…..what an impressive list!

Have a great weekend everyone

Regards . . . Jules (on behalf of the Coaching team)

Jules Dillon – 0497 078543
Mary Jackson 0409 002 082
Paul Skelton 0402 782 420
Dave Cawte 0420 363 660
GB (Graham Bliss) 0437 818 949
Dan McTainsh 0403 483 807