All women Welcome at friendly Triathlon
Start training girls, the annual Configure Express Womens Bike Run Tri
The triathlon traditionally attracts those women from around the area who have little or no previous experience in the discipline but are keen to give it a go.
Now in it’s 23rd year Geoff Hunt the organiser is expecting up too 150 -200 women to descend on Lake Hayes for the 28th February race, the only women’s race in Queenstown.
A new sponsor, Configure Express Gym has been signed for the event for the next three years and this has helped secure the future of this long running event.
Kim Hollebon, the owner of the gym, and now sponsor of the event said ‘We are a women's gym and passionate about women health and well being, and we saw this opportunity to continue to promote life long healthy living'
"The event itself is designed to be friendly at all levels of competition ‘ Mr Hunt said. The triathlon course includes a 300 meter swim followed by a 15km bike ride on the lake Hayes Arrowtown road into Speargrass Flat road and return followed by a 5km run /walk on the Lake Hayes Track to the finish line in the show ground.
The duathlon begins with a 1.5km run on the Lake Hayes track followed by the triathlons 15km biking leg and the final 5km run to the finish line.
Women could compete in various divisions, such as triathlon or duathlon or just the 8.1km run around Lake Hayes, as a individual or as part of a team.
Any type of bike is allowed and any type of ability was encouraged. There is still time for a little training and to or to organise those friends into a team.
The event is open for entries online at www.southerntraverse.com/WomensTri/ and entries will be available on the day from 9 o’clock with the race start ing a 11 o’clock.
The event has also been supported by the QLDC Events program.
About Configure Express
This is a 'Gym just for Women’. We are a Women's gym passionate about Women's Health and Well-being. We help ladies lose weight, shape up and create a leaner, happier and healthier life. As a gym community we have created a genuine, welcoming and supportive environment that all of our members feel comfortable in.
We have childminding 7 days a week and a variety of programmes & group fitness classes to help motivate ladies including our Virtual Transformation Programme showing you your future body onscreen, Weightloss programmes and our Menofitness course focusing on Menopause and hormones.
We strive for the best out of our all of our ladies by helping them create there new healthy life long habits
The gym is located in Remarkables Park Frankton