Welcome to YarraTri

YarraTri is a friendly and welcoming club that is always looking for new members to join. With training all around the City of Yarra, and more than 20 sessions per week, it is a great centrally-based triathlon club to join.

We were formed in 1996 and has grown to become one of Australia's leading triathlon and multisport clubs. With educational seminars, organised social functions and a healthy, friendly and supportive training and racing environment, we cater for anyone interested in triathlon and multisport, from beginners to elite athletes.

What's happening?!?!

Christmas swim and BBQ, Sunday 18th December 2pm,

Elwood Beach Boardwalk

Come down to celebrate a great 2016 Tri year and launch into a succcessful 2017.

Swim group will be at 2pm and nourished by a delicious BBQ at 3pm. BYO

Membership

All YarraTri Club memberships were due for renewal from July 1st.

Please make sure you renew to keep your insurance in place.

The membership portal can be reached through our website www.yarratri.com.au

The membership includes membership of Triathlon Australia.

The cost of the club portion of the membership has been held at the 2015 prices.

In a fantastic bonus the first 70 members to sign up will receive a free pair of the new Roka R1 open water googles valued at $51.00 They were voted best product in class of 2016 by Triathlete magazine

Squad training timetable

Click here for October details - squad timetable

Club Championships

The following events will form the YarraTri Open Water Swim Championships this season.   You need to complete three races (as listed below) to compete in the championships. A competitor’s total points will be scored from three races. Please note, Race 6 Cerberus is a club feature race and will score double points.
Points can be scored from any event / distance, but only the best event/distance result on a day will count, with points scored from some event /distance possibly multiplied by .75 to recognise the weaker fields.

  1. 3rd December  Mentone  Open Water Swim   1.2k & 2.5k
  2. 2nd January  Point Lonsdale  Rip View Swim Classic  1.4k & 3.8K
  3. 26th January  Brighton  Great Australia Day Swim  650, 1.4k & 5k
  4. 6th February  South Melbourne Port to Park Swim  1.1k
  5. 20th February  Half Moon Bay  Cerberus 1.2k & 2.5 [DOUBLE points event]

Please click here for the Club Championships page, which details all of the races and requirements for the entire 2016/2017 season.

Club committee

If you would like to join the committee please speak to Michael. As an indication, the following roles have a candidate, but new members more than welcome.

  • President - Michael Pratt
  • Treasurer - Hugh Allen
  • Secretary - Pierre Gouws
  • Social - Catherine Gobby
  • Recorder (Club Championships) - Nathan McAvaney
  • TriVic Liaison -
  • Grants & sponsorship -
  • Duathlon - Esther McConnell
  • Membership -
  • Website - Ange Barnett

Club resources for hire

The club has also recently purchased two bike boxes for members who are travelling to races. They can be hired for $50 per week..

The other hire equipment the recovery pump boots are also currently out on hire for the next week but are generally available for members to improve there recovery. http://www.recoverypump.com

For either item contact us at info@yarratri.com.au if you wish to hire them out.

Sponsors

Aquashop

The winner for July was Esther McConnell for her part in a successful team crossing of the English Channel. Great work Esther.

Dynamic Stability

YarraTri are pleased to announce Dynamic stability as our new sports medicine partner. Based in Richmond and Ripponlea they are specialists in Physiotherapy and Pilates, servicing elite sporting groups such the Carlton and Western Bulldogs AFL teams and Victorian and Australian cricket teams.

They specialize in the treatment and diagnosis of running, swimming and bike injuries. All of their deep tissue therapists are fully qualified myotherapists. They will be providing post race massage and injury advice at all the club championship races during the season.

For more details check out their website www.dynamicstability.com.au

Total Rush

YarraTri Club are pleased to announce a new cycle sponsorship with local bike shop Total Rush.

Total Rush stock the full Specialized range of bikes and accessories, plus Colnago and other top range bikes and accessories and also offer the BG Bike Fit System which provides the most comprehensive bike set up to ensure you have the most comfortable ride possible and get the most out of your riding.

YarraTri Club members will receive a 10% discount in store on most items and a 5% discount on prestige bikes valued over $5000.

Total Rush is located at 345 Punt Road Richmond and for more information click here.