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Club Swim – Saturday 5th December

On Saturday 5th December we will be holding a Club Swim.

All proficient members (those in juniors need to have completed their timed swim) are encouraged to ‘have a go’.
Marshaling will be at 3.15pm for a 3.30pm start.

All of those that complete the swim will be given a numbered paddle pop stick. These are to be put in the container that will be on the bar upstairs. Prizes wil be awarded at the conclusion of the swim with 5 prizes awarded to 5 lucky participants. You don’t have to win the swim to win a prize!

Please note that at present we are expecting a temperature on Saturday of 38 degrees!!

Somerton Signature Challenge

Registrations are now open for the 2015 Somerton Signature Challenge. Lots of improvements have been made to this years event and competitors are invited to register online and find out how the “Challenge” is evolving.

To be held on Sunday 20th December the Somerton Signature Challenge is a 16.5km Ironman/Ironwoman endurance event and includes three legs: – swim, board and ski with three run transitions.

The individual event components are;
• Swim – 1.6 km
• Run – 1.6 km
• Surf Ski – 5 km
• Run – 2 km
• Board – 3.2 km
• Run – 3.2 km

Participants can choose to compete in either the Somerton Signature open, masters or age group (U15, U17, U19) categories, the Somerton Signature Silver event that drops the surf ski leg (for those competitors that do not ski) or the Somerton Signature Team Relay category. Prior to the start of the event there will be an age group based ‘Dash for Cash’ for junior competitors in the under 11 to under 14 age groups.

Register now! Visit http://somertonsurfclub.com.au

Wave Warriors

This season’s Medibank Wave Warriors Junior Challenge will be held on Saturday 5th December at Henley SLSC.

This event is for U9s-U15s and includes a swim, board, iron and sprint.
Registration is $45 per individual competitor and $35 per additional member from the same family. The event entry fee covers entry into all races, as well as a competitor goody bag which is loaded with plenty of cool stuff like a Fluro Safety Rash Vest (SLSA approved), trucker cap, stickers and lots more amazing stuff!

To find out more and register please go to the following link:
http://www.wavewarriors.com.au/events/HENLEY-SA-6.htm

This year, before the Junior Challenge commences Medibank will be hosting an Ocean Swim Run which is open to everyone from 5yrs – 40+yrs. This event will be held at 7.30am (sign in from 6.30am) and has a $30 entry fee.

To find out more and register please go to the following link:
http://www.wavewarriors.com.au/index.php?page=oceanswim

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Club Marathon – Saturday 21st November

On Saturday 21st November we will be holding a Club Marathon.
The format for this event will be board, swim and run (500m for juniors, 1k for seniors).

All proficient members (those in juniors need to have completed their timed swim) are encouraged to ‘have a go’.
Marshaling will be at 3.15pm for a 3.30pm start.

All of those that complete the marathon will be given a raffle ticket. Tickets will be drawn upstairs at the conclusion of the event with 5 prizes awarded to 5 lucky participants. You don’t have to win the marathon to win a prize!

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Club Swim Saturday 14th November

Our whole club events continue!
On Saturday 14th November we will be holding a Club Swim.

All proficient members (those in juniors need to have completed their timed swim) are encouraged to ‘have a go’.
Marshaling will be at 3.15pm for a 3.30pm start.

All of those that complete the swim will be given a raffle ticket. Tickets will be drawn upstairs at the conclusion of the swim with 5 prizes awarded to 5 lucky participants. You don’t have to win the swim to win a prize!

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Club Run Saturday 7th November

Our first whole club event for the season is to be held on Saturday 7th November.
This will be the first of several and will be a Club Run.

All members are encouraged to ‘have a go’.
Marshaling will be at 3.15pm for a 3.30pm start.

All of those that complete the run will be given a raffle ticket. Tickets will be drawn upstairs at the conclusion of the run with 5 prizes awarded to 5 lucky participants. You don’t have to win the race to win a prize!

Ski Training

Ski training will start Monday 19th October and will run on Monday and Wednesday afternoons from 4.45pm. Sean McKenzie will take the majority of these sessions but will be supported by Laurence Fletcher who will also be writing a series of training programs for the group.

Training will either be on the lake or ocean depending on the weather and conditions.

Although not able to compete on a ski until in U17s we encourage all members from U15s through to Masters to come out and train if keen.

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Beach Event 1

The first of two Beach Events is to be held on Friday 30th October at Seacliff SLSC. Marshaling will be from 4pm with the events to start at 5pm.

This is open to U13s through to Masters and will include sprints and flags. Relays will be conducted if time permits.

Please see the attached circular for further information.
C15065 Beach Series nominations

Please note – Event 2 will be conducted as part of Senior Carnival 1 (Sunday 8th November – South Port SLSC).

If you would like to participate in this event please email Kerry Schulz at kschulz1000@gmail.com by 5pm Monday 26th October.

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Board and Ski Series – wrap-up of Event 1 & information on Event 2

Well done to our very small group of competitors that took part in the first event of the board and ski series:
– Josh Larven
– Cooper Lienert
– Bianca Williams
– Danny Humphrey
This was conducted as a handicap event after the first race with official results still pending.
Thanks to Craig Lienert and Trent Bampton for being the team managers.

Board and Ski Event 2 is to be held on Saturday 24th October at Christies Beach SLSC. Marshaling will be from 1pm with the event to be held from 2-4pm (approximately).

This event is open to U14 – Masters (board) and U17 – Masters (ski).

Please see the attached circular for further information.
C15062 Board and Ski nominations

If you would like to participate in this event please email Kerry Schulz at kschulz1000@gmail.com by 5pm Monday 19th October.

Board and Ski Event 1

The 2015/16 season will get underway with the first of two board and ski events.

Board and Ski Event 1 is to be held on Saturday 10th October at Seacliff SLSC. Marshaling will be from 8am with the event to be held from 9-11am (approximately).

This event is open to U14 – Masters (board) and U17 – Masters (ski).

Please see the attached circular for further information.
C15062 Board and Ski nominations

If you would like to participate in this event please email Karin Humphrey at kaz412@bigpond.com by 5pm Monday 5th October.