Sessions and Events

Dec
6
Fri
Lorne Training Camp @ The Lorne YHA Backpackers
Dec 6 @ 12:00 am – Dec 8 @ 11:45 pm

Join Mike Gowan for the 20th Anniversary for his Lorne Training Camp weekend.

Accommodation:

The Lorne YHA Backpackers – The Great Ocean Road Cottages separate mens and ladies rooms.

What’s included:

  • Two nights accommodation
  • Supervised training
  • A bacon and egg roll and coffee at Cafe Bottle of Milk
  • 20th Anniversary training singlet

Itinerary:

Friday 6 December 2019: Arrive at Lorne – self funded transportation.

Saturday 7 December 2019 Sunday 8 December 2019
7am-9am – Wade and skills session. Meet at backpackers 7am-9am – Ride towards Apollo Bay. Can leave earlier if you like
10:30am-11am – Stretch at Surf Club 9am – Breakfast at Bottle of Milk Cafe
11am – Mountain to Surf Run. Meet at Surf Club 10am – Check Out
2pm Pier to Pub Swim. Meet at Surf Club 11am Pier to Pub Handicapped Swim at Surf Club
6pm Dinner at Lorne Hotel (self funded) Departure

What to bring:

  • Wetsuit
  • Training gear – including swimmers, running and cycling clothing
  • Sunscreen
  • Goggles and swim cap
  • Bicycle for those wanting to do the training ride
  • Helmet
  • Riding shoes
  • Runners
  • Towel
  • Nutrition
  • Water bottle

Transport to Lorne is not included. Closer to the date we will post in our Facebook group to try prompt participants to travel together where possible.

You do require to be an Eltham Tri Club member to participate in this camp. Spaces are limited to 16 participants with a first in best dressed policy.

Dec
9
Mon
Squad Swim @ Eltham Leisure Centre
Dec 9 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am

Here’s the deal…

This is a squad swim where Coach Mike will provide a structured program to follow and will join swimmers in the water – just to prove he still has it!

For members at Eltham Leisure Centre, there is no additional charge for this session.  For non-ELC members you will need to pay a casual session fee at ELC reception.

Dec
10
Tue
Track Run @ Willinda Park athletics track, Greensborough
Dec 10 @ 5:30 am – 6:30 am
Track Run @ Willinda Park athletics track, Greensborough

Join Coach Luke for an early morning track run.

No charge for Eltham Tri Club members

 

Dec
11
Wed
Coached Swim @ Eltham Leisure Centre
Dec 11 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join the crew for a coached swim where Coach Mike will be poolside providing a structured session for swimmers.

For members at Eltham Leisure Centre, there is no additional charge for this session.  For non-ELC members you will need to pay a casual session fee at ELC reception of $15.  Let reception know you are with Eltham Tri

Dec
12
Thu
Mona Fartlek Run @ Eltham Leisure Centre
Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Get down to this fun and challenging session with Coach Luke.

All local runners welcome… You do not need to be a Triathlete or even a competitive runner. This is a running group that values the company of others, who enjoy pushing themselves a little in a friendly environment without any cost attached.

Beer and Pizza
On every last Thursday of the month we will adjourn to Prosciutto Brothers for Beer and Pizza post session.

Coach Luke

Coached by the highly accomplished Luke Whitmore; Triathlete, Coach, Full-Time Firefighter and Dad. Luke’s credentials are many and while retired from the professional ranks of triathlon, he now gets great satisfaction in giving back to the sport through his coaching endeavours – catering for all levels of trathlete.

Some of Luke’s professional results:

  • Ironman Australia 2013 3rd
  • Portarlington Long Course 2013 1st
  • Geelong 70.3 2013 17th
  • Cape Patterson Olympic Distance 2012 1st
  • Shepparton 70.3 2012 12th
  • Victorian Olympic Distance Championships 2012 4th
  • Forster Long Course Triathlon 2012 7th
Dec
15
Sun
Eltham Tri – Race 2 @ Eltham Leisure Centre
Dec 15 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Join us for the first Eltham Tri race for the 2019/20 season. Open to all Eltham Tri and Eltham Leisure Centre members, this event is tailored to all levels and abilities.

Below are the race options available:

Kids race (4-12yrs): 3pm Start | Cost: $10

Short course: 25m swim / 1km ride / 400m run

Medium course: 50m swim / 2km ride / 1km run

Long course: 200m swim / 5km ride / 2km run

All children will need to bring their own bikes to the race for these events.

Adults race (13yrs and above): 4pm Start | Cost: $20

400m swim / 10km ride / 4km run

The bike leg will take place on stationary bikes at Eltham Leisure Centre, which means you don’t need to own a bike to participate! The adults race will be handicapped, meaning anyone has a chance to take the first male and first female trophies.

Random prizes are up for grabs in both the adults and kids races.

Post race we will have pizzas available for your enjoyment as well as water provided. We do encourage you to bring water and sunscreen to ensure you are protected from the sun and well hydrated throughout the event. We will also have a range of merchandise available for purchase on the day.

To register, please click on the “Get tickets” button location in the top right hand corner of this page.

Dec
16
Mon
Squad Swim @ Eltham Leisure Centre
Dec 16 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am

Here’s the deal…

This is a squad swim where Coach Mike will provide a structured program to follow and will join swimmers in the water – just to prove he still has it!

For members at Eltham Leisure Centre, there is no additional charge for this session.  For non-ELC members you will need to pay a casual session fee at ELC reception.

Dec
17
Tue
Track Run @ Willinda Park athletics track, Greensborough
Dec 17 @ 5:30 am – 6:30 am
Track Run @ Willinda Park athletics track, Greensborough

Join Coach Luke for an early morning track run.

No charge for Eltham Tri Club members

 

Dec
18
Wed
Coached Swim @ Eltham Leisure Centre
Dec 18 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join the crew for a coached swim where Coach Mike will be poolside providing a structured session for swimmers.

For members at Eltham Leisure Centre, there is no additional charge for this session.  For non-ELC members you will need to pay a casual session fee at ELC reception of $15.  Let reception know you are with Eltham Tri

Dec
19
Thu
Mona Fartlek Run @ Eltham Leisure Centre
Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Get down to this fun and challenging session with Coach Luke.

All local runners welcome… You do not need to be a Triathlete or even a competitive runner. This is a running group that values the company of others, who enjoy pushing themselves a little in a friendly environment without any cost attached.

Beer and Pizza
On every last Thursday of the month we will adjourn to Prosciutto Brothers for Beer and Pizza post session.

Coach Luke

Coached by the highly accomplished Luke Whitmore; Triathlete, Coach, Full-Time Firefighter and Dad. Luke’s credentials are many and while retired from the professional ranks of triathlon, he now gets great satisfaction in giving back to the sport through his coaching endeavours – catering for all levels of trathlete.

Some of Luke’s professional results:

  • Ironman Australia 2013 3rd
  • Portarlington Long Course 2013 1st
  • Geelong 70.3 2013 17th
  • Cape Patterson Olympic Distance 2012 1st
  • Shepparton 70.3 2012 12th
  • Victorian Olympic Distance Championships 2012 4th
  • Forster Long Course Triathlon 2012 7th
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