After 25 years and 21 starts, last weekend’s Quarry Mining Maitland Triathlon was given a big thumbs up by elite, age groupers, spectators and technical officials alike. After horrendous winds on the Friday and fire dangers in the North of the State, Sunday put on a brilliant spring day in the Hunter Valley township of Morpeth near Maitland. It would be hard to think the area is in drought, with recent rain just enough to green up the paddocks for the race. With the event compound area set next to the river and boat ramp, the transition area just 50m from the swim, and finish line right beside it, there was plenty of action on offer last Sunday. With the swim was a straight up and back past the Morpeth Bridge, the cycle leg loops of a 20km flatish course and run being dead flat on a hotdog 2.5km course, the athletes got plenty of love from spectators and locals alike.Read the full post
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