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Cardiff Triathletes

Cardiff Triathletes was formed in 1984 by a small group of people interested in the, then, new sport of triathlon.

The objectives of the club are to encourage and promote the sport of triathlon in the Cardiff and the surrounding area.

The club is affiliated to the British Triathlon Federation via Welsh Triathlon and individual members are encouraged to join these organisations.

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Nos Galan 5k Race

Applications are now available for the 2012 Nos Galan 5k race in Mountain Ash on December 31st. You are able apply on-line by clicking the following link http://www.nosgalan.co.uk/en/applyonline.aspx.

Nos Galan 2011 had 1,200 registered runners – a new 27-year record and attracted a crowd of 7,000 people who lined the streets of Mountain Ash to cheer on the runners.

If you have any questions then refer to the website www.nosgalan.co.uk or call the Rhondda Cynon Taf council office on 01443 424123.

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Night Mountain Biking

Just a reminder that a group of us are going out this Wednesday. Meet 7pm at Taffs well station. It's going to be muddy this week! All welcome.

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MONDAY NIGHT INTERVAL RUNNING 8/10/12

Written by patrick.

RUNNERS SHOULD MEET BY THE JUBORAJ AT ROATH PARK FOR A 6.30pm START.

All Welcome, session lasts roughly 1 hour.

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Stuart MacCormac Triathlon 2012 Photos

Written by Janice Coyle.

David Gunthorpe created a flickr group for Stuart MacCormac  Triathlon where anyone can join and add their photos from the event:
http://www.flickr.com/groups/smtri2012/

All photos are free to download. I had a limit on the files size I could upload, so if you would like a higher quality copy of a photo I've taken let me know.
Well done again to everyone who competed!

Sorry there seems to be a limit to the number of photos you can view on the flickr album so I've created another album, link below:

Stuart MacCormac Triathlon 2012
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Christmas Party 2012

Hi all,

The festive season is fast approaching us and so to is this years Christmas Party. This years event will take place on Saturday 1st December, 6:30pm, at The North Star Pub opposite Maindy Pool. For new or unaware members of Cardiff Tri - we ALWAYS have a fancy dress theme. This years theme will be decided at the Skittles event on October 27th (notice the plug here).

The evening will follow something like this: turn up at 6-6:30pm, drink or two to begin, sit down at 7:30pm for a three course Christmas meal and subsidised house wine (provided by club), afterwards move to sectioned off area of pub and announce club awards 9-9:30pm, followed by a live band through to midnight. Options can be reassessed at midnight for those wishing to continue the after party in town.

Please see menu provided below - this years feast offers a 'Traditional' at £16.95 and an 'Untraditional' at £24.95, both of which cater for vegetarians.

Traditional - Start: Chicken Liver Brulee / Wild Mushrom Madeira Soup (V), Main: Free-Range, Welsh Turkey with all the Trimmings (Roast potatoes, Buttered Carrots, Honey-Roasted Parsnips, Savoy Cabbage, Brussels Sprouts ,Pigs in Blankets & Stuffing) / Pumpkin & Raisin Barley Roast Loaf with all the Trimmings (V), Desert: Mince Pies & Cream / White  & Dark Chocolate Mousse with Cinnamon Cream.

UntraditionalStart: Venison & Chilli Pate with Handmade Breads & Pickled Vegetables / Cream of Jerusalem Artichoke Soup (V), Main: Roasted Guinea Fowl & Trimmings (Duck Fat Roast Potatoes, Honey-Roasted Parsnips, Buttered Turnip Mash, Brussel Sprouts, Pigs-in-Blankets & Stuffing) / Pumpkin & Raisin Barley Roast Loaf with all the Trimmings (V), Desert: Christmas Pudding Ball with Marzipan & Fresh Cream / Winter Wonderland (2 people) A Selection of Bespoke Winter Desserts to Share.

A £10 deposit per head is required. I will be collecting monies in the coming weeks. Please post interest below, in person, or via facebook group.

Many thanks,

Adam

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End of race season skittles: reminder 1 of 2

Hi all,

As was mentioned in an earlier post - we plan to have a club social on Saturday 27th October, 7pm, at The Halfway pub on Cathedral Road. The skittles hall is booked for us until midnight.

We just want to make clear this social is open to ALL members of Cardiff Tri. For those of you new to the club and contemplating a game of skittles - just do it! This is a perfect opportunity to mingle with fellow club members and start booking those IRONMAN Wales entries after several confident beers. In addition, if you have a friend or partner you'd like to bring along then please feel free - we may just convince them to join the club.

I have put a small reminder post on Facebook as the Manager at The Halfway wants to get a feel for numbers and food. Please make me aware of your attendance. I will also sort out a couple of big bowls of chips/crisps and other savory goods, however, there will likely be a small charge for this - £1-3 max.

As is tradition - Christmas party theme will be decided and a game of murder ball to finish.

Another reminder will be posted on the week of the event.

Kind regards,

Adam

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MONDAY INTERVAL RUNNING 1/10/12

Written by patrick lees.

RUNNERS SHOULD MEET BY THE JUBORAJ AT ROATH PARK FOR A 6.30pm START.

All Welcome, session lasts roughly 1 hour.