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Dazzling success for 2nd Annual Orange Junior Weekend

A bumper weekend of triathlon skills and racing at our Gosling Creek over the last two days in the 2nd Annual Orange Junior Triathlon Weekend, held in conjunction with Triathlon NSW. Orange has not seen so many juniors, with Saturday skills and races capped at 90, and Sunday races with 139 across four different distances. […]

Smashing success in Junior gala afternoon @ Gosling – 14 Oct

A terrific Junior skills afternoon was run at Gosling Creek this afternoon. Run by Mel Ashton-Garard, she had the group of 50 juniors split up into smaller groups and Jessie, Abby, Charlotte, Tom, Ben, Ethan and Mel took them through run and bike skills before a short, non-competitive duathlon at the end. Next junior skills […]

Volunteer Update for Oct and early Nov

Hi Piranhas, A volunteer update – Dave and Megan will be at rego desk this Sun (15/10) to seek volunteers to help out for some of the events below coming up in Oct and Nov: 14 Oct: Junior Gala Afternoon Truck in: we have volunteers in place to truck equipment from Lake Canobolas to Gosling […]

Ready to race in October (times updated Wed 11 Oct)

Hi Piranhas, Lots on in October: go to our events calendar on the website to see details. In summary: Sat: 14 Oct 2:15-4:30pm Junior Gala Afternoon 1 @ Gosling Creek Sun: 15 Oct 8:30 – 11am Annual Handicap and Teams Relays @ Gosling Creek Sun: 22 Oct: BikeFest 9am – 12pm @ Moulder Park […]

Group road cycling this summer

Dear OCTC members, Welcome to Daylight Savings. This time of year always brings two things, magpies and more riders on the road! We can’t do much about the magpies, but as we do each year, the following provides some information about the Club sanctioned rides and a reminder of some bunch riding etiquette. For everyone’s […]

Welcome to season 2017/18…it’s all about Gosling

Hello Piranhas and welcome to season 2017/18!   It is now Spring…hooray. Great to know our first event for the season will be later this month with our traditional season-opening duathlon on Sun 24 Sep. It will be followed by ‘Breaking the Ice’ which is a dunk in Gosling Creek to celebrate the start of […]

Congrats Junior Piranhas

Triathlon NSW announced last week their athletes for the NSW Development Program for season 2017/18 and lots of Junior Piranhas are in there. Congratulations to these super six: Talent Identification Program: Abby and Jessie Dean, Charlotte Simmons and Rory Thornhill Emerging Talent Squad: Lauren Kerwick and Connor Whitley Apart from receiving development opportunities through metropolitan & […]

The schedule for season 17/18

Hi Piranhas, The bulk of the race calendar for season 17/18 is locked in and we want to share the dates with you: Interclub: 1. Mudgee Sun 19 Nov 2. Cowra Sun 03 Dec 3. Bathurst Fri 26 Jan 4. Orange Sun 11 Feb 5. Dubbo Sun 11 Mar There will be more info as […]

The news from last night’s OCTC AGM

Hi Piranhas, The club held its annual general meeting last night and this is an update. An overarching entity, the Orange Cycle and Triathlon Club (OCTC) was formalised. An explanation was distributed earlier in the month and can be found here: This puts us in line with our articles of association. This group will […]