Dec 2015 04

Well, what an amazing year it was, with final number now in we had 4858 students take on the STC at either Hobart or Devonport and an amazing 138 schools statewide involved. What a great result and even better that nearly 5000 students staewide have been involved in an event totally focussed on having a go, taking on a personal challenge, enjoying physical activity and having fun with friends. I would like to thank all the School communities that support this event, Principals, teachers, parents, volunteers, marshals, sponsors and service providers. Together we are all making a positive difference to the health and lifestyles of our next generation. Have a great xmas and I hope to see you all again in 2016. Tim Smith STC Organiser ūüôā

Nov 2015 13

Please get onto the 2XU website from this friday night (13th Nov) 5.00pm until sunday night (15th Nov) to get 30% off all their website (excluding wetsuits) Make sure you use the special promo code for the Schools Triathlon Challenge only Promo Code: TASSCHOOLATRI Make sure you let your friends know. Go to


Nov 2015 13

Clarence City Council will be completing major road works between the top of Rosny Hill and Bellerive Bluff the whole week of the Hobart STC events. DO NOT USE CAMBRIDGE ROAD. Please use the following route to travel into or out of Bellerive Beach each day or you will experience lengthy delays and possibly not make the event on time

1. Take the Tasman Highway (as though heading to the airport)
2. Take the exit to the left on to South Arm Highway and Follow the South Arm Highway until the Shoreline roundabout
3. Turn right at the Shoreline Roundabout (MAKE SURE YOU DO NOT turn Right at the mornington round about as that will put you back onto Cambridge Road)
4. Turn Right onto Clarence Street (coming back past Howrah and Wentworth park sports ground to Blundstone Arena)

# Please use the reverse when you are departing Bellerive at the end of the day to avoid lengthy delays

Sep 2015 29

Check out the Tips tab “Nutrition Tips” and view all the educational information available for students, schools and families to utilise. Thanks to Diabetes Tasmania and their professional nutritionists for helping put all this great information together each year. This years information covers Afternoon snacks, Hydration, lunchbox ideas & Tips and great Recipes, this follows on from the 2014 information on Day to Day Nutrition, Hydration, Race day information, Sun smart information and a menu of recipes. All this information is on bright and colourful A4 documents perfect to display or just read. Scroll down the nutrition tips tab to view all documents.

Jul 2015 30

Welcome everyone to the 2015 Schools Triathlon Challenge. Schools have now received information about the STC events being held at Bellerive beach in Hobart and Devonport Bluff this November.¬†A record 4650 students from 138 schools participated last year, we hope to crack the 5000 participant barrier for the first time this year. I look forward to another great year of events and working with you all to provide a great lifestyle opportunity to our students. All information and entry forms are available on the website “Event¬†Info” tab, the “other information” tab in the drop down box under the¬†“Event Info”¬†tab also contains a lot of information along with the Q&A tab.

This year sees the start of a Schools Triathlon Challenge Facebook¬†page to help communicate information to families and schools in the lead up to the events. Please search for “Schools Triathlon Challenge” and “like” the Facebook page to keep updated.

A huge thankyou  to the Pennicott Foundation for again being the  naming rights sponsor of the event.

So what are you waiting for, print off an entry form and get it to your Physical Education Teacher. Tell your friends and be a part of one of the most fun events on the school sporting calendar.


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