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Overall Series Leader (Female) – Marion Sanders

22 Dec, 2017 / 0

We catch up with the overall female series leader at the half way point of the Nissan State Series.


Overall Female Leader

Name: Marion Sanders

Age Group: 55-59

Occupation: Practice Manager

Based: Brisbane

Club: None

Coach: None

Stated triathlon (age): 45

First Triathlon: Noosa – on my trusty mountain bike

Swim, Bike or Run: Bike

Athlete you look up to/favourite pro-athlete: Cynthia Cliff – I love her obvious enjoyment, gracious nature and still churning out PRs.

Why Triathlon? The people, the training, and always something new to learn.

Season goals: To finish the season with as much enthusiasm and love of the sport as when I started.  Qualifying for the Age Group World Championships on the Gold Coast would be nice as well!

Stomping Ground/Best training location: Running the trails of Mount Coot-tha, cycling the three fingers of Brookfield.

Post-race meal: Coffee, banana bread and a killer python

Favourite race in Queensland: Noosa – because it was my introduction to triathlon.

Dream destination: Cycling in Italy

Next race: Queensland Traithlon Series – Robina, Standard Distance.