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
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.