Smurf & Smurfette Tri

Ironman Cairns Special - Megan Hendry

June 03, 2021 Smurf & Smurfette Season 3 Episode 68
Smurf & Smurfette Tri
Ironman Cairns Special - Megan Hendry
Show Notes

Smurf & Smurfette are endurance sport athletes based in Cairns, Queensland, Australia. It is Ironman Cairns race week, which means for the Smurf & Smurfette Podcast, a week full of podcast episodes with special guests and lots of great advice from local Cairns athletes.

Today we talk to Megan Hendry, a highly successful age group triathlete local to the Cairns hinterland. Megan has finished Ironman Cairns twice and Cairns 70.3 three times. In these five races on the Cairns course, Megan has not finished lower than 4th in her age group! We talk with Megan about;

  • Balancing triathlon training with FOUR part time jobs!
  • Her first triathlon experience at Yungaburra triathlon to now being an ambassador for the race
  • Local knowledge of the Ironman Cairns course and the local support of the race
  • Training for Ironman and 70.3 in the Atherton Tablelands
  • What the final days of preparation look like pre-race
  • Organisation and logistics on the weekend of Ironman Cairns
  • Advice for first timers on the Ironman Cairns course

And of course - the SUPER SPEEDY SMURF Round!!!

Smurf & Smurfette thanks all of their supporters;

  • OSSEM Cairns on Lake Street - Cairns premier orthopaedic and sports medicine clinic
  • Cruze Coffee on Grafton Street - the best coffee in Cairns!
  • Wyn Racing - go see Luke, Beth and the team at the Wyn and Malo Republic pop up tent at the event expo
  • SFuels - the go to LCHF endurance nutrition product for Smurf & Smurfette
  • Run Like A Girl - supporting women in running

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Cruze Coffee
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