The Run will choose a winner!
04.09.2011 @ 11:38
Johannes Moldan or Rodolphe Von Berg? 10km to get the victory here at TriStar111 Monaco!
Julien Pousson came third after the Transition 2. Olivier Marceau is more than 10 minutes behind!
In the Relay race, the Stars and Bars Team get close to the victory with 8 minutes on the Panaceo Team and 10 minutes and the Chrono Interim Team.
04.09.2011 @ 11:10
The run will take you on 2 loops of 5km through Monaco, including the famous Tunnel known from Formula 1, the harbor, the gardens of the Casino and the hairpin bends… The entire run course is open to supporters! You'll love it!
La course à pied emmènera les participants sur deux boucles et demi à travers Monaco et le célèbre circuit de Formule 1 avec le fameux Tunnel, le Port, les jardins du Casino, ... Le circuit entier est ouvert aux supporters, vous allez Adorer !!
Ranking Team Relays after 50 km bike
04.09.2011 @ 10:37
Team Relays classification after 50 km biking:
1 Stars and Bars (Richie Porte, Baden Cooke and Nick Gates) Go hard is their motto!
2º Relay: Chrono Interim (Raphael Smolin, Aurelien Passeron -Pro cyclist-, Didier Roux)
3ª Relay: Panaceo (Marcus Roth, Bernhard Eisel and Paco Wrolich), and their motto is "be part of it!
Happy Birthday Denis and Franck!!!
04.09.2011 @ 10:00
Today it's Denis TAMAGNO's and Franck NOTERMAN's birthday! Both of them are French. Tamagno is racing with #409 and turns 52 today. Noterman is racing in a Relay (#R63) and turns 40 today.
Happy birthday triathletes!!!
Bon Anniversaire à Denis TAMAGNO et Franck NOTERMAN ! Ces deux français fêteront respectivement leur 52ème et 40ème anniversaire aujourd'hui. Joyeux Anniversaire à eux !
Lucas Di Grassi and Bruno Senna before the race!
04.09.2011 @ 09:20
" /> Formula 1 drivers Lucas Di Grassi and Bruno Senna speaks before the start of the TriStar111 Monaco 2011. Di Grassi is going to do the bike leg of this triathlon in a Relay Team, and Bruno Senna is racing the whole triathlon! Good luck! Yes, you can!
04.09.2011 @ 08:25
The bike course begins at the Larvotto area - you ride 2 km in the Principality of Monaco in the direction of Roquebrune Cap-Martin, then to the hinterland. During the 100km, you will discover gorgeous and picturesque villages.
Le parcours vélo débute sur le Larvotto - 2km en Principauté de Monaco avant de prendre la direction de Roquebrune Cap-Martin puis dans l'arrière pays. Pendant les 100km, les participants découvriront les villages pittoresques et les magnifiques paysages de l'arrière-pays monégasque.
10 Minutes to go!
04.09.2011 @ 07:50
Individual race of TriStar111 Monaco 2011 is about to start just in 10 minutes!!! Almost 1000 triathletes will compete in this new Triathlon format focused on fun, environmental protection and social responsibility.
21 professionals will be swimming 1km, cycling 100km and running 10km and trying to win today's race. 206 teams of 3 will start 15 minutes after the individual athletes, and we'll find out at the Finishline if the teams will manage to make up the difference.
Enjoy times coming in in the RANKING tab, and enjoy a full day of triathlon fun in Monaco, the Formula 1 of the Triathlons!
TriStar111 Monaco est sur le point de commencer ! Encore 10 minutes avant de voir près de 1000 triathlètes prendre le départ de ce nouveau format de triathlon orienté sur le plaisir, la protection de l'environnement et la responsabilité sociale.
21 athlètes professionnels nageront 1km, rouleront 100km et courront 10km pour remporter la victoire. 77 équipes de 3 athlètes mettront les voiles 15 minutes après les athlètes individuels, et nous découvrirons sur la ligne d'arrivée si les meilleurs équipes auront réussi à refaire leur retard sur les individuels.
Profitez des classements en temps réel, profitez d'une journée passionnant de triathlon à Monaco, la Formule 1 des Triathlons !
04.09.2011 @ 07:30
START SWIM 1km
The swim start will take place at 8:00 on the Larvotto Beach in Monaco for a 1km loop. It is a mass start from the beach (PROs ahead). The water temperature is usually between 20 and 25 degrees Celsius on race day. Wetsuits are allowed if the temperature is below 24°C. The final decision will be made on race day morning by the marshals.
La natation prendra son départ à 8:00 sur la plage du Larvotto à Monaco pour une boucle d'1km. La température de l'eau est habituellement entre 20 et 25 degrés Celsius le jour de la course. Les combinaisons sont autorisées si la température se situe en dessous de 24°C. La décision finale sera prise ce matin par les arbitres.
Good morning Monte Carlo - it's Race Day!
04.09.2011 @ 06:30
It's a great morning here in Monte Carlo after a quiet and cloudy night - athletes have gotten up earlier than usual. Well, not as early as in other races most probably, that's thanks to shorter distances in TriStar! :-)
The bike park opens in 30 minutes for the 111 athletes, and they will pump their tyres, prepare the bikes and get ready for the race while wishing each other a good day.
We're looking forward to an exciting race with the impressive start list we'll have, and it will certainly be an exciting day, also here on TriStarLive.com. Thanks for being here!
C'est une belle matinée qui s'annonce ici à Monte Carlo après une nuit plutôt calme pour les triathlètes qui se lèvent plus tôt qu'à l'accoutumée. Enfin, peut être pas aussi tôt que sur d'autres courses grâce aux courtes distances TriStar ! :-)
Le parc à vélo ouvre dans 30 minutes afin de permettre aux athlètes de gonfler leurs pneus, finir les derniers préparatifs pour la course qu'ils attendent tous.
Nous avons hâte de découvrir le scénario que nous réservent les coureurs, de vivre une journée exaltante ici aussi grâce à la couverture de la course en direct. Merci d'être ici avec nous !
Yes, you can!
Spotter updates through Twitter
04.09.2011 @ 06:15
As automatic timings come in, we humans here feel kinds needless*grin* - you can get live timing info . B-)
Hot deals on Star&Co Village - Expo in Monaco
03.09.2011 @ 18:25
Come on! Come to the Star&Co Village close to the Larvotto beach and find out the best Hot Deals of the season on the stands!!! Take a look:
Zoot Stand (Zoot running shoes from €75 and official TriStar Merchandise)
G4 Stand (high quality bike gear)
Star Events: Special offer in Goggles!
Eimear Mullan during the Press Conference
03.09.2011 @ 17:15
Eimear Mullan is an Irish athlete who won the inaugural edition of the TriStar111 Mallorca this year. And it was her first triathlon race ever!!!
That was what she told about TriStar111 Mallorca in her blog:
"On the day I arrived I had quite a strange and random experience. I was checking out San Salvador which is the climb on the bike course and I saw a group of cyclists with a van so decided to ask them if they had a pump. They said they would pump my tyres if I would be part of their photo shoot. I actually thought they were joking. I agreed and was handed some lovely clothing and a bike and was told to cycle up and down the hill while they shot photos with me and some Professional German cyclists. One of the cyclists in the shoot was Marcell Wust, ex world champion cyclist! A very random afternoon. Then Tristar 111, my first race as a pro! I was quite excited about racing especially with the thought that I was standing on the start line with some great legends of the sport (the male pro field was amazing). In the swim I remained calm and stayed steady. Then on the bike I pushed a reasonable pace and enjoyed the big climb going steady up it the first time and pushing a little more second time round. As I was cycling I could see Tamsin at the turn points I was able to judge roughly how far in front of me she was. I started to get excited when I realised that I was closing the gap a little at a time! Coming in to transition and I could see Tamisn leaving, so I tried not to get too excited. My legs felt ok for the first 500m and after that they started to feel the work on the bike but I just told myself to stay steady and not go too hard. The gap was closing and when I passed Tamsin just after the first turn point I just told myself to keep running at the same pace and stay steady. The there it is. I won my first race as a Pro athlete! Amazing, I couldn’t believe it. Tristar was a great experience and I’m looking forward to doing some more of their races in the future. Looks like I really was enjoying that climb!!"
Quotes from the Press Conference
03.09.2011 @ 13:30
Jacques Pastor, Monaco Government
“Welcome to the athletes coming from all over the world here in Monaco. I am very proud to see all the progress made for 6 years in Monaco to have a great and international event. I also want to thank you the volunteers who are the builder of such a great and successful event.”
Georg Hochegger, CEO of Star Production
“I am very happy to see TriStar Monaco growing with the support of all the community. TriStar is a fresh new brand of triathlon event and Monaco is the perfect example of the success of this kind of race with these special distances with a lot of fun.”
“I’m very happy to be here on this race format with a running short. As the format is attractive and suits me well all and the easy recovery, we can enchainer many races during the year.”
“Tomorrow will be a difficult race, regarding to the strong bike course and also with the great athletes racing here in Monaco. As always in a TriStar race, the race will be a lot of fun, especialy on the run in the Formula One circuit.”
"It's great to be here in this incredible city of Monaco. I will race again against world champions and I like it! I like the bike course even if it will be tough for me but I hope I will keep some energy to make a strong run.”
03.09.2011 @ 09:04
The races will start from 8h00 (111 individuals)... and 8h15 for Team Relay. And we'll cover the race online. There will be:
- Live RANKINGS and LEADERBOARDS straight from our TIMING
- TWEETS from the spotters with info on leaders
- PHOTOS from our official photographer and from our mobile phones ;)
- Some short video clips of some of the day's highlights.
Looking forward to having you here on TriStarLive.com, and thanks for your help spreading the message and the link to this website.
Yes, you can! ;)
03.09.2011 @ 09:02
Olivier Marceau of Switzerland is two times triathlon world champion, and he participated three times in Olympic Games, which is quite remarkable. He’s a short distance athlete who converted to long distance, and who has now found his perfect race distance in the TriStar111 format, as it combines the best of both worlds for him. Olivier won the first TriStar111 he participated in in Monaco last year. He finished second in the second race in Nevis two weeks ago, while he won the StarMile2.5 Nevis~St.Kitts Cross Channel Swim. Olivier is a triathlon trainer and reads a lot in his spare time.
Also, he won this year in the inaugural TriStar111 Mallorca, beating Chris McCormack and Marcel Zamora... wow!!!
He is the main favourite to get tomorrow the victory in Monte Carlo
03.09.2011 @ 09:00
The man known as the first human to finish an Ironman sub 8 hours originates from the town of Worms in Southern Germany, which today is a TriStar destination. Lothar is one of the most successful German triathletes, multiple Ironman champion, three times German National Champ on the Olympic distance, and counts many more titles on his records. While still racing a lot and coaching others, he also became the race director of TriStar Germany – Worms. Lothar is crazy about cars and speed, so of you want to grab his attention (or distract him during the race), mention something with horsepower!
03.09.2011 @ 08:59
Ain-Alar Juhanson from Estonia became national duathlon champion at the age of 17, after starting out in cross country skiing. He eventually switched to triathlon, and later won Ironman Lanzarote twice. Today, Ain-Alar is the organizer of TriStar111 Estonia and enjoying the organizer side of triathlon as much as the active side as an athlete.
03.09.2011 @ 08:58
Joel originally comes from the rowing sport which he engaged in during five years. The British did his first race as a pro three years later in Antwerp – “the worst race ever in my career with a half-marathon of 1h27,” as he calls it. Joel is a professional athlete and successful coach today (or was it the other way round?) hoping to make more athletes discover the beauty of triathlon. He’s a great cycling fan, and has been running ever since. He likes the fact that triathlon is an outoor sport, and the fun factor combined with a good cause he finds in TriStar suits him well.
Coralie Lemaire profile
03.09.2011 @ 08:54
Coralie has started triathlon at the age of 30, although she was always active in various sports. She eventually discovered her passion for running, which then brought her to cross-country running and triathlon. She loves the variety of the sport, and if you ask her to decide which is her favourite discipline, she'll answer that it's cycling - not because she really prefers cycling over swimming and running, but because she likes the fact that she can enjoy landscapes and discuss with friends while cycling. Coralie is amazed by Monaco and likes it a lot!
Good luck to one of the official TriStar Ambassadors!!!
TriStar111 Monaco 2011 is ready for the action!!!
02.09.2011 @ 17:10