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About Mary Preston

Mary Preston has been involved with the Energy Breakthrough for many years, after her eldest son was asked “to ride in this event in Maryborough” way back in 1995. Shortly thereafter her youngest son & husband initiated the Human Powered Vehicle program at Eaglehawk Secondary College and she was suddenly the parent who organised the food and the team's uniforms! After that she decided to become part of the organising committee, has been the TRYathlon Coordinator now for many years, as well as overseeing the Junkyard Challenge. Although there is a mountain of work needed to pull the event together, she acknowledges she has met many great folk along the way and it's always good to "catch up each November”!

Preview: TRYathlon: A record field for 2018!

A record field of 71 teams will line-up in the 2018 TRYathlon category. It's very similar to the Human Powered Vehicle (HPV) Secondary and Primary categories, bar for two high octane relay races! Here's what it's all about and what to look out for.

By |2018-11-22T12:52:14+00:00November 17th, 2018|Generally Newsworthy, Preview|0 Comments

Ballarat Specialist School raring to give it another TRY

Eight young lads and two girls from Ballarat Specialist School are raring to give the TRYathlon a go at this year’s Energy Breakthough, having after previously only ever participated in the 24-hour Secondary HPV Trial.

By |2018-09-07T12:38:47+00:00September 7th, 2018|Team Story|Comments Off on Ballarat Specialist School raring to give it another TRY