New Members

Wayne Ford

Helena Lin 

 

Birthdays!

BERTRAND BOZEK

TOM WEIGHTMAN

KEVIN TAYLOR

MAURICE ROBINSON

FERGUS MOONEY

JANET HAWKINS

GREG TONGE

LORRIE CRAMB

Race Radar

MARCH 4TH - PORT 15K ALBERNI

MARCH 18TH - COMOX VALEY HALF MARATHON

MARCH 25TH - SOOKE 10K

APRIL 8TH  - SYNERGY BAZAN BAY 5K (SIDNEY)

MAY 6TH - TRISTARS SPRINT TRI (COMMONWEALTH POOL)

MAY 20TH - WESTWOOD SPRINT/STANDARD TRI (NANAIMO)

JUNE 3RD- IRONMAN 70.3 (BEAVER/ELK LAKE)

JUNE 10TH- WASA LAKE SPRINT/STANDARD TRI (CRANBROOK)

JUNE 24TH- TRI OF COMPASSION SPRINT (ESQUIMALT)

JULY 8TH- LANGFORD TRI (DU/SPRINT/STANDARD)

 

 

 

 

Clinics and Camps

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday
Mar262018

Synergy Bazan Bay 5k April 8

April 8, 2018 - Start Time 11:00 am. www.twc.bc.ca

Registration/Parking at:

 Mary Winspear Center, 2243 Beacon Avenue, Sidney, BC. Map, Start/Finish Line.

Register Online

Race Route Map

Information About Road Closures - Lochside Drive

Race Package Pickup:

Saturday, April 7th 1:00pm - 4:00pm at Frontrunners Victoria (1200 Vancouver St, Victoria). Sunday, April 8th 9 am - 10:30 am at Mary Winspear Hall, Sidney. *Limited registration on race day from 9:00am - 10:15am 

More Information: Contact info@islandseries.org or info@twc.bc.ca

 

Thursday
Feb222018

2018 VIRA RACE SERIES 

The 2018 VIRA RACE SERIES has reached the half way mark!  Many TWC members are participating in the series and collecting points for the team.  CONGRATULATIONS to Chris Bateman(1), Gary Blake(2), Jacquii Coulson(1), Wayne Coulson(3), Kathy Davidson(3). Liz Dyson(4), Mike Ellis(3), Keith Evans(2), Graham Fisher(4), Wayne Ford(4),  Rob Hare(4), Greg Leiman(1), Larry McMahon(3), and Marilyn Sutton(2).  There are four races left in the series.  Check the race calendar.  Entries on the VIRA site.

Wednesday
Feb212018

LOST DUTCHMAN HALF MARATHON SUCCESS!

Great success for TWC runners at the 2018 Lost Dutchman Half Marathon in Gold Canyon AZ.  Laura Leno(1:55) first in age group, Kathy Davidson(1:50) second in age group. and Greg Leiman(1:39) second in age group.  Congratulations!

CHECK THE PHOTO GALLERY!

Wednesday
Dec132017

Christmas Light Run/Walk - December 21st

Join us for a run/walk to view some of Victoria's Christmas lights.  Kellee has volunteered her home for post run hot chocolate.   Park on Gerda Road, off Wilkinson.  Start at 6:00 pm.  Wear something Christmassy... Contact Wayne to confirm.   waynecoulson@shaw.ca

Sunday
Dec032017

Triathlon BC 2018 Membership Renewal

Triathlon BC has an early membership sign up bonus this month(15%). Remember to find your team name when you register. You are applying for membership NOT searching for a 2018 membership. When you check out, the bonus code is club18-7057 (don't forget the hyphen). 

Friday
Nov242017

NOVEMBER SUCCESS in ARIZONA!

Several TWC members are busy travelling to sporting events around the world.  Bob Wooff completed the 106 mile EL TOUR DE TUCSON in 4:39.33. (That's a sub 5 hour Ironman bike ride!).  Our Lana Ross also completed the tour in 5:25.48.  Another great performance.  Bruce Regensburg completed IRONMAN ARIZONA, reaching the podium in THIRD PLACE.  Congratulations to all these athletes!

CHECK OUT THE PHOTOS!! 

 

Monday
Nov132017

TRI-BC COMMUNITY COACH CLINIC - DEC .9 & 10

Interested in helping to coach a TWC training group?   TRI-BC COMMUNITY COACH CLINIC is coming up on December 9th and 10th at Commonwealth Place(PISE).  $150 for Tri-BC members.  Subsdized costs for TWC members.

Tuesday
Nov072017

TWC WINTER BIKING JACKETS

TWC is putting together a THERMOSHIELD WINTER BIKING JACKET($160) order. ARE YOU PREPARED!    Contact  Keith Evans(evatrbr2@telus.net) or Wayne Coulson(waynecoulson@shaw.ca)

                                             

 

 

Wednesday
Nov012017

BLOOD DONOR CLINIC UPDATE

A final reminder!  TWC would like to invite all members, family, and friends to DONATE BLOOD this season.  New date is TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14TH, at 2:00 pm.  We need to reserve spaces.  Please contact Greg Jones this week if you can join us.  reshook@shaw.ca

Tuesday
Oct172017

SATURDAY BIKE RIDE AT 9:30 AM

Saturday morning bike rides from Francelli's will leave at 9:30 am.  Time for fenders and flashing lights!  The Saturday bike group regulars should be getting reminder emails.   Make sure your email is correct and your membership is up to date.   This is critical for insurance purposes.

Wednesday
Sep272017

THETIS LAKE 20K RELAY

The Thetis Lake Relay is approaching on Saturday, November 11th, at 1:00 pm.  Team West Coast is entering teams in the relay.   If you're up for a 5K trail run with your team mates let Larry McMahon know.  

Sunday
Sep242017

TWC AGM AND POT LUCK DINNER – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28th

     AGM Meeting
4318  Emily Carr Drive (Foxborough Rec Centre) at 6:00 pm.
  
Please join us for our annual general meeting and pot luck dinner.
Great food, great company, great conversation.
Meet with all your team mates and share your summer memories.
    6:00 pm Mix and mingle
     6:15 pm Dinner
      7:15 pm  AGM (Annual Reports and Elections)
       8:30 pm Dessert
 
Bring along your favourite drink and a favourite dish to share.
 
Executive positions include President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary, and Member at large.
We are accepting NOMINATIONS for all positions.  waynecoulson@shaw.ca
We are also asking for volunteers to help with a number of areas: communications, coaching, social,.....
 
RE-GIFTING CONTEST
Have you received or purchased a sports item(swim?, bike?, run?) that you have never used?
Wrap it up, disguise it, and enter it into the Re-Gifting Draw.
Everyone gets to draw another gift.   Prizes for the most unique, most useless,.......

 

Thursday
Sep072017

CULTUS LAKE TRIATHLON

One of the final triathlons of the season is approaching on Sept. 17th, the Cultus Lake Triathlon.  We wish Rob Hare and Lori Morgan all the best in thier season finale.

Thursday
Sep072017

ITU WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Congratulations to our TWC members who raced in Penticton at the ITU World Championships.  Competing in the Long Distance Triathlon, Denise McGowan, Pat Maguire and Tony Yeu,  competing in the Aquabike, Mike Roth, and competing in the Duathlon, Wendy and Bruce Turcotte and Debbie Henry.  Well done!

Monday
Sep042017

TUESDAY RUN ON LOCKSIDE TRAIL

Tuesday's Run, Sept. 5th, will NOT start at Lochside School because of School Opening.  We will park on Lochside Drive, off Cedar Hill behind the Monkey Tree (turn off Borden).  Follow Lochside toward Don Mann's.  Meet at 9:15 am

 

Friday
Aug182017

Three Ferries Ride Photo

The ride was a success with great weather and food!  Plenty of time in Ganges to stop at Barbs Bistro.

 

Tuesday
Jul252017

TWC SUMMER SUCCESS!

The summer is off to a busy start with TWC members participating in numerous sporting events with great success.  The Triathlon of Compssion was a good beginning.   Keith Evans(1st), Bruce Turcotte(2nd), and Wendy Turcotte(1st) demonstrated their strength.  The Langford Lake Duathlon/Triathlon was our first opportunity to show our team depth.  Dave(2nd) and Debra(1st) Henry competed in the Duathlon.   The Sprint Triathlon included Lori Morgan(1st), Peter Dolan(2nd),  Marilyn Sutton(1st), and Sue Weightman(1st).  In the Olympic Triathlon we were represented by Nancy Dolan(1st), Rob Hare(1st),  Sandra Mullen(2nd), Thom Weightman(1st) and Keith Evans(2nd).  Bertrand Bozek was busy winning his age group at the Durrance X-Terra TriathlonHillerie Denning(7th) and John Botelho(11th) took on the challenge of the Prospero Medio Fondo.  Well done!  This past weekend  Pat Maguire(1st) and Tony Yue(5th) competed at the Penticton Challenge

Next is Ironman Whistler and the new Dynamic Elk Lake Triathlon!

Thursday
Jul202017

SAFE AND SUCCESSFUL RACE WISHES!!

Wishing a safe and successful race to all our TWC  members travelling to the CHALLENGE PENTICTON and the SUBARU 70.3/IRONMAN CANADA.

Saturday
Jun172017

TWC CELEBRATION BARBECUE!

TWC members will get together for a Celebration Barbecue!  Celebrating Birthdays!  New Age Groups!  Anniversaries!  Any excuse to celebrate.

Join us at Hamsterly Beach on SUNDAY, JUNE 18TH, after the morning run, about 10:20 am.  Bring an entre, your favourite na drink, and a lawn chair.   Dan will be cooking up some pancakes.

Wednesday
May102017

VIRA Race Series Photos

I have attached some photos from the VIRA awards.

Under photos.

Well done athletes!!