New Members

 

 

Birthdays!

DA DUNAWAY

JIM ALLMAN

LIZ DYSON

IAN PHILLIPS

SUE WEIGHTMAN

KAREN KNOTT

ROB ELDRED

BRUCE REGENSBURG

PETER DOLAN

TONY KNOTT

WAYNE FISHER

SUE ALLMAN

HENRY BRABANDER

TONY YUE

KEITH EVANS

ROSEANNE WILSON

KELLEY GAMBLEWEST

 

Race Radar

JULY 15th  PEACH CLASSIC TRIATHLON(includes Aquabike and Duathlon)

JULY 29th  WHISTLER IRONMAN/ 70.3 ELK LAKE TRIATHLON(includes Aquabike and Duathlon) 

AUGUST 5th ELK LAKE TRIATHLON(includes Aquabike and Duathlon)

AUGUST 10th TWC GOLF/BARBECUE PARTY!!

AUGUST 17th PENTICTON SUPER LEAGUE TRIATHLON

AUGUST 18th KELOWNA APPLE TRIATHLON

 

 

 

 

Clinics and Camps

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday
Jul132018

2018 IRONMAN AUSTRIA

Well done, Bruce Regensburg!  Bruce won his age group(75-79) in 15:44.49.

Friday
Jul132018

2018 PENTICTON PROSPERA GRANFONDO

Lorrie Cramb, Bruce Hampson, and Monique Lacerte all had a very successful ride at this year's event.  Well done!

Monday
Jul092018

Three Ferry Bike Ride Wednesday July 18th

7:20 am    Royal Oak/Lochside Drive (some people can leave from Brentwood Bay at 7:30 am - 19 km to Swartz bay)
8:45 am    Final meeting point at Swartz Bay Terminal Cafe - after you have gone through the ticket gate with the cars, it will be on your right. 
9:00  am    1st Ferry - Swartz Bay to Fulford Harbour - 35 mins
10:15 am   Morning coffee in Ganges at Barb's Buns - treats include baked goods, the Breakfast Bun & Eggs Benedict! (Vesuvius Bakery is also good).

11:10 am   Leave for Vesuvius ferry (about 20 minute ride)
11:40 am  2nd Ferry - Vesuvius Bay to Crofton - 25 mins.  About 1:10 cycling to Cowichan from Crofton.
1:15 pm    coffee/snacks at Cowichan Bay

1:55 pm    Leave Cowichan Bay.  About 45 minutes to Mill Bay, and another 15 minutes to Mill Bay Ferry.
3:00 pm    3rd Ferry - Mill Bay to Brentwood Bay - 25 mins. often late. (next ferry leaves at 4:10).
3:25 pm    Brentwood Bay. Find your own way home

For all the lucky BC seniors, the ferries are FREE this year and bike are $2.  If you have a BC Ferries Experience card, the bikes are free too! Don't forget to bring your BC driver's license or the BC Government ID card!  

 

Contact Keith Yeung (keithkaiyeung@gmail.com) for more info, or simply meet at the Swartz Bay Terminal Cafe or at Royal Oak/Lockside Drvie that morning.

Sunday
Jul082018

LANGFORD LAKE TRIATHLON SUCCESS!

TWC members had great performances at the 2018 Langford Lake Triathlon on July 8th.

Wayne Coulson(1st), Liz Dyson(2nd), Keith Evans(1st), Rob Hare(1st), Sandra Mullen(1st), and Marilyn Sutton(1st)

Thursday
Jul052018

FRIDAY, JULY 6TH, SWIM AT LANGFORD LAKE

The Friday swim on JULY 6TH, will take place at the LANGFORD LAKE BEACH PARK, at 9:00 am  This will give those doing the Langford Triathlon on July 8th, a chance to try the swim course and the new run to transition.   Option to drive or ride the bike course afterwards.


Sunday
Jul012018

SATURDAY TWC BIKE RIDES

Saturday TWC bike rides continue through the summer.  We meet at 9:00 am at the Royal Oak Mall (Francelli's Coffee Shop).  Routes include the Saanich Peninsula, the Victoria Waterfront, and Metchosin.

Sunday
Jul012018

TRI FOR COMPASSION VICTORY!

TWC members KEITH EVANS and JIM BRACKENBURY took first and second in the 60+ category at the 2018 Tri For Compassion. Well Done!!

Friday
Jun292018

WASA LAKE TRIATHLON - JUNE 10th

Furhter congratulations to Rob Hare(5th) and Wayne Coulson(1st) for completing a new triathlon for the club.  A difficult rough swim followed by a good bike and run at Wasa Lake.

Friday
Jun292018

IRONMAN 70.3 SUCCESS!

Congratulations to Jessica Michalofsky, Greg Leiman, Kathy Davidson, and Laura Leno!   They all completed this challenging course as part of their preparaton for Ironman Canada in Whistler.

Thursday
May172018

TWC QUALIFIES FOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Congratulations to TWC members, Debra Henry, Mike Ellis, and Keith Evans!  They all won their event at the BARE BONES DUATHLON Provincial Championships and qualified for the World Championships in Spain.

Thursday
May032018

FRIDAY SWIMS TO START MAY 11th!

Lake Temperatures have risen this week!!l  Our first swim will take place on Friday, May 11th.  Meet at the Thetis Lake beach at 9:00 am ready to swim.  Parking enforced($2.25).   Season passes available at the machine($20).   Lock all your valuables in your car.  Go through your swim check list!

WET SUIT, GOGGLES, WARM CAP, BODY GLIDE, and some way to secure your car keys.

Short swim to first island(800m). Long swim around both islands(1500m).  30 min. max.

 

 

Tuesday
May012018

SATURDAY BIKE RIDE AT 9:00 AM

Our Saturday bike rides will now begin at 9:00 am.    Meet at Francelli's(Royal Oak).   Current TWC membership is required($25) for insurance purposes.   Don't forget your check list.  Spare tires, pump/CO2, ID, BCAA membership, cell phone, new batteries,.......

Tuesday
May012018

THETIS LAKE SWIMS BEGIN IN MAY!

Our TWC Thetis Lake swims begin this month!   We meet on the main beach at 9:00 am, ready to swim.  Park in the main lot and purchase a summer parking pass from the machine($20).  Lock up all your valuables!   Have a car key that you can bring on the swim.   Wet suits and warm swim caps will be needed for the first few weeks.  Don't forget goggles and Body Glide.  Coffee to follow at the Nest(10:00 am).

Tuesday
May012018

BOSTON CONGRATULATIONS!

Congratulations to Rob Hare and Sara Kelly on their successful completion of the 2018 Boston Marathon in spite of very cold and wet conditions.

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!!