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SUNDAY, FEB 10th,    CEDAR 12K ROAD RACE

SUNDAY, FEB 24th,    HATLEY CASTLE 8K

SATURDAY, MAR 9th   UBC TRIATHON

SUNDAY, MAR 10th  PORT ALBERNI 15K

SUNDAY, MAR 24th  COMOX HALF MARATHON

SUNDAY APR 7th      SOOKE 10K

SUNDAY APR 14th    BAZAN  BAY 5K


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Friday
Oct182019

Our TWC AGM and POT LUCK SUPPER is fast approaching!

We are hoping you can make time to join us.
 
A great evening to share your favourite dish and your favourite memories....
We will be recognizing some of our members with our annual awards.
And even a few draw prizes....
The AGM will be short and our elections are very efficient.
 
New  Business  “We have a motion to raise our annual membership fees by $5.”
Our membership fees cover the club liability insurance for all club members.
This is a $2000 annual cost that is required.  This increase will ensure we can meet this cost.
 
Saturday, October 26th
5:45 PM to 9:45 PM
Foxborough Rec Centre
4360 Emily Carr Drive

 

Friday
Oct042019

October Bike Bulletin

 
Our First October bike rides will be a ride in the WESTERN COMMUNITIES.
On Saturday, October 5th we will meet at the THETIS LAKE PARKING LOT at 9:00 AM.
(Parking is free in October)
Join Chuck, Bob, and Kathy for a tour of their favourite roads........
Coffee to follow at the NEST.
 
REMINDERS
Identification
BCAA Card
Cell Phone
Flashing lights
Fenders
Bright Clothing
Hydration
Tire repair

 

Sunday
Sep292019

TWC AGM/SOCIAL POTLUCK SUPPER

TWC AGM/SOCIAL POT LUCK SUPPER
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26TH
FOXBOROUGH REC CENTRE
4360 EMILY CARR DRIVE
5:45 PM – 9:45 PM
 
Bring your favourite dish!
A great evening of mingling with your friends.
Door prizes, elections, awards.....
 
We are accepting nominations and volunteers for all positions.
We are also accepting nominations for all annual awards.
Monday
Sep092019

September TWC News!!


FRIDAY SWIMS will continue on Fridays at 9:00 am at THETIS LAKE until the lake cools off.
Thetis Lake was 21 degrees on Friday, Sept 6th.  Last year we continued until the first Friday in October.
Coffee to follow at the NEST coffee shop(Watkiss Way).
 
SATURDAY BIKE RIDES will now start from FRANCELLI’S COFFEE SHOP(Royal Oak) at 9:00 am.
The default routes are TULISTA PARK(40k), WAIN ROAD(60k+),  and LANDSEND(70k+).
TBA An upcoming Metchosin Ride
 
CONGRATULATIONS!
BERTRAND BOZEK completed the ITU World Sprint Championships(Lausanne) in 1:12.35
JESSICA MICHALOFSKY completed the 70.3 World Championships(Nice) in 6:26.51
ROB HARE completed the Finlayson Arms 50k Race in 11:16.31    (Second in the 60 plus age group!)
 
Remember:  TWC AWARDS Nominations being accepted now

 

Wednesday
Sep042019

August Wind Up

AUGUST WIND UP!
The Salt Spring Bike Trip was a good one!
Many thanks to Bob Wooff and Keith Yeung.
And the annual TWC Golf Tournament was another great success!
Thanks to Dan Dunaway and Wayne Ford.
 
Wishing good racing to Allison Dickson who is racing the Cultus Lake Triathlon.
Also good racing to Jessica Michalofsky who is racing the 70.3 Championships in Nice, France.
And a good race for Rob Hare who is tapering for the Mt. Finlayson Trail Run.
 
A first reminder about our upcoming AGM and Team Pot Luck on Saturday, October 26th.
We meet at the Foxbourough rec centre, 4318 Emily Carr Drive at 5:45 pm.

 

Sunday
Sep012019

TWC AGM and Potluck Social!

Save the date!

Saturday October 26,2018 5pm-10pm 

Foxborough Hills Rec Centre (Jim's Rec Centre)

4360 Emily Carr Drive

Please join us for our annual TWC AGM and Potluck social evening.

Bring your favourite dish!! A great evening of mingling with friends,

door prizes, a quick executive election and awards!!

Thursday
Aug292019

Three ferry Ride August 2019 

Photos are now posted under photos.

Wednesday
Aug282019

Celebrate August

Congratulations to our TWC members who took part in the Tour De Victoria this past weekend.
Janet Hawkins(30K), John Botelho and HIllerie Denning(60K), Chris Sullivan(140K), and Keith Yeung(160K).
Also Congratulations to Mike and Linda Walsh and Denise McGowan who travelled to PEI to take part in the PEI Grand Fondo events.
 
All the best to our TWC members travelling to events this next month.
Bertrand Bozek is travelling to Lausanne, Switzerland, for the ITU World Triathlon Championships.
Keith Evans will be heading to Kelowna for the BC Senior Games(Aquathon and Triathlon).
Debra Henry and Jim Brackenbury are competing at the Cultus Lake Triathlon.
 
Thanks to Wayne Ford and Dan Dunaway for all their work on organizing this weekends TWC Barbecue and Golf Challenge.
Golfers will meet at the Ridge for a 2:30 pm start.  Barbecue at 4:30 pm.

 

Sunday
Aug182019

TWC 2019 GOLF TOURNAMENT! Saturday, August 31st

The golf briefing starts at 2:30 pm at the Ridge clubhouse.

Golf and barbecue  $30

Barbecue only $15.  Arrive at 4:30 pm.

Choice  BEEF, CHICKEN, or VEGGIE BURGER

Lots of fun and prizes......

 Dan and Wayne have worked hard putting the final details together on this year’s tournament.

They need to confirm the final numbers this weekend, August 17th.

PLEASE CONFIRM your attendance (golf or barbecue only) and your CHOICE of entre.

 

NOTE  The Ridge is a Par 3 Course.

Only irons required.  Balls provided by the club.

Clubs  available to borrow or rent at events@cordovabaygolf.com

Monday
Aug052019

Elk Lake Success

The 2019 Elk Lake Triathlon was a great event for TWC.

SPRINT

Keith Evans 2nd,  Debra Henry 1st,  Keith Yeung 2nd

STANDARD

Cezary Awiastewicz 1st, Lori Morgan 1st,  Sandra Mullen 2nd

AQUABIKE

Jim Brackenbury  1st

DUATHLON

Chris Sullivan 4th

Wednesday
Jul312019

Ironman Canada 2019

Congratulations to everyone who took part in the final 2019 Whistler Ironman and 70.3!!

Alison Dickson had a very successful 70.3Denise McGowan, Jessica Michalofsky, Jim Melling, and Greg Leiman, all took part in Ironman Canada!

Cezary Awiastewicz, our fastest TWC Ironman at Whistler.

Wayne and Jacqui Coulson just hung out and officiated for TRI-BC.

Wednesday
Jul312019

Peach Classic Penticton

Congratulatiosn to Lori Morgan who won her age group at the 2019

Peach Classic. 

Wednesday
Jul172019

TWC MEMBERS HAD GREAT SUCCESS THIS MONTH!

At this year’s Langford Triathlon all our TWC competitors made it to the 
podium!

SPRINT TRIATHLON

Lori Morgan 1st F55-59

Rob Hare  2nd  M60-64

Barb Sharpe  2nd F55-59

Debra Henry 1st F65-69

Jim Brackenbury 1st M70-99

Marilyn Sutton 2nd F65-69

STANDARD TRIATHLON

Cecary Awlasiewicz  1st M55-59

Sandra Mullen  2nd F55-59

Alison Dickson  3rd F55-59

DeeDee McGowan  1st F60-64

TRIATHLON RELAY

Ian Costanzo(and family) 2nd Mixed Relay 

KELOWNA PROVINCIAL TRIATHLON CHAMPIONS!

Bertrand Bozek and Keith Evans both brought back Gold medals from the 
Kelowna Provincial Championships!

Wednesday
Jun052019

Save the date August 31st TWC Golf Social

TWC Golf Social August 31st

Contact Dan @ dunaway@shaw.ca

Tuesday
Jun042019

Summer is Heating Up

Sara Kelly completed the Big Sur International Marathon.
Her time of 3:28.40(even with a cold) help her finish in the top 10% of the large women’s field!
 
Avila Rhodes (and her daughter, Carla) both won their age group at the North Shore Triathlon.
 
Rob Hare completed the hilly North Olympic Discovery Marathon and place 3rd in his category(60-64).
Rob is 3/5th away from the five part “Run the Peninsula” series.
 
Cezary Awlasiewicz(10th), Jessica Michalofsky(3rd), Greg Leiman, Kathy Davidson(6th), Jim Melling, and Bruce Regensburg(1st) all completed our challenging Subaru 70.3.
Laura Leno, Keith Yeung and Lori Morgan completed strong legs for their relay teams.
 
Good racing to Val Wooff and Jacqui Coulson, travelling to Wasa Lake Triathlon this weekend.

 

Saturday
May042019

TRIATHLON TRAINING AND RACING HEATING UP!!

Next is the Westwood Lake Triathlon on May 19th.

Good racing to Jim, Kathy, and Cezary.

Then Ironman 70.3 Victoria on June 2nd.

Following is the Wasa Lake Triathlon on June 9th.

Success to Jacqui and Val.

Announcing!  Cold water swims at Thetis Lake begin this month.

Dust off that wet suit.  Find a thermal cap or extra bathing cap.

FRIDAYS @ THETIS LAKE,  meet on the beach at 8:45 am.

Parking tickets in effect.  Lock up your valuables.

Friday
Apr052019

Synergy Bazan Bay 5km Road Race Road Closure Notification

DATE: Sunday April 14, 2019 

TIME: :45 A.M. TO 12:00 P.M.

Team West Coast is proud to present the 24thannual Synergy Health Management Ltd. Bazan Bay 5 km Road Race. 

Like last year, this year’s race will start and finish on Lochside Drive near Tulista Park. We welcome residents to come out and cheer on runners and walkers of all ages and abilities.

This is the final race of the 2019 Frontrunners Island Race Series.  We are anticipating approximately 700 participants in this picturesque event.  We appreciate that this may cause you some minor inconvenience and are doing our best to keep this to a minimum.  We would like to thank the Town of Sidney, Sidney/North Saanich RCMP, District of North Saanich and you the residents and businesses for your cooperation in this exciting event.  

The race starts at 11:00 and heads south on Lochside Drive past the McTavish Interchange to the race turn-around, 250m north of Cy Hampson Park, then returns along the same route. (see map

Please take note the following road closures/restrictions and times:

  • 10:45 - 11:05. Lochside Drive (Both Lanes) from Ocean Avenue to Weiler Avenue (race start area). CLOSED.
  • 11:05. Lochside Drive (Southbound lane only)will re-open from Ocean Avenue to the McTavish Interchange.
  • 10:45 - 11:45. LochsideDrive(Both Lanes) from the McTavish Interchange to the race turn-around near Cy Hampson Park. CLOSED.
  • 10:45 - 12:00. Lochside Drive (North-bound Lane) from the McTavish Interchange to the Tulista Park boat ramp access. CLOSED.
  • During the race, streets and driveways on the west side of Lochside Drive will be RIGHT TURN ONLY. Only Southbound traffic is permitted during the event.

There will be marshals and traffic control personnel on the course to implement traffic control and deal with difficulties that may arise. I will be on the course during the race. Prior to and after the race I can be reached by cell-phone (250-886-2525) or by e-mail wabbit@shaw.ca.

Sincerely,

Rob Hare, Race Director

Synergy Health Management Ltd. Bazan Bay 5K

Monday
Feb252019

Our SYNERGY TWC BAZAN BAY 5K RACE is coming up on SUNDAY, APRIL 14TH!

This is the club’s fund raiser for the year.   We get all of our operating money from this event.
We need your help to make this a real success.   Our race is the final race in the VIRA series.
We are expecting well over 600 runners!!
 
Kellee is once again coordinating our volunteer data base.
 
Jobs include:
Food preparation.  
Hall set up/clean up.
Registration of runners.
Road marshalls
Set up/work at Start/Finish Line
Two bikers to shuttle entries/results to and from start/finish.
Green Team coordinator
 
Kellee can also find you a job that allows you to run the race!
Contact Kellee to reserve your job early.

 

Friday
Jan252019

SWEATSHIRTS/HOODIES

Keith has completed our latest order of TWC sweatshirts and hoodies.  He has a few garments left over.  If you missed your chance to order, contact Keith to see what we have in our inventory.  evatrbr2@telus.net

 

 

Monday
Jan072019

BC 55+ Games in Kelowna 

After more than five years of campaigning to be a member sport in the BC 55+ Games, Triathlon BC is thrilled to announce the successful inclusion into the annual multisport Games effective with the 2019 race season, where the Games will visit the City of Kelowna, September 10th through to 14th.

With five days of competition and surrounding cultural events, the annual 55+ BC Games attract more than 3,000 participants aged 55 and over from across the province, competing in over 30 sports.

Core triathlon events at the Games, governed under ITU rules with provincial modifications, will include a sprint triathlon (750m Swim/20km Cycle/5km Run) and duathlon (5km Run/20km Cycle/2.5km Run), with options to include peripheral events that include aquathlon, aquabike and a mixed team relay where time and resources permit.  In order to compete, athletes must be 55+ years of age as of December 31st and be Triathlon BC members.