New Members

Wayne Ford

Helena Lin 

 

Birthdays!

WAYNE COULSON

VAL WOOFF

PAT BROWN

JENNIFER O'HALLORAN

DAN ADAMS

LARRY MCMAHON

BILL MCMILLAN

BOB SNELLING

GARY BLAKE

CHRIS BATEMAN

KELLEE DRUMMOND

GUY ALLARD

BILL MORRISON

NANCY DOLAN

MARY-ALLEN TONGE

PHIL MCORMOND

Race Radar

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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!! 

 

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