Several TWC members took part in the 2015 Victoria Populaire! Check out the photos!!
Congratulations to Bob Wooff(3:29), John Botelho and Hillerie Denning(3:46), Mike Ellis(4:30), and Karen Knott(4:37). All completed the 100 km!!!
A big ‘Thank you” for everyone who helped with the 2015 SYNERGY BAZAN BAY 5K RACE.
This was our 20th year! We had 618 finishers, the largest field in the VIRA race series.
Our charity donations went to the Esquimalt Speed Skating Youth Program(Ian Phillips coach),
the Pender Island Youth Running Workshop(Audrey Stibbe coach), and the TRI-BC Youth Development Program.
We are having our follow up meeting on SUNDAY, MARCH 29TH.
If you are interested in getting more involved in our Bazan Bay race and taking on a role on the organization of our 2016 event, we want to hear from you.
Please contact me and plan to attend.
Are you a swimmer, biker, or runner?
Coach Fern is prepared to organize triathlon relays for the 2015 season.
This is a great way to support SRI CHINMOY(August 2nd) in their final year.
If you would like to take part in a triathlon relay, contact Fern at: TeamWestCoastRelays@shaw.ca
TRIATHLON MIXER – MAY 2ND
TRI-BC (Vicki Lundine and Kirk Lewis) is organizing a TRIATHLON MIXER for ALL Victoria triathletes, relay triathletes, duathletes, .....
This is a fundraiser for YOUTH triathlon development. The mixer includes a guest speaker, door prizes, and a silent auction.
We are hoping all TWC members will support this first time event. The club provides the donation(from Bazan Bay).
Mixer at NADEN on May 2nd, 2 to 5 pm. Poster attached.
VIRA RACE SERIES
There are THREE races left in the VIRA race series, the Comox Half, Merville 15K, and Sooke 10K.
Many TWC members will place in the top ten!
Watch for carpooling details.
TRAIL RUNNING MOVIE NIGHT – APRIL 6TH
There will be an evening of Trail Running Movies Mixer on April 6th @ Vic Theater.
Tickets and details at www.trailfilmfest.com
Hello All Island Clubs!
Triathlon British Columbia is very pleased to announce the first ever Vancouver Island Triathlon Community event. On May 2, 2015 between 2-5pm we are hosting a “Tri Chat” event. This event is a great opportunity for island clubs to gather, network and exchange ideas.
The “Tri Chat” is a fundraiser to support youth development and will feature a motivational speaker, silent auction, and race information.
To view poster click here.
Happy Training for 2015! – Emily
March 8, 2015- Start Time 11:00 am.
Race Package Pickup:
Saturday, the day before the race, between noon and 3:00 p.m. at Frontrunners Footwear, 1200 Vancouver Street or race morning from 9:00 am to 10:30 am at Mary Winspear Center.
Volunteers Needed: Contact Mike at firstname.lastname@example.org
The new TWC run schedule is now available for February 17 to May 19:
I need a volunteer to update the TWC Training and Social calendar (it is a calendar in Google Mail).
The VIRA Race Series begins on Sunday, January 11th, with the Pioneer 8K Race.
The series is a great way to sharpen up your running with regular feed back.
You can register online or visit each race website and download an entry form.
Don't forget your team name "Team West Coast".
Carpooling may be available.
Wishing you all the best in 2015!!
Time to start thinking and planning the new year.
The VIRA Island Race Series began this past weekend with the PIONEER 8K RACE. You can register online or print off an entry on the PIH site and drop off at FR. Running the series is a great way to improve your running. Don’t forget your team name! Team West Coast
There is a NEW triathlon series, “The Three Lakes Triathlon Series”. This series is 1k swim, a 60k bike, and a 10k run. The series includes Cultus Lake and OSOYOOS on June 28th, 2015. Several of us are considering a road trip to Osoyoos. Join us!
We are hoping you will ALL put the 2015 SELF TRANSCENDENCE TRIATHLON on August 2nd, 2015. This is scheduled to be the LAST YEAR for this event! There will be a duathlon, a triathlon, and a relay. Let me know if you are interested in a relay. email@example.com
Coach Audrey is taking a group up to do THE PENTICTON CHALLENGE HALF IRONMAN on August 30, 2015. Contact Audrey if you are interested. firstname.lastname@example.org
A final reminder! Our race in the VIRA series, THE SYNERGY BAZAN BAY 5K RACE on March 8th, 2015. This is our major club fund raiser and we need support from all our member! Put a big X on your calendar. Mike Roth will be assigning jobs. Book early! email@example.com
Membership renewals! A final reminder about renewing your TWC membership with Kellee. Annual membership is $25.00 and the TWC Membership Form can be found here: http://www.twc.bc.ca/membership-application/
If you plan to do any TRI-BC races this season, remember to renew your TRI-BC membership. Remember your team discount, "Team West Coast"
Would you like an opportunity to sit down with other athletes and coaches to plan an individual athletic training plan for you in 2015?
Team West Coast is organizing a workshop for all Team West Coast members to help them each develop an athletic training plan for 2015.
We have qualified coaches and experienced athletes led by facilitator, Kristine Chambers (TRI-BC Vancouver coach of the year).
Put a big X on SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14TH, from 1:30 to 5:30 pm. Details attached.
ps Hope to see you at the Christmas Dinner.
I would like to invite everyone to our TWC AGM on Saturday, October 25th.
Pot luck at 6:00 pm. Short business meeting at 7:00 pm. Draw prizes!!
Great food. Lots of time to mingle and share summer memories.
Location: Emily Carr Rec Centre (Mike's place).
Nominations for President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Member at Large. Email to Wayne at firstname.lastname@example.org
Put a big X on your calendar for the TWC CHRISTMAS SOCIAL on Saturday, December 6th.
Dinner at the Olive Grove at Royal Oak. Awards, food, prizes.......
Tickets $30, available from the social committee, Val, Maggie, Jacqui, Estle.....