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MERVILLE 15K RACE - VIRA RACE #7

Sunday, April 12th @ Merville

 SOOKE 10K RACE - VIRA RACE #8

Sunday, April 19th

TC 10K RACE

Sunday, April 26th

VICTORIA TRIATHLON MIXER - MAY 2nd*

Triathlon Mixer, Guest Speaker, Door Prizes, Silent Auction                                                                    Fund raiser for TRI-BC Youth Development                                                                                          NADEN on May 2nd, 2-5 pm

MOTHER'S DAY (May 10th) 10K RUN IN THE PARK

Oceanside Running Club Association(ORCA) is offering a Mother's Day 10K certified run in Rathtrevor Park.  Medals for all age divisions,  refreshments, and ICE CREAM!!  Proceeds to The Parksville Haven Society.   Entry forms at http://orcarunning.ca/oceanside10k

 

 

 

 

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Sunday
Apr192015

VIRA Sooke 10K 2015

Team West Coast members had a very successful day at the VIRA Sooke 10K.  Everyone came away with medals, ribbons, or draw prizes.  Check out the photos and results.

 

Friday
Apr102015

VICTORIA POPULAIRE!

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!!!

Sunday
Mar152015

A Big Thank You to All

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.

waynecoulson@shaw.ca

TRIATHLON RELAYS

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 NIGHTAPRIL 6TH

There will be an evening of Trail Running Movies Mixer on April 6th @ Vic Theater.

Tickets and details at www.trailfilmfest.com

Friday
Mar132015

Vancouver Island Triathlon Community Event

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.

contact Vicki Lundine (vicki.lundine@gmail.com) or Kirk Lewis (kdlewis46@gmail.com) to RSVP for this event today!

 

Happy Training for 2015! – Emily

Monday
Mar092015

Synergy Bazan Bay 5k Results and Photos

Congratulations to 613 finishers! Overall results are here.  Results for 11 TWC finishers are here.  Award photos are here.  Start photos are here.

Tuesday
Mar032015

Synergy Health Management Bazan Bay 5k, March 8

March 8, 2015- Start Time 11:00 am.

Registration/Parking at:

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

Register Online  Race Route Map

Notice to Residents and Businesses on the Race Route

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.

More Information: Contact bazanbay@vira.bc.ca or info@twc.bc.ca

Volunteers Needed: Contact Mike at teamwestcoast@ymail.com

2014 Race Results, Photos, Race Video

Tuesday
Mar032015

Thursday Hills!

HILLS HILLS 
the more you run the more you……come on out and play ….
Thursday hill workouts. all levels of runners and walkers welcome.
come workout and then go for coffee!
MARCH 5th….0900h  lower parking lot Beaver Lake
MARCH 12th….0900h Mc Donalds Royal Oak Plaza
MARCH 19th….0900h Mt. Doug….parking lot by the ocean near the bathrooms
MARCH 26th….0900h Observatory…park at bottom of the hill
see you there
audrey
Wednesday
Feb252015

Hatley 8k Results and Photos

A beautiful day for 16 TWC runners at Hatley!  TWC results here.

Overall results here.  Photos by Wayne are at http://twcweb.squarespace.com/photos/hatley-castle-8k-2015/

Monday
Feb232015

Upcoming Races

Bear Mountain Resort St. Paddy's 5k, March 15.  Details here.  I hear that they will have Guiness!

TC 10k, April 26.  www.tc10k.ca

Victoria Goddess Run, June 7.  www.victoriagoddess.com

Tuesday
Feb102015

TWC Run Schedule Feb 17 to May 19

The new TWC run schedule is now available for February 17 to May 19: 

Run Schedule

I need a volunteer to update the TWC Training and Social calendar (it is a calendar in Google Mail).

Kevin

Monday
Feb092015

Cedar 12k Results and Photos

Cedar 12k results are here.
Congrats to 12 TWC finishers!  Their results are here.
Photos are here. (http://www.twc.bc.ca/photos/twc-cedar-12k-2015/)
Sunday
Jan252015

Cobble Hill 10k Results and Photos

Cobble Hill 10k results are here.

TWC results for 16 finishers are here!

Photos are at here: http://www.twc.bc.ca/photos/twc-cobble-hill-2015/

Monday
Jan122015

Pioneer 8k Results

Congratulations to 14 TWC runners!  Results are here.

TWC finisher results are here.

Saturday
Jan102015

2015 VIRA Island Race Series

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.

Monday
Jan052015

HAPPY NEW YEAR!! 

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.  info@twc.bc.ca

 Coach Audrey is taking a group up to do THE PENTICTON CHALLENGE HALF IRONMAN on August 30, 2015.   Contact Audrey if you are interested.    run2@twc.bc.ca 

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!   volunteers@twc.bc.ca 

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" 

Prez Wayne 

Saturday
Dec202014

RUN THRU TIME

A reminder to support the RUNNERS OF COMPASSION!                                                                     Participate in the RUN THRU TIME                                                                                                  December 31st @ UVIC, 6:00 PM

Monday
Nov242014

Early Christmas Gift from 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.

Wayne

Monday
Nov242014

TWC Christmas Party Dec. 6

Tuesday
Nov182014

TWC Run Schedule Nov. 11 to Feb. 10

The new run schedule is attached, from November 11/14 to February 10/15.

Latest run schedule.

Monday
Oct202014

AGM Oct. 25 & Christmas Party Dec. 6 

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 info@twc.bc.ca

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.....

Wayne