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PEACH CLASSIC TRIATHLON, PENTICTON - JULY 19th  PENTICTON

IRONMAN CANADA - JULY 26TH   WHISTLER

THETIS LAKE SWIM RACES - JULY 26TH

AQUATHON #3 - JULY 29TH

SELF TRANSCEDENCE TRIATHLON** - AUG 2ND                                                        THE LAST HURRAH! A MUST FOR ALL TWC! 

THE GOOSE RELAY - SEPTEMBER 13th                                                                                     Sign up for a TWC relay EARLY.    Audrey @  fashionslasher@yahoo.ca

 

 

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Sunday
Jul262015

Well done!

Another busy week for TWC members.  Kevin Britt, Debbie Bugg, Fern Esau, Audrey Stibbe, and Keith Yeung completed a very warm Granfondo Axel Merckx.  Wow!  The Cowichan Challenge Triathlon was a successful event for the team.  Sue Weightman(1st),  Sara Kelly(1st), and Tom Weightman(2nd) brought home hardware.  Anne Murfitt had an incredibly finish to her track season at the BC Masters Championships.  Anne brought home four gold and a silver, with two personal bests!

Sunday
Jul122015

Success Continues!

TWC members continued their success with great performances at the new LANGFORD TRIATHLON! Winning their age group in the Sprint distance were Garth Fuller(1), Peter Dolan(1), and Sue Weightman(1).  Continuing to share the podium in the Olympic distance were Liz Dyson(1), Kathy Davidson(1), Rob Hare(3), Thom Weightman(2), Jim Brackenbury(3), and Keith Evans(1).   Meanwhile Fern Esau travelling to Alberta to win her age group in the GREAT WHITE NORTH TRIATHLON.

Friday
Jul032015

Great start to July!

Team West Coast members had a great start to the month of July!   Chuck Garrett took third in his age group in the Coeur d'Alene Ironman in 40 degree weather.   Fern Esau place second in her age group in the Qualicum Triathlon.  Keith Evans won his age group in the new Osoyoos Triathlon, followed closely by Mike Ellis(2nd).  Wayne Coulson took second, followed by Dan Dunaway(3rd) in their age group.

 

Sunday
Jun142015

Victoria 70.3 Results

Congratulations to all the TWC members that raced today! 

Results are here.

Lori Morgan (1st!), Bill Morrison (2nd!), Jim Brackenbury (5th), Greg Leiman, Kathy Davidson, Fern Esau, Bruce Regensberg, Laura Leno, Liz Dyson, Alison Dickson - sorry if I missed anyone!

 

 

Sunday
Jun072015

Victoria 70.3 Triathlon!

The 2015 Victoria 70.3 has sold out!  Elk Lake will be a busy place on Sunday, June 14th so plan your day!  (No parking at Elk Lake.)  Cheer on our TWC members!  Good luck to all racers.

Thursday
May282015

Shawnigan Lake Triathlon Results

Congratulations to TWC finishers at Shawnigan Lake on the weekend!

Rob Hare (6th), Lori Morgan (1st), Fern Esau (1st), Jim Brackenbury (3rd), and Bruce Regensburg (3rd).

Results are here.

Thursday
May282015

TWC Run Schedule May 26 to Aug 25

The new TWC run schedule is now available for May 26 to August 25: 

Run Schedule

 

Thursday
May282015

SATURDAY BIKE TIME CHANGE!

On SATURDAY, JUNE 6TH, the bike rides from FRANCELLI'S will start at 8:30 am.

 

Tuesday
May122015

THETIS LAKE OPEN WATER SWIMS

FRIDAY   9:00 AM – 10:00 AM until August 28.

Details:

MEET ON THE BEACH, and BE READY TO SWIM @ 9:00 AM

LEAVE ALL VALUABLES LOCKED IN THE CAR

PURCHASE SEASON PARKING PASS

WET SUIT AND BRIGHT SWIM CAP

SHORT LAP – ONE ISLAND 1000M-

REGULAR LAP – TWO ISLANDS 1200M+

LONG LAP – LAKE PERIMETER 1500M

Optional walk/run around the lake(4K).

Coffee to follow at SERIOUS COFFEE

Friday
May082015

Nepal Earthquake - Canadian Red Cross

The Canadian Red Cross has deployed a field hospital in the town of Dunche in the Langtang region of Nepal, one of the hardest hit areas of the April 25 earthquake.

The road to Dunche was blocked by landslides and the town's hospital was destroyed.  Details are at:

http://www.redcross.ca/blog/2015/5/video--red-cross-deploying-field-hospital-to-remote-area-in-nepal?utm_source=house-en&utm_medium=email&utm_content=stwd&utm_campaign=nepal-eq2

The Canadian Red Cross appears to be effectively working to help earthquake survivors. 

The Canadian government is matching eligible donations to the Canadian Red Cross from April 25 to May 25.

Monday
May042015

FUN RELAY…YUP, FUN!! Sept. 13

 WHEN: mark your calenders …Sept 13th

 WHAT:  check out the website    gooserelay.ca

I would like to put together at least 2 teams…boys vs  girls. It doesn’t matter how fast you are…this is for FUN!!! To reserve your spot on a team…I will require a $50 deposit…you will get your $$ back on race day, if you are unable to run..it will be your responsibility to find a replacement..if you don’t your $ will go into the beer fund for your team…as someone from your team will have run 2 legs!!! TWC will cover the cost of the registration for 2 teams….If we have enough interest for a 3rd team…well, I’ll figure something out. If you are interested PLEASE let me know ASAP….I would like to get in on the early bird reg. fee.

COME ON TWC…LET’S HAVE SOME FUN!!!!!

CONTACT: Audrey at run2@twc.bc.ca

Saturday
Apr252015

TRIATHLON SHARING!!!

A final reminder about the TRI-CHAT activity on May 2nd.

Sharing, draw prizes(wet suit, etc), silent auction, and the guest speaker if JASPER BLAKE (top Canadian at Ironman Canada!)

This will be suitable for triathletes, duathletes, and relay participants, or even, wanabees.......

PS  Wear something with our team id.

RSVP

The organizers of TRI-CHAT would like an idea of numbers for the get together on May 2nd.

Please let me know if you are planning or NOT planning to attend.

Wayne

waynecoulson@shaw.ca

 

ps I have an entree to the BEGINNER TRI for MS on May 3, 2015.

FREE!   Who wants to try a triathlon?

 

VOLUNTEERING!

We are getting a lot of requests for volunteers for various events throughout the summer.

We do NOT recommend one activity over another.  Some are for charity, some are for profit.

(The SRI CHINMOY “SELF TRANSCENDENCE TRI”  is the only exception.   Please volunteer if you are not racing.)

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/