New Members

Wayne Ford

Helena Lin 

 

Birthdays!

JEFF VAN DEN DRIESSEN

NORM RINGSTAD

KATIE BATEMAN

GRAHAM FISHER

EVAN FAGAN

JOHN QUESTED

KEN DENMAN

JEANETTE KLEIN

AVILA RHODES

FRANCE HARLIE

 

 

Race Radar

FEBRUARY 18TH - HATLEY CASTLE(ROYAL ROADS)

MARCH 4TH - PORT 15K ALBERNI

MARCH 18TH - COMOX VALEY HALF MARATHON

MARCH 25TH - SOOKE 10K

APRIL 8TH  - SYNERGY BAZAN BAY 5K (SIDNEY)

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday
Jun102016

IRONMAN 70.3 SUCCESS!

Congratulations to our 2016 70.3 Participants!    Jim Brackenbury, Kathy Davidson, Liz Dyson, Sara Kelly, Laura Leno, and Chris Sullivan!  Wow!

Kathy had the fastest swim(28:27).  Laura had the fastest bike(2:48.07). and Sara had the fastest run(1:46.4).

 

Monday
May302016

COMPETITION HEATS UP!!

Team West Coast members have been busy as summer approaches with more races on the calendar.

Blue Nose Marathon, Halifax   Rob Hare(11) Greg Tonge(12)

Oak Bay Half Marathon     Sara Kelly(2)

Rhody Run 12K, Port Townsend    Wayne Fisher

Cumby 20K Trail Run, Cumberland    Dan Dunaway(4)

Shawnigan Lake Sprint Triathlon  Lori Morgan(1)

Shawnigan Lake Standard Triathlon  Kathy Davidson(3),   Laura Leno(1),  Liz Dyson(2)

Monday
Apr252016

Nepal Earthquake - 1 year update

We want to thank all the TWC members that donated to the Canadian Red Cross Nepal earthquake fund last year.  That donation money was matched by the federal government and was used efficiently - fundraising costs were less than 5% of donations.

An emergency field hospital was quickly set up in Dhunche near Langtang valley, one of the worst hit areas of Nepal. Red Cross workers and volunteers also supplied emergency first aid, clean water, food and shelter supplies to 3 million people in remote areas. They continue to work to support local health facilities and rebuild communities.

A one year update is available at:

http://www.redcross.ca/crc/documents/nepal-1yr-en.pdf?utm_source=house-en&utm_medium=email&utm_content=STWD&utm_campaign=Nepal-1-Year-otg-en

Kevin and Dianne

Wednesday
Apr202016

TWC Bike Group Photos

Group photos of our Saturday bike group in our new uniforms! What a great looking team!  Please join us at Francelli's, Summer start time 9:00 am.

Photos are at http://www.twc.bc.ca/photos/twc-bike-group-2016/


Monday
Mar212016

Photos from Fern's Run March 19

Some great photos from Fern's Memorial Run on March 19.  
Monday
Mar142016

Synergy Bazan Bay 5k Photos

Photos from the Synergy Bazan Bay 5k are available at http://www.twc.bc.ca/photos/synergy-bazan-bay-5k-2016/

Congratulations to all participants!

 

Wednesday
Feb172016

REMEMBER FERN

It is with great sadness that I share with you the passing of Fern.  She was a true inspiration to all of us with her incredible zest for life.  As a coach she shared her knowledge.  As a friend and training partner she shared her enthusiasm.  Fern was constantly looking for a new challenge.  Fern knew everyone and everyone knew Fern.  She will be deeply missed but never forgotten.

Family and friends of Fern are planning a 'Friends' run and a 'Celebration of Life' on Saturday, March 19th.

Wayne, President, Team West Coast

Tuesday
Feb162016

CONGRATULATIONS AVILA! A WORLD RECORD!!

Congratulations to our team member, Avila Rhodes!   Avila set a World Record in the 100 m Breatstroke!! Setting records is nothing new for Avila.  She also set several BC Records.   You can learn all about her achievements on CHEK TV's "GAME ON", (February 14th).

Friday
Jan222016

SYNERGY BAZAN BAY 5K RACE APPROACHES!

Hi members and friends of Team West Coast. It's six weeks to Bazan Bay and we need your help so please RSVP soon (teamwestcoast@ymail.com). Hope you are having a great 2016.

We are looking for volunteers to help host the Vancouver Island Road Series - Synergy Bazan Bay 5km road race to be held on Sunday March 6, 2016. The race starts and ends at the Mary Winspear Center, 2243 Beacon Avenue, Sidney (off the Pat Bay Hwy across from the airport). Your day will begin around 8:30AM and you can be home enjoying the remainder of your day by 2PM. WE NEED YOUR HELP!!

If you can help on race day Sunday March 6,  we need:

  • Race route marshals (we brief everyone before the event)
  • Pre race parking marshals (a good job if you plan to race)
  • Morning of- registration & race package pick up
  • Food prep (help place food out on tables thru the morning)
  • Finish line (we are using timing chips so you just need to direct runners to keep moving thru finish area)
  • Help with course setup/tear down

We also need some folks to help for about two hours on Saturday February 27, delivering flyer notices to local residents reminding them that the race is taking place the following week (a great job if you plan to race the event)

And, on Saturday February 27 we need a few folks to take two hour shifts handing out race packages at the downtown Frontrunners store on Vancouver Street (you may even have time to buy a new pair of running shoes). All volunteers can enjoy free coffee/coco (bring your coffee mug) and some of the best post race food on the Island.

Please RSVP by return email and let Kellee Drummond (NEW COORDINATOR!!) know if you have a preference for one job or other (first come first served) to teamwestcoast@ymail.com

Thanks and hope to see you out there on race day.

Wayne Coulson, Felicity Parker

Race Directors

Saturday
Dec052015

TWC UNIFORMS 2016!

The 2016 TWC uniform designs are now posted in our photo gallery!   Check them out.  Orders will be taken this week.

Friday
Oct302015

2015 TWC AWARDS!

Our 2015 TWC AWARDS were given out at the AGM. Congratulations!  (Check out the photos!)

SRI CHINMOY AWARD  Dan Dunaway     

BIKE AWARDS   Achievement Hillerie Denning,  John Botelho   Improvement  Keith Yeung  

RUNNER OF THE YEAR  Liz Dyson, Fern Esau, Graham Fisher, Rob Hare    

TRIATHLETE OF THE YEAR  Fern Esau, Lori Morgan, Chuck Garrett

TRACK AND FIELD CHAMPION   Anne Murfitt    

FIT COUPLE  Kathy Davidson, Greg Leiman      

EVEREADY BUNNY AWARD Jim Brackenbury      

DUATHLETE OF THE YEAR  Kevin Britt, Mike Ellis

FIRST IRONMAN   Greg Leiman

Friday
Oct022015

One Cool Team! (with photo added)

TWC members set the bar a little higher today with our first swim in October at Thetis Lake. Very refreshing!

Wednesday
Sep232015

Updated Favourite Photos Link

I updated the favourite photos link at the top left of the main page of the TWC website. Click on the photo to access the album at https://www.flickr.com/photos/59681698@N06/sets/72157655809993854

Send me any comments or additional photos you'd like to add.

Kevin

Monday
Aug312015

TWC at Challenge Penticton

Congratulations to TWC finishers:

Chuck Garrett (1st in age group), Jacob Garrett(son), Tony Yue

ALL completed the Challenge Half

Pat Maguire (1st in age group)

Completed the Full Challenge

Monday
Aug312015

Ironman 70.3 World Championship

Congratulations to Lori Morgan, completing the Ironman 70.3 World Championship race in Austria on Sunday!  

Wednesday
Aug262015

Ironman Copenhagen

Bruce Regensburg wins his age group (70-74) at Ironman Copenhagen in 13:54.30.  Well done, Bruce!

 

Wednesday
Aug262015

Tour de Victoria Photos

Monday
Aug242015

Tour de Victoria Results

Congratulations to TWC Tour de Victoria finishers! Results are at: http://www.tourdevictoria.com/resources/results/

Bob Woof (4:19), Mike Ellis (5:38), Chris Sullivan (5:38), Denise McGowan 5:49, Keith Yeung (6:20), Kevin Britt (6:20), Liz Dyson (6:20), Matt Mannix (6:23), John Botelho (1:20), Hillerie Denning (1:28) Renate Walton (4:56), Barry Lycett (3:46).

Photos to follow.

Friday
Aug142015

More Sri Photos!

More Sri photos from Wayne C. are at: http://www.twc.bc.ca/photos/

Tuesday
Aug112015

Mining for Silver

TWC members all brought home SILVER from the Metchosin Triathlon.  Congratulations to Sara Kelly, Kyle Stoshein, and Chuck Garrett.