CTC President’s Report May 2017

Swim, Bike, Run & Smile



Summer Party:

The annual Summer Party is coming up. Mark your calendars for June 11th at 2pm. The party will be hosted by Jason and Marissa Berry at 705 Burnt Ranch Way. Bring your favorite side or dessert to share.



The uniform orders are in. COntact Jannelle to pick up your gear.



Triathlon training season is in full swing!!

Swim at One Mile:

The swim at One Mile starts this Friday! Arrive between 6:30 and 7:00 AM to swim some laps in the Sycamore pool. This is a great intro to open water. For the first few weeks the water might be a little cold, so you may want to wear a wetsuit.

In Motion Swim:

    Heather Martinez at In Motion holds a Tri swim class on Tue. and Thurs. at 9:00 A.M. Contact In Motion for further details.

The River Road TTs:  June 1 is the next time trial date. The Time Trials are held the first Thursday of the month. First rider goes at 6:01PM. The starting line is where W. 5th Ave turns into River Road (Near the corner of Miller Ave).

Wednesday Night “50” Rides:

The ‘50’ rides have begun for the year!

Fun 50- Meet at 5:30PM- Casual group ride, no drop, good for beginners, NO SPRINTING, no Troxel loop, 15-18mph avg, can have stretches over 20mph

Friendly 50- 5:30PM- Intermediate group ride for experienced riders, 18-20 mph avg, can have stretches in upper 20s

Fit 50- 5:30PM- Strong/faster group ride, can have sprint points, 21-23mph avg, can have stretches near 27-30mph

FAST 50- 6:00PM- Weekly World Championships, fast race ride (Cat 3 level race), several sprint points, 23-26mph avg, can have stretches over 30mph at times

All rides meet at Rosedale School in the front or side parking lots. Finish is on West Sacramento Ave or 5th near the TT start.


Decide and Ride:

Sundays, 9am


Decide and Ride monument at One-Mile, Chico CA North side of Sycamore Pool.

The Friday Rides: The rides will resume in the Spring of 2017. This a week-by-week invite ride. Contact Shawn Hughes at amigohughes@ gmail . com if you are interested in the ride.

Runs:Tony English, is leading a LSD run on Sundays from the bathrooms at 5 mile at 8:00 AM. This is an easy pace 60 min. run.

There is also a LSD run on Saturdays meeting at the 5 mile bathrooms at 8:00 AM.

CTC Track Workout: The track workouts are looking for a home due to the closures of the high school and college tracks. The Durham track is an option. Every Thursday (except the first Thursday, see TT above) meet at 5:45 PM. Check the Facebook group for updates


Race Results:

This is a shout out to anybody who has participated in a recent race. We would love to hear from you.

Members have really been tearing up the courses this month.


Auburn International

May 21, 2017

Eric Ayars

Race Report




Mother's Day Duathlon

May 14, 2017

Jenni Merrell




Folsom Lake International

May 13, 2017

Greg Watkins




Eric Ayars




Al Masterson




Tammie Watkins




Ironman 70.3 Santa Rosa

May 13, 2017


Ken Petruzzelli




Jason Whiteley




Daren Otten

Race Report




Half Moon Bay Olympic

April 23, 2017

Al Masterson




Half Moon Bay Sprint

April 23, 2017

Dan Spencer





Multi-sport event results for CTC members are posted on the Results page of the website. Contact webmaster@chicotriathlonclub.com with any errors or omissions. Please send any information on a race you have participated in. This could be as simple as your name and the name of the event, your results or a race report outlining your personal experience.


Athlete of the month:

The Athlete of the Month for April is Manny Mejia. Manny was nominated for his amazing race at the Oceanside 70.3. Congratulations Manny!

Please take the time to help us pick the next Athlete of the month. Just send an email to president@chicotriathlonclub.com listing your nomination.



Club Races for 2017

The Official CTC Club Races for 2017 will be:

TBF Tri for Fun    June 10th        Rancho Seco    (Sprint)

Tinman        September 3rd    Lake Siskiyou    (Sprint)  

Tinman will be eligible for the CTC race reimbursement program. The first 30 members to sign up will be reimbursed up to the $60 early bird registration price. Sign up at shastatinman.com


Other races that CTC will be supporting:

TBF Tri for REAL    July 15th        Rancho Seco    (Olympic)

Solar Duathlon    August 20th        Madras, OR        (16mi MTB, 8mi run)

TBF Granite Bay Tri, August 26th        Granite Beach    (Sprint)

TBF Golden State Tri, October 8th    Sacramento        (Sprint)


Remember: TBF is giving CTC members a 15% discount on all triathlons in the 2017 season. Contact a board member to get the discount code.


Volunteer opportunities for 2017:


A HUGE Thank You to all of those who who have volunteered, especially those who came out to the Oroville Aid Station for the Wildflower Century and the Celebration of Life 5k.  CTC has such an amazing and generous membership.

CTC has one volunteer event for 2017:

Almond Bowl-Nov 5


Sponsor spotlight:

Summer is coming, and so is the hot Chico sun. Make sure your skin is ready for it. Visit Losi Dermatology for a check-up. Make sure to tell them you are a CTC member.


Have a great time running, swimming and riding this month.

Thank you,

Tony English

CTC President


Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/chicotriclub

Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chicotriclub/

Join the conversation: https://www.facebook.com/groups/chicotriclub/