CTC President's Report June 2017

Swim, Bike, Run & Smile

 

 

Summer Party:

The annual Summer Party was a big hit! Thanks to the Berrys for hosting. I would also really like to thank all of our sponsors who provided raffle prizes for our party.

 

Training:

It’s mid-season. Keep up the hard work!

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. THe water has warmed up a bit, so wetsuits are optional.

The River Road TTs:  July 6 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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Where

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. Time may move up depending on weather. Keep an eye on the facebook group for updates.

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.

Our members have been racing their hearts out. Check out their amazing results below.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

USAT Duathlon National Championships

Draft Legal, June 18, 2017

Darlene Henderson

6

47F

1:36:15

USAT Duathlon National Championships

Standard Distance, June 17, 2017

Jacqueline Sasaki

1

13F

2:26:46

USAT Duathlon National Championships

​Sprint Distance, June 17, 2017

 

Teresa Kludt

3

41F

1:24:13

Mary Ann Bachus

1

79F

1:48:57

Tri for Real #1

June 11, 2017

 

 

 

Ken Petruzzelli

6

21

2:24:29

Joanne Gilchrist

2

2

2:26:22

Darlene Henderson

1

111

3:22:54

Lisa Collins

8

127

3:52:50

Tri for Fun #1

June 10, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Manny Mejia

1

1

1:15:16

Josh Rowe

1

2

1:17:36

Eric Ayars

2

6

1:22:55

Daren Otten

1

14

1:28:26

Al Masterson

1

16

1:28:47

Mitch Harrell

3

21

1:33:20

Alan Riley

2

28

1:36:16

Dan Spencer

3

72

1:49:56

Leo Bromelow

3

119

2:07:01

Amy Bromelow

8

120

2:08:16

Du for Fun #1

June 10, 2017

 

Jacqueline Sasaki

1

1

1:28:33

Jenni Merrell

4

15

2:05:29

Monte Rio Sprint Triathlon

June 4, 2017

 

 

David Bruhn

11

75

1:50:38

Lisa Collins

12

191

2:17:24

Nancy Bruhn

13

194

2:18:37

Ironman 70.3 Hawai'i

June 3, 2017

Greg Watkins

Race Report

12

95

5:22:41

Tammie Watkins

22

188F

6:55:19

 

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 June is Mary Ann Bachus. Mary Ann won her age group at the Duathlon National Championships in Oregon. Congratulations Mary Ann!

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:

CTC has one volunteer event remaining for 2017:

Almond Bowl-Nov 5

 

Ironman Tri Club Benefits:

Ironman branded races are offering new benefits for triathlon club members. Some of these benefits include early entry, priority tiered pricing, and payment plans. Visit http://www.ironman.com/triathlon/forms/single-sign-up.aspx to sign up and get more information. Make sure to update your profile with your tri club affiliation.

 

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

 

 

Thank you,

Tony English

CTC President

 

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