The Season Launch Party was a huge success. Thanks to Fleet Feet Chico for hosting the party and to Michael Dailey for speaking.

Save the Date: The Spring General Meeting will be Saturday, March 3rd. It will be held at the Madison Bear Garden at 1:00 PM. We will be discussing training, race schedules, volunteer opportunities, and uniforms.

The Black Butte Triathlon is returning for 2018 and CTC will be putting it on. The race will be taking place on Saturday, September 15. We will need volunteers to help with all aspects of planning and for race day. Contact Shawn Hughes if you would like to help out.

Training:

It’s getting on towards triathlon season and training is starting to ramp up. Keep an eye on the Facebook group for updates.

Runs:

The Saturday Beginner LSD is at 9:00 AM for the off-season. It is a slower paced beginner run going for up to 60 minutes. Meet at the 5-Mile Recreation Area near the bathrooms.

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

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The Monday Night Run meets at Wildwood park at 6:00. Keep an eye on the Facebook group for more info. Bring a headlamp.

CTC Track Workout:

The track workouts are firing up for the season. Currently the workouts are being held at the Chico State Track on Thursdays at 5:45.

Cycling Workouts:

The Friday ride will be starting again after the time change. This workout is great for beginners and experienced riders alike. The typical ride is about 28 miles. Start times change based on sunset. To get the start time and other ride details, contact Shawn Hughes .

The Sunday ride is run by Jenni Merrill . Location, route, and distance vary from week to week. Email Jenni to get the weekly details. Also keep an eye on the Facebook page, she will usually post details there as well.

Race Results:

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

The results page on the CTC website has been recently updated with some late season triathlon results.

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.

Merchandise

You can order CTC logo merchandise at the Squadlocker store:

https://teamlocker.squadlocker.com/#/lockers/118241?_k=xw05zt

The Champion Systems Kit order will be coming up soon. Keep an eye on the website and Facebook for a link to the store.

Athlete of the month:

The Athlete of the Month is taking the winter off. It will resume in the spring.

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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.

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Auburn Tri Santa Rosa 70.3 TBF Granite Bay Tinman
Black Butte

General Meeting Tri 101
Summer Party Practice Tri

2018 Club Races

– June 3rd – July 28th – Aug 25th

– Sept. 2nd – Sept 15th

2018 Club Events

– March 3rd – May 4th
– June 10th – Aug 19th

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End of the Year Party – TBA

2018 Volunteer Opportunities:

Chico Stage Race -March 16-18th. Enloe Heart and Sole – March 10th Celebration of Life 5k – May 6th Almond Bowl – Nov.

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.