The Black Butte Triathlon: Registration is now open for the 2019 edition! 


End of the Season Party and Board of Director Elections will be on November 17. An e-vite with all of the details will be going out to all members next week. 



Training is winding down for the season. Keep an eye on the Facebook group for updates. If you don’t see a workout that fits your schedule, feel free to post yours and invite others to join you. 



The Saturday Beginner LSD has returned to it’s normal 9:00 AM time slot. 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.

The Monday Night Run meets at WIldwood at 6:00. The run is posted on Facebook weekly. 

CTC Track Workout:

The track workouts at Chico State are held every Thursday at 5:45. The details will be posted weekly on the Facebook group, so keep an eye out for changes. This workout will end at the time change, however a small group may still meet.  


Cycling Workouts:

The Friday ride is done for the season, but will be starting up again in the spring. 


The Sunday ride is run by Jenni Merrell. 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. 


The Crush ride will be starting up November 3rd. The ride leaves from One-mile at 9AM and runs about 50 miles. This is a “spirited” ride similar to the 50 rides with limited regroups. More information is available on the Chico Area Group Rides Facebook page. 


The Wednesday night training rides are run by North Rim. They leave from the store at 5:30 for and generally last for 1-1 1/2 hours. Details are on the North Rim Adventure Sports Facebook page.  


Race Results:

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

Multi-sport event results for CTC members are posted on the Results page of the website. Contact 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.



You can order CTC logo merchandise at the Squadlocker store:



Athlete of the month:

The Athlete of the Month for September is CJ Michaels. CJ has been training and racing with the group all season long. He has become a regular attendee at many of the workouts, especially the  track workouts and Friday rides. He raced the duathlon at Granite Bay and Black Butte, finish first overall at the former. CJ completed his first triathlon at Tinman. Despite a rough start in the water, CJ came back with a great ride and a stellar run to finish third in his AG. Congratulations CJ!

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


2018 Club Races

All of the club races for the year have been completed. The 2019 schedule will be announced in January


2018 Club Events    

End of the Year Party – November 17th 


2018 Volunteer Opportunities:

Almond Bowl     – November. 4th  Contact Joanne Gilchrist to sign up. 


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 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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