Swim, Bike, Run & Smile


This month we want to highlight our Silver sponsor Merrell Irwin & Associates.  They offer discounts on tax preparation to CTC members as well as valuable tax and budget tracking for the club finances.

Strava Competition/Athlete of the Month:

We will be holding a monthly contest for members only. We will utilize the Strava data in helping to pick the Athlete of the Month. The time frame will be from the 1st day of the month until midnight of the last day of the month. You will have to send in your completed training log to https://www.strava.com/clubs/ChicoTriClub by the 2nd of the next month.

AOTM for March is Jenni Merrell for her intensive winter double Duathlon.



One Mile open water swims will return Spring 2022.

In Motion pool is open.

The River Road TTs:   

The first time trial of the season will be April 7 @ 6:01PM.  Sign ups start at 5:30 PM. Meet where 5th St turns into River Road Southwest of town.  The course is 10 miles long, five miles out and back. Helmets required! Free and open to all abilities.

Thank you, Eric Ayars, for hosting the TTs.


Wednesday night hill repeats are replaced by the Fast, Fit and Fun 50 Ride Series.  Meet at Rosedale Elementary School at 5:30 PM every Wed. 

The Friday Rides:

Email Shawn Hughes at amigohughes@gmail.com if you are interested in receiving notices of ride date and times. These rides will return in the Spring.


The Saturday Beginner LSD run is a beginner run going for up to 60 minutes. Meet at the 5-Mile Recreation Area near the bathrooms. Pay attention to the Facebook posts for updates. 

The Monday Night Run is now the TUESDAY Night Run: It is posted on Facebook weekly.  This run currently meet at 5:30 at One Mile near the bathrooms on the North side of Sycamore Pool.

CTC Track Workout:

Currently Thursday track meetings are at 5:45 PM at the Chico State track. There is a charge for parking.  Parking passes can be obtained at the kiosk or through the Passport phone ap. Updates to the track location and any other info are made on the Facebook page.

Black Butte Tri/DU:

Save the date the BBT is scheduled for June 11, 2022.

Several people have reached out for registration.  Currently registration is closed. Many people still hold registrations from the previous year when it was cancelled. We will notify club members first when or if we are able to add participants. 

Race Results:

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

Darlene Henderson-          Lake Havasu AZ Triathlon (First place in her age group) 

Club Races:

June 11          Black Butte Black Butte Triathlon Series

July 9/10        Tri for Real and Tri for Fun TBF Tri for Real Triathlon and Aquabike #2 | TBF Racing (totalbodyfitness.com); TRI for FUN Triathlons #2 | TBF Racing (totalbodyfitness.com)

Aug 27           TBF Tri Club Championships TBF The 24th Annual Granite Bay Triathlon | TBF Racing (totalbodyfitness.com)

Sept 5             Tinman ShastaTinman - Triathlon, Sports, Duathlon

Oct 23            Ironman CA (group volunteer opportunity) IM California (ironman.com)


Keep an eye out regarding the opportunity to order team tri kits and other gear.  The “store”  will be opening soon.  T-Shirts and other CTC apparel can be ordered anytime through Squadocker.


Keep TRI-ing,  

Amy Bromelow   CTC President