Swim, Bike, Run Rinse Repeat

Sponsors:

This month we want to highlight our sponsor Dragon Graphics.

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 May is Ken Petruzzelli !!!

Training:

Swims:

One Mile open water swims are scheduled to begin after Memorial Day 2022.

In Motion pool is open.

The River Road TTs:   

The time trial is held the first Thursday of the month @ 6:01pm.  Sign ups start at 5:30. Meet where 5th St turns into River Road Southwest of town.  The course is 10 miles long, five miles out and back. Helmet’s required! Free and open to all abilities.

Something new this year:  We are meeting for post ride refreshments at the Allies Pub.  The Club will pay for the first round of drinks and some appetizers to share for current CTC members.  More drinks or food can be purchased separately of course. 

Thank you, Eric Ayars, for hosting the TTs.

Rides:

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

The Friday Rides:

Email Shawn Hughes at amigohughes@gmail.com if you are interested in receiving notices of ride date and times. EVEN IF YOU HAVE EMAILED TO BE ON THE LIST IN PREVIOUS YEARS.  Also let Shawn know if you are interested in a shortened route.

Runs: 

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. 

TUESDAY Night Run: It is posted on Facebook weekly.  This run currently meets 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. When the track is unavailable, alternative locations will be posted.  Updates to the track location and any other info are made on the Facebook page.

Black Butte Tri/DU:

BBT is June 11, 2022.

Registration is sold out. Due to permitting limits, no additional registrants may be added.  Please be on the lookout for registration opening up for next year. 

WE NEED A FEW MORE VOLUNTEERS FOR AID STATIONS.  Here is the volunteer sign up link (paste into search bar), also sent out in a separate email: https://blackbuttetriathlon.org/volunteer

Summer Party

CTC Summer party is scheduled for JULY 30!  Stay tuned for time, location and other details.

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)

Uniforms

The uniform store is now closed but T-Shirts and other CTC apparel can be ordered anytime through Squadocker.

Keep TRI-ing,  

Amy Bromelow   CTC President