Thursday, March 10, 2011

Mark Your Calendars! Vol IV/2011

3/12 and 3/13:
RUN FOR CHRISTCHURCH, Virtual Worldwide 5K
To participate:
• Make a donation of as little as $5 at the fundraising page.
• Follow them on twitter.
• On the 12th or 13th of March, pop your red and black on, and run!

BIKE DEMO DAY @ On On Tri from 11am to 4pm

Your chance to ride that bike you've had your eyes on- and get the best deal of the year. They'll have road bikes, triathlon bikes, and city bikes available by Cervelo, Felt, and Scott - ready for you to ride. They'll supply the helmet - you bring your shorts and shoes and be ready to ride.

Group Run @ On On Tri at 7am
45 to 60 minutes of steady pacing around the park and the city.

Zebras Do Exist Charity 5K Run/Walk
Where: Dorman High School
For more information and registration click here.

Peacock Strides for Babies 5K Run/Walk and 1 mile Family Fun Walk
in Mauldin SC
Race benefits CJ Foundation for SIDS in memory of Emily Ware
Click here to register and for more information.

Rachel Toor will present at Furman University Physical Activities Center at 7 p.m.

Moonlight & Magnolias 5K Run/Walk
in Greer, 1020 Anderson Ridge Road (CESA's MESA Complex)
Click here to register and for more information.

Amby Burfoot will present in the Furman University Center's Burgiss Theatre at 7:30 p.m.

Riding with Ronald
Where: Tigerville Elementary School, ready to roll at 9am
Ride options include 100k, 50k and a 10k family ride
For more information and registration, please click here.

FREE Bike Maintenance Clinic hosted by GHS EveryWoman Cycling Team & Carolina Triathlon
Where: Carolina Triathlon in downtown Greenville from 6.30pm to 8pm

12th Annual Assault on the Carolinas - Brevard, NC
Ready to roll at 9 a.m. and features three ride options (100k, 60k and 40k).
Register here. (Prices go up on April 1st)

GO DRIVE RUN 5K and Kid's Run
Every runner and walker will receive entry to the net-downhill twilight 5K, a great shirt, a ticket to the Drive game, FREE food, and beverages at the after-race party sponsered by ULTRA.
For more information, click here.

Kids Triathlon Clinic @ the Middle Tyger YMCA in Duncan SC from 3:00pm to 4:30pm.
Triathlon Coach Katie Malone will conduct a clinic for children who are interested in participating in a youth triathlon. Swim, Bike and Run the course for the 2011 Healthy Kids Day Triathlon at the Middle Tyger YMCA (see below).
Cost = $3 members, $5 non-members, Register at the front desk at the Middle Tyger YMCA

HEALTHY KIDS DAY Triathlon @ the Middle Tyger YMCA in Duncan SC 9:00-10:00am
There will be a limit of 25 participants per category so please register early!  Race day check-in will be held from 8:00-9:00 for all participants.  Helmets and bicycles will be inspected.
3-5 years of age  (Swim = 25 yds, Bike and Run = Fun Course) @ 9:30 am  
6-8 years of age  (Swim = 50 yds, Bike = 1 mi, Run = .5 mi)  @ 9:15 am  
9-12 years of age  (Swim = 100 yds, Bike = 2 mi, Run = 1.0 mi)  @ 9:00 am
Registration Fees: $12 (members) and $24 (non-members), late fee after 4/15

Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride
in Charlotte NC @ 9am
15, 25 and 50 mile routes available
Click here to register.

6/4 (tentative date)
4th Annual 100 Miles of Nowhere organized by the FatCyclist

Setting the Pace at Whitten Center 10K and 5K Run/Walk at 8:30 a.m.
Clinton, SC
Entry $25 before August 26th. Late entry is $30.


The Green Screen Film Series
A collaborative documentary series with a focus on environmental issues and healthy lifestyles.
Wednesdays @ 7PM
Feb 2nd to Mar 23rd - Admission is Free
Location: The Showroom (Gallery & Performance Hall) in Downtown Spartanburg
For more information about the films shown each week, please click here.

The Y Tri Series:

04/10 – Rock Hill, SC
05/07 – Rock Hill, SC
06/18 – Ft Mill, SC
07/16 – Columbia, SC
07/31 –Blacksburg, SC
08/27 – Toccoa, GA
09/10 – Surf City Beach, NC
09/17 – Hartsville, SC
For more information (pricing, distances, if duathlon event is available etc) check the website.

Other YMCA Tri/Du Events:

4/16 Greenwood YMCA
6/4 Middle Tyger YMCA
8/ 6 Union County YMCA
8/ 13 Laurens Family YMCA
9/ 24 Tri the Ridge Pickens County YMCA

2011 XTERRA South Carolina Trail Run Series

3/12 Doug Harris Memorial 10K/5K (Clemson Issaqueena Forest)
7/10 Harbison Half Marathon (Columbia)
8/? Table Rock 15K



"Girl's Morning Out" at Carolina Triathlon in downtown Greenville. Gather at 8:45am to pedal promptly at 9am. This is a 30-mile "C" ride hosted every Thursday by GHS EveryWoman Cycling Team and Carolina Triathlon. Road bikes and helmets are required. Everyone is welcome and nobody is left behind.

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