Thursday, May 12, 2011

Mark Your Calendars! 5-12-11

This post was supposed to publish last night... And the blogger went down and swallowed it up, but now the post is back... Better late than never! ;-)



Saturday morning:
1) 7am run of 60min - offering many pace options
2) 8am GO Run walk & walk-to-run program - already 50+ strong - come join us
3) ALL DAY "Lion King Party" - Free Beer and cold beverages for your enjoyment
See the EVENTS Calendar for complete list of activities.
DIRECTIONS to On On Tri - and all the Group run activities

Camperdown Academy is hosting its 3rd Annual 5K4D - A "Run for Dyslexia”. Enjoy a scenic run on a certified course or slow down the pace and walk Furman University's beautiful campus in our 1 Mile Family Friendly Walk. This is an event the whole family will enjoy!

Freedom Weekend Aloft - Cycling Event
8, 25 and 60 mile routes
Hillcrest Hospital, 729 SE Main Street, Simpsonville

5/14 -> has been cancelled due to lack for registrations, fees will be refunded
1st Annual "Triple The Fun"
Half Marathon, 5k Run/Walk, 1-Mile Family Fun Run/ Walk

Myrtle Beach Mud Run
7am at the Marina Inn @ Grande Dunes
1st ever Mud Run (3.5 miles) and Kids Mini Mud Run
Indivuals, 2 Person Teams and 4 Person Teams

Reynolds Blue Ridge Classic Bicycle Races in Blowing Rock NC
The three events that make up the Reynolds Blue Ridge Classic are the Lenoir Rotary Club’s Cycle to Serve Challenge 100 kilometer road ride in Lenoir and the Reynolds Blue Ridge Criteriums benefiting the Mountain Alliance in Boone on Saturday May 14, and The Ascent of Reynolds Blue Ridge in Blowing Rock on Sunday May 15. Cyclists in each of the seven skill and age-group categories (Pro/1/2, Cat 3, Cat 4, Cat 5, Masters 40+, Women Pro/1/2/3, and Women Cat 4. Crit will offer a Junior race, but not omni) who complete all three events will be eligible to win almost $3,000 in cash and prizes

Ride of Silence
Join with fellow cyclists of all abilities -- veterans and beginners -- as the cycling community pays tribute to those who have been injured or killed in cycling traffic accidents. A perfect ride for the beginning cyclist and the veteran cyclist making a difference and supporting the cause. Helmets are required.
Ready to roll at 6:30 PM
The ride will begin at the Country Club Road Trailhead of the Mary Black Foundation Rail Trail.
Parking is available at The Final Reduction store located at 110 Country Club Road, Spartanburg
The ride will be a little over 5 miles and all abilities are welcome.

Free Nutrition & Hydration Clinic
hosted by GHS EveryWoman Cycling Team and Carolina Triathlon
6.30-8pm @ Carolina Triathlon, 922 N. Main Street, Greenville

Cal U Hilton Head Triathlon
Race Format: 500m Ocean Swim / 20k  Bike / 5k Run
Start Time: 7am 
Race Location: Coligny Beach, Hilton Head Island

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

Krazy Cow 5K & Kowabunga Fun Run
Hertiage Park, Simpsonville SC
For more information and registration click here.
Enter promo code RETURNING_RUNNER when registering for $5 off.

Soldier Ride Charlotte NC
Soldier Ride is a WWP initiative that provides rehabilitative cycling opportunities across the country to help wounded warriors restore their physical and emotional well-­being. It’s also a wonderful opportunity for the public to participate in a cycling event that honors the men and women of our military who sacrificed so much. Soldier Ride offers the public a chance to ride alongside as our warriors promote their positive message of recovery. The event raises funds for WWP programs and initiatives that ensure this generation of wounded warriors is the most successful, well-­adjusted generation of wounded warriors in our nation’s history.

Upstate Bocce Bash
Location: Legacy Park across Verdae from Embassy Suites
Teams of four compete on 16 grass courts during the tournament.  The morning competition is round robin play with the highest scoring teams returning after lunch for single elimination play.  Every team is guaranteed at least three games!

Wheel Ride For Food
All rides start (8:30am) and finish at Carrier Park in Asheville NC during the Mountain Sports Festival.
Metric Century/ Metric Half-Century and Full Century Road Ride to benefit Meals on Wheels of Asheville-Buncombe County.

Lowcountry Splash Open Water Swim
Start Location: Hobcaw Yacht Club, Charleston SC
Distance: 2.4 miles

Freedom Weekend Aloft
5K Run/Walk @8AM

5/28 and 5/30
USA Cycling National Championships, Professional Road and TT
All events are free to the public.
5/28 Individual Time Trial Championships CU-ICAR, 11:30am
5/30 Road Race Championships Downtown Greenville, 11:00am

Stars and Stripes Challenge
Gateway Park, Travelers Rest SC, Mass Start 7:30am
Fully supported ride options: 10, 30, 62 and 100 miles

Safe Harbor Cycle Tour, 8.30am in Iva SC
25 and 65 mile ride options. $40 if registered by May 15.

Fletcher Flyer
Venue: Fletcher Community Park near Asheville NC
Routes: 100, 62, 50 and 30 miles

17th Annual Death Valley Open Water Swim Meet
East Beach on Hartwell Lake, Clemson University, Clemson SC
Distances: 5K, 3K, 2K, 1K, ½K

The Ridges Resort Invitational 5k Open Water Swim
Location: Hiawassee, GA

7/9 and 8/6
Hilton Head Island Beach Bum Triathlon
Start Time: 8am
Race Location: Coligny Beach, Hilton Head Island.
Race Format: 500m Ocean Swim / 6mi Beach Bike / 3mi Beach Run.

A Ride to Remember

Hickory Nut Gorge Olympiad VII (1-mile, 2-mile)
Location: Lake Lure, NC

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.

Kings Mountain/Moss Lake Open Water Swim
Distances: 5K, 3K, 2k, 1k, and 500m
Website, once it's availble

Bluffton SC Half Marathon and 5K


Greenville Track Club Paris Mountain Trail Run Series

5/28 - 11K
8/13 - 7K
11/5 - 15K

The Y Tri Series:

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:

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

7/10 Harbison Half Marathon (Columbia)
8/? Table Rock 15K


GROUP RUNS organized by the Greenville Track Club

* Tempo Runs at Mauldin Middle School every Monday night at 6:30pm
* Track Workouts at Greenville High Track every Wednesday night at 6:00pm


"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.

Normally gets canceled, if rain is in the forecast.

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