Thursday, May 26, 2011

Mark Your Calendars! 5-26-2011

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.

Piranha River Run 5K/ Walk @ 8:30am, Kids fun run to immediately follow
help support the Pelham Falls Swim Team
Where: Pelhams Falls subdivision Batesville RD, near Highway 14 at the clubhouse. Park at Guardian across the street. Cost 25$ per family or 10$ per person.
The online registration for this event looks to be closed already, but the RD info is on that webpage.

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

Rail Trail 5K
- Beginning at the East Henry Street Trailhead in Spartanburg SC
8:00am registration and packet pick-up, 9:00am race start

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

iRecycle Run Half Marathon and 5K
in Spartanburg
click here for registration

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.

1 comment:

  1. those may ones came out of nowhere. (mostly the pirana 5k one) these posts will hopefully be super handy next year since i forget to sign up for stuff in advance :)

    you gonna do the hiawassee swim? that's where we went for a weekend back in march. didn't quite go swimming then.