Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Mark Your Calendars! Vol. XIII/2011

Ride ON Bicyles
This Week's Rides

* Thursday 6PM will have an A and B group.  Last week we pushed to 34 miles. These are not no drop rides however, we do re-group in the B.
* Saturday 8AM groups based on turn out and ride leaders.
* Anderson store will have a 15-16 no drop ride.

ON ON TRI - Group Workouts

Monday morning: 5:30 am hill workout with Nova (email for details on location)
Monday evening: 5:30 pm run from On On Tri with Traci

Wednesday morning: 5:30 am Speed/Interval workout with Wendi & Charlie from On On Tri
Wednesday evening: 5:30 pm run from On On Tri with Traci

Saturday morning: 1) 7am long run-with our group growing larger we can offer many pace options;
2) 8am GO Run walk & walk to run program

See the EVENTS Calendar for complete list of activities.

DIRECTIONS to On On Tri - and all the Group run activities


Saturday May 7 - try out all the new Kswiss styles and receive a FREE KSwiss T-Shirt! - and, special deals on all KSwiss shoes - Save Money!

Spartanburg Regional Classic Criterium in Downtown Spartanburg
Races beginning at 3:30pm
New this year: Tailgating along the race course!
They are still looking for volunteers and housing!

3rd Annual Swamp Rabbit 5K
6.30pm (rain or shine), Gateway Park in Travelers Rest SC
For more information and to register, click here.

PAC "Run for the Hills" 5K Trail Run in Tryon
Location: Tryon Estates Woodlands, 617 Laurel Lake Dr, Columbus, NC
To register on line for RUN FOR THE HILLSs, go to , click on “Register Online,” then click on “Select a Race” for “Run for the Hills.” Or call the PAC office for more information 828.859.5060. Be sure to get to the event in plenty of time for the 8 am start. Lots of division prizes and a free lunch! 

Accept The Challenge
Venue: St. John's Lutheran Church Walhalla SC
Routes: 100, 61 and 32 miles

Bi-Lo Charity Ride starts at Bi-Lo (Howell and East North Street in Greenville)
The feature ride is 65 miles and 4900ft of climbing (great training for Mitchell). There will also be a 22, 35 and 50 mile ride.
For more information and registration, please click here.

5K Run 4 Dyslexia @ Furman
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!

1st Annual "Triple The Fun"
Laurens YMCA
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

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

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:

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:

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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