Thursday, June 30, 2011

Mark Your Calendars! 6-30-2011

Red, White and blue Shoes 5K
@Furman University, Greenville SC

Inaugural Columbus Firecracker 5K
Starting time is 8:00 a.m. at the Columbus, NC. courthouse, and will be run over a certified 5k course.

The Easley Firecracker Frolic 5K
Registration here. Pre-registration $20, race day registration $25.
Race day registration and packet pick up begins at 6:30 am at Old Market Square, Easley, SC with the race to follow at 7:30 am.  Awards, in 5-year categories, will follow the race.

Fabulous 4th Metric Bike Tour
Start: Tryon NC
Register here.

Garmin GPS Clinic
Location: The Great Escape in Greenville SC
Time: 6:30 - 8:30pm
One night only specials on Garmin products. Garmin rep will answer all your GPS related questions and showcase the latest Garmin products.

6th Annual Hot Doggett 100, Madison County NC
Route options: 100 miles and 100K closed loop courses

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

You Go Girl - Sprint Triathlon
250 yd swim - 10 mile bike - 2.5 mile run
Greenville's only Women's Only Event!
Register here.

Sports Specific Nutrition for Women Seminar
@ Pedal Chic
TIME 6 -8pm
COST $10.-

Greenville Cycling Center - 1-Day Nutrition Workshop, Focus on Sports Supplements
TIME: 10 - 2pm (break for lunch)
COST: $10.- Lunch not included
Register here!

Back To School 5K
@ Middle Tyger YMCA Duncan SC
5k (starts at 7:30am) and One Mile Kid's Fun Run (starts at 8:15am)
Register online at or

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

4th Annual Ride for M.A.C. in Easley SC
10, 20, 40, 62 (Caesars Head ride) and 100 mile (Super Challenge)
starts at 7:30am

Cherokee Foothills Bicycle Tour
Time: 8AM (100 and 66 mile routes), 9AM (28 mile route) and 10AM (10 mile route)
Where: N. Greenville University Stadium

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, and 500m
Information/ Registration here.
Tour of Oconee presented by Wilderness Wheels
Start location is Fair Play SC. Fully supported road ride. 118 mile ride, following the perimeter of scenic Oconee County SC. Also 64 mile ride and 26 mile ride. All skill levels welcome. All riders receive a custom designed jersey and t-shirt included in the registration.

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

Bluffton SC Half Marathon and 5K

2011 Hope Relay in Greenville SC
RUN - 48 MILES...12 LEGS...6 RUNNERS...1 VAN...
WALK - 24 MILES...6 LEGS...6 WALKERS...1 VAN...
Register here.


Greenville Track Club Paris Mountain Trail Run Series

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

The Y Tri Series:

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:

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 7:45am to pedal promptly at 8am (time change!). 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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