Thursday, August 11, 2011

Mark Your Calendars! 8-11-2011

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

Leave Tigerville Elementary School at 8 am
A Very Scenic Ride With a Relaxed Pace. We will plan to Stop at the Shelter in Saluda for 15 to 20 minutes. Slow Pace & No One left Behind. Beginners with enough fitness to handle 35 very hilly miles (2500 ft. of climbing). This Ride is for you! It is Beautiful!  You will Love it! Helmets Required for all Riders.
Flight of the Dove
Rides begin (8:00 a.m.) and end at Bailey Stadium on the campus of Presbyterian College in Clinton SC.
Features a metric century (62 miles), a 30 mile ride, and a 13 mile leisure ride. A 50 mile variation of the metric is also available.

The 2011 Edouard Michelin 5K Memorial Race
The race starts and finishes at the Michelin Conference Center located at 515 Michelin Road (adjacent to the Michelin plant at Donaldson Center). The out and back course is rolling and fast. This race is a lot of fun and getting very popular. BEST OF ALL, THE ENTRY FEE IS ONLY $5! (Pre-Registration Only!)

Nike Day @ On On Tri
- 8am FREE Fun Run 5K - Open to Everyone
- Nike Giveaways
- Nike Technical Reps On-Hand
- 20% Off Selected Spikes and Training Shoes - and, Special Spike / Training Shoe packages Available
- Proaxis Physical Therapist On-Hand to help with Athlete's Injuries
- 12pm - 5pm FREE Pizza and Beverages

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

Will be held at 6:30 PM at the BMW Performance Center in Greer, SC. This is the only time runners are allowed on the test track, so it's a real treat. Another great thing about this race: IT'S ONLY 2 MILES LONG! Stick around after the race and take a ride with a professional driver on a "hot lap".
ENTRY FEE: $10 (no t-shirt),  $15 (with t-shirt )
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.

Tour de Paws
Routes: 62-miles, 28-miles

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

Leaf Tour - approx. 42 miles
Tigerville to Table Rock, Aunt Sues for lunch, then return. In Marietta we stop by Slater Drug Store for a homemade milkshake, on the house!

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.

3rd Annual Columbia Half Marathon

Final Fifty - approx. 55 miles
Furman University (pending approval) to Table Rock and back.  What a great way to end the year with one last group ride before the New Year celebration begins. This ride heads to Dacusville from Furman then through some beautiful valleys to Table Rock where the turnaround and break is set up.  We then return to Furman via Tubbs Mt. Road through Travelers Rest.


Weekly Activities @ On On Tri
MONDAY @ 5:30am : GO RUN - Speed Training, Intervals, or Hill Workout w/ Nova
MONDAY @ 5:45pm : GO RUN -  w/ Traci
WEDNESDAY @ 5:30am : GO RUN - Speed/Intervals w/ Wendi
WEDNESDAY @ 5:45pm : GO RUN - w/ Traci
SATURDAY @ 5:30am : GO RUN "Marathon Training" w/ Nova
SATURDAY @ 8am : GO RUN Walk to Run Program

Greenville Track Club Paris Mountain Trail Run Series

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

The Y Tri Series:

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

8/20 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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