Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Mark Your Calendars! 8-31-2011

Midnight Flight
Anderson Area YMCA in Anderson SC
Events: 1 mile, 5K and 10K.
Do one, two or all three events.

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

Ride for St. Jude
Location: Forest City, NC
Chili's in Forest City is hosting a ride Saturday, Sept. 17 to benefit St. Jude Children's Hospital. ALL registration fees go directly to St. Jude's Hospital. There are three ride lengths: 35, 65, and 85 miles.
Registration is $35 and gets you the ride, plus t-shirt and goody bag. Pre-register by sending a check or money order to: Chili's Forest City, Attn: Natasha Earney, 128 Sparks Crossing, Forest City, NC 28043
Registration on Sept. 17 is 7-7:45 am.

Crank It! Cycling Charity Ride
Starts at Gateway Park in Travelers Rest
Ride Options: 62, 30 and 10 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.

Food for the Sole 5K Race
Location: Greenwood SC

Ache Around The Lake
Tryon NC
8K and 2 mile fun run

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

Tour de Vero
Routes: 34, 54 and 100 miles
in Vero Beach, Florida

Bluffton SC Half Marathon and 5K

2nd Annual Pumpkin Pedal
32 and 67 mile routes throughout Spartanburg's water lakes and surrounding watersheds.

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

Weekly Rides @ Gusto Cycles
Saturday Morning Ride-
Beat the heat! 7:00am leaving from Gusto Cycles. Spirited 40-50 mile tour of the Reidville/Woodruff countryside! Sprint zones and no rider left behind! Come join us!
Tuesday Evening Ride- 
we are now riding on Tuesday evenings, leaving the shop at 6:15. Beginner and intermediate paces and no rider left behind!

Greenville Track Club Paris Mountain Trail Run Series

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:

9/ 24 Tri the Ridge Pickens County YMCA


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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