Presentation on theme: "This is the place!!. 1. Newcomers? 2. Membership cards / T-shirts – see Bob - $30 13 month membership and T-Shirt - $15 Re-up membership - $20 New Tech."— Presentation transcript:
This is the place!!
1. Newcomers? 2. Membership cards / T-shirts – see Bob - $30 13 month membership and T-Shirt - $15 Re-up membership - $20 New Tech T-shirt (two for $35) Membership gets you: 10% off accessories at Santa Fe Bikes, Gary Gribble’s, The Running Well, Body Kneads Massage, 50% off XTERRA Wetsuits, and reduced prices of Accelerade Sports products. 3. PAIR Day 9 Aug Harney Sports Complex 4. Volunteers to work Dog Daze Duathlon – Aug 10 (TA, Bike, Run) 5. Tonight’s class: HyVee Pre-brief
Upcoming Local Events 5i50 Kansas Triathlon5i50 Kansas Triathlon July 20 WIN for KC Women's TriathlonWIN for KC Women's Triathlon July 26 Matt Mason "Cowboy-Up!" TriathlonMatt Mason "Cowboy-Up!" Triathlon August 03 Dog Daze DuathlonDog Daze Duathlon August 10 Midwest Meltdown TriathlonMidwest Meltdown Triathlon August 10 Jackson County TriathlonJackson County Triathlon August 17 Hy-Vee Fit Kids TriathlonHy-Vee Fit Kids Triathlon August 23 Hy-Vee TriathlonHy-Vee Triathlon August 31 SSG Katzenberger SWAT TriathlonSSG Katzenberger SWAT Triathlon September 07 Olathe Medical Center Women's TriathlonOlathe Medical Center Women's Triathlon September 13 Silverback TriathlonSilverback Triathlon September 14 Redman TriathlonRedman Triathlon September 20
Podium Finishes! Tinman Tiffany Burris Janet Clemens Chez Shafer Matt Ernst Jolene Hodge Prairie Punisher Nick and Alec Gonzalez Congratulations Bill Smith!! You are an IRONMAN!
Which Race is which? HyVee Triathlon 5i50 Age Group 5i50 EliteHyVee Age Group HyVee Elite (Must qualify at a 5i50 to enter) Top 15 <2:15 M <2:30 F Top 15 Not qualified but… <2:15 M <2:30 F No qualifications. Open to anyone Pro RaceUS 5i50 Championship HyVee Triathlon aka “The People’s Race”
Why do the Hy-Vee Triathlon? 1. Olympic Distance (1500m swim / 25mi bike / 10k run). 2. Venue is well laid out. Spectator friendly. Good location. 3. Professional race (detail, organization, Bike jersey, backpack, tech hat or visor – beats ‘em all!) 4.Watch the pros compete (Snowsill, Moffatt, Bennett(s), Reed, Haskins, McClarty, Gomez, Kemper..) 5. Big prizes for awardees (and top 5). 6. Eat at Zombie Burger after the race! Primary race sponsors are Hy-Vee and Pepsico
Schedule of Events Saturday 30 Aug Kid’s triathlon 0800 Athlete’s Brief & Packet Pick up Course recon Bike turn-in Expo all day Saturday Sunday 31 Aug 5i50 Pro Men i50 Pro Women0650 The rest of us…0705 (5i50, then the “normal people”) Awards1430 Dinner at Zombie Burger 1630ish 300 East Grand, Des Moines, Iowa, 50309
OK, tell me more… 1.$ depending when you register. 2.3hrs 45 min drive from Lansing. 200 mi. Easy drive. 3.First stop – Hy ‐ Vee Hall, 730 3rd Street, Des Moines, IA, for Athlete’s brief and packet pick-up. Wristband Bib # / Helmet & frame stickers / Swim cap /TriTats (temporary tattoo) Goodie bag and Vendors’ Expo 5.Find Gray’s Lake State Park (swim venue and transition area) 6.Next stop – go drive the bike & run course. 7.Check into hotel, eat dinner, then turn in bike at Transition (2-8pm). 8.Try to get a good night sleep!
Everything is at Gray’s Lake now (Swim, Bike, Run, and Pros) The race may or may NOT be wetsuit legal (78.1*). Normally NOT! Single Transition. Start and Finish at Gray’s Lake. Run course is pretty flat. PARKING
TA No water points on the bike course!
SMP Lake practice swim Google map route address: 7900 Renner Road, Shawnee, KS (25 mi from Lansing.) Thru Aug 7. Every Tues and Thurs from hrs. $4.00 fee. Wear a bright colored swim cap. Call before driving down there to ensure they're open for swimming (weather conditions and algae levels). Daily Recording SMP Beach desk Shawnee Mission Park Lake
Kill Creek Park Approx 40 mi / 1 hr drive from Post. Hwy 7 south to K Homestead Lane, Olathe KS Mondays only Now thru Sep 8 $4.00 fee. Wear a bright colored swim cap. Call before driving down there to ensure they're open Daily Recording
Dog Daze Duathlon 10 Aug – Need some volunteers! - TA Boss - Run Course Captain (Kevin Moyer) - Bike Course Captain - Run Course Leader (on a bicycle) - Bike Course Leader (in a car or motorcycle) - Referee (Ride on the back of a motorcycle) PAIR Day 9 Aug Next Club Meeting Wed 13 Aug, Baan Thai – “Triathlon 101” Store is open. We have Xterra Transition bags $55. Door prizes!