TRI-OKC Scholarship Program – Deadline Near

on, Wed Nov 5, 2014 by, rt66.rd

TRI-OKC 2015 Scholarship Program –Scholarship Chair Cara Nance

The TRI-OKC Scholarship Program is open to all active club members who need assistance to attend a race. The funds are provided to offset travel costs, races entries, and hotel expenses only. The program has three yearly scholarships that must be applied for by December 1th, 2014 for the next year. Scholarships will be awarded through a lottery system by January 1st.

 International Scholarship*: $1000 – This fund is available to all club members who qualify for a

World Championship Triathlon, Aquathlon or Duathlon.

 National Scholarship: $500 – This fund is available to all club members who qualify for a USAT

National Championship Triathlon, Duathlon, Aquathlon, or Aquabike.

 General Scholarship: (2) $250 – This fund is available to all club members who need assistance to attend any multisport event which may be held outside the state of Oklahoma.

 Eligibility Rules:

o All active club members with a minimum of 1 year club membership. o Have not received any Tri-Okc scholarships within the prior 2 years. o To apply write a letter explaining what race, when, and why you would appreciate assistance and email it to the scholarship chair Cara Nance at RunnergirlCara@gmail.com.

o You must provide a minimum of 8 hours volunteer time to the club throughout the year and report those hours to the scholarship chairman.

o You must represent the club in our club uniform during the race if allowed by race rules. o The scholarships will be offered on a yearly basis and you are eligible to apply every year.

o You may apply for multiple scholarships in a given year, but you are only eligible to receive one.

o You must submit receipts for the expenses you would like reimbursement for by October 31st of the year you are accepting the scholarship.

o TRI-OKC holds the right to revoke a scholarship if any of the above statements are abused.

o You must sign an affidavit summarizing the above agreement and return it to the scholarship chair before money will be reimbursed.

*If the International Scholarship is not awarded in 2015 we will have an additional 2 National Scholarships to award.

*When the World Championships are in the US there are 2 scholarships of $500 each and when outside the US to be 1 scholarship for $1000.

Revised November 5, 2014

Party, Scholarships, & Elections

on, Tue Nov 4, 2014 by, rt66.rd

2014 XMAS PARTY
Please save the date for the 2014 Xmas Party: December 5th, 2014, at 7:00pm.
We are in the process of finalizing the details, so look for another email in the next few days.

We will have food, beverages, season duathlon and aquathlon championship awards, door prizes (including free race entries), announcement of 2015 ‘scholarship winners’, and we’ll also announce our 2015 race calendar J

2015 Tri-OKC Scholarship Awards
Are you looking to race at an international event? A national event? or an out-of state race? If so why not apply for a Tri-OKC scholarship? Each year the club funds athletes of all abilities to attend races. If you are interested look for further details on the club website: www.triokc.org. Deadline for applications is December 1st, successful applicantswill be announced at the Xmas Party on Dec 5th.

Tri-OKC board member elections:
As the year comes to a close three of our board members are reaching the end of their terms, and we are looking for replacements. If you are interested in serving the local tri-community, helping organize events,plan the season, and make sure that we continue to be the best Tri-club in the nation, then put your name forward! Email our club president, Stacy Frakes: sfrakes@me.com

FALL CLASSIC DU – Oct 19 at Lake Overholser

on, Wed Oct 8, 2014 by, rt66.rd

Fall Classic Duathlon next event up at Lake Overholser, Sunday Oct 19, Rt 66 Park on west side of lake. This event features 2 races. Short course is 2mr/10mb/2mr, ideal for entry level or sprint distance specialists.
The long course features one of the few venues in the country that is the true F-1 distance duathlon. 2mr/10mb/2mr/10mb/2mr. The F-1 is USAT/SMW Oklahoma State Championship open to all and great for the endurance athlete and challenges those to speed through mulitple transitions!

Swim Training

Pool Locations:

Bike Training

  • Tue - 405 Bicycles, 310-2453 for details
  • Thur - Schlegel’s, 232-4040 for details
  • Sat - 405 Bicycles, 310-2453 for details
  • Sun - Schlegel’s, 232-4040 for details

All Local YMCA’s have spin classes thru out the week. See schedules for date and time.


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