TRI-OKC EXPO on March 3rd

on, Sun Mar 1, 2015 by, rt66.rd

MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THE TRI-OKC EXPO’15
Tuesday March 3rd, 6:30-8;00pm
MERCY HEALTH CENTRE, EDMOND, I-35

Event Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/events/742548899174841

For new and returning members:
(If you are a returning member – this is your chance to bring along that non-triathlete
friend who has shown a little bit of interest in our own brand of crazy).

The Tri-OKC EXPO’15 will be an opportunity to meet other triathletes in the greater OKC metro area;
to find out more about multisport and to find out about resources that are available to you.

The evening program will include presentations and demonstrations:

6:30pm Welcome to the 2015 season!
Tri-OKC President Stacy Frakes; Tri-OKC Race Director, Steve Buzz Bussjaeger

6:45 – 7:20: INJURY PREVENTION & SAFE TRAINING TECHNIQUES.
Injury prevention for the swim, bike, and run.
presenter: Mark Brown, P.T.
Mark is a physical therapist and strength coach for Mercy Health Systems and Mercy Sports Performance.
He has fifteen years’ experience as a physiotherapist and has worked with athletes at the high school,
college and professional and Olympic levels.

7:25 – 7:40: NUTRITION FOR EVERYDAY AND FOR ENDURANCE EVENTS
No fads or dubious diets, – just what you need to train healthily and race at your best.
Presenter: Marrett Hild.
Marrett Hild is a microbiologist with a background in nutrition.
She’s an endurance athlete with a severe case of wanderlust and loves to travel. She blogs at 405 Fresh?.

7:45-8:00: THE GEAR YOU NEED TO SUCCEED
Top tips for beginners on what to wear, and what you need.
Presenters: Daniel Tiggert and Emmy Hufnagel
Dan is a professional triathlete, Emmy is a certified coach.
They own Terra Tri, offering multi-sport coaching to athletes of all abilities.

You’ll also have the chance to talk with the TRI-OKC board and officers; club sponsors,
and a few carefully selected local businesses that are interested in promoting multisport
in the OKC area. Look out for: Redman Triathlon?; Schlegel Bicycles?;
Oklahomeseller – “Realtor Rob” Schaerer?; Moore’s Floors; Hospital Discount Pharmacy;
Terra Tri?, and Mary Beth Mayer’s swim-coaching, as well as the Tri-OKC club kit table!

Club sponsors and vendors will be on hand to talk to you about their products and services,
and Tri-OKC kits will be on sale, so bring your checkbook!

If you have questions, please post them to the Event FaceBook page.
You may already find the answer to your question there.

See you Tuesday!

Piers Hale
2015 Tri-OKC Vice President.

2015 Multisport Begins … NOW!

on, Wed Dec 17, 2014 by, rt66.rd

Put this on your TO DO list.

Join/Renew your TRI-OKC Membership Now! 2015 TRI-OKC Membership: Click here to join/renew your membership for 2015

Plan you your 2015 Race Calendar. 2015 TRI-OKC Race Calendar: Click here for 2015 Calendar

2 National Championship events in OKC!! Redman Half in National Long Course Tri Championship & Aquathlon National Championship is in El Reno Oct 4.

Indoor Triathlon Race Series continues at Lighthouse February 15. Lighthouse Indoor Triathlon Registration and Details site: Click here for Indoor Triathlon Registration/Information

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

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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