on, Tue Nov 12, 2013 by, kkillgore1

TRI-OKC 2014 Scholarship Program –Scholarship Chair Kristin Killgore

  • 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 5th, 2013 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 or Duathlon.
  • National Scholarship: $500 – This fund is available to all club members who qualify for a USAT National Championship Triathlon, Duathlon, Aquathon, 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:
    • All active club members with a minimum of 1 year club membership.
    • To apply write a letter explaining what race, when, and why you would appreciate assistance and email it to the scholarship chair.  Kristin Killgore- kkillgore1@yahoo.com
    • You must provide a minimum of 8 hours volunteer time to the club throughout the year and report those hours to the scholarship chairman.
    • You must represent the club in our club uniform during the race if allowed by race rules.
    • The scholarships will be offered on a yearly basis and you are eligible to apply every year.
    • You may apply for multiple scholarships in a given year, but you are only eligible to receive one.
    • You must submit receipts for the expenses you would like reimbursement for by October 31st of the year you are accepting the scholarship.
    • TRI-OKC holds the right to revoke a scholarship if any of the above statements are abused.
    • You must sign an affidavit summarizing the above agreement and return it to the scholarship chair before money will be reimbursed.

Route 66 Family Festivus, July 13 & 14

on, Mon Jun 17, 2013 by, rt66.rd

With the reschedule of the Route 66 Triathlon Festivus to July 13 & 14, we are taking the Adult & Youth Aquathlons (previously scheduled at Arcadia Lake the same weekend), & moving them to Lake El Reno. All events will be combined into the largest multisport weekend we’ve ever put on: Route 66 Family Festivus. There is an event for everyone in the entire family to complete in: Triathlon, Aquabike, Adult Aquathlon, & Youth Aquathlon. We hope you & your family can all participate in 1 of the weekend’s events.

If you were previously registered for the Festivus scheduled for June 1 & 2, your registration has been rolled over to the July 13 & 14 reschedule date, you do not need to re-register. The RD’s have sent out emails updating all participants on our new schedule. Anyone registered for the Sprint or Olympic Triathlons/Aquabikes, we have also arranged for you to compete in the Adult Aquathlon for FREE. You will need to go back into registration, where we’ve added a line for the Aquathlon, & register yourself for it though. This FREE race offer also stands for anyone looking to sign up now for the Sprint or Olympic Tri/Aquabikes. Registration to all Family Festivus events is now open & links to the registrations can be found above, under the “RACES & EVENTS” tab here on the homepage.

The Youth Splash N Dash is a separate USAT Youth Series event, & requires separate registration. The link to this event is also found in the “RACES/EVENTS” tab. It’s a great opportunity for your youngsters, the future stars & leaders of multisport, to become acquainted with triathlon.

Some common Q&A regarding the Route 66 Family Festivus:
***Packet pickup must be done over. We will have new bibs & bike numbers for you. Please check the event registration for this info, & how it affects you. Not all races require bib #s.
***We will hold the Sprint, Adult Aquathlon, & Youth Aquathlon all on Saturday; each following the other upon completion. The Olympic distance events will still be held Sunday. Schedule is as follows:

July 13th:
Sprint Triathlon & Aquabike: 7:30AM
Youth Aquathlon: 11:00AM
Adult Aquathlon: 1:00PM

July 14th:
Olympic Triathlon & Aquabike: 7:30AM

***This weekend of races will require a strong volunteer base. Please email our Co-RD, Holly, at HHicksblack@gmail.com if you can volunteer your time to helping the event coordination. She will help you fill a role within 1 or more of the races, based upon how much time you can commit.

Thank you all for your patience as we regrouped & put this event together, following the El Reno tornado.

Beau Lee

Tuesday, June 18th Splash N Dash Cancellation

on, Mon Jun 17, 2013 by, rt66.rd

Due to another round of rain, the club’s Social Splash N Dash scheduled for June 18th at Spring Creek/Arcadia Lake is cancelled. The lake office is planning to have water levels down to normal & to open the lake at the beginning of next week, so we’ll plan on hosting the June Club Meeting at Arcadia Lake after the Splash N Dash on June 27th. We have secured Schlegel Bicycles to host us, in case we continue to receive rain & the lake is unable to open. -Beau-

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.

Website designed, coded and maintained by Neill Harmer.
Photography by James A. Randell.