Triad Triathlon Team Newsletter

Triathlon Season is here! If you haven't seen the promo video from Trivium Racing, I highly suggest you check it out. Just a little triathlon humor featuring 3 Triad Triathlon Team members...

Triathlon Season is Coming...
Triathlon Season is Coming...

 In fact the Triathlon Season kicks off  on April 11th with the Belews Lake International Triathlon. This triathlon is perfect for athletes of all abilities. The swim is likely the best lake swim a novice swimmer can have with a Time Trail, stagerred swim start in the warm (warmer than anything else around) waters of Belews Lake. The Bike course is as close as you can get to flat for the region, and the out and back run ends with a PR producing 0.5 mile downhill! The TTT will be out there in full force with our team tent. Sign up for the race and come say hi! This race is also the first in the TTT Race series. Participants, (racing or volunteering) will earn points towards the TTT Athlete of the year! This distinction will make you the envy of everyone within 100 miles AND you'll get a as of yet unspecified gift. :-)



The TTT Athlete of the month is Cari Ossenfort! Cari recently moved to the Triad and has already made an impact on the team through her willingness to participate and cheer on fellow team members. When she's not traveling the world, she can be found swimming, biking, or running. A multiple time Iron and half Iron finisher, Cari is highly motivated and inspirational. You can read her Q&A by clicking  HERE. 



Once again, our monthly team meeting will be merged with an other awesome team event! The TTT Open Water Swim Clinic and Family Day will take place at the Ebenezer Recreation Area (Shelter #1) at Jordan Lake on Sunday April 12th. The venue is great for the open water clinic and also has a beach perfect for families. Come any time from 1pm - 5pm. The clinic will be from 2pm-3pm. Free to all, however you will need to pay park access fees which are $6 per vehicle. Please RSVP via our Facebook page so we know how many to expect.






Mark your calendars. The TTT is planning the following clinics for the winter and spring seasons. Here is a quick list of what we have planned so far. Unless specifically mentioned in the summaries below, all clinics/events are free for TTT Members. Also Click HERE for additional details about our super TTT Brick Training Series!


April 12 @ 2 PM - Open Water Swim Clinic - Also coached by Coach Matt, this clinic will help you establish the skills to make you a better open water swimmer. Drafting, sighting, and turning will be addressed. Bring a wetsuit as water temps may still be on the chilly side.


April 25th @ 10 AM - TTT Brick Training Series #4 - This will be a "Olympic" distance brick consisting of a 1.5 hour indoor bike ride in E3's AWESOME computrainer facility followed by a 6 mile run on a 1 mile circuit around E3. This is NOT a race, however we will be timing you and providing support during the event. (Water/Heed and Hammer Gels). Space is VERY limited. Members can register for FREE starting on April 4th by emailing For $20, Non-Members can register the week prior to the event using the same email.



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