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Club Championships - Union Is Strength!!
CREATED: 02/01/13 by Luke REPLIES: 23
Luke's ravatar Luke    JOINED: 11/28/10    POSTS: 330
Club Championships - Union Is Strength!!
POSTED: 2/01/13 3:11 PM

Team:

I just went to the Race Section to add my name to the list for Mid-Atlantic Club Championships. You know, the most important race of the year for this club... and the race that DC Triclub has dominated for 7 of the last 8 years!

When I got there, I found that only one person has registerred for the event. Props to Dena Richardson! But surely Dena cannot carry the mighty burden of defending our title on her shoulders all alone! We must help her out! So, if you're planning to race in Club Regionals, make your intentions known to the world via the Race Section! And if you're not planning to race, you should seriously reconsider joining us! Race day is Sat, June 8 in Jamestown, VA.

Union is Strength!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jop2I5u2F3U

-Luke

gabroe's ravatar gabroe    JOINED: 8/27/10    POSTS: 67
RE: Club Championships - Union Is Strength!!
POSTED: 2/01/13 4:32 PM

Sucks that is on eagleman weekend, good luck though.

kev7's ravatar kev7    JOINED: 2/28/09    POSTS: 440
RE: Club Championships - Union Is Strength!!
POSTED: 2/01/13 5:27 PM

I am racing Eagleman that weekend as well. Too bad as the Club Championship is a fun event!

mosered's ravatar mosered    JOINED: 2/28/09    POSTS: 1655
RE: Club Championships - Union Is Strength!!
POSTED: 2/02/13 4:22 PM

I think Maureen Williams is signed up too.

I've signed up for a relay. (I need a runner, and hope to get Luke to do it after he finishes his full tri early. :) )

And planning for the training weekend there before the race is proceeding.

afava's ravatar afava    JOINED: 2/28/09    POSTS: 251
RE: Club Championships - Union Is Strength!!
POSTED: 2/04/13 2:07 PM

Luke, I like it!!!

All, if you're not racing Eagleman, plan on the Club Championships on June 8th. We get points for participation, and it's fun to compete as a team!

http://www.setupevents.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=event_detail&eventID=2313

Andrea

astolz1's ravatar astolz1    JOINED: 2/28/09    POSTS: 367
RE: Club Championships - Union Is Strength!!
POSTED: 2/04/13 3:03 PM

And don't forget that you get a discount, which is almost as good as saving money!!
https://www.dctriclub.org//index.cfm?fuseaction=Partners.Discounts

PS Camping/Training forum is here!.

Luke's ravatar Luke    JOINED: 11/28/10    POSTS: 330
RE: Club Championships - Union Is Strength!!
POSTED: 2/04/13 8:46 PM

There's some talk about a post-race trip to Busch Gardens! I can see it now...
Q: "You've just won the Mid-Atlantic Club Regional... what are you going to do now? Go to Disney World!?"
A: "Nope... we're going to Busch Gardens!"

Seriously tho, let's get a crowd registerred, go dominate this race just like we always do, and then go celebrate our 8th title in 9 years at Busch Gardens!

wbdowntown's ravatar wbdowntown    JOINED: 3/28/12    POSTS: 82
RE: Club Championships - Union Is Strength!!
POSTED: 2/05/13 10:54 AM

I'm inspired. I'm in.

morunner66's ravatar morunner66    JOINED: 2/28/09    POSTS: 686
RE: Club Championships - Union Is Strength!!
POSTED: 2/06/13 7:54 AM

I'm planning on staying at Kingsmill. They have a nice Marina bar on the water and a small beach if you are bringing the kiddos. I will bring my paddle board:)

afava's ravatar afava    JOINED: 2/28/09    POSTS: 251
RE: Club Championships - Union Is Strength!!
POSTED: 2/22/13 12:04 PM

Just in - SetUp events is holding a Gran Fondo in Jamestown on Sunday, June 9. Century, Metric Century and 30 mile options. http://www.setupevents.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=event_detail&eventID=2447

Training weekend schedule is coming together!

Saturday, June 8
Mid-Atlantic Club Championships, Jamestown Triathlon (am)
Celebrate at Busch Gardens (pm)

Sunday, June 9
Supported Century Ride

SLEEP

abbyjs's ravatar abbyjs    JOINED: 4/7/09    POSTS: 699
RE: Club Championships - Union Is Strength!!
POSTED: 2/22/13 12:41 PM

Andrea, hahaha! I love it!

morunner66's ravatar morunner66    JOINED: 2/28/09    POSTS: 686
RE: Club Championships - Union Is Strength!!
POSTED: 2/22/13 1:21 PM

Really cramming that sleep in there ... A little more sleep. A little less action.

astolz1's ravatar astolz1    JOINED: 2/28/09    POSTS: 367
RE: Club Championships - Union Is Strength!!
POSTED: 2/22/13 4:09 PM

OFFICIAL DC TRI CLUB HOTELS!
I worked with REV3 on getting a block of rooms for the Mid-Atlantic Club Championship race, Jamestown Olympic Triathlon. They’ll be released May 5th so book early.
BEST WESTERN PLUS Historic Area Inn
201 Bypass Road, Williamsburg, Virginia 23185-2920
Queen/Queen Non-smoking, 6/7/13 and 6/8/13, 2 night min stay, $89.99
This rate does not include the current 10% Virginia State Tax and $2.00 per room per night occupancy tax. Roll-away, $11/nt.
Guests should use the group confirmation 1681 or refer to Revolution 3 Triathlon when calling 1-757-220-0880 to guarantee their rooms.
This is the same hotel that will be the official DC Tri Club hotel for the REV3 Williamsburg, on Saturday(Olympic) and Sunday(Half IM), 6/22-23/2013.
Any questions, please post to this forum or contact training@dctriclub.org.
Cheers,
- Adam, DC Tri Club | Training & Racing

mjraugust's ravatar mjraugust    JOINED: 12/15/11    POSTS: 96
RE: Club Championships - Union Is Strength!!
POSTED: 2/26/13 1:06 PM

I am confused, according to the USAT site the Mid-Atlantic club Championship is the New Jersey Triathlon on July 21. http://www.usatriathlon.org/events/regional-championships.aspx Is that correct? Has anyone raced the New Jersey Triathlon before? It's not even on the club race list to RSVP for. Anyone know what's going on with this?

-Mark

mjraugust's ravatar mjraugust    JOINED: 12/15/11    POSTS: 96
RE: Club Championships - Union Is Strength!!
POSTED: 2/26/13 1:44 PM

Nevermind, I guess there are two types of mid-atlantic championships.

astolz1's ravatar astolz1    JOINED: 2/28/09    POSTS: 367
RE: Club Championships - Union Is Strength!!
POSTED: 2/26/13 2:06 PM

Mark, all,
Jamestown is the mid-atlantic club championship race.
You wrote club in your post but I don't see that on the usat link you provided.
Looks like NJ is the individual mid-atlantic championship race.
Comapred to 2012, Smallwood was the club championship race and Nations was the (individual) mid-atlantic championship race. The latter qualifies the top 33% to age-group nationals.
Jamestown will have individual awards, but the real champion is the club that does the best.
Hope this adds clarity.
- Adam

abbyjs's ravatar abbyjs    JOINED: 4/7/09    POSTS: 699
RE: Club Championships - Union Is Strength!!
POSTED: 2/26/13 2:08 PM

Bummer the Mid-Atlantic individual qualifier isn't Nations!! I guess I have to find a different way to get to Milwaukee in 2014. :)

jberlow's ravatar jberlow    JOINED: 4/16/12    POSTS: 40
RE: Club Championships - Union Is Strength!!
POSTED: 2/26/13 2:17 PM

Where do you look to see what kind of time you need to qualify?

abbyjs's ravatar abbyjs    JOINED: 4/7/09    POSTS: 699
RE: Club Championships - Union Is Strength!!
POSTED: 2/26/13 8:08 PM

Here are the qualification rules. It's not about time, as times can vary greatly from course to course. It's about placing:
http://www.usatriathlon.org/events/usat/2013/08/olympic-national-championship/qualification.aspx

jxjia's ravatar jxjia    JOINED: 8/13/12    POSTS: 95
RE: Club Championships - Union Is Strength!!
POSTED: 2/27/13 12:46 PM

Rock Hall International is also a special qualifier for the Nationals:

http://www.usatriathlon.org/events/regional-championships.aspx

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