Hope everyone is having a great week!
Great job everyone who did the super brick this week! Also, thank you to everyone who helped make the posters for the bike wash!
There isn't a lot of new information this week but please skim through it when you have time! (Keep in mind that most of this information is the same as last weeks.) But don't forget about our BIKE WASH and MEMPHIS IN MAY!!!
MORE EXCITING NEWS: We have created a google calendar for NU TRI that contains all of the workouts and events coming up. Click on the link in the email I just sent you!
Get outside this week if you can for your run and bike workouts! The weather is finally looking better!
That's really it for this week! Feel free to email me if you have any questions! firstname.lastname@example.org
May 11th is our annual Bike and Car Wash Fundraiser for the team! Proceeds go directly to the team to help make your experience as a part of NU TRI better! The fundraiser will be held in the Garrett Parking Lot (On the east side of Sheridan just north of Kellogg) from 9:00am to 1:00pm. Please sign up on this google doc Bike and Car Wash SIGN UP to pick a volunteer time slot! This is a great opportunity to wear your NU Tri swag and reconnect with the team if you haven’t had a chance to come to practices!
2. NU Grad Student Association 10k Race! – (May 10th @ 9:00am - THIS SATURDAY!!!)
In two Saturdays (This Saturday, May 10th), there is a 10k race hosted by the Northwestern Graduate Association 10k race being held on the Lakefill! A ton of our athletes are associated with the grad school so it would be awesome to get a ton of our triathletes to support them! CLICK HERE to register for the race!! And HERE is more information about the race! There will also be free breakfast and lunch and you will get a free t-shirt if you are one of the first 100 runners to register!
3. Triathlon Team Banquet!
Reserve Wednesday, June 4th from 5pm - 9pm during reading week for our team banquet! More details about the event to come next week!
4. Memphis in May Race - (May 16th-18th):
Memphis is one of the coolest races we get to do! There are two distances, Sprint (swim 0.75k, bike 20k, run 5k) and Olympic (swim 1.5k, bike 40k, run 10k). We will be leaving Friday May 16th and we will have racers competing Saturday May 17th and Sunday May 18th! If you did not already sign up on the google doc and are interested in coming, contact Jason Riddell (our new president! email@example.com)
6. Leaning Tower Triathlon - (May 18th):
If you cannot make it to Memphis, we will also be doing a sprint race in Niles, IL (close by) on May 18 called the Leaning Tower Triathlon. We strongly encourage this race if you cannot make it to Memphis, it’s a great opportunity to do your first race and get some more experience before summer racing season begins! Click here for Info about the Race!!
7. Summer Racing!
If you are interested in racing at Nationals next year (April 2015), you must do at least 1 Olympic or sprint distance MECTC summer race! Nationals is an AMAZING experience and a great way to connect with the team! I HIGHLY encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity!
If you are interested in earning a draft legal spot please contact me!
Workouts are getting pretty long and intense so make sure you plan your days efficiently and stay on track! These are really helpful to build a strong base for our summer races!
2. Looking to buy a bike? Need new running shoes?
If you are thinking about getting a bike or need new running shoes? TALK TO EXEC!
Feel free to contact Nour with any question that you have!
Here is his email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Come to Bar Louie Tuesday night this week for dollar burgers! More details to come on the Facebook group! ** Also note that you do not need to be 21 to come!
Thanks to everyone who helped make the Bike Wash posters! They look great!!!