Below is a race recap from Tri the Illini, details about upcoming races, exciting social events, and more! Can't wait to see everyone soon! Practices officially start next Monday, Sept. 29th!
This weekend we competed at the Tri the Illini Sprint where both our girls and guys raced great! The conditions were perfect. And while the race favored the bike, we still have great times for all three legs (and stellar transitions - some of the fastest seen that day!)
The race consisted of a 300m swim, 14.5 mile bike, and 5k run.
Above are pictures from the race and below are race results!
Will Dearden - 2nd Collegiate 00:58:45.8
Johan Konter - 4th Collegiate 01:01:17.2
Nour Alharithi - 6th Collegiate 01:01:49.0
Michael Kundson - 24th Collegiate 01:06:53.4
Jason Riddell - 25th Collegiate 01:06:56.2
Buddy Erickson - 79th Collegiate 01:14:09.1
Nikhil Byanna - for the sake of dignity I won't include this one - Nikhil had unfortunate bike problems... (Nour, Johan, and Dearden all had their turn - it was apparently Nikhil's turn) (01:18:23.3)
Renee Hensiek - 4th Collegiate 01:18:07.4
Niki Rhyan - 5th Collegiate 01:19:13.5
Emily Blim - 19th Collegiate 01:28:14.8
Kayla Culver - 21st Collegiate 01:30:47.9
1. Activities Fair - This Saturday! (Sept. 27th from12:30pm - 5:00)
This Saturday we have the undergraduate activities fair! This is an awesome opportunity to meet possible new members and talk about how much you love triathlon!! If you are planning on, or interested in helping out at the activities fair email me (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Jason! The activities fair will be held at Norris. We will notify you of our team's placement as soon as we know!
2. Boilerman Triathlon - This Sunday! (Sept 28th)
This weekend the team will be traveling to Purdue to compete at Boilerman! This will be the last race of our season, so if you missed out this summer or want to get in one more race email Michael (email@example.com). It's not too late to sign up!
3. Triathlon Info Session - Next Tuesday! (Sept. 30th from 7:00pm - 8:30)
Get excited to meet all of our potential new members!!!! Whether you're new to the team, or have been here for the past few years, please please come to the info session! It will be a great chance for the team to catch up and talk about how much we love triathlon with the new members! The info sesion will be in Tech, L251. See everyone there!! (We've added entertaining pictures of all of you to the powerpoint that you won't want to miss) AND.... There will be FREE PIZZA!!!!
4. Marathon Expo! - Oct 10th and 11th
Come volunteer at the marathon expo! More details and a sign up sheet coming soon, but mark your calendars now!
1. Clif Bar Order!
Nour sent out a Clif bar order yesterday that needs to be filled out by Thursday at 5:00pm if you are interested in buying anything!
Click Here for the link to the order form!
I hope workouts are going well for everyone! If anyone is not in a biking group on groupme and would like to be added for group rides, feel free to shoot me an email and I can add you! Hope everyone is getting excited for summer races to start soon!
3. 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 questions that you have!
Here is his email: firstname.lastname@example.org
1. Bar Louie - This Tuesday!
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!
2. New Member Social Event!
Look forward to our first team social event of the year the weekend of Oct. 5th! Mark your calendars!! More details to come!