It was a fantastic week. We welcomed many new faces to the team, all of which are far better swimmers and bikers than we've ever seen! No one drowned, so that's always a plus, thanks to Emily's fantastic coaching of course! We also had the first grill out of the year, helping our aquathlon competitors "carbo load" for the upcoming race and preparing the rest of the team for the greatest football game Northwestern has seen this year!
As a write this, our athletes are returning to the state of Illinois after some stellar races at Aquathlon Nations (more on this later...)! Hope everyone enjoyed the weekend and can't wait to see everyone at swim tomorrow, Monday, at 8:30pm on the pool deck.
Enjoy the pictures below!
More pictures will show up in next week's TWT and on Facebook!
Will Dearden: 59:32 - Placing 1st in the male 20-24 age group!
Jason Riddell: 1:00:56 - Placing 2nd in the male 20-24 age group!
Nikhil Byanna: 1:00:57 - Placing 3rd in the male 20-24 age group!
Johan Konter: 1:01:55 - Placing 3rd in the male 25-29 age group!
Nour Alharithi: 1:03:39 - Placing 2nd in the male 16-19 age group!
Michael Knudson: 1:03:32 - Placing 4th in the male 25-29 age group!
Rae Onders: 1:12:43 - Placing 1st in the female 16-19 age group!
Nice job sweeping the field gentlemen and Rae! ;)
A bunch of us will be volunteering at the Chicago Marathon Expo this weekend, but we could always use more people! It's a great way to spend time with the team and get free food and clothes!! Sign up HERE to volunteer!
We also have 5 athletes racing the Chicago Marathon this year! If you're free, grab a few friends and hop on the El this Sunday to watch the race and cheer on Nikhil, Nour, Jason, Theo, and Niki!
2. Krispy Kreme 5K - November 9th
Mark your calendars for the best race of the year!! We will have a sign up sheet for volunteers coming soon! Also tell your family and friends to sign up online for the race HERE!!!!
We promise we won't make you wear this when you volunteer.....
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!
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 questions 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!
2. PARTY!!! - TBD
Look forward to a party to start the fall quarter off right and welcome all of our new members! The party will likely be the weekend after the marathon, (Oct. 18th) stay tuned for details!