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Open water Swim at Belews Lake on April 26th at 8.00am

Plan to meet by 7:30am for an 8:00 start that morning. We encourage brightly colored swim caps and all participants must have a waiver signed before entering the water. Swimmers regardless of their experience are encouraged to join. We will have a kayak in the water with us at all times.Those interested in joining us can email: ttt.vpmarketing@gmail.com for address details.

The swim is free for TTT members and non-members are encouraged to make a $10 donation for the TTT. Those who want to join the TTT can do so the same day. See the 'Join' link for details.

Upcoming Special Events

Upcoming races supported by the TTT
  • Lake Ramseur Olympic Triathlon to be held on September 20th.
  • NC State Championship Sprint Triathlon to be held on Sunday October 5th.

Check the links on the calendar for more details by going to events > calendar. The TTT will bring the team tent, have chairs, music, and food for our members. Members who cannot race in these triathlons are encouraged to stop by the tent and party with the rest of us while cheering for your teammates.

Communicating with our members
The Triad Triathlon Team has many members and followers. We communicate with members and followers using 3 means.

The primary means is our Facebook page. Please follow us on Facebook (Triad Tri Team) regularly. This is where events/activities are usually announced first. In addition, because of the interactive nature of Facebook, our members can ask questions and post their training sessions inviting other members to join them.

Another means is our Newsletter, if you are a member and are not receiving TTT Newsletters or simply would like to receive our Newsletter, please contact us.

We also try to keep our website as up to date as possible. The website is our main means of providing information to potential members and also includes valuable information for members such as the local events calendar, race reports, information about our sponsors and members only discounts, as well as information about how to join our team.

Recurring TTT Activities
TTT Monthly Meetings

The TTT plans on having regular monthly meetings. These meetings provide an opportunity for TTT members and potential members to socialize and meet each other outside of a regular training session. This is also an opportunity to find out firsthand about what is going on in the Triad Triathlon Team, learn about upcoming events/activities, suggest new activities, and get involved. The TTT is only as good as the efforts put into it by its members. We also try to provide value to our members by having a guest speakers present about a topic which is Tri related. Location and topics vary, so remain on the lookout for additional information.

TTT Training Activities

We currently have a number of members who have offered to lead team training sessions. If you are interested in starting a regular activity, please contact us to discuss how to best get this organized and setup.

Open water swims!

When: April 19th, 2014 at 8:00am
Where: 347 Lake Point Dr, Belews Creek

Arrive at 7.30am and be ready to swim as a group by 8:00am. A waiver form must be signed by each participant prior to entering the water. This is a gated community. So please contact Kerry for details about entering the premises.
Wetsuits can be rented at Off'N Running for $15 and everyone must wear a brightly colored swim cap. Check us out on Facebook for other activities.

Indoor Trainer Nights!

When: 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month at 7pm
Details: Consult our Facebook page to RSVP and confirm we are a go!

The purpose of the indoor training ride is to allow members and prospective members of all fitness levels to enjoy each other's company while riding at their own pace. The session will last approximately 90 minutes and include the option to follow a structured interval workout. Participants can arrive anytime after 7 PM. Please bring your bike, trainer, towels, and drink (for both during the workout and post workout recovery). Cost is free. Contact Simon Cloutier with any questions about the activity.

Lap Swim Workouts - Tuesdays @ Ragsdale YMCA

Workouts start at 5:55 AM and last approximately 1 hour. The workouts vary but usually total a 2000 yard main set with warmup and cool down on either side. Attending the training session is free for Ragsdale YMCA members. Otherwise you'll need to cover YMCA admission fee's. Contact Wes Koonts for more information.

Lap Swim Workouts - Wednesdays @ Greensboro Aquatic Center

Workouts start at 6 AM and last as long as you like! These will be informal in that a structured workout will be available but members can feel free to modify the difficultly and/or Length to suit their individual abilities. Cost is the price of admission at the GAC. Consult the GAC website for pricing info. Contact Simon Cloutier with any questions about the activity.

Trail Runs - Saturdays @ Various Local Trails

Time: 8:30am

Location: Varies. Consult Facebook for weekly location

Contact: Steve Collins

Please RSVP on our Facebook page. We will be using Facebook to provide updates for the event.

Informal training run on local trails. Pace and distance depends on amount of people and each person's ability. Bring your water and good trail shoes. There is no cost associated with this run. An "apr├Ęs-run" coffee is also an option for those who brave the cold winter conditions.