The 13th annual XTERRA Oak Mountain off-road triathlons and trail runs return to Oak Mountain State Park in Shelby County, Alabama on the weekend of May 19-20.
The main event combines a 1.5km swim, 30km mountain bike and 10km trail run. For amateurs, there will be 51 spots into the XTERRA World Championship to be held October 28 in Maui up-for-grabs, and for elites, $15,000 USD in prize money and points in the XTERRA Pan Am Pro Series.
XTERRA will also offer a shorter distance Sprint race – 750-meter for the swim, 15km mountain bike and a 5km trail run, and an even shorter distance Xticer race which mixes a fun 200-meter swim with a 10km mountain bike and 2km trail run.
From IRONMAN TriClub Program, Americas:
Hello Vulcan Triathletes,
Effective today, your club will now be in Division IV and will remain there throughout the 2018 season. We will reassess your number of affiliated athletes in December.
Divisions are based on total affiliated raced athletes from the prior year (2017). If a member has yet raced an IRONMAN event and plans on completing an IM event in the future, please encourage them to affiliate with you club – it will not affect your division size.
Division I: Over 200 athletes
Division II: 126 - 199 athletes
Division III: 76 - 125 athletes
Division IV: 26 - 75 athletes
Division V: Under 25 athletes
If you have any questions, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Runners- How To Stay Visible When the Sun Goes Down
When the days are shorter, runners face another challenge besides meeting their mileage goal. Running in the darkness entails certain risks, such as:
I cannot submit a club roster for this, everyone needs to go to ironman.com and create their profile and associate yourself with Vulcan Tri for you to receive these early registration/benefit notifications. All of the scoop below... We are pleased to announce exciting new changes to our race registration process offered to TriClubs and TriClub members. These changes are: • Early Entry for all IRONMAN and IRONMAN 70.3 events • Priority Tiered Pricing • 2018 Deferral Program • 2018 Payment Plan Option
How would YOU like to swim faster with less effort?
The goal of every AQUATIC EDGE swim clinic is to have people say...
"This stroke makes total sense! After just one session I feel faster and I know I am spending less energy…this is HUGE!"
Karlyn travels the WORLD hosting clinics and camps yearly. Why not host a clinic at YOUR POOL???
Join us this Saturday for our March off season clinic. Coach Al Schlosser with be giving a fantastic presentation on Strength Training for Triathletes. Make sure to come prepared for activity as we learn some new ways to build strength and a six pack!
When: Saturday, March 11
Where: Trak Shak Homewood
Time: 9 a.m.
And don't worry....we'll have a post-workout snack for you!
Back by Popular Demand!
Over the past several months Sherry Colgin (awesome swim coach!) has been asked by several people to host an Adult Swim Clinic. As some of you may know she has held these clinics in the past with huge success. Informative, fun and hands on training will get you from the lap pool to open water.