Saturday, April 25, 2009

Seriously fine Spring morning for the HayMed Triathlon This Morning!

Around one hundred folks participated in the HayMed Triathlon today around the Haywood Regional Medical Center in Clyde, NC. The weather and conditions couldn't have been better! The staggered (300 yd) swim start makes it truly a race against the clock, but everyone raved about the ease of the swim and the beauty of the bike (10mi) course (sans hill from last year).

The 5k run on the other hand didn't disappoint for those looking for a challenge. What would a mountain tri course be without a couple hills worthy of respect, especially for flat landers?

This was a good early season baseline for many and had quite a few first time triathletes! The great thing about sprint tris, is that almost anyone can complete one! I love them because they are such a great celebration of life, wellness rolled in with a healthy dose of challenge!

This is the third event of the Asheville Tri Grand Prix Series a points series for members to enjoy racing throughout the season. Consider checking out the next three events coming up:
  • Xterra Uwharrie Triathlon May 3
  • Clemson Triathlon May 16
  • Enka Triathlon @Biltmore Lake June 13
No, I personally didn't race this one but did photos and 'encouragement'! Hope to see you next time at a race soon! Register early as races can fill and reach capacity weeks in advance of the event!

Results forthcoming at The Asheville Tri Club Website-Blog

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Great job Gloryhound Events, Setup Events and our thanks to the Haywood Regional Medical Center and Fitness for hosting such a great event!

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