OK campers, you can’t say that CTC doesn’t provide you enough opportunity to train. We are ALWAYS happy to bring folks together to learn and have fun on the roads, paths, lake and bars of Cleveland! Sooooo in an effort to provide some BIG training opportunities – we bring you the Cleveland “At-Home” Tri Camp. We hope this is a chance to get in some great training as we all prepare for those L-O-N-G ‘A’ races in Sept! The following is a schedule of events and information. Feel free to pick and choose things that work with your schedule. Do everything, do a couple things, but just make sure you do SOMETHING!
Friday June 30th - Kickoff Swim and Ride
Start the weekend with an easy swike. A nice swim in Lake Erie followed by a relaxing ride along Lake Road.
5:00 p.m. at Columbia Beach. Meet at the top of the steps for a cove swim followed by an easy pace 20 mile bike ride heading west on Lake Rd.
7:30 p.m. Meet up afterwards for food and beverages at a location to be determined, suggestions appreciated.
Saturday July 1st - Double Dose of Fun
Time to ride and swim some warm-up miles before Emeraldman.
Morning - Ride
8:45 a.m. meet up at Bonnie Park Dr, Strongsville, OH - Push off at 9:00 a.m. A long self supported 50-80 mile bike ride with the option to run afterwards (brick). Two groups will be formed - A "drop ride" and B "no drop ride" group options available heading through the Cleveland Metropark and west into Lorain County. The long group will head to Oberlin.
Ride leaders - Heidi Benson A/ Mark Durno B
Evening - Swim
5:00 p.m. This time we swim west for a different type of big swim. This alternative direction affords views of the houses above all the way to the "falls" with a return to Columbia Beach. Kayak and SUP support will be available.
Sunday July 2nd - Cuyahoga Valley Ride/Brick
7:45 a.m. meet at Lock 29 in Peninsula for a 1 hour bike (18-20 mph no drop, mostly flat with a couple of hills) followed by a 3-4 mile out and back run on the towpath.
For Parking: Use the Lock 29 parking or the overflow lot just past the main parking lot.
Monday July 3rd – 3rd Annual EmeraldMan
This event is so big is has its own page....EmeraldMan
Tuesday July 4th – “Ride – Race – Ride”
Bay Days 5-Miler Bikeathlon
6:30AM – RIDE – 30 – 40 min
We will gather at the Bay Village High School parking lot (29230 Wolf Rd, Bay Village, OH 44140) for a 7:00 push off. Plan is to ride easy for 20-30 min out Lake Rd. west and then return with plenty of time to get ready to run, slow transition. This is a VERY flat ride and will be used as a ‘warm-up’ to our “Race”. Ride will end back at the High School.
8:30 – Bay Days 5 Mile Race
The Bay Days 5-miler starts at the High School. See the link below for more details and registration. We HIGHLY recommend PRE-REGISTRATION but day of registration is also available. After the run for those interested we will meet back up as a group for the final portion of our morning’s training, another RIDE
We will conclude our Patriotic training morning with a brisk 90-minute ride that will end back at our cars at the High School parking lot.
5k and 10k running options with a 27 mile citizens bike race.
5k starts at 7:45 a.m. This provides plenty of time to run AND ride in the citizens race. Road bikes are encouraged but tri bikes are allowed, just don't use your aero bars.
Waves for the citizen bike race start at 8:15.
The 10k starts at 9:00 a.m.
Pre-registration for Twin Sizzler events is encouraged but race day sign-up is also available.
Events will also be posted on Facebook under the Cleveland Tri Club page.
Cleveland Tri Club