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Weekly Newsletter 10/9/15

It’s Kona weekend and we have a few teammates to track again this year! Good luck to Matt Bach, Kevin Portmann, and GCTri alumna Missy Manning at IRONMAN World Championships!

Good luck to our teammates also racing at IRONMAN Louisville, the Rock & Roll Brooklyn Half Marathon, Staten Island Half Marathon, and Chicago Marathon this weekend!

Congrats to everyone that raced last weekend! At Mighty Man Sprint Triathlon: David Calabrese (1:08, 1st AG), Nicole Ogrosso (1:10, 2nd OA), Stephen Rosselli (1:26); Mighty Man Olympic Triathlon: Jamie Moreng (2:14, 2nd OA), Michael Wilson (2:24, 1st AG), David Saraceni (3:02); IRONMAN 70.3 Rio de Janeiro: Raphael Zagury (5:10).

Details for the Brewery Run on October 17th are almost finalized. We will be heading to Brooklyn Brewery! Keep an eye out this week for more information.

It looks like a nice weekend to bike, so if anyone is planning a group ride, please add it to our club calendar and coordinate through the FB group. http://www.gctri.org/race-calendar/

Weekly Newsletter 10/2/15

Congratulations to everyone that raced last weekend! Especially Rich Miani (3:03, 1st AG) at QuakerMan Olympic Plus Triathlon and Jenny Zarzuela (6:33) on her 1st century ride at the Twin Lights Century! Good luck to those racing at Mighty Montauk this weekend!

Save the date for our next great social event: a Brewery Run on Saturday, October 17th at 1:00pm. More details coming soon.

Unfortunately, due to the weather, there are no group rides planned for this weekend.

Weekly Newsletter 9/25/15

Congratulations to everyone that raced last weekend! At Mighty Hamptons Olympic Tri: Michael Satz (2:23); at the Newport Liberty Half Marathon: EJ Burke (1:33), Vito Ciraco (1:54), Jay Henao (2:07); and at the Portland Triathlon (Oregon): Paul Giuntini (2:23).

Good luck to everyone racing this weekend! Please remember to let us know how you did! Submit your race results here: http://www.gctri.org/submit-results/

Thursday morning group rides will begin at 6:00am for the remainder of the year. Same meeting spot as always, and remember bike lights are mandatory!

Weekend rides: On Saturday we have the Tour de Defiant Brewery. You won’t want to miss it! The group will depart at 10am for the 30 mile ride up to our delicious destination. Please see Lisa Mangino’s emails for full details, and keep an eye out for updated cue sheets to come later today. Currently there are no rides posted for Sunday. Please organize rides via Facebook and the club calendar (for our members without FB). Just a quick reminder that all members have the ability to post a ride to the calendar. http://www.gctri.org/race-calendar/

Weekly Newsletter 9/18/15

Congratulations to everyone that raced last weekend! As usual, GCTri had another impressive weekend of racing! At IRONMAN Wisconsin, Julie Percifield completed her 1st IRONMAN in 13:08, Gabrielle Rasure finished Challenge Cedar Point Half in 6:25, Derek Barnes ran the Lehigh Valley Marathon in 3:27, and David Pietrangelo finished 3rd in his age group at the Hightstown Sprint Triathlon. Good luck to those racing at Meters for Mike Open Water Mile and Long Beach Island Triathlon!

Unfortunately, the Donut Ride is canceled for this Saturday, but come hang out with the club members when they aren’t wearing spandex! The club social is still on at Maxwell’s Tavern in Hoboken starting at 2pm on Saturday, 9/19.

Mark your calendars for a really fun event – the 2nd annual Tour de Defiant! On Saturday, 9/26, we will be riding up to Defiant Brewery for a little bike and brew (and taking NJ Transit trains home).

There are no official group rides planned for this weekend, but don’t forget that Tuesday morning track workouts and Thursday morning group rides are still on every week throughout the fall. Track workouts meet at 5:45am at 9th St. and Park Ave. in Hoboken or at the Weehawken track at 6:00am. Group rides meet at 5:45am outside the 14th St. ferry on Frank Sinatra Drive. Bike lights are mandatory to attend group rides.

Weekly Newsletter 9/11/15

Congratulations to everyone that raced last weekend! At Lake George Olympic Triathlon: Kevin Portmann (2:02, 1st OA), Jamie Moreng (2:10, 3rd OA), Lauren Karstens (2:52); at Lake George Half: Brian Perry (5:45) and Diane Berry (7:26); at Lake George Half Aquabike: RJ Boergers (3:39) and Janine Bodden (4:09).

Good luck to our teammates racing at IRONMAN Wisconsin, Challenge Cedar Point, Toughman NY, and Iron Girl Sandy Hook this weekend!

Just a reminder, Tuesday morning track workouts and Thursday morning group rides are still on every week throughout the fall. Track workouts meet at 5:45am at 9th St. and Park Ave. in Hoboken or at the Weehawken track at 6:00am. Group rides meet at 5:45am outside the 14th St. ferry on Frank Sinatra Drive. Bike lights are mandatory to attend group rides.

If you haven’t done so already, please fill out the Club Race Survey form by the end of next week to assist us in determining the designated club races for next year.
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1DXlwUnzoZ5jDsrtPnpkZwcRQqL-QDq6kmjD2dnbugrg/viewform?usp=send_form

Weekly Newsletter 8/28/15

Congratulations to Darla Mercado (1:19, 3rd AG) at the Medford Lakes Aquabike and David Calabrese (2:19, 1st AG) and Sheila Monaghan (2:18, 2nd Female) at the at the Jersey City Olympic Triathlon and Renee Santos (1:51, 2nd AG) at the Jersey City Sprint Triathlon last weekend!

Good luck to those racing this weekend! Remember to submit your race results after! http://www.gctri.org/submit-results/

There are no official group rides on the schedule this weekend, but please post to the Facebook group and calendar if you plan to ride!