Weekly Newsletter 6/27/2014

Another amazing weekend of racing is in the books, and as usual GCTri kicked some butt! Our team brought home 3rd Place at IRONMAN Syracuse 70.3 TriClub competition, and we took 5th Place in the Club Challenge at Jersey Shore Olympic. Here’s how our teammates did: Mossman Half- Erica Manning (5:55, 1st AG), Kristine Papamichael (6:18, 2nd AG), GCTri alum JD Desloges (5:52); IRONMAN Syracuse 70.3- Dave Doherty (4:46), Rowan Prior (5:12), Jen Sheppard (5:25), Steve Rosselli (5:37), Nicole Ogrosso (5:39), Todd Olsen (5:54); IRONMAN 70.3 UK – Eva Kovacs (7:32); Jersey Shore Olympic Triathlon- Erik Donahue (1:56, 1st AG), Dave Calabrese (2:05, 5th AG), Steve Fulop (2:25), Mark Rogers (2:29, 5th AG); Jersey Shore Sprint Triathlon – Anthony Desantis (1:32), Tim Brown (1:38); Stafford Sprint Triathlon – Michael Zadroga (1:18); LBI/Manahawkin Triathlon – Vito Ciraco (1:11, 4th AG).

Good luck to our teammates racing: Challenge Atlantic City & Lincoln Park Triathlon.

We have a special thanks to our Track Coordinator – Mike D’Imperio who will be leaving us. Best wishes my friend! Lucky for us, Mike has agreed to write the track workouts for the rest of the year and Mike Satz will be acting track coach. We’ve added a track pacing chart to the website to help assist you with pacing – http://www.gctri.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/run-pacing-chart-track.pdf

The weather looks fantastic for training. We’ve got a few options for rides for you. All rides will depart the 14th St. Ferry Pier. Saturday: 6am (sharp!) A ride ~80miles to Lil Tor with Steve Su; 7am A- ride (6hrs) with Mike Haskell; 8am B ride to State Line (~40 miles) with Nicci. Sunday: 8:30am C ride, distance determined by group. Sign up on the club calendar and Please ride safely!