Friday, July 24, 2009

Save the Date!

Whether you're north or south of the Mason-Dixon line, do we have a few happening places for you to be on August 23rd. For all you Midwestern tri-junkies, check out what Michigan has to offer, as told by the one and only JP "Pooh Bear" Severin:

Hey Midwesterners!

I just wanted to write to alert you of a fledgling race in Traverse City on AUGUST 23. It is called the... wait for it...

It is put on by Endurance Evolutions and more information can be found on

This race offers an unparalleled course through a ridiculously gorgeous part of Traverse City that few get to see. Think vineyards and orchards. It also features a protected swim through bowers harbor, a part of Grand Traverse Bay. You can do the Olympic distance or the sprint distance. They specialize in ensuring a wonderful experience for both seasoned vets and people new to the sport.

The reason I am so excited about this race is because the former MSU triathlon club President, Mr. Eric Tingwall, and my former Spanish teacher, El Senor Joel Gaff, are the race directors. They have serious experience running 3 5k's and about 4-5 triathlons while we were at Michigan State together and both had a huge hand in legitimizing and truly establishing the club.

Eric and Joel. This race will be unbelievable.

Go out and support this race. I promise you won't regret it. These guys have done unbelievable work in the past and this will be no different.

And for all ya'll Southerners, psshhh Ironman-Shmironman... we say you ain't seen nothin til you've tackled the big bad bayou. Cancel all other plans for August 23rd ladies and gentlemen; our very own Tri-Cajun and his lovely Kona Kid bride are putting on what looks to be one of the most exciting races of the season! The Snakebite Supersprint Triathlon is actually geared toward introducing people to the sport of triathlon, all the while providing a completely doable challenge you can be proud of surmounting. Click here to learn more now!

The swim course??

Whew.... the REAL swim course. Click here to see more course photos.