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hi everyone,

As previously mentioned, Kevin Cutjar has really helped PTC this year, to increase membership, and adding $1500 to the club.  The exec has agreed to pay for burgers, hot dogs, fruit, propane, buns, etc.  We want to cheer on all athletes at Skaha Park in the morning, during the expected tight pro races for men and women.  If you are not racing, please show up, bring friends, family, and make it a party to cheer the athletes, and let them know that the Penticton Triathlon Club supports Challenge Penticton.  Jen and Jay Annett will lend us their BBQ.  We need some people to cook.  We hope to have a speaker system for an iPod.  So if you have an iPod with great tunes for running, bring it!  If you have cow bells, pom pom, horns, then bring them too!  We want to have a party.  Then at 4pm we can move to Run Stn #8, at the old Petroglyphs.  We need 6 confirmed volunteers, and 2 of us have signed up.  Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you can be there, even if only for an hour.  Again we want to show our support of the athletes, and we will have food, refreshments.  The more the merrier, and the more the better.  Those of you doing the Challenge Half, you can come and cheer with us for a while, and get some recovery nutrition!  Please send a note to confirm!  Thanks, Brad

Thursday Night Ride

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Tomorrow meet at Bad Tattoo at 5:30. We will head out to OK falls Via Eastside Rd. After a regroup, we will head up the backside of Mclean Creek. The goal will be to get at least 2 repeats of Mclean in. Then, we will head over Mclean back to Eastde rd. Regroup and Time Trial back to Skaha Park.

See you all there!

Athlete Looking for Childcare for Challenge

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Hi Everyone,

The family that I stayed with in Whistler is looking for someone to watch their two kids (ages 5 and 6) during the day of challenge so that they can both race. If you can help this family out, you can contact Bob at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Monthly Triclub meeting, Tuesday Aug.18, 7pm

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Reminder, there is a club meeting at 1566 Penticton Avenue, at 7pm.  Wine for all attendees.  We will discuss taking on the 2nd half of the run aid station to help Challenge Penticton, and to confirm funding the food for the volunteers.  Plus organizing a cheering crew at Skaha Park for all of the athletes.  We hope to have as many people in costumes!  Looking for a BBQ, music, etc.  Swim pass discount: list now has 13 people on the list.  Get your replies to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Swim Passes, time to get on the list

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2nd year for a 25% discount on swim passes through the Penticton Triathlon club.  Only monthly swim passes available this year (1 yr, 6m, 3m, 1m).  For adults up to 59 years, a 1 year pass at $398 with 25% off is $298.50.  That's $24.88/mth!!!  Even if you swim 9 months, it's only $33.17/mth.  For a 6 month pass, $251 with 25% off = $188.25, or $31.38/mth, plus your cost to swim in April, May and Jun.  We get to purchase this discounted rate just ONCE per year.  No chance to buy another discounted pass in May!!  Get you name on the list ASAP.  We do not know if the new facilities manager will follow with this policy, so we recommend getting this deal now.  Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to get your name on the list.  You must be a club member to get the discount.

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The 2015 Boston Pizza Jr. Triathlon is being held at 7am, Saturday, July 18 at Rotary Park in Penticton, BC.  See "Races" tab for race info and registration, and Online registration. 

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