Penticton Triathlon Club
Barley Mill Bare Bones Duathlon

The Barley Mill Pub Bare Bones Duathlon will be the 2014 BC Provincial Duathlon Championships.  In addition, there will be a new category for TEAMS in the 2014 event!  To accommodate the new category, the on line page is in the process of being updated.  Check after March 14 for the updated on line registration.

Volunteers NEEDED for the Barley Mill Bare Bones Duathlon.  Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to volunteer.

Triathlon BC Memberships were due on January 2nd, 2014!  Get your renewals in to Peach City Runners!  Forms can be printed from the "Downloads" tab.  Require Tri BC and PTC form.  23 people have already got their forms in.  You can check on the "Members Info" tab, then "2014 Current Members" to see if you have paid up.

Last Updated on Saturday, 19 April 2014 07:37
 
Swim Clinic

Anyone interested in a swim clinic?  Do you want to become more efficient in your swim?  Do you want to give your Challenge team a kick start with a great swim?  This clinic, from KISU swim club head coach, Tina Hoeben, will include video recording of your swim technique, followed by stroke improvement recommendations.  Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if you are interested.  We will need a minimum number of people to attend.  There will be a fee, likely around $25, as we will need to rent the pool.

Last Updated on Sunday, 12 January 2014 20:55
 
Upcoming Event- Club AGM, Tri BC membership,SOCIAL

Special Event, the Penticton Triathlon Club Annual General Meeting (AGM) is being planned for February 2014.  This event will be a short AGM, followed by a mid winter SOCIAL with the Penticton Pounders.  Location TBA.  It is time to RENEW your club membership, and Tri BC membership ($55 for renewal by February 10).  Tri BC membership is now from January 1 to December 31, so you must get your forms in by Christmas.  Membership renewals qualify for a draw for an entry to the 2014 Peach Classic Triathlon.  Draw takes place at the end of the AGM.  The meeting and social will include additional draw prizes.  There is no Awards Banquet this year, so this is a great opportunity to socialize with other triathletes and runners, without worrying about training!!  So come out, socialize, bring your spouse, bring a friend!  Please email Laura at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Last Updated on Sunday, 12 January 2014 20:43
 
Newsflash - Congratulations

Congratulations to Murray Macpherson, who won his age groupl at the 70.3 World Championships in a time of 5:11:50, with a 1:39:12 run!  Last year Murray was 3rd at 70.3 Worlds, and won his age group at IMC.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 September 2013 06:09
 
Race Experiences in 2013 from Jeff Symonds

Congratulations to Jeff Symonds, a Penticton Triathlon club member, who won the inaugural 2013 Challenge Penticton, and set a new course record in the 2013 Great White North Half Ironman.

Jeff will be discussing his 2013 race season on Tuesday September 10, at 7pm at Smith & Co. coffee shop.  The club will be collecting cash donations to the Food Bank, or in non-perishable items.  Donations will be split between Kidsport Penticton and the Food Bank.  Please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if you plan to attend.

Also, check out his blog, "Gettin' Ugly Out There!

Last Updated on Sunday, 08 September 2013 15:46
 
Road Safety

Reminder to all cyclists to ride single file.  Share the Road.  Be especially careful on East Side Road.  Be cautious of irate vehicle drivers.  A silver/grey medium size pick up truck drove across the yellow centre line attempting to force a local cyclist off the road while riding up Green Mtn. Road on Friday May 31 afternoon.  Try to get license numbers to report such incidences to RCMP.

June 4, 2013  Jeff Symonds swam Sicamous to Peach and back, this sunny afternoon, and said it was quite nice.  Weather is finally warm!! 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 June 2013 15:12
 
Barley Mill Pub Bare Bones- Results

2013 Results are up!  Photos will go up on the Penticton Triathlon Club Facebook page!  Thanks again to our sponsors, the Barley Mill Pub, Lake Breeze Winery, the Bike Barn, Freedom Bikes, Peach City Runners, Len Fox - Remax, Swagman Racks, Steve and Jean King, Don Gemmell, Cob's Bread, and Parkway Chevron.  Special thanks to all of our volunteers, without them, this race would not be able to take place!

 

 

Last Updated on Monday, 13 May 2013 18:18
 
2013 Barley Mill Bare Bones Duathlon

Results will be posted under the "Results" tab.  Thanks to all of our volunteers for helping, and to the athletes for coming out.  A special thanks to Steve and Jean King for the fantastic announcing and managing the timing for us, and to Don Gemmell for the results.

The 20th annual Barley Mill Pub Bare Bones Duathlon took place under sunny skies, and made for a hot, early May duathlon race. This years race was based out of the parking lot of the Barley Mill pub, making for a longer bike race that athletes wanted, and a challenging run course having a gradual descent, finishing with a gradual climb. 85 athletes started the race this year, and water was the fluid of choice to counter the heat.

 

Last Updated on Monday, 13 May 2013 06:25
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Triclub supporting the pool

The Penticton Triathlon club earlier this year, asked if the community center pool needed some equipment, and offered to donate some money to purchase such equipment.  On October 24, the Penticton Triathlon Club presented pool staff member Amanda Lust with a cheque for $1666.06 towards the purchase of new penant flags, lane signs and flippers.

The Peach Classic Triathlon Society, in recognition of Investors Group support for many years, is wishing to donate some money to 2 groups that Investors Group recommended.  The recipients of financial support from the Peach Classic Triathlon Society are the Keremeos Kids Triathlon Club, and the Okanagan Falls Kids of Steel triathlon.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 July 2013 10:13
 

It is the goal of the Penticton Triathlon Club to encourage and develop participation in triathlon and duathlon in the South Okanagan.

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Bare Bones Duathlon is a Triathlon BC sanctioned event.

 
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