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OTHER THAN KONA......THE BEST FINISH IN ALL OF IRONMAN!
OUR PRIMARY GOAL IS TO GET YOU HERE BY 11:59:59 ON 08/26/12!!!!!!!
OUR SECONDARY GOAL IS TO HAVE BIG TIME FUN IN THE PROCESS!!!!!!
IRONMAN LOUISVILLE 2012 IAMTRI RACE WEEKEND EVENTS
Friday, August 24th (9am) EASY FLAT 18 MILE "OUT & BACK" RIDE
Meet at the Yellow Lot (near 1201 River Road) at 8:45am; Cold bottled water provided when you finish; No RSVP, easy flat ride along the Ohio River
Friday, August 24th (11am) RIDE THE IMKY BIKE COURSE BY CAR
Meet at Galt House (Outside West Tower) at 10:45am; We'll be caravaning out for one loop (81 miles). RSVP to BobBaney@hotmail.com (If you can drive please share that along with # of passengers you can take). Designed for those out of towners who have not seen/riden the bike course.
Friday, August 24th (3-6pm) IAMTRI SOCIAL/FUNDRAISER AT SULLY'S
Social, Fundraiser and Pre-Race Celebration all in one; Appetizers, DJ, Raffle with Thousands of $$$$ in prizes/gear, FREE SWAG; Family friendly event ($10/adult, Children are Free) RSVP at http://iamtri.com/group/ironman-louisville-2012/forum/topics/pre-race-celebration-fundraiser-at-sully-s-at-4th-street-live-fri
Friday, August 24th (5:30pm) IAMTRI GROUP SEATING AT OPENING BANQUET
IAMTRI will have 40 tables of 8 reserved for our group to sit together at the IMKY Opening Banquet. For those at the Sully's event we'll just walk over (5 minute walk). Look for the IAMTRI table signs. No RSVP necessary, just look for our IAMTRI table signs.
Saturday, August 25th (8-10am) IRONMAN LOUISVILLE PRACTICE SWIM
Saturday, Augsut 25th (11am) LOUISVILLE CHARITY UNDERPANTS RUN
An IAMTRI tradition! 1.5 mile fun run (Start near the Belle of Louisville; behind Galt House) http://iamtri.com/group/louisvilleunderpantsrun2012 No RSVP, just come out!
Sunday, August 26th (7am) GAME ON.....IRONMAN LOUISVILLE 2012!!!
IAMTRI GROUP SPONSORS AND FRIENDS
Bead Bewitched Jewelry (Debbie Sosa) www.BeadBewitched.artfire.com.
Ken Comb's Running Store (Larry Holt) http://kencombsrunningstore.com/
Infinit Nutrition (Michael Folan) http://www.infinitnutrition.us/
V02 Multisport (Jeff Miller) http://www.vo2-multisport.com/
Sully's Restaurant at 4th Street Live http://www.sullyssaloon.com/
Bearno's (at the bridge) Pizza http://bearnos.mealamigo.com/legacysite/
Motion3Sports (Christopher Brown) http://www.motion3sports.com
Fleet Feet Sports (Jeff Wells & Noelle Thomas-Desso) http://www.fleetfeet.com
XTerra Wetsuits http://www.xterrawetsuits.com (use code C-IAMTRI for great discounts)
Timex Sport (Jim Ristow) http://www.timex.com/Sport-Ironman-Shop-Now/b/2223481011
Epix Gear (Tomek Barc) http://www.epixgear.com/
Power Bar http://www.powerbar.com
Awesomeness of You (Kirsten Lewis) http://www.awesomenessofyou.com/
Glier's Goetta German Sausage (Blair Hoelscher) http://www.goetta.com
Tattoo Charlie's in Louisville (Buddy Wheeler) http://www.tattoocharlies.com/
ASI Photography http://www.asiphotography.com
Thirty Birds (Verity Breen) (Cool Triathlon Clothing.....website coming soon!)
Big Island Jewelers, Ltd. http://bigislandjewelers.com/
TryFuel www.tryfuel.com (Brad Ellis) 10% discount to IMKY group members
Teresa's Candles & Scents http://www.teresascandles.com
Dream Big Triathlon Coaching (Brant Bahler) http://www.dreambigtriathloncoaching.com
Endurance Obsession Triathlon Apparel (Michael GIudicissi) http://www.enduranceobsession.com
Lingate Hospitality (Claude Bacon) http://www.lingatehospitality.com Hilton Garden Inn gruop rate for group trainings and IM Louisville race weekend (see resources discussion)
Brooks Airbrush Studio (Kevin Brooks)
Shiloh United Methodist Church (Susan Janett-Sack) GROUP RIDE AID STOP
Cornerstone Family Church (Craig & Nancy Basler) GROUP RIDE AID STOP
Marathon Gas Station (Sligo, KY) GROUP RIDE AID STOP
Oldham County High School (Buckner, KY) GROUP RIDE AID STOP
If you know of a company or individual that might be willing to support our group by providing raffle items for our fundraiser or some other type of support, please let us know.
IRONMAN LOUISVILLE 2012 IAMTRI GROUP TRAINING DATES/WEEKENDS
IMKY 1 SAT, 05/12/12 9:00AM BIKE (60 & 80 MILE OPTIONS); BRICK RUN
48 RIDERS, APPROX. 3,500 MILES RIDEN
IMKY 2 SAT, 05/26/12 9:00AM BIKE (60, 80 & 112); BRICK RUN
65 RIDERS, APPROXIMATELY 5,500 MILES RIDEN
IMKY 3 SAT, 06/09/12 8AM SWIM**, 9:30AM BIKE (60, 80 & 112); BRICK RUN
75 RIDERS; APPROXIMATELY 7,200 MILES RIDEN
IMKY 4* SAT, 06/30/12 8AM SWIM**, 9:30AM BIKE (60, 80 & 112)
SUN, 07/01/12 8AM RUN (9-13 MILE OPTIONS)
100 RIDERS; APPROXIMATELY 10,000 MILES RIDEN
IMKY 5* SAT, 07/21/12 8AM SWIM**, 9:30AM BIKE (60, 80 & 112)
SUN, 07/22/12 8AM RUN (9-13 MILE OPTIONS)
125 RIDERS; APPROXIMATELY 12,000 MILES RIDEN
IMKY 6* SAT, 07/28/12 8AM SWIM**, 9:30AM BIKE (60, 80 & 112)
SUN, 07/29/12 8AM RUN (9-13 MILE OPTIONS)
95 SWIMMERS, 165 RIDERS, 30 RUNNERS ........ 18,000 TOTAL SBR MILES CRANKED!
IMKY 7 SAT, 08/11/12 9AM TAPER RIDE (60, 70, 80 MILE OPTIONS)
40 RIDERS ............... APPROXIMATELY 3,000 MILES CRANKED!
59,200 MILES FOR THE WHOLE SUMMER!!!!
* denote weekend trainings with swim/bike on Saturday and long run on Sunday morning
** swim sessions are 400-500m "out and backs" in channel behind Towhead Island from 8-9am; kayakers are provided for safety of swimmers
MEETING LOCATION; Yellow Lot on River Road which is 1/8 mile east of Tumbleweed's Restaurant (1201 River Road, Louisville, KY 40602) IMKY swim start is at Tumbleweeds.
AID PROVIDED: 7 aid stops are provided along the 112 mile route serving water, Ironman Perform/Gatorade, Infinit, ice, bananas, oranges, energy bars, bagels, peanut butter (Sunscreen and other basic first aid supplies provided); SAG vehicle also available
HOTEL INFORMATION: We are working on getting some group discounts at area hotels for the training ride dates; More information on hotels to follow.
COST: $5 for swims; $10 for rides; $20 for full weekend trainings (swim/bike/long run); Partial proceeds donated to charity (Pay when you sign in at the Yellow Lot)
RSVP: Please RSVP (with number in your group) in the GROUP TRAINING DATES discussion below
GROUP RIDE REMINDERS: Follow all traffic laws/signs, ride single file, use appropriate signalling, no littering the course, do not stop on private property, support the local merchants along the route.
AREA HALF IRONMAN DISTANCE (70.3) RACES
July 7, 2012 Ironman Muncie (IN) 70.3 (www.ironman.com)
July 14, 2012 Cardinal Harbour Triathlon (70.3) in Prospect, KY (www.headfirstperformance.com)
More information will be added to this calendar as it becomes available. Trainings are fully supported with aid/SAG support. All participants must sign a waiver.