An online community providing support, encouragement, resources, connections and training opportunities to help triathletes competing in IM Louisville 2013 to finish with their best possible time and have a powerful (AND FUN!) race experience.
Latest Activity: Dec 1
OUR #1 GOAL ...... To get you here by 11:59:59 ON 08/25/13 .... And have a whole lot of fun in the process!!!!!
Ironman Louisville Finish .....The BEST Ironman finish line outside of Kona!
IRONMAN LOUISVILLE 2013 IAMTRI RACE WEEKEND EVENTS (Tentative)
Friday, August 23th (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 23th (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 23th (3-6pm) IAMTRI SOCIAL/FUNDRAISER (SULLY'S ON 4TH STREET LIVE)
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 group discussion.
Friday, August 23th (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 24th (8-10am) IRONMAN LOUISVILLE PRACTICE SWIM
Saturday, August 24th (10am) IRONPRAYER ECUMENICAL SERVICE
Meet near swim exit for practice swim down from Joe's Crab Shack and on west side of transition area.
Saturday, Augsut 24th (11am) LOUISVILLE CHARITY UNDERPANTS RUN
An IAMTRI tradition! 1.5 mile fun run (Start near the Belle of Louisville; behind Galt House) No RSVP, just come out!
Sunday, August 25th (7am) GAME ON.....IRONMAN LOUISVILLE 2012!!!
IAMTRI GROUP SPONSORS AND FRIENDS
Hammer Nutrition (Steve Borne) www.hammernutrition.com
Bead Bewitched Jewelry (Debbie Sosa) www.BeadBewitched.artfire.com.
Ken Comb's Running Store (Larry Holt) http://kencombsrunningstore.com/
V02 Multisport (Jeff Miller) http://www.vo2-multisport.com/
Bearno's By 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
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/
Teresa's Candles & Scents http://www.teresascandles.com
Dream Big Triathlon Coaching (Brant Bahler) http://www.dreambigtriathloncoaching.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 2013 IAMTRI GROUP TRAINING DATES/WEEKENDS
SATURDAY, APRIL 20 36/45/60/80 mile group ride options
SATURDAY, MAY 11 36/45/60/80 mile group ride options
SATURDAY, JUNE 29 Group swim and 60/80/112 mile group ride options
SATURDAY, JULY 6-SUNDAY, JULY 7 WEEKEND TRAINING, Group swim and 60/80/112 mile ride options on Saturday plus Sunday 8am 9-13 mile run
SATURDAY, JULY 27-SUNDAY, JULY 28 WEEKEND TRAINING, Group swim and 60/80/112 mile ride options on Saturday plus Sunday 8am 9-13 mile run
SATURDAY, AUGUST 3-SUNDAY, AUGUST 4 WEEKEND TRAINING, Group swim and 60/80/112 mile ride options on Saturday plus Sunday 8am 9-13 mile run
*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,/Gatorade, Inf Hammer Nutrition, 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 13, 2013 Ironman Muncie (IN) 70.3 (www.ironman.com) July 13th
DATE TBA Cardinal Triathlon (KY) (www.headfirstperformance.com) July 13th
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.
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