April News

Greetings, everyone!

We’ve been super busy, and I know you have too. So here’s an update, finally!

If you haven’t picked up your tech tee, Member ID and temporary tats, please plan to drop by!
Please welcome new member Al Whatley!

Shout out to these recent racers:
Morgan Garcia (IMFL 70.3)
Michael Strickland (IMNOLA 70.3)
JT Harrison (Hits Endurance 70.3)
Billy Webb (Early Bird Super Sprint at UGA)
Chris Stroh (PTS Solutions Carterville Duathlon)
Lance Parker + Jeff Drawdy (Monticello Bike Fest Metric Century)
Stacey Herrin + Tiffany Nunnally (Monticello Bike Fest Century)
Jen Bendewish, Tiffany Nunnally, Team Eastman and anyone else who raced Red Hills!

…and a bunch of folks who represented at the Tally Springtime races, including:
Lance Parker
Marty Hufstetler
Chad Johnson
Leisa, Max + Wade Eastman
Melissa Thompson + Kenna Ponder
Tiffany Nunnally
Nancy Moody
Joy Knop
Katina, Jesse + Christian Stewart
Molly Richardson + Tessa Winbigler
If I missed you, please post!

Congrats to the following DRCSports FREE RACE ENTRY Raffle Winners!
Clayton Moss (Crystal River Sprint #1)
Paul Pickles (Crystal River Sprint #2)
John Thompson (Crystal River Sprint #3)
Alison Parker (Jax Sprint/Olympic #1)
John Wheeler (Jax Sprint/Olympic #2)
Alison Conklin (Jax Sprint/Olympic #3)

And THANK YOU to DRCSports for contributing those events to our giveaways.

And much gratitude to Charlie Johnson of TriAttic for coming to Cordele to coach last weekend’s Open Water Swim Clinic at Lake Blackshear.

Check out our gallery, and please keep us posted on your events! We have a lot of folks competing this weekend, so please send us your results and photos. And have fun, everyone!

 

March News

If you missed last week’s Scott Rigsby event (or his follow up appearances at VFC), you seriously missed out. What an inspirational, down-to-earth person with a fascinating story to share! We thank Scott for spending time with us, and we thank the Nunnallys for giving us a venue for our event. To learn more about Scott or to donate, please visit ScottRigbsy.com and ScottRigsbyFoundation.org. Thanks to Susan for helping at the book signing table, and thanks to everyone for coming out!

If you haven’t picked up your tech tee or gear yet, please let me know when you can stop by. We also have temporary tattoos for raceday in your packets!

We also have just 5 hats and 5 visors left, so if you’d like one, please hurry. Such a limited supply will go quickly!

Please welcome new members Tony Voyles and Paul Pickles, and please welcome back Parrish David, one of our season one members.

Congrats to Leisa Eastman on a spectacular day at the Asheville Marathon 26.2 on the grounds of the Biltmore Estate!

Don’t forget we have an open water clinic coming up this weekend in Tally (with Lifesport) and a triathlon clinic coming up April 18th at Lake Blackshear! Please keep an eye on our calendar and FB page for details.

Enjoy this amazing weather, everyone!!!

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Tomorrow Night: Scott Rigsby!

1. Check out this video!

2. Get pumped.

3. Be there tomorrow night (3/12) to be inspired by this amazing gentleman. Bring your family!

Victory Fellowship Church, Thomasville
6 pm sharp

Mr. Rigsby will be available for book signings and autographs after the event tomorrow night.

Books are $20, and you can pay by cash, check or charge. Checks should be made payable to Scott Rigsby Holdings.

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Updates!

HUGE thanks to Charlie + Sandy Johnson and Mike Weyant for coming up to Thomasville to school RCTC at yesterday’s SWIM CLINIC. We are so grateful and have already received wonderfully positive feedback on the event. Shout out to TriAttic, Tallahassee Youth Triathlon Series, the Thomasville YMCA and all of RCTC’s 2015 sponsors for making it happen.

Congrats to Jennifer Bendewish, first female finisher at yesterday’s Valdosta Azalea Century.

Congrats to Marty, Chad, Beverly and Tiffany on their performances at the Albany Marathon! And to Ashli for her performance at the Half.

Props to Nancy Moody and Katina Stewart for their performances at the recent Seaside Half and to Morgan and Deann Garcia for theirs at Gasparilla!

Big thanks to Roger from Higher Ground for our Gear Night flat-fixing refresher, and to Kathy from EC3D for demonstrating proper use of select compression gear—and to both of them for giving away a bunch of great raffle prizes! If you weren’t able to pick up your gear, please let us know when you can come grab it.

Congrats to John Thompson on winning a FREE general entry IRONMAN 140.6 at Gear Night and to Stacey Herrin on her win of a FREE Sprint entry, both courtesy of RCTC sponsors!

REMINDER: Scott Rigsby visits us this Thursday night at VFC in Thomasville, starting at 6 pm. Don’t miss this inspirational talk!

Enjoy the photos!

Did we miss your race? Let us know. Post below!

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Event Tomorrow!

REMINDER!

Gear Night is tomorrow at Bacchus in Tville at 6 pm.Roger Hawkes from Higher Ground Bicycle Co. will be joining us.
Bring your wheel if you’d like to participate in the FLAT CHANGING CLINIC.
Step over to the bar + buy an adult beverage or two.
Bring the kids.
Prance around in your new threads.
Win an IRONMAN 140.6 entry, courtesy of the best sponsors around.

Just another ordinary night with RCTC.
See you there!

Special Guest, Scott Rigsby

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On October 13, 2007, after enduring the elements for 16 hours and 43 minutes, NBC Sports featured Scott Rigsby as he became the first double amputee in the world to finish an Ironman distance triathlon with prosthetics at the 140.6-mile Ford Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.

On March 12, Scott comes to Thomasville to share his Unthinkable story with Rose City Tri Club and friends. This is a community-wide event, presented by Rose City Tri Club and hosted by Victory Fellowship Church. That means you don’t have to be a Winged Warrior to attend.

Save the date.
Be there. And be inspired!

MARCH 12, 2015
6:00 pm
Victory Fellowship Church
19150 Us Highway 19 N, Thomasville, Georgia 31757
(229) 228-5493

Planning to attend?
Let us know! RSVP on the Facebook EVENT PAGE.

SCOTT RIGSBY (www.scottrigsby.com) is a professional speaker whose mission is to encourage people to do more than they thought possible in pursuit of their dreams. Since that incredible day in 2007, over 100,000 people have been inspired by his Unthinkable story through his speaking events, book and video sales, and on the Internet.

Scott grew up near Atlanta, Georgia, where he makes his home today. He has delivered keynote speeches for civic organizations, military, Fortune 1000 companies, churches and schools across the country. He founded The Scott Rigsby Foundation (www.scottrigsbyfoundation.org), a Georgia 501(c)3 nonprofit, to inspire, inform, and enable individuals with loss of limb or mobility to live a healthy, active lifestyle.

New Events…

Greetings, RCTC!

For those of you who are either not on Facebook or simply living under a rock (ha!), there are some new events we’ve just added to our calendar. They are:

RCTC Special Guest Speaker
Guest to be revealed soon!
Open to Members + Non-Members. Of interest to athletes, non-athletes and anyone who could use a pep talk!
March 12 at 6pm
Victory Fellowship Church.
Please RSVP to the FB event.

Red Shoe Run / Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
Brought to you by Treehouse/Children’s Advocacy Centers of GA.
Events are March 28th at 8 am.
Visit the FB page here.
Get the forms here: 2015 Runner Form 2015 Walker Form

YMCA Kids Triathlon Camp
July 20-23
Butler Mason YMCA, Ages 7-12.
Contact the YMCA for details.

Don’t forget GEAR NIGHT is February 28th. We’ll be giving away a FREE IRONMAN 140.6 RACE ENTRY. But you’ve gotta appear in person to enter and collect.

Also…
TRIATTIC POOL CLINIC is March 7.
MONTCELLO BIKE FEST is March 21.
…and LIFESPORT OPEN WATER SWIM CLINIC  is March 21.

See previous posts and/or calendar for details! And remember, we have 12 races to give away in TOTAL!

Stay warm out there!