New Members

Wayne Ford

Helena Lin 

 

Birthdays!

MIKE WALSH

LAURA LENO

LINDA WALSH

TORBEN LIND

KEITH YEUNG

LORI MORGAN

KATHY DAVIDSON

WILLIAM GEORGE

ROB HARE

PAT MAGUIRE

MAGGIE BATEMAN

GREG LEIMAN

Race Radar

SUBARU IRONMAN WHISTLER - JULY 30th

DYNAMIC EVENTS ELK LAKE TRIATHLON - JULY 30th

 

 

 

 

 

Clinics and Camps

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday
Sep072017

CULTUS LAKE TRIATHLON

One of the final triathlons of the season is approaching on Sept. 17th, the Cultus Lake Triathlon.  We wish Rob Hare and Lori Morgan all the best in thier season finale.

Thursday
Sep072017

ITU WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Congratulations to our TWC members who raced in Penticton at the ITU World Championships.  Competing in the Long Distance Triathlon, Denise McGowan, Pat Maguire and Tony Yeu,  competing in the Aquabike, Mike Roth, and competing in the Duathlon, Wendy and Bruce Turcotte and Debbie Henry.  Well done!

Thursday
Sep072017

Crystal Pool Closure! No swimming!!

Swimming at the Crystal Pool is cancellecd for the next three weeks. The Crstal Pool is closed until September 25th.  Swimmng begins on September 26th.  Swimmimg at Thetis Lake on Fridays at 9:00 am continues!!

Monday
Sep042017

TUESDAY RUN ON LOCKSIDE TRAIL

Tuesday's Run, Sept. 5th, will NOT start at Lochside School because of School Opening.  We will park on Lochside Drive, off Cedar Hill behind the Monkey Tree (turn off Borden).  Follow Lochside toward Don Mann's.  Meet at 9:15 am

 

Friday
Aug182017

Three Ferries Ride Photo

The ride was a success with great weather and food!  Plenty of time in Ganges to stop at Barbs Bistro.

 

Wednesday
Aug092017

Three Ferries Ride August 17

It's time for the three ferries ride on Thursday, August 17!

There will be a meeting point at Lochside/Royal Oak, and another for the 9:00 am ferry to Fulford Harbour.

Contact Keith Yeung or Kevin Taylor for more details.

Tuesday
Jul252017

TWC SUMMER SUCCESS!

The summer is off to a busy start with TWC members participating in numerous sporting events with great success.  The Triathlon of Compssion was a good beginning.   Keith Evans(1st), Bruce Turcotte(2nd), and Wendy Turcotte(1st) demonstrated their strength.  The Langford Lake Duathlon/Triathlon was our first opportunity to show our team depth.  Dave(2nd) and Debra(1st) Henry competed in the Duathlon.   The Sprint Triathlon included Lori Morgan(1st), Peter Dolan(2nd),  Marilyn Sutton(1st), and Sue Weightman(1st).  In the Olympic Triathlon we were represented by Nancy Dolan(1st), Rob Hare(1st),  Sandra Mullen(2nd), Thom Weightman(1st) and Keith Evans(2nd).  Bertrand Bozek was busy winning his age group at the Durrance X-Terra TriathlonHillerie Denning(7th) and John Botelho(11th) took on the challenge of the Prospero Medio Fondo.  Well done!  This past weekend  Pat Maguire(1st) and Tony Yue(5th) competed at the Penticton Challenge

Next is Ironman Whistler and the new Dynamic Elk Lake Triathlon!

Thursday
Jul202017

SAFE AND SUCCESSFUL RACE WISHES!!

Wishing a safe and successful race to all our TWC  members travelling to the CHALLENGE PENTICTON and the SUBARU 70.3/IRONMAN CANADA.

Sunday
Jul022017

2017 LANGFORD LAKE TRIATHLON

TWC members will be competing again at the 2017 Langford Lake Triathlon.   The event includes both duathlons and triathlons.   Team members are trying to match their seven gold medal sweep in 2016.  Volunteers and spectators are always welcome!

Saturday
Jun172017

TWC CELEBRATION BARBECUE!

TWC members will get together for a Celebration Barbecue!  Celebrating Birthdays!  New Age Groups!  Anniversaries!  Any excuse to celebrate.

Join us at Hamsterly Beach on SUNDAY, JUNE 18TH, after the morning run, about 10:20 am.  Bring an entre, your favourite na drink, and a lawn chair.   Dan will be cooking up some pancakes.

Monday
May222017

Summer TWC Clothing


Keith and Wayne are putting together a summer uniform order!
If you are wanting to order TWC clothing for your summer training and racing, please let us know.
We would like to have all the orders in by MAY 31st.
We will need the items you want, your size,  and a $50 deposit.

 

Friday
May122017

THETIS LAKE OFFICIALLY OPEN FOR SWIMMING!

A hardy group of our Friday swim group tested Thetis Lake on Friday, May 12th.  Cool but very tolerable.  Swims will begin on Friday, May 19th.   Meet on the beach, ready to swim at 9:00 am.   For more info, contact waynecoulson@shaw.ca

 

 

Wednesday
May102017

VIRA Race Series Photos

I have attached some photos from the VIRA awards.

Under photos.

Well done athletes!!

Friday
May052017

MAY SATURDAY BIKE RIDES AT 9:00 AM

Our May Saturday bike rides move to a 9:00 AM start.   Meet at Francelli's(Royal Oak).   Our main route is the Saanich Peninsula.  Distances of 40, 60 and 70 km.

Saturday
Apr222017

WESTSHORE TRIATHLON SUCCESS!

The WESTSHORE TRIATHLON was a great start to the local triathlon season!  Congratulations to Debra Henry(60-64) who won her division in the Duathlon and Lori Morgan(55-59) who won her division in the Sprint Triathlon.

Saturday
Apr222017

2017 VIRA ISLAND RACE SERIES RESULTS!

Congratulations to all our TWC members who completed the 2017 VIRA Island Race Series.  All our members placed in the TOP TEN.  Sara Kelly(30-34) 2ND,  Chris Sullivan(50-54) 3RD, Kathy Davidson(55-59) 3RD, Graham Fisher(55-59) 5TH,  Rob Hare(60-64) 6TH,  Larry McMahon(70-74) 4TH, Mike Ellis(80-84) 1st.

Sunday
Mar052017

Synergy Bazan Bay 5k 

Tuesday
Feb142017

SPRING GOALS!

Weather is improving by the day!  It's time to review and solidify those 'Spring' goals.  Remember to make your goals SMART GOALS.

  • SPECIFIC
  • MEASURABLE AND MEANINGFUL
  • ACHIEVABLE
  • RELEVANT
  • TIMELY

In future postings we will highlight upcoming events for your consideration.

Friday
Jan202017

SYNERGY BAZAN BAY 5K APPROACHING!

The TWC Synergy Bazan Bay 5K is fast approaching on Sunday, March 5th!   This is the largest race in the VIRA Race Series and we need everyone's support to continue to make this such a great success. TWC members, family and friends can volunteer with Kellee at teamwestcoast@ymail.com   Great draw prizes for our volunteers.

 

Saturday
Jan142017

Energy Bars Gluten Free

Energy Bars

Gluten-free, oil free, soy-free, refined sugar –free

1/2C pecans finely chopped

1 1/2C gluten-free rolled oats

1 1/4C rice krispees

1/4C pumpkin seeds

1/4C dried cranberries

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

¼ teaspoon kosher salt

1/2C brown rice syrup

1/4C roasted almond butter or peanut butter

1 teaspoon vanilla

Preheat oven to 300 degrees

Line a 9” square pan with parchment paper

Spread pecans in an even layer on a rimmed baking sheet and toast them in oven for 10-12 minutes, until lightly golden. Set side to cool.

In large bowl, combine the oats, rice krispees, pumpkin seeds, cranberries and salt. Stir in cooled toasted pecans.

In small saucepan, stir together the brown ride syrup and almond or peanut butter until well combined. Cook over medium heat until mixture is softened and bubbles slightly. Remove from het and add vanilla.

Pour almond or peanut butter mixture over the oat mixture; stir well until all oats and cereal are coated in wet mixture. Will be very thick to stir.

Spread mixture on pan, spreading evenly. Lightly wet your hands and press down. Use a pastry roller to compact mixture, makes it firm. 

Place pan in freezer uncovered for 10 minutes or until firm.

 

Slice with knife or pizza roller makes 12 bars. Will keep for 2 weeks.