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Thank You For Racing The 2011 Subaru Ironman 70.3 EagleMan

  Greetings!

   

Thank you for racing with TriColumbia in the 2011 Subaru Ironman 70.3 EagleMan Triathlon, and the EagleMan AquaVelo, the 2011 USATMA Championship event. This year's event was one to remember.  The weather was cooperative, producing Kona-like conditions that tested the physical and metal fiber of each and every athlete on the course. We hope you enjoyed all the race weekend events, and that you succeeded in reaching your personal goals; creating memories that will last a lifetime.  

 

Congratulations to those athletes who snagged 28 Ford Ironman World Championship slots, and 50 Ironman 70.3 Championship slots! Train safely, and we hope the "wings" you used at EagleMan carry you successfully over the finish line at the Championship this fall. 

 

Congratulations also to TJ Tollakson who reclaimed his 2007 EagleMan title, finishing over 3 minutes in front of Richie Cunningham and Stanislav Krylov, and to Ironman World Champion, Mirinda Carfrae, who reclaimed her 2009 EagleMan title, beating out Tyler Stewart and last year's Champion, Sam Warriner.

In racing with TriColumbia, you have not only shown your commitment to life-long health and fitness, but you have helped us further our mission of improving the lives of individuals in need by supporting local and regional charities.

Congratulations, and we hope to see you at another TriColumbia event soon! 


 

Celebrate Life,

Robert Vigorito and The TriColumbia Team

 




Endorphin ReportEndorphin Race Report - TriColumbia's Gift To Ironman 70.3 EagleMan Triathlon Athletes  

 
In order to allow athletes to assess their performance and build upon their race-day goals and objectives, TriColumbia is pleased to partner with Endorphin Report to provide a SPECIAL BONUS to all Ironman 70.3 EagleMan Triathlon finishers.
 
Check your email inbox shortly for your personalized "Endorphin Report."  This report will allow you to breakdown your race like a pro. It aggregates and analyzes your results along with the race results from the rest of the field in order to provide data, stats and charts that are otherwise unavailable. Your Endorphin Report will provide you with valuable insight into your race performance bringing your strengths and weaknesses into a new light and helping you tailor your next training sessions to address areas of improvement.

Thank You To All Our Sponsors, Volunteers & Community Partners  

A HUGE thank you to ALL our 2011 Subaru Ironman 70.3 EagleMan Sponsors, including Gatorade, Powerbar, TYR, Princeton Sports, Xterra Wetsuits, Endurafit, Hammer Nutrition, Fitness Concepts, Philadelphia Insurance Co., WaWa, Heat 106.3, Timex, RackJacket, ASI Photo, and MPT. 

Thanks as well to our community supporters, charity teams, Tri Clubs, community partners, and all the volunteers who help make the Ironman 70.3 EagleMan the best 70.3 event around!

EagleMan volunteers are known to be the best around as noted by so many athletes in post race comments.

EagleMan Competitor, T. Jennings said it all, "...just wanted to say your staff and volunteers exceeded my expectations. What a well run event and the volunteers on the course were amazing. I took away so many great visual memories..thanks I will be there for 2012 Eagleman for sure!! Congrats superb event."



Post Race Results, Photos And TriLights Live Blog Arhcives Are Available 


Log on to our website, to view all the race results, photos and the TriLights Race Day Live Blog.  You can also view searchable results on Ironmanlive.com

Visit our online store for TriColumbia merchandise, and coming soon - Subaru Ironman 70.3 EagleMan gear.

ChesapeakeMan Endurance Festival LogoIf You Enjoyed EagleMan, You'll LOVE The Tricolumbia ChesapeakeMan Endurance Festival

The TriColumbia ChesapeakeMan Endurance Festival, utilizing portions of the EagleMan course, on September 24th has a distance for you.  There are four to choose from including the ChesapeakeMan Ultra,  AquaVelo, Skipjack 75.2, or TriColumbia's brand new Bugeye Sprint.  There's something for every ability level!

Triathlon Magazine's March 2010 issue named the ChesapeakeMan Ultra Distance event a "140.6 Best Race," and The Ultra Distance event is the USAT Mid Atlantic Championship Ultra Distance race. 140.6 Best Triahtlete Magazine

Offering the same high level of logistic expertise and volunteer support that all TriColumbia events are known for, the festival takes place on September 24th, when the summer temperatures are easing. Come back and enjoy fall in Dorchester County and the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge.

All events are still open for registration; so don't miss this gem of an endurance festival, and come experience what everyone is raving about!

Register Today!

Kidz LogoSign Your Kids Up To Give It A "TRI" With The TriColumbia Kidz Triathlon

TriColumbia Kidz Triathlon on July 24, 2011 will be part of the Maryland Youth Triathlon Series, the first of its kind youth triathlon series in Maryland, promoting sun-safe practices, encouraging healthy lifestyle choices through multisport, and showing kids that winning is finishing what you start!

Kids, come get your swim, bike and run on! With four premier youth triathlons all within an hour of each other, there has never been a better time to try a triathlon - or add a second, third or fourth to your race calendar!  Hunter Lussi, teen spokesman for the MYTS will be present at each event, and all children competing in MYTS logoparticipating events will receive a copy of Hunter Lussi's book, America, Get Off The Couch.  All children completing two or more Maryland Youth Triathlon Series events will receive a certificate of recognition from the State of Maryland. Do three or more and get a sun safe MYTS hat. Receive an entry for each race completed to win a cool raffle prize worth $40. The more events you complete, the better your chances and the more fit you become! Individual event registrations are now open and space is limited, so sign up now.

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  TriColumbia Protects The Environment

As many of you know, we have banned the use of plastic bags of any kind on bikes stored overnight in the transition areas. The bags fall off, blow off, or are simply left behind. If you attempt to use plastic bags, staff will remove them.
 
TriColumbia and Endurafit are pleased to announce a brand new product, The Rack Jacket, an alternative to using trash bags to cover your bike. We fully embrace the "leave no trace behind" concept, and strive to eliminate litter produced at our events. You may also use an old swim cap to over your bike seat if you like.
The Rack Jacket is the essential item for those of you who wish to protect your bike from the elements.

Key Benefits of the Rack Jacket are:
  • Designed specifically for triathlon bike racks
  • Made of highly water resistant ripstop nylon
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Reusable
  • Cord locks and Velcro straps keep it securely fastened in windy conditions
  • Reasonably priced
  • Available in a variety of colors
  • Team orders are welcome  
  Click here to order
event_schedule2011 Event Schedule
 

May 22, 2011 - Columbia Triathlon
Thanks for racing with us!

June 12, 2011 - Subaru Ironman 70.3 EagleMan Triathlon  Thanks for racing with us!
**The EagleMan 2011 Aqua Velo has been named by the USAT Mid Atlantic Regional Committee as the 2011 Regional Championship for 2011.

June 26, 2011 - Celebration Sprint Triathlon  Registration is closed.

July 24, 2011 - TriColumbia Kidz Triathlon   Registration is open.  

August 21, 2010 -Athleta Iron Girl Columbia Triathlon
General Registration is now closed, but there are limited additional Charity slots available.

September 24, 2011 - ChesapeakeMan Endurance Festival featuring the Ultra Distance Triathlon named by Triathlete Magazine as a "Best 140.6", Skipjack 75.2 Triathlon, and Aqua Velo, and The Bugeye Sprint
** The ChesapeakeMan Ultra Distance Triathlon has been designated as the 2011 USAT Mid Atlantic Championship. Registration is open.


September 24, 2011  -Make-a-Wish Triathlon


Please Support All Our Sponsors

Subaru   Timex   ASI Photo   Power Bar 

David's Natural Market   EnduraFit   Fitness-Concepts   Gatorade 

Hammer Nutrition   Maryland Public Television   Princeton Sports   Tyr 

XTerra Wetsuits   Rackjacket   Philadelphia Insurance Company   Wawa 

Heat 106.3 FM   

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Frequently Asked Questions & ResourcesFAQ's Question Mark
If you're not sure about some of the rules & regulations for CTA's races or if you're just looking for answers to commonly asked questions, download the FAQ   

Nutrition is a key component to proper training and racing. TriColumbia sponsor, Hammer Nutrition, has an extensive resource page 

If you still have questions about specific races, feel free to email us