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Thank You For Racing The 2011 TriColumbia Celebration Triathlon

  Greetings!

   

Thank you for racing with TriColumbia in the 2011 Celebration Triathlon. This year's event was one to remember with perfect weather conditions!  Congratulations this year's Champions, Anthony Van Lierop (2010 Champion) and Suzy Serpico who both set course records.  We hope you enjoyed the race, and that you succeeded in reaching your personal goals; creating memories that will last a lifetime.   

 

Congratulations as well to all our award winners, and to every athlete who crossed the finish line! If you qualified for an award, but were unable to stay for the awards ceremony, and would like to have it shipped to you, kindly send us a check in the amount of $10.00 (P&H). Make the check payable to The Columbia Triathlon Association, Inc., and send it along with your request to 9130-G Red Branch Road, Columbia, MD 21045. Awards cannot not be mailed until a check is received. Please allow up to 4 weeks to receive the award. Requests for awards received after November 1, 2011 will not be fulfilled. Click here for results.

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

 




Thank You To All Our Sponsors, Volunteers & Community Partners  

A HUGE thank you to ALL our 2011 Celebration Triathlon Sponsors, including Gatorade, TYR, Princeton Sports, Xterra Wetsuits, Endurafit, Hammer Nutrition, Fitness Concepts, PNC Bank, 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 Celebration Triathlon one of the best sprint triathlons in the Mid Atlantic.

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

One Age-Group Athlete said it best, "The staff and volunteers are the best, taking great care of athletes from start to finish!"



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

The TriColumbia ChesapeakeMan Endurance Festival, utilizing portions of the world renown TriColumbia 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. 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!

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


Log on to our website, and look under results & photos to view all the race results, photos and the TriLights Race Day Live Blog.

Visit our online store for TriColumbia merchandise, and coming soon - Subaru Ironman 70.3 EagleMan gear.
Rackjacket
  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  Thanks for racing with us!

July 24, 2011 - TriColumbia Kidz Triathlon  This event is sold out! 

August 21, 2010 -Athleta Iron Girl Columbia Triathlon
General Registration is now closed. This event is sold out!

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 still open.


September 24, 2011  -Make-a-Wish Triathlon

Our Sponsors

Sheraton Columbia Town Center   PNC Bank   Howard County Parks & Recreation   Howard County General Hospital 

ASI Photo   David's Natural Market   EnduraFit   Fitness-Concepts 

Gatorade   Hammer Nutrition   Maryland Public Television   Princeton Sports 

Subaru   Tyr   XTerra Wetsuits   Rackjacket 

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
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