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TriColumbia Merchandise
TriColumbia Kidz Triathlon
2013 Event Schedule
Correction To Previous Email - The ChesapeakeMan Endurance Festival Aquabike Swim Is 2.4 miles NOT 1.2 Miles - See Corrected Description Below - sorry for the mistake.



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The ChesapeakeMan Endurance Festival on September 21, 2013 will now offer three new events bringing the total to seven, suitable for a variety of skill levels and interests. 


Enjoy racing through the pristine Blackwater Wildlife Refuge on Maryland's Eastern Shore when the heat of the season has subsided. 


Registration is open, so if you haven't yet registered, now is the time! 


Events now offered include:

  • ChesapeakeMan Ultra Distance Triathlon - Named a "140.6 Best Race" by Triathlete Magazine and once again the USAT Mid-Atlantic Ultra Distance Championship
  • Skipjack 75.2 Triathlon - begin with one loop of the 1.2 mile ChesapeakeMan swim course in Hambrooks Bay. After a quick transition (skipping the changing tent) and saddling up for the 64-mile first loop of the ChesapeakeMan bike course, there will be an out and back 10-mile run. The Skipjack Triathlon is the perfect event to end your season or to use as training for a long distance event. 
  • Bugeye Classic International Distance Triathlon - a 1.2 mile swim on the ChesapeakeMan Hambrooks Bay swim course, a 25 mile bike through portions of the Blackwater Wildlife Refuge and a 6.2 mile flat run.
  • ChesapeakeMan Aquabike - Interested in challenging yourself but don't want to run the marathon? Then the Aquabike is for you! 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike and done! 
  • SwimFest - for those who want to brave the waters for 2.4 miles and then join the spectators to cheer on the other racers. The swim start is at the same time as the Ultra Distance and Aquabike events. 
  • 10 mile Run - Get in on the fun by running the ChesapeakeMan 10 miler beginning at high noon!   
  • Moonlight Marathon - Join Ultra athletes under the stars for 26.2 miles beginning at 5 pm. The party goes on until midnight with glowsticks and tiki torches.     

Ultra Distance Age group athlete, Sharon H. offered praise for ChesapeakeMan:


"I have raced 10 different iron distance races in the U.S. ranging in size from 47 finishers to 2500+ participants. This race is my favorite. The race organizers are super friendly and passionate about the race experience. They all seem to be personally vested in the success of each participant. The race organization is equal to or better than any other iron race of any size.  Yet there are none of the long lines, hoop jumping, and other hassles of the big races.  The course is a PR course and would also be a great race for a first timer. The beautiful bike course is very well-marked with very little traffic. I always felt safe on this course. The food is fantastic.  The race swag is absolutely the best of any race in which I have competed." 


The Festival once again benefits the Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-Atlantic granting wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions in Maryland, Delaware, Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia.


We hope to see you in September.


Celebrate Life! 


Kari Ebeling, COO, USAT Certified Level 1 Race Director & The TriColumbia Team 


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What Are Your Kids Doing This Summer?

Get your kids off the couch, and keep them healthy, fit and happy by signing them up for the TriColumbia Kidz Triathlon taking place on July 21, 2013.

The Kidz Triathlon provides youth ages 7-15 the opportunity to experience a healthy, fit lifestyle while boosting self-esteem in a fun, family-friendly environment. Kids experience the thrill of a real triathlon just like their adult role models. The event includes chip timing, age group awards, professional photography, a post race food tent and party, great music and fabulous volunteers. With entries limited to 600, this event sells out, so don't delay!

MYTS logo For the 3rd year, the TriColumbia Kidz Triathlon will be part of the Maryland Youth Triathlon Series, the first and only 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! You can participate in just one event or choose to do all 4.

Click HERE for more information and to sign up for the TriColumbia Kidz Triathlon today!

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event_schedule2013 Event Schedule
April 28, 2013 - Athleta Iron Girl Columbia 1/2 Marathon & Coed 5K - benefiting Claudia Mayer Cancer Resource Center
First in the Iron Girl Triple Crown Event Series - Named a "Best Women's Event" by Competitor Mid-Atlantic
Also sponsored by Her Mind Magazine, Mix 106.5 FM, Wegmans, Lisa Hussman Foundation, and Howard Magazine

May 19, 2013 - Columbia Triathlon
- benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Maryland Chapter - Registration is closed
30th year and a 5150 qualifying event

Also sponsored by Conscious Corner, Her Mind Magazine, and Johns Hopkins Carey Business School  


June 1, 2013 - Rocky Gap Triathlon - Sprint and International distance events offered - benefiting the Cumberland YMCA - REGISTER VIA THE WAITING LIST TODAY AND WE WILL LET YOU IN


June 9, 2013 - Ironman 70.3 EagleMan Triathlon & Aquabike  - Registration is CLOSED
**The EagleMan 2013 Aquabike has been named by the USAT Mid Atlantic Regional Committee as the 2013 Regional Championship.
Also sponsored by Heat 106.3 FM and Johns Hopkins Carey Business School

June 23, 2013 - Celebrating Heroes Triathlon  - Registration is CLOSING SOON!
Also sponsored by Her Mind Magazine and Johns Hopkins Carey Business School

July 21, 2013 - TriColumbia Kidz Triathlon  - Registration is OPEN
Also sponsored by Her Mind Magazine and Kindermender

August 18, 2013 - Athleta Iron Girl Columbia Triathlon - Registration is CLOSED. Options for entry are to join a charity team.
Second event in the Iron Girl Triple Crown Event Series - Named a "Best Women's Event" by Competitor Mid-Atlantic
Also sponsored by Her Mind Magazine and Johns Hopkins Carey Business School

September 8, 2013 - Iron Girl Rocky Gap Triathlon - Registration is OPEN
Third event in the Iron Girl Triple Crown Event Series
Also sponsored by Her Mind Magazine

September 21, 2013 - ChesapeakeMan Endurance Festival benefiting Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-Atlantic featuring the Ultra Distance Triathlon, Skipjack 75.2 Triathlon, Aquabike & Bugeye Classic (intermediate distance) Newly added events for 2013 are the SwimFest, Moonlight Marathon and ChesapeakeMan 10 miler.

** The ChesapeakeMan Ultra Distance Triathlon has been designated as the 2013 USAT Mid Atlantic Championship and was named by Triathlete Magazine as a "Best 140.6" - Registration is OPEN

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