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You Won’t Believe Your 2017 Medal!

Your Medal is Also a Wine Stopper!

That’s right!  Your 2017 finisher medal will look great hanging around your neck but will also be able to shine at your next dinner party. Your guests will be able to Ohh! and Ahh! over your accomplishments for years to come!

Since your finisher medal will double as a wine stopper, you can relive your memories for years to come. It’s dual functionality will assure it does not just end up in a drawer collecting dust!

Under 21 or prefer other beverages to wine? This one-of-a-kind medal will still be sure to draw attention and stand out whether you’re just starting your collection or adding to an abundant assortment!

Published June 27, 2017   [No Comments]   –   Categories: Uncategorized

Bike Course Preview Ride

Bike Course Preview Ride

IMPORTANT UPDATE:  RIDE WILL START AT CENTENNIAL PARK DUE TO SAFETY CONCERNS.    See Start location here.

Be prepared for race day at the 2017 Iron Girl Triathlon Columbia! Join Corrigan Sports and the crew from 90+ Cycling shop on a course preview ride to get yourself familiar with the 16 mile trek through Columbia!

There will be complimentary coffee, Gatorade product and water plus food after the ride to enjoy. Plus, some great deals on gear and free bike safety checks from 90+ Cycling!

Date: Saturday, July 29, 2017
Time: Wheels down at 8:00am sharp! (This is a NO DROP ride)
Where: Centennial Park
Ride Distance: ~20 miles

This is a free event open to everyone! Come, bring your friends, family and teammates to ride.
If you haven’t registered yet for the Iron Girl Tri, we will have special deals on-site for those who attend the ride!
Please RSVP to [email protected] by 7/26 so we have a headcount of people.

  • 90+ Cycling will be leading the ride
  • Water available before the ride
  • Coffee, water and some food available at 90+ after the ride
  •  Special deals, free bike safety checks for riders at 90+ after the ride.

 

View our printable Bike Preview Ride Flyer

Published June 26, 2017   [No Comments]   –   Categories: Uncategorized

Iron Girl Triathlon Training Programs

Let the Columbia Association’s personal trainers help you get ready for the Iron Girl Triathlon! All programs are open to both CA members and nonmembers. Be sure to activate your free 90-day CA membership offer as a registered participant of the Iron Girl Triathlon so you’ll receive member prices!

 

Triathlon Training at Supreme Sports Club
Register now for this triathlon-specific swim training with the focus of building freestyle swim techniques and open water swim techniques. Workouts will also focus on building endurance and performance.

  • All Levels: Tuesdays 6:45-7:45am
  • Advanced Levels: Tuesdays 5:15-6:45am
  • 4-week session run July 11-August 15
  • Price (per session): $98 for CA members / $200 for nonmembers.

For more information, please call 410-312-6332. To register online, please click here.

 

Get Ready to be an Iron Girl!

In addition to the Triathlon Training, below are some small group training classes CA is offering to get ready for the Iron Girl! Make sure to activate your free 90-day membership to pay the member rates. Register now as space is limited!

Iron Girl registrants who sign-up for two or more of the programs below will receive 15% off!

To register, please call the fitness club where the class is being held:

  • Columbia Athletic Club: 410-730-6744
  • Columbia Gym: 410-531-0800
  • Supreme Sports Club: 410-381-5355

 

Tri Strength & Power with Darrell Gough at Columbia Athletic Club
Gain power and speed by focusing on the core, stabilization, strength and endurance through agility work, body weight training, TRX , kettlebells and more.

    • All Levels!
    • Tuesdays and Thursdays: 5-6am
    • 4-week sessions starting July 18
    • Price (per session): $160 for members / $200 for nonmembers.

 

Run Training for Triathletes at Columbia Athletic Club and Columbia Gym
Comprehensive running program designed for beginner and intermediate level triathletes that includes how to perform a proper dynamic stretching warm-up, post-run static stretching, plus key exercises for developing a strong core and for keeping your hips and legs healthy. This class delivers a combination of outdoor group runs, treadmill runs, core strength work and stretching. 

  • Beginner/Intermediate Levels
  • Columbia Athletic Club: Saturdays: 4-5pm
  • Columbia Gym: 11:45am-12:45pm
  • 8-week session starts June 24.
  • Price (per session): $160 for members / $200 for nonmembers.

 

Tri Strength & Power at Supreme Sports Club (All Levels)
Gain power and speed by focusing on the core, stabilization, strength and endurance through agility work, body weight training, TRX , kettlebells and more.

    • All Levels
    • Mondays and Fridays: 6-7am
    • 4-week session starts July 17
    • Price (per session): $100 for members / $200 for nonmembers

 

Tri Strength & Power at Supreme Sports Club (Intermediate/Advanced Levels)
Focus on “force production” through strengthening and emphasizing core stability; gain muscular endurance through workload progressions and H.I.I.T training. 

  • Intermediate/Advanced Levels
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays: 5-6pm
  • 4-week session starts July 18
  • Price (per session): $100 for members / $200 for nonmembers.

 

Special Offers:

  • Get a FREE Fitness Consultation with a Certified Personal Trainer!
    CA has an outstanding team of Personal Trainers available to design a program geared toward your individual needs and goals. Call any CA fitness club to sign-up for your FREE Fitness Consultation now!
  • Iron Girl registrants who have activated their CA membership will receive a one-time 10% discount on 3 or 6 session private personal training packages!

 

 

The above special offers must be redeemed by August 31, 2017. Please call any CA fitness club or email [email protected] for more information or to redeem your special offer.

Published June 14, 2017   [No Comments]   –   Categories: Uncategorized

Neighborhood Notification- Columbia Triathlon & Duathlon

Neighborhood Notification – Columbia Triathlon & Duathlon

Sunday, May 21 at Centennial Lake Park

The Columbia Triathlon & Duathlon will take place on Sunday, May 21 at Centennial Lake Park.  The race will start at 7:00am and will affect traffic in the area from 6:30am-11:30am.

BIKE COURSE: 6:30am – 11:30am

Howard County Police will be directing traffic during the bike portion of the race.  Vehicular traffic will be allowed to pass but please be aware that your route may be slowed or delayed during this time along this route:

  1. Exit Park, turn right onto Rt 108 Right on Linthicum Rd
  2. Right on Homewood Rd Right on Triadelphia Rd
  3. Straight to Folly Quarter Rd Right on Folly Quarter Rd
  4. Left on Triadelphia Rd Straight to Homewood Rd
  5. Left on Triadelphia Mill Rd Left on Rt 108
  6. Left on Green Bridge Rd Left to park entrance
  7. Left on Linthicum Rd

RUN COURSE: 9:00am-1:30pm

Runners will exit Centennial Park at the north entrance/exit of the park and will be on the following route once outside Centennial Park:

  1. Old Annapolis Rd (after exit from park) Left on Century Dr
  2. Left on Carillon Dr Left on Carillon Dr
  3. Right on Cross Country Dr Right on Old Annapolis Dr
  4. Left on Century Dr Right into park entrance
  5. Right on Colonial Dr

For more information on the event please visit www.trimaryland.com and read through the Event Information and Course Information sections of the Columbia Triathlon pages.  You can also contact the event organizers, Corrigan Sports Enterprises, at 410-605-9381.

Published May 15, 2017   [No Comments]   –   Categories: Uncategorized

2017 Columbia Triathlon & Duathlon Athlete Handbook

WE ASK THAT ALL OF OUR PARTICIPANTS READ THIS ATHLETE INFORMATION HANDBOOK.  IT CONTAINS IMPORTANT INFORMATION THAT YOU NEED AS YOU PREPARE FOR RACE DAY.

 

 

If you have not registered for the 2017 Columbia Triathlon & Duathlon, you can do so here. Online registration will remain open until 6:00pm on May 20 . After that you may register at the Expo. All races will remain open until sold out.

 

Published May 13, 2017   [No Comments]   –   Categories: Uncategorized

Optimize Performance, Reduce Injury and Expedite Recovery

YOUR 6 WEEK RACE PREP WITH NAVA

In 2017, you could have your best run yet — all thanks to Nava. We’ve developed a specialized package, NavaRace, to help runners reach (and sustain) peak racing ability. During the six weeks leading up to race day, NavaRace provides everything you need to optimize performance, reduce injury and expedite recovery.

CSE registrants can take advantage of exclusive massage and therapy packages at a fraction of their regular Nava price.

LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS OFFER
Published April 6, 2017   [No Comments]   –   Categories: Uncategorized

2017 Columbia Triathlon Premium and Medal Announced

2017 Columbia Triathlon Premium and Medal Announced

You’ve heard about everything we are bring back and adding to the Columbia Triathlon and Duathlon for 2017, but there were two things missing – the race premium and finishers medal!

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This year you will receive a dye sublimated performance tee produced by active apparel brand, BornFit. Lightweight and moisture-wicking, this 100% poly jersey material is soft & functional and will soon become your favorite premium! Available in women’s and men’s sizes. In addition to the awesome race premium, athletes will receive this medal that also serves as a handy bottle opener.

 

Register for the Columbia Triathlon & Duathlon

Published March 19, 2017   [No Comments]   –   Categories: Uncategorized

Corrigan Sports Signs a Multi-Year Agreement with T-BLOCKS

Corrigan Sports Signs a Multi-Year Agreement with T-BLOCKS
Next generation bike racks will improve race day experience and organization

Elkridge, MD (March 6, 2017) – Corrigan Sports Enterprises (CSE) announced today it has signed a multi-year deal to utilize T-BLOCKS’ next generation transition bicycle racks at the Columbia and Iron Girl Columbia triathlons.

T-BLOCKS can be individually adjusted to hold the width of each bike tire perfectly and give participants easy access to their bicycles during competition. T-BLOCKS were created to organize transition areas more efficiently and provide individual space for each participant.

Marcus Robinson, T-BLOCKS inventor, said, “CSE’s decision to enter a multi-year agreement with T-BLOCKS says a lot about their commitment to positioning these iconic races as world-class events.”

Lee Corrigan, president of CSE said, “Our dedication to bringing full-time professional management to these events is reflected in every decision we make. T-BLOCKS will help triathletes transition into the bicycle stage more efficiently, which equates to a better overall race time.”

Centennial Park in Ellicott City, Maryland will host the Columbia Triathlon on May 21st and the Iron Girl Columbia Triathlon on August 20th. For more information on both events, visit www.trimaryland.com.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:

Dave Gell, CSE

[email protected]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Published March 7, 2017   [No Comments]   –   Categories: Uncategorized

Columbia Association Offering Triathlon Training Programs

In addition to the free 90-day Package Plan Plus membership to Columbia Association, registered participants also have the option to participate in a Triathlon Training Program. 

Columbia Triathlon and Iron Girl Participants who have activated their 90 day free membership will receive the member price.

 

Other Programs:

Small Group Training Classes: Space is limited so sign-up now! Be sure to activate your 90-day membership with CA to receive member prices.

Triathlete Strength & Stretch with Rodger Carter at Columbia Gym:

Columbia Gym: 6151 Daylong Lane, Clarksville, 21029: 410-531-0800
Mondays: 6-7pm: 8-week session begins February 27

Class Structure:
First 40 minutes: Strength and core via TRX®, Physio Balls, mat work and running plyometrics
Last 20 minutes: Stretching and foam rolling

Prices (per session) are $160 for CA members and $200 for nonmembers.

Triathlete Strength & Power with Darrell Gough at Columbia Athletic Club:

Columbia Athletic Club: 5435 Beaverkill Road, Columbia, 21044: 410-730-6744
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 5-6am
4-week sessions begin February 14, March 14 and April 18

Gain power and speed by focusing on the core, balance, agility, jump training, body weight training, TRX®, and kettlebells.

Prices (per session) are $160 for CA members and $200 for nonmembers.

Run Training for Triathletes at Columbia Athletic Club:

Columbia Athletic Club: 5435 Beaverkill Road, Columbia, 21044: 410-730-6744
Saturdays: 4-5pm
Beginner/Intermediate Level
8-week session starts February 18; 4-week session starts April 22

Comprehensive running program designed for beginner and intermediate level triathletes that includes how to perform a proper dynamic stretching warm-up, post-run static stretching, plus key exercises for developing a strong core and for keeping your hips and legs healthy. This class delivers a combination of outdoor group runs, treadmill runs, core strength work and stretching.

The prices for the 8-week session are $160 for CA members and $200 for nonmembers. The prices for the 4-week session are $80 for CA members and $100 for nonmembers.

 

Tri-Training Program at Supreme Sports Club:
Supreme Sports Club: 7080 Deepage Drive, Columbia, 21045: 410-381-5355
Tuesdays/Thursdays: 5:30-6:30pm
4-week sessions start February 14, March 14 and April 18

Focus is on “force production” through strengthening and emphasizing core stability; gain muscular endurance through workload progressions and H.I.I.T. training; plus develop performance measures through swim, bike and run trials.

Prices (per session) are $160 for CA members and $200 for nonmembers.

Get a FREE Fitness Consultation with a Certified Personal Trainer!

We have an outstanding team of certified Personal Trainers that can help design a program geared toward your individual needs and goals. Call us to sign-up for FREE fitness consultation at the fitness club of your choice!

 

Columbia Athletic Club: 410-730-6744
Columbia Gym: 410-531-0800
Supreme Sports Club: 410-381-5355

For more information on the Triathlon Training Program, visit the Columbia Association website.To learn more about the free 90-day Package Plan Plus membership, visit this post

Published March 6, 2017   [No Comments]   –   Categories: Uncategorized

All Registrants Receive a FREE 3-Month Membership to Columbia Association

As an added value to your participation, registered participants for the Columbia Triathlon or the IronGirl Triathlon will receive a free 90-day Package Plan Plus membership to Columbia Association! Visit the Columbia Association website to see everything your CA membership offers to you.

And as an added special offer, participants can add family members to the membership for $5 per person per month for the duration of the 90 days and can also add KidSpace for $15 per month.

In addition to the membership opportunities, Columbia Association will be the Official Training Partner of the the Columbia Triathlon and IronGirl Triathlon and will be offering packages that will help registrants of all levels  prepare for all three phases of the event.  Look for more details on these programs soon.

To activate your free membership, please visit the front desk at any of CA’s three fitness clubs or the Customer and Member Service Center (6310 Hillside Court, Columbia, 21046). Proof of triathlon registration will be required (such as your confirmation email that you receive after registration). For more information, please call 410-730-1801.

*Must activate membership by April 30, 2017 for Columbia Triathlon and by Aug. 1, 2017 for IronGirl.  Membership expires 90 days after activation.  Only 1 90-day membership per person.  IronGirl Participants who previously activated a 90-day membership through their registration in the Columbia Triathlon are not eligible for another 90-day free membership. Those participants are invited to take advantage of Columbia Association’s current membership special offers and can receive the added bonus of a half-price start-up fee. Visit ColumbiaFit.org to see the current specials. 

Registration for group fitness classes during 90-day membership can be done at the front desk of a CA fitness club only and is on a space available basis.  Other restrictions may apply.

  • Columbia Athletic Club: 5435 Beaverkill Road, Columbia, MD 21044
  • Columbia Gym: 6151 Daylong Lane, Clarksville, MD 21029
  • Supreme Sports Club: 7080 Deepage Drive, Columbia, MD 21045
Published January 19, 2017   [No Comments]   –   Categories: Uncategorized

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