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The Weekend of July 10, 2015 in Team Z

Woot Woot?  One day when I was chillin’ in Kentucky Fried Chicken.  This dude walks in looking strange and kinda funny, went up to the front with a menu and his money. He didn’t walk straight…kindof side to side. He asked the ol lady… “yo yo, is this Kentucky Fried?”.  The lady said yes smiled, he smiled back.  Gave a quarter and his order….small fries BIG MAC! You be illin

I don’t know what just got into me…..but I love how funny I am.  🙂

*Let me know if you see any issues – a ton going on this weekend.

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Poll for weekend – please vote –let’s see if I get this link correct this time!

 

In this email:

  1. Important Announcements for this weekend
  2. Saturday Group Run – Peirce Mill, Rock Creek Park
  3. Sunday Group Ride – Target, Easton Md
  4. Sunday Group Ride – Walmart, Haymarket Va
  5. Saturday Swim For Life Details
  6. Colonial Beach Details

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The Weekend of May 8, 2015 in Team Z

It’s Kinetic Weekend! This is a team favorite – fun way to kick off the season, lots of forgotten memories for those of us who took “enjoy a beer or two after your race” too seriously…..

For those staying in town, we have a brick workout for you! Don’t be intimidated – do your best and get a feel for “running off the bike” if you haven’t done it in a while (or ever). Then enjoy your own beers…..

*****VOTE ON OUR WEEKEND POLL HERE!*****

In this e-mail:

Saturday Group Brick – 9:00 AM – Riley’s Lock, MD

Sunday Unsupported Flat Century Ride for MoMers or IMLPers – 7:00 AM – Centreville, MD

Sunday Mother’s Day!

Saturday and Sunday – Kinetic Half & Sprint

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Race Report: The Anthem Shamrock Half Marathon

Following is a guest post by Team Zer, Eileen S., who recently completed her first half marathon in Virginia Beach, the Anthem Shamrock Half Marathon.  Way to go, Eileen!  Let this be the first of many happy half marathons!

Kevin and I signed up for the Shamrock Half marathon as our very first half marathon.  We did our best to follow the training plan over the winter, but a number of factors, including the weather, kept us from completing a number of the long runs.  Still, we headed off to Virginia Beach hoping that the training that we were able to do prepared us enough to complete the race.  We spent Saturday cheering on the runners in the 8k race, and then enjoyed the pre-race dinner, met dozens of other Zers, and listened to Alexis’ pep talk.  We were ready.

We set three goals for the race:

  1. Start;
  2. Finish;
  3. Don’t get injured.

Since it was our first half, as long as we finished, we were guaranteed a PR, so neither of us was concerned about time.

We anticipated windy and cold conditions on race morning and were pleasantly surprised when we woke up to perfect running weather – 40s with very little wind.  Score!  We ambled the few blocks from our hotel to the start line, found our corral, and lined up with all the other runners.

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Week of 7/7/14 in Team Z DC/MD

It’s mega race weekend! Two race weekends (Musselman and Colonial Beach) for the price of one. Sweet! Our local weekend group workout is a Saturday brick. Why not consider joining us in Colonial Beach on Sunday? Maybe do a relay or just come down to support the team? It’s just a thought.

In this email:

1. Important announcements for the week

2. Overview of Team Z MDC Clinics

3. Overview of Team Z MDC events and activities offered this week.

4. Directions to Team Z MDC Group workouts

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Team Triathlon Training for This Weekend (6/13-6/15) in Team Z

Here’s your weekend triathlon training email – you’ll find the weekend updates right here for Washington DC, Arlington, Fairfax, and everywhere we are doing our training, including our big races!

REV 3 DETAILS ARE IN ANOTHER E-MAIL

LAST MINUTE QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS WEEKEND. So, baby #2 is due to arrive on Monday. But… I’ve given myself a few weekends off in a row just in case she comes early. Including this one. I don’t mind last minute e-mails or calls – I get them every weekend – but I just wanted everyone to know that if I’m unresponsive you may want to reach out to the person in charge of that particular workout. I will not have my cell with me in the delivery room. J And of course reading through this NOW and asking questions ahead of time is helpful.

Vote on our poll to help us plan the weekend. Link to polls: http://sports.groups.yahoo.com/group/TeamZ/polls

In this e-mail, local workouts:
Sat/Sun race weekend – Rev 3 – more deets in a separate e-mail
Saturday run technique clinic – 8:00 AM – PRR Arlington
Saturday hash run – 9:30 AM – PRR Arlington
Sunday group ride – 8:00 AM – Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo, MD
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Ironman 70.3 and Team Z- We Took Silver at Eagleman in the Team Competition

Team Z Triathlon Team Training is having great success getting recognized for our team contributions! In the Ironman 70.3 world, here’s some news from Eagleman

Since we’ve played with this group – the new WTC Club organization – we’ve had pretty good success.   We’ve won the Gold at Ironman Florida and Ironman USA – and now we’ve tallied a Silver from 70.3 Eagleman 2014.  Congrats to Mid-Maryland Triathlon Club – they really did a great job.  We’ll have a great competition next year at Ironman Maryland I’m sure!

 Way to Go Team Z!

Way to Go Team Z!