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Kitsap TriBabes
Dear Tri Babes ~

I know you are excited to get started with our 2013 season. So, let's get this party started!!! Please note that this is the TENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE KITSAP TRI BABES!!! Shelley Mortvedt, of Dyes Inlet Design, is hard at work on a special commemorative shirt design!!!

The main thing you need to realize is that your registration for the Kitsap Tri Babes
training group is separate from your registration for your triathlon event. The Kitsap Tri Babes is a training group. We meet twice weekly June through September. On Tuesdays, we conduct a Group Lake Swim at Wildcat Lake; on Saturdays we conduct a Group Bike Ride followed by a Run OR Walk (these start at the Evergreen Lutheran Church on the West end of Holly Rd. in Seabeck). Most Tri Babes comPLETE one (or both of the following events): The Athleta Iron Girl Triathlon in Seattle on Sunday August 18th 2013 and/or the Tri Turtle Tri at Wildcat Lake on Sunday September 8th, 2013. You can register on-line RIGHT NOW for the Iron Girl; on-line registration for Tri Turtle Tri will open on Monday May 13th at 8:00a.m.

If you want to register for the Kitsap Tri Babes sooner rather than later, please print out the attached Registration Form and Liability Waiver. You can mail them with your Registration fee to me OR you can bring them to the next Pre Season Tri Babe activity which you attend. Please know that you will have PLENTY of future opportunities to register for the 2013 Kitsap Tri Babe training season.

For now, as a general rule, we will continue to conduct our weekly Athlete's Hour Circuit Training Classes on Saturdays from 10:30-11:30a.m. at Expansions Yoga (but check the calendar on the www.kitsaptribabes.com website to be certain since there are "exception" weeks when we/I will be doing something else!!!

Here is a
proposed calendar of important upcoming dates (don't worry, I will get some Swim Workshops scheduled in also;):

~ Monday April 1st Athleta Iron Girl Registration fee increases from $75 to $95
~ Pre April 10th -- Register for the FREE Kitsap County Medical Society Fun Run (1mile or 3.1 miles)
~ April 20th - Kitsap Tri Babes "Training for Longer Distances" Workshop $15
April 21st - KCMSF Fun Run (the Kitsap Tri Babes use this as a "kick-off" Pre Season Event)
~ April 28th - Kitsap Tri Babes "Beginner Bike Handling Skills" Workshop ($15 details forthcoming)
May 7th - Kitsap Tri Babes Meet & Greet 6:00 - 8:00p.m. (come get all your training info;)
~ May 11th -- Blue Seventy Wetsuit & Gear Festival at Poulsbo Running (huge discounts on tri gear)
~ May 25th - Yoga for Athletes Workshop 10:30-12:30 ($20)
~ Sunday May 26th Bike Festival at Silverdale Cyclery 12:00-4:00p.m. (huge discounts on bike needs)
Saturday June 1st -- First Brick of the 2013 Kitsap Tri Babes Training Season!!!
~ Tuesday June 4th - Open Water Swim Orientation (no worries, we just get in and get out!!!)
~ Saturday June 8th - Iron Girl Registration increase from $95 to $105
Saturday August 3rd Mini-Tri - this is your "dress rehearsal!!!"
~ Saturday August 17th - Mandatory Iron Girl Packet Pick-up in Seattle
Sunday August 18th -- Seattle Iron Girl nee Danskin
~ Sunday September 8th -- Tri Turtle Tri

Download 2013 Registration and Waiver forms