Valley Cycling Welcomes HEAT

For those members in the Farmington Valley come join us for rides – Triathlete friendly.

This is an informal, saftey oriented group.  All ages/abilities welcome.

Start & End at Dunkin Donuts in Granby (next to Stop & Shop).
(speed/distance adjusted based on group).

Saturdays/Sundays – 8am
25-50 miles (17/18 mph)

Mondays/Wednesday – 6pm
20-25 miles

We ride April through September when dry.

Questions:
email Paul – mikbenefit@comcast.net

Visit www.valleycycling.org

No dues, all welcome.  We regroup.

Valley Cycling

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Global Running Day hosted by Fleet Feet, HMF & Riverfront Recapture

A note from gold sponsor Fleet Feet Sports owner Stephanie Blozy…

Hello Running Friends!

Fleet Feet Sports, the Hartford Marathon Foundation and Riverfront Recapture are hosting a celebration in honor of Global Running Day on Wednesday, June 1. We would love to have you and your club join in the fun as we proclaim “All4Run” and participate in a massive, coordinated group run!

This FREE event will run from 5-7 pm at Riverside Park (20 Leibert Road, Hartford) with fun runs kicking off at 5:30pm (choose trail or road/asphalt path – there will even be a fun run for kids). Nike & Altra will be on-site with shoes to demo. Post run, we invite everyone to stick around for cake, chocolate milk and great raffle prizes.

Please share this event with your fellow club members and friends so we can showcase the breadth and influence of our local running community…and enjoy the great running Hartford offers!

Download the flyer for full details.

Global-Running-Day-2016

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HEAT 2016 Race Series

HEAT Point series 2016 – Sign Up in the HEAT STORE

This is a fun and friendly competitive series for members of HEAT to participate in local events, and a way to get to know your fellow HEATsters!

  • 12 races to choose from.  Must be active HEAT member
  • Must complete a minimum of 4 races
  • Pay $5 at the HEAT store to participate in a minimum of 4 races (see below)
  • Earn points based on your overall placing, or placing in your age group, or bonus points (see below)
  • Awards and recognition will be announced at the HEAT Christmas party in December.
  • Once registered with the HEAT store, and complete a designated race, email your results to Jane Reik at JZee0225@aol.com who will compile and verify all race results. 

EARN POINTS: 

  • 10 points for completion of a race
  • 4 points for overall race place of 1st, 2nd or 3rd for both men & women
  • If you are an overall race place finisher (1, 2 or 3), you won’t earn additional points in your age group- “no double dipping”
  • Age group places: 3 points for 1st; 2 points for 2nd; and 1 point for 3rd in your age division
  • Bonus points: 1 additional point for every race completed beyond 4 races
  • Bonus points: 8 points if you complete all 12 races!!

Races in the Point Series: 

  • June 4/5 Rev 3 Olympic or 70.3; Middlebury, CT
  • June 12 Seaside Sprint; Bridgeport, CT
  • July 6 Griskus Sprint; Middlebury, CT
  • July 14 or July 28 Lake T Sprint; Marlborough, CT
  • July 7 or July 21 Cedar Lake Sprint; Chester, CT
  • July 17 Litchfield Hills Olympic; New Hartford, CT
  • August 7 Niantic Sprint; Niantic, CT
  • September 10 Dave Parcells Madison Sprint; Madison, CT
  • September 18 Hammerfest Sprint; Branford, CT

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HEAT Hats! And Visors! Get yours now…

HEAT hats and visors have arrived in time for Spring training.


Get yours in the store.

$7 each.

Shipping is free!

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Welcome new gold sponsor BikeTag

BikeTag is a HEAT Gold Sponsor

Our friend John Anthony, now a HEAT gold sponsor, is back with another great product.

BikeTag, available to HEAT members at a discount

Check the members only page for the HEAT discount code.

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HEAT Fall Swim Series — Starting October 18th.

St Joe's Swim Clinic with Coach Jeff Stuart

Click here to sign up.

Bring your swim to the next level.

For the 3rd year running HEAT is teaming up with Coach Jeff Stuart to provide members with the best swimming program available anywhere.

The 8 week session will start on Sunday October 18th and running through December 13th at the St. Joe’s Aquatic center in West Hartford from 10:30 am – noon.   (skipping 11/29).  We have the entire pool.

The sessions will be geared to all levels – novice to advanced.

In additional to Jeff, each week we have guest HEAT coaches running the workouts and providing expert advice on swimming and triathlons.
We are lucky to have some of the most experienced triathletes as members who will be on deck. Their resumes include both Kona, age group world championship qualifiers and most with National age group top rankings.

Space is limited, we can only accommodate 25-30 and we expect this will sell out fast.
Advanced sign-up is suggested to secure your spot for the full 8 weeks. (you can make your own arrangement for splitting time or getting a sub). There is no walk in option but attendees can arrange their own subs (post on FB)

Attendees will recieve access to all 24 custom workouts to add to their training program.

COST:
Heat Members – $95
Non-Members – $130 (Non members should consider joining — for only $5 more you’ll get all the membership benefits for a full 12 months.

Coach: Jeff Stuart
Coach Jeff has over 25 years of coaching experience. Qualified for Olympics-1980 (boycott year) in Butterfly
1996 World Champion 5K – Sheffield, England
2011 ational Champion in 5K & 2 Mile Cable Swim
2012 Kingdom Swim 10 miles 3rd overall – Northeast Kingdom, VT
2013 Overall Champion, Middle Atlantic Swim Festival, Lake Hopatcong, NJ
2014 Overall World Champion, 10 Mile Kingdom Swim, Vermont

3rd overall 2012/2013 Hudson River upstream 5.85 miles – Little Red Lighthouse

Pool Experience:
1996 World Masters Record Holder: 100m & 200m butterfly
1997 National Record Holder: USMS 1-hour Postal Swim
2012 USMS 1-hour Postal Swim – top 5
2013 USMS 1-hour Postal Swim – National Champion 50-54 age group
2013 USMS All-American Masters Swimmer – Long Distance National Championships

We will guarantee that you will improve your confidence in the water! You will not be disappointed!

Questions?
Call Coach Jeff at (860) 416-0638 or email: stumax96@gmail.com

Happy Swimming!

 

 

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2016 HMF Triathlon Discount for HEAT Members

Hartford Marathon Foundation offers a $5 discount for triathlons to HEAT membersHartford Marathon Foundation offers a discount for HEAT adult members registering for any of the 2016 HMF Triathlon events.
Use of the discount code will provide a $5 discount off Adult entry fees.
Enter the discount code in the checkout section of online registration.

Very new members will see the discount code in their welcome letters.
All other members please contact HEAT for the code, using the form below.
You’ll receive an email with the code.

Request HMF Triathlon Discount Code

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Please contact HMF if you experience any difficulty with online registration or using the code.

Please also keep in mind that several of the HMF Tri’s have sold out in the past, so you may want to register early.

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HEAT 2015 Spring Swim Series – Sign Up Now!

St Joe's Swim Clinic with Coach Jeff StuartSt Joe's Swim Clinic with Coach Jeff Stuart

Register in the HEAT Store.

Bring your swim to the next level.

We had another great fall swim series this year so HEAT is teaming up once again with Coach Jeff Stuart to provide members with the best swimming program available anywhere.

We will be having an 8 week session starting on Sunday March 15th and running through May 17th (skipping 4/5 – Easter, and 5/10 Mothers day) at the St. Joe’s Aquatic center in West Hartford from 10:30 am – noon. We have the entire pool.

The sessions will be geared to all levels – novice to advanced.

In additional to Jeff, each week we have guest HEAT coaches running the workouts and providing expert advice on swimming and triathlons.
We are lucky to have some of the most experienced triathletes as members who will be on deck. Their resumes include both Kona, age group world championship qualifiers and most with National age group top rankings.

Space is limited, we can only accommodate 25-30 and we expect this will sell out fast.
Advanced sign-up is suggested to secure your spot for the full 8 weeks. (you can make your own arrangement for splitting time or getting a sub). There is no walk in option.

Attendees will recieve access to all 24 custom workouts to add to their training program.

COST:
Heat Members – $95 (Click on HEAT Member when registering)
Non-Members – $130 (Non members should consider joining — for only $5 more you’ll get all the membership benefits for a full 12 months.

Coach: Jeff Stuart
Coach Jeff has over 25 years of coaching experience. Qualified for Olympics1980 (boycott year) in Butterfly

Individual Race Results
1996 World Champion 5K – Sheffield, England
Current National Champion in 5K & 2 Mile Cable Swim
3rd overall 2012 Kingdom Swim 10 miles – Northeast Kingdom, VT
3rd overall 2012/2013 Hudson River upstream 5.85 miles – Little Red Lighthouse
2104 – Kingdom Swim, VT – 10 Mile World Championships – overall winner – 4hr 24 min 17sec
2014 – USMS – 2 Mile National Championships – 3rd Men 50-59
2014 – Quassy Swim Festival – 5 miles – 1st Men 50-54
2014 – CT Masters – 1 mile masters champion
2014 – NJ Open Water Swim Festival – 1st overall
2014 – NYC  Little Red Lighthouse 10k – (largest 10k in the world) – 2nd overall

We will guarantee that you will improve your confidence in the water! You will not be disappointed!

Questions?
Call Coach Jeff at (860) 416-0638 or email: stumax96@gmail.com

Happy Swimming!

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Welcome new HEAT sponsor Therapeutic Bodyworks LLC

HEAT 2015 Bronze Sponsor Therapeutic Bodyworks
Welcome to our new bronze sponsor, the first for 2015.

You may have already seen some Facebook posts by Therapeutic Bodyworks LLC.  Sponsorship was confirmed early this year, and events and programs are available to HEAT members.  Stay tuned for more details and check the HEAT Facebook group for upcoming events.

The complete list of 2015 sponsors will be available by the end of February.

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HEAT Holiday Party • December 13

Annual Holiday Party December 13th
Golf Club of Avon
160 Country Club Road
Avon, CT
5-7:30 PM

Come for the food, awards, camaraderie and to see club members in “real”clothes. We hope to see you there!

Please RSVP to Tony before December 5th. Even if you RSVPed on Facebook, please send Tony an email so we have an accurate count.

Please try to limit any guests you bring to your spouse or significant other, and make sure your club membership dues are current and paid.

HEAT 2014 Holiday Party

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