Friday, April 25, 2008

Posted for Josie Daub



Pre-Race Training Clinic on May 25th

This is an opportunity for all Calgary KOS athletes to view the course and practice safe and efficient swim/bike and bike/run transitions. This will be especially useful for newcomers to triathlon or for those who have never done the triathlon at the University of Calgary. All participants are welcome to join the practice.

Location: University of Calgary
Meeting Place: Outside Olympic Oval, next to parking lot 16 (entrance from 32nd Avenue NW)
Time: 9:30 - 10:30 AM on Sunday May 20th
What to bring: Bike, bike shoes, bike helmet (mandatory), running shoes, water bottle, wear appropriate cycling/running gear for the weather

Coach: Josie Daub

There is no cost but space is limited, so be sure to reserve only if you are absolutely sure to come, otherwise you will be taking a spot away from another participant.

To register or if you have questions, just e-mail:

May Training Session for Calgary Kids of Steel
Get ready for the triathlon on June 1st by training with the Kronos Club during the month of May!

The Kronos Triathlon Club welcomes all Calgary KOS participants to train twice a week from May 1st to May 31st for only $30 for the month. Practices will be held as follows:

Sundays: swim session at Mount Royal College Pool from 4:00 - 5:30 PM
Thursdays: outdoor bike and run sessions from 6:00 - 7:30 PM. Location around the University of Calgary Research Park and Edworthy Park, depending on the week.

The number of participants will be limited. To register, please complete the attached registration form and e-mail to You may bring your cheque payable to Kronos Triathlon Club to the first practice.

Canada Summer Games Talent Identification
The Calgary Kids of Steel Triathlon is one of three events to be used for talent identification for the Canada Summer Games (CSG) to be held in August 2009 in PEI. The CSG coaching staff are looking in particular for a strong swim and run time along with excellent team social skills for athletes aged 15 to 18. The results from key races, along with meeting national time standards, are used to determine key physical attributes desired for the CSG’s. Team social skills are determined from athlete participation at CSG camps and clinics. If you have any questions regarding the selection methods or want to learn more about the CSG’s, please feel free to contact Colin Smith at

Alberta Summer Games Info
The Calgary Kids of Steel Triathlon is the selection event for Zone 3 - Calgary. The Alberta Summer Games will be held in Medecine Hat and the triathlon event is scheduled for the morning of Saturday August 9th.

Age Groups:
12 - 13: born in 1995 and 1996
14 - 15: born in 1993 and 1994
All ages as of December 31, 2008

Zone Team Composition
4 males and 4 females for a total of 8. Top 2 males and top 2 females in the above age groups at the Calgary KOS race, if they meet all other eligibility requirements.

- Athlete must be an Alberta Triathlon Association (ATA) member prior to the start of the race.
- Must complete race within 1 ½ - 2 hours.

For more information and competition rules, please contact the Alberta Triathlon Association (

Volunteers Needed

Races depend on volunteers (friends, family, siblings, etc.) to ensure a fun and safe race for the kids. We need your help in finding 70 volunteers. Please email our volunteer coordinator Kim at:

Nutrition for Active Adults and Kids

with Registered Dietitian and Ironman 2007 Coeur d'Alene Champion - Kim Young.

April 27th from 2:00 -4:00 PM at Mount Royal College Campus Recreation Room U150 (wet classroom by the pool).

Not recovering after a hard work?

Always feeling tired during the training season and not motivated to train?

Your body may be telling you about what it's lacking to repair itself.

Kim will go over the importance of base nutrition to support your sport nutrition plan. She will also focus on different ways to meet your body's nutrition and fluid needs in order to achieve optimal performance during training and racing as well as to improve your recovery. At the end of the seminar, you'll have a better idea of what your body needs to fulfill its base, training, and competition nutrition needs.

Door will open at 2pm. The interactive presentation starts at 2:15 followed by question and answer period.

All are welcome and there's no cost to anyone!

RSVP by sending attendee's name(s) to

We look forward to seeing you all at the events.

The Kronos Triathlon Club



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