The 2015 Spring Thing
Saturday, May 9th 2015
River Oaks golf club
 201 Whitehaven Rd
Grand Island, NY 14072

The 7th Annual Buffalo Triathlon Club "Spring Thing" will be held on Saturday, May 9th, 2015The event will be based out of the River Oaks Golf Club (201 Whitehaven Rd, Grand Island, NY 14072).
Note that we will be staggering the long course and intermediate course starting times so that our members will be finishing around the same time.
  • 8am: The “Long Course” - approximately 100 mile bike ride (5 loops of Grand Island), followed by a 12 mile run (four loops of the 3 mile run course).

  • 9am: The "Timed Century" - approximately 100 mile bike ride (5 loops of Grand Island).  No run.    

  • 1pm: The "Intermediate Course" - approximately 40 mile bike ride (2 loops of Grand Island) followed by a 6 mile run (two loops of the 3 mile run course).
Transition Area” opens at 7:00am.  River Oaks Golf Club, 201 Whitehaven Rd, Grand Island, NY 14072.

It is important to note that the course is not a closed course, so all traffic laws must be followed and caution is warranted the entire day.

There will be an award ceremony immediately following the event on site at the River Oaks Golf Club.  We will be ordering food from River Oaks as participants finish and we will have access to the golf club facilities.
We are also looking for volunteers.  If you are interested in volunteering, or have any question regarding the event, please contact Charlie Watson and Joe Drees via email at:
Maps and cue sheets can be found below, and will be available at the event.
The event is free to all BTC members but you must be pre-registered before 5:00pm on May 8th, 2015.  The number of participants is limited to 60, and the slots will be filled first-come, first-served.  You must be a member of the BTC in order to participate in this event.  If you are not a member, but would like to participate in this event, you are welcome to become of a member of our club.

2015 Spring Thing Registration form =>    Click here!!

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