Tuesday, April 27, 2010


YWCA Your First Tri Clinic

If you are aiming for your first tri or could use a few more tips, the YWCA of Minneapolis Endurance Sports department is offering a FREE clinic, open to the community, to help you put your best tri foot forward. Find out what gear you need and or don't need, clothing recommendations, what to expect on race day, how to make the swim less daunting, how the transition area works, what are the rules, and anything else on your mind! Presentation/Q&A format.Presenters include:

Lydia Novotny (26) … 2009 champion of the YWCA Women’s Triathlon and 2008 runner-up for Minnesota’s Rookie of the Year award. (Facebook Photo: Lydia with Bowser.)

Toni St. Pierre (55) … Winner of the 55-59 year old age group at the 2009 YWCA Women’s Triathlon.

Paul Johnson (43) … YWCA Women’s Tri race director, certified USA Triathlon coach and race director, first tri in 1980

Location: YWCA of Minneapolis-Midtown (2121 E Lake St) … please bring picture ID

Time: Sunday, May 2, 1 - 2:30pm

For more information, contact Nicole Cueno, ncueno@ywcampls.org, 612-215-4203.