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Orlando Runners and Riders

Extended Run Saturday July 20th

Open Invite This Saturday at 6:30am, July 20th, we’ll be hosting a 10 mile long training run in Avalon Park. This run is fully supported for food/drink, and is a no-drop format. This means if you’re working on building base, and you’d like to run with a group, please come join us. NOBODY will be left behind, and you’ll have

Wednesday Night 5k – June 26th

 5k Wednesday Night Run – June 26th Wednesday night we’ll be doing another 5k run at Waterford Park.  We’ll meet at the gazebo at 6:30pm.  I’ll be available If you’d like help with your form, run strategy, training plan or any general questions people might have about preparing for a 5k.

Welcome to Raymond James Orlando

New sponsor for the club. More information coming later but we welcome Jessica Thompson, Crockett Bohannon and staff aboard as a club sponsor. As you know, Crockett is a two time Iron Man so he is one of the gang! Please check out their website. There is no one better to trust your money with. Crockett once told us, “It’s

Tuesday Night Time Trial

In order to avoid conflicts with several events on Father’s Day, we are moving the previously scheduled time trial to Tuesday night, June 18th, 6:30 pm sign in, 7pm launch. We will have plenty of daylight. Rain date will be Thursday night, June 20th. The 9.42 mile course has been very popular with the riders who have appeared for our

5k Running Clinic

5k Running Clinic – June 8th – 8:00am On Saturday at 8:00am, I’ll be hosting a running clinic at the Waterford Lakes Walking Track on Mark Twain Blvd, across from the pool and tennis courts.  We’ll meet at the gazebo, located at the northwest corner of the track. Parking is available in the pool parking lot, and also in the

Open Planning Meeting

We will host an open meeting to plan the rest of the year this Thursday, May 30th at 6:30 pm. Location: Avalon Perks, 12001 Avalon Lake Drive, Orlando, FL 32828 The meeting is open to all members and those interested in the club. The group is dedicated to promoting outdoor exercise and staying healthy. We do not compete with any

“Iron People”
“Iron People”

Many of our members either have completed, or aspire to complete an Ironman triathlon event. We will be keeping a separate blog topic group for each member to journal their trials, tribulations and conquests on the way to achieving their goals.

First Practice Triathlon Results
First Practice Triathlon Results

Three competitors braved the cold waters of the Waterford Lakes pool in the first leg of our practice triathlon on March 24th. There is an increasing gravitation towards pools for triathlon swims in Florida. Certainly, many people feel safer in a pool than in open water. Brannon Moore, Dinah Philips and John Tenney participated in the first practice sprint Triathlon

Practice Triathlons
Practice Triathlons

Many of our members have expressed interest in doing some “practice triathlons.” The main problem seems to be finding a safe place to swim, with convenient areas for a bike ride and a run. We are going to do a “wet run” on Sunday March 24th at the Waterford Lakes pool. It is not a sanctioned event, there are no

Thursday Evening Social Rides are Back
Thursday Evening Social Rides are Back

Now that Daylight Savings Time is giving us more light in the evening – and it’s warmer – the Thursday night social ride / pace line practice ride is back. The purpose of this ride is for members and guests to get in 19 to 20 miles of road riding down Innovation Way, a loop around Aerospace Parkway and return