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Race Omaha Club Perks Card

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Thank you to all of the Race Omaha supporters in the Omaha community. Check out the current offers available with your Race Omaha club perks card. Body Basics – 15% off Heart Rate Monitors/Training Watches Complete Nutrition - 10% off any purchase of $25 or more Ideal Pure Water - First four bottles at no charge (except for the refundable bottle deposit). First month’s cooler rental at no charge. New Customers Only. New Balance Omaha – 10% off all regular price New Balance shoes and 15% off al regular price New Balance apparel Qdoba - Free Chips & Queso with any entree purchase Red Dirt Running Company – 10% off running shoes Scheels – 2 Free Ferris Wheel Tokens The Bike Way - 10% off on bikes and accessories Be sure to register your card for exclusive email discounts. All discounts are subject to change without notice. Please contact individual merchants for complete details.

Happy New Year … a few weeks late !!!

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NEW in 2013 – We are excited to announce that the Omaha Triathlon has been chosen to host the 2013 USAT Regional Championship, the 2013 Paratriathlon Regional Championship, and the Best of the Us Amateur Triathlete Competition. Now that “Dooms Day” has past (Scarrrrry!), Race Omaha wants to inform everyone what’s in store for 2103.  Please read this newsletter for Race Dates, New Races, Registration Links, Discounts and Videos from 2012.   10% Discount off Women’s & Omaha Triathlon! Use Discount code “OFF10” for Women’s & Omaha Triathlon.  Offer valid until 1/31/13. REGISTER NOW! Upcoming Events April 28th Omaha Duathlon – This is a great way to try a multi-sport event. June 2nd Omaha Women’s Triathlon – This event is truly Awesome!  Come participate or volunteer.  1 of 50 All women’s USA Triathlon Sanctioned events in the United States. June 1st Kids Splash and Dash – This event will be in …


Race Omaha July Update

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Best of the US Triathlon Series What’s new in 2012?   The Omaha Triathlon is the designated Race for the “Best of the US Triathlon Series” as well as part of the USA Triathlon Midwest Region Collegiate Series.   The Omaha Triathlon has added USA Triathlon Race Officials to this year’s event to increase Safety! The top 3 Male and Female athletes will qualify for the for the Best of the US series for 2013. The championship race will be held at Wolf Lake Park in Hammond, Indiana in conjunction with  Leon’s Triathlon.  This offers a convenient mid-country event for all of the athlete’s that qualify.  The event will be broadcast by Comcast Sportsgroup!! No other Triathlon of any distance in Nebraska has ever secured USA Triathlon Race Officials for their triathlon!   Just another reason that the Omaha Triathlon is one of the best races in the Midwest! Stay tuned for more exciting …


Open Water Swim Practice with Guest John Flanagan – Pro Triathlete

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Open Water Swim Practice & Coaching Thursday June 28 Join us for an open water swim practice at Cunningham Lake with special coaching from John Flanagan.  John is one of the nations fastest and most experienced open water swimmers on the pro triathlon circuit.  John will provide some dry land instruction and in-water drills. There will be a 750 Meter swim course set up for you to work on your stroke. What should I expect at the Open Water Swim? Race Omaha will set up a 750 Meter swim course with buoys. Athletes can swim around the course until 7:30 PM. We will have water support with life guards in kayaks and on the docks. We will have a buoy closer to the dock for kids to swim around. When and Where? June 28th, 2012 (Thursday night) Glenn Cunningham Lake Boat Ramp  See Map 5:30 PM – Check in 6:00 …

Open Water Swim 6/14 Weather Update

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According to the National Weather Service as of 4:00 PM CST, we have a slight (30%) chance of rain this afternoon. We will evaluate the weather when we get closer to the start time at 6:00 PM, however as of now, WE ARE SWIMMING.  We’re hoping that if there is rain, it will move through and we can have our swim at Cunningham Lake.  See you there! Kurt Beisch, Race Director – Race Omaha Event Series  

TREK Store / Women’s Triathlon – Wine and Cheese Party

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The women’s bike race season is here and The Trek Bicycle Store of Omaha and the Omaha Women’s Triathlon wants to throw all of you female athletes a little kick off party to wish you good luck and to let you know what we support your active lifestyle. We also realize that is hard for all of us who work and train to find the time to meet and chat with like minded ladies so here is your chance. When:  Friday May 25th @ 6pm Where:  Trek Store of Omaha, 7214 Jones street Why: … not that we need a reason … Wine and Cheese kickoff party for the Women’s Triathlon Party attendees will receive 15% off of clothing an accessories and 10% off bikes for your upcoming  season.  This is a good time to ask questions and pick up any last minute items. This is event open to ALL …


Race Omaha May Update

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Open Water Practice Swim Schedule is Available First Open Water Practice Swim is this Thursday May 17th at 6pm at Youngman Lake at 192nd and West Dodge (site of the Omaha Women’s Triathlon on June 3rd) The Next Open Water Swim Practice is scheduled for Thursday May 24th at 6pm at Youngman Lake as well. In June and July, there are six more opportunities (all on Thursdays) with special training opportunities including two evenings hosted at the Jewish Community Center 50-meter outdoor pool.  Please see the details when you register. Need a Wetsuit?  Race Omaha Discount Code: R-OMAHA at www.xterrawetsuits.com.  This will give you 45% – 60% off a new wetsuit! To Register go to www.raceomaha.com and click on the “Calendar” tab.    All Open Water Swims are sanctioned by the USA Triathlon under the supervision of Kurt Beisch and Alan Kohll, Race Directors and Certified Lifeguards.  We will set up …


Open Water Swim FAQ’s

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Open Water Swims presented by Race Omaha PLEASE READ Noteworthy Items before you sign up: There are only 100 Open Water Swims spots available. Registrations will close the day before the Open Water Swims at 12:00 Midnight.  For example, the first Open Water Swim is Thursday, May 17th.  Registration closes on Wednesday at midnight, May 16th. There are no refunds.   There are no transfers. Please sign up online at Active.com.  The registration price covers the purchase of the swim and Nebraska State Tax.  Yes, we now have to pay taxes on online registration fees. Click Here to see Calendar Everyone who swims must have an Annual USAT Membership or buy a 1 Day USAT license ($12). The way I have the Open Water Swim Training set up you should only have to pay the 1 Day USAT fee once … but there is always a catch.  You will need to …

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