With the increased popularity, workload, and opportunities related to the Gulf Winds Triathletes Grand Prix, the Gulf Winds Triathletes Board of Directors recently solicited the club for volunteers to help manage the Grand Prix and continue to improve it. We are overwhelmed with the response and excited to announce the following new Grand Prix Coordinators


Dr. Brad Schmidt, PhD. Clinical Psychology, Distinguished Research Professor, Director of Anxiety and Behavioral Health Clinic Presentation: Dealing with Anxiety in Sport Please join us at the February Meeting of the Gulf Winds Triathletes for a presentation not to be missed.  Norman B. (Brad) Schmidt, Ph.D. is Distinguished Research Professor in the department of Psychology


Just a heads up that at our March monthly Gulf Winds Triathletes meeting we will have our annual Swap Meet. Please start to go through your garage, closets, and the back of your rolling transition area (your vehicle) to round up any of that gently used gear that you may no longer have a need

2016 Ironman Chattanooga by the Numbers

by Rob McNeely Race Date: 10 million B.C. Weather: 2,000 degrees OK, not really. Race Date:September 25, 2016 Weather:High temp 97 degrees Events that Happened the last time it was 97 degrees on September 25 in Chattanooga (in 1931): Pilot Jimmy Doolittle set record by flying across the U.S. in 11:15:00. George V was the


Click Here for Race Photos by Colin Abbey Article by Rob McNeely Race Date:   April 9, 2016 Weather at start:   Cool to slightly chilly Total Participants:   168 Total Finishers:   166 Male:   110 Female:   58 Fastest Male:   Andrew Heideman, 37, Jacksonville      1:19:13 (new, longer bike course)* Fastest Male 2015:   Thomas Barton, 28, Miami, 1:06:37 Fastest Female:   Stephanie

Pheidippedes Would be Proud

Pheidippedes Would be Proud Gulf Winds Triathletes Members Shine at the Tallahassee Marathon & Half-Marathon By Rob McNeely It’s 490 B.C., September. The Persian Empire has spread from the western shores of Turkey to the borders of Central Asia. Its emperor has his sights set on Greece, especially the cultural jewel of Athens. It’s still

Gulf Coast Triathlon

Gulf Coast Triathlon May 10, 2015 by Kelli Dillon As Bill Dillon would say, “It was hot…darn hot.” There was no question on this beautiful, sunny morning if the swim was going to be canceled. Unlike the previous year, the water was clear and calm, but still wetsuit legal. Before the race, athletes mulled around

2015 Red Hills Triathlon By the Numbers

by Rob McNeely Race Date: April 4, 2015 Weather at start: mid-60s, cloudy & mild Total Participants: 275 Total Finishers: 269 Male: 175 Female: 94 Fastest Male: Thomas Barton, 28, Miami 1:06:37 Fastest Male 2014: Charlie Johnson, 35, Tallahassee 1:07:02 Fastest Female: Stephanie Liles-Weyant, 43, Tallahassee 1:15:14 Fastest Female 2014: Jennifer Kilinski, 36, Tallahassee 1:14:48 Longest