Congratulations to all the Central Jersey Tri Club members who worked so hard and competed this weekend at the New Jersey State Triathlon and helped us achieve 1st Place in the club team competition. Congratulations everyone!
We are happy to announce the Central Jersey Tri Club 2016 End Of Season Award winners. These members have gone over and above themselves to show their enthusiasm for the sport of Triathlon.
Congrats and great job!
Rookie of the Year: Clare Deming
Award: Free 2017 Club Membership
Volunteer of the Year: Leigh Anne Jadro
Award: Free 2017 Club Membership
Spirit Award: Sheri Friends
Award: Gift Certificate toward a CJTC Apparel Item
Once again Central Jersey Tri Club is very happy to announce our affiliation and acceptance of a $2500 grant offered to us by IRONMAN Foundation, Inc. and the Women For Tri program. This grant will be used by the club so we can advance and improve opportunities for women to get involved and participate in triathlons in the mid-Atlantic Region. We look forward to offering some great programs in the very near future. Keep an eye out for special announcements.
Central Jersey Tri Club is very excited and would like to thank IRONMAN and the Women For Tri program for being awarded a grant to help promote and development the sport of triathlon for women in the Central Jersey Region.
We look forward to offering some great programs and events for women in the area and growing the sport for the future.
Congratulations to all our Central Jersey Tri Club members who competed to their fullest potential and contributed to our club being able to take 2nd Place in the New Jersey State Triathlon TEAM UP Challenge and also take 1st Place in the USA Triathlon Mid-Atlantic Division II Championship this weekend. Both amazing accomplishments for our club and proof that working hard pays off with great rewards. Great effort everyone!
Just another reason why we have such great members in our club who make sure we all have fun while we training hard!
1st Place President’s Photo Challenge:
Name: Gary Rollins
Gary wins the overall prize for this very cute photo of his son with our CJTC magnet. In fact, it was the very first entry into the contest this year.
Prize: Gary receives a 2015 Club Membership and a water bottle filled with a selection of GUs and Chomps.
2nd Place President’s Photo Challenge:
Name: Tom Partyka
Tom wins second place for this spectacular cliff hanger photo from his trip to Zion National Park in Utah.
Prize: A running hat with a water bottle filled with his choice of nuts and earthy crunchy, good for you healthy stuff (yuck!) because he doesn’t eat GUs or Chomps and lastly a Rutgers Unite Coffee mug.
3rd Place President’s Photo Challenge:
Name: Danielle Armus
Danielle wins a prize for the second year in a row with this humorous photo which anyone can’t help but have a good laugh.
Prize: A running hat with a water bottle filled with GUs and Chomps and a Rutgers Unite Coffee mug.
Volunteer(s) of the Year Awards:
Name(s): Diane Foley, Susun Kinsey and George Ulasevich
We are very happy to give the volunteer of the year award to three members this year. Diane, Susan and George all contributed to the club in many ways by volunteering their time and energy to keep our events organized and running smoothly. In particular all three made significant contributions to help organize and run the aid station at Ironman 70.3 Princeton this year. We thank them for their efforts and contributions to the club.
Prize: Diane and George both receive a hoodie sweatshirt, t-shirt and a cap while Susan is awarded a 2015 club membership.
Rookie of the Year Award:
Name: Didi Yep
Didi returned to the sport after several years of being away. Even though she was inactive for a while she in fact completed her first Olympic distance this year. Didi led the way for any new members to take on new challenges and stick with the sport.
Prize: A free CJTC Tri Kit Top and Bottom
Name: Howard Uniman
Howard received the 2015 Spirit Award for his constant positive attitude, smiling face and his persistent wearing of the CJTC kit to represent the club at all events.
Prize: Howard wins a gift certificate for a free pair of running shoes from The Westfield Running Company.