Club Racing Series
-Special promotion for Clubs attending Long Course Nationals, June 8th, Grand Rapids, MI!
-2014 Club Nationals, Chicago Triathlon, August 24th, 2014
-Check out some of our 2013 MERCRS Clubs gearing up for 2014!
Mideast Region Club Racing Series
Register for this friendly competition among the USAT registered Tri Clubs in the Mideast Region April 1st through October 31st! This popular Series includes PRIZE MONEY for top-scoring clubs in three different Divisions based on your club size. MERCRS is a great way to create TEAM CAMARADERIE, ENGAGE members, and RECOGNIZE your club through our promotional communications. Clubs submit scores for any USAT sanctioned event attended in the Mideast Region. The 2014 Scoring Guidelines outline the scoring, prizes, and rules in detail.
NEW this year are double points for select races. See the 2014 Scoring Guidelines for a list of those designated Races. There is also special incentive awards to the top scoring Club attending the ITU World Triathlon Chicago event, June 28-29th, and USAT Club Nationals, August 23-24th.
Prize payouts for each Division with top total scores:
Overall Club Champion: An additional $200
Top Scoring Club at ITU World Triathlon Chicago: $100
Top Scoring Club at USAT Club Nationals Chicago: $100
To REGISTER FOR MERCRS, submit your roster to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 1st to begin scoring races in May. You may register at any time during the Series. However, the sooner you register, the better your chance for accumulating the most points by Series end. Once your roster is received, we will send you a scoring template each month to track your scores for each race. Rosters may be updated by the 1st of every month.
ROSTER UPDATE – for Clubs who have already registered for MERCRS and need to update their roster with new members or USAT numbers.
Any questions can be sent to usatmideast@gmail. We look forward to your participation!
TRI CLUB OFFERS AT THE GR TRI – USAT LONG COURSE NATIONALS – JUNE 8 2014
- 10% Discount of any distance for clubs registering 10 or more members
- Reserve your complimentary TRI CLUB tent for race day. This tent will be placed near the end of the run course near the finish and is at no charge to the club. We provide the tent, you provide the fun!
- Check out our TRI CLUB page at: www.grandrapidstriathlon.com for more information
2013 MERCRS Clubs
Team ATCK – Michigan
This is our first season as an official club/team although we have been training buddies and friends for several years. We are a competitive bunch, but if you see us at a race we are always out to have a good time. We host a barbecue for family and friends at two races a year and while we’re a small club, our enthusiastic friends and family help to make our impact on races much larger by cheering us on and wearing our logo.
In our first season we were able to win 3Disciplines Club Championship in Michigan, finish 2nd overall in MERCRS points Division III, and have a great showing at Ironman Arizona finishing 3rd in Division V in their Triclub Program. We also have a team member who raced at USAT nationals and qualified to represent Team USA in 2015 at Sprint and Duathlon Worlds. We are looking forward to the adventures next season will bring, including a large team presence at Ironman Mont Tremblant and USAT Long Course Nationals!
Contract Scott Trice for more information, email@example.com
Lansing Triathlon Team – Michigan
Lansing Triathlon Team (LTT) is a group of team members dedicated to the sport of triathlon, representation of it’s sponsors, as well as service and enthusiasm for fitness within the surrounding Lansing, Michigan community. Founded by 2 running buddies with a passion for triathlon, we are the first non-collegiate, sponsor funded triathlon team in Lansing!
We began our inaugural season in 2011, made up of 5 racing members & 1 support member. This year we had 6 racing members & 1 support member. Every year we accept applications for the following season’s team. We already have 6 applications for new memberships in 2014 & we expect several more to come in before our December 31 deadline.
This year we hosted our first event, the biggest youth triathlon in our area! 148 kids, ages 4-13, signed up to race. This was the first triathlon for 107 of them & six of them were FOUR year olds! In 2014 we will make this youth triathlon a double event with the first race being held in early June at the beginning of the triathlon season & the second race being held in early September towards the end of the triathlon season. For more information about our team, including tons of pictures, go to www.lansingtriathlon.com or find us on Facebook!
More Club Pics
2013 CLUB STANDINGS - Official Results
2012 MERCRS Standings - Official Results