News & Events

OTC August Zoom Meeting

Our August OTC meeting will be held virtually on Zoom on August 17th at 6pm. The OTC leadership team will meet one week prior to plan future events and initiatives, and we look forward to sharing and discussing with the group! Meeting link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88683862877 The meeting will start promptly at 6pm.

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OTC June Club Meeting

Please join us for our June OTC meeting at the Bank Street Patio Bar & Grill in downtown Ocala. The agenda will be light. Lets eat, drink, be merry, and talk Triathlon! Social starts at 5:30 pm and the meeting starts promptly at 6 pm. As always, new friends are welcome! Address: 120 E Fort […]

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OTC May Club Meeting

  Please join us (virtually) for our May OTC meeting. This month we are pleased to present guest speaker Mark Cummins. Mark is a 2015 Ironman finisher, a pastor at the Church of Hope in Ocala, a professor and a leadership consultant. We are honored to have Mark speak with our group and offer his […]

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Team USA

OTC February Club Meeting

Please join us for our February 17th OTC meeting at Showcase Properties in Ocala. This month we’re excited to host Rebecca Fratello as our guest speaker. Rebecca recently served as a USAT ambassador and will discuss how you can get on Team USA and how to “get your name on your butt” on a Team […]

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Ocala Triathletes Club leads the way

Front Of The Pack Excerpt from Jim Gibson at https://www.ocalastyle.com/front-of-the-pack/ The Ocala Triathletes Club consists of people from all walks of life with varying degrees of athleticism. Although they may be different in many ways, in one way they are all the same—they deeply love their sport and want the world to know the benefits of […]

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OTC Joins Second Annual Feeding the Fearless

Ocala Triathletes were honored to help Mojo’s Grill Feed the Fearless on Tuesday, September 11.  Mojo’s, along with other generous community partners, served meals from 11am – 2pm to firehouses, emergency rooms, the Ocala Police Department and the Sheriff’s Department. Christie Casey, an OTC member, works for Mojo’s and was the lead organizer on the […]

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Podium finishes for OTC at Hammerhead

Ocala Triathletes earned podium finishes at the Hammerhead Olympic Triathlon (HOT) on August 26 at Camp Blanding.  Mike Kaufman placed 2nd in his age group in the Oly, Nicolas Blaser placed 3rd in his age group (Oly) and Erin Freel placed 3rd in her age group (Sprint).  New OTC member, Dan Parker, also participated in […]

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Ocala Triathletes in Healthy Living Magazine

Ocala Triathletes were spotted at the Big Hammock Race Sign Up Party at the Paddock Mall in June.  Many OTC members signed up for the third season running series that includes local area races from 5K’s to full marathons.

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Ocala Triathletes Part of Special Olympics Triathlon Pilot Program

Ocala Triathletes will be part of a state wide triathlon pilot program with Special Olympics Florida.  Special Olympics of Marion County is a very active group and they have put forth 12-year old athlete (soon to be triathlete) Adrienne Bunn. Ocala Triathletes will be considered a Unified Partner and will work with Adrienne for the […]

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OTC Athletes Race New York City Triathlon

Nicolas Blaser, Erin Freel and Noris Roche participated in the New York City Triathlon on July 1.  They swam the fast current of the Hudson River, biked the Hudson Parkway and ran to the finish in Central Park.  All three served as volunteers prior to race day and have three preferred entries to give away […]

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Ocala Triathletes compete in Denmark at Worlds.

Several Ocala Triathletes Club members participated in the ITU World’s Triathlon competition in Denmark in July. Congratulations to Dianna Bridges and Anne Raduns for representing Ocala Triathletes, Marion County and Team USA with flying red, white and blue colors!

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Partnership with USA Triathlon

In just it’s second year of formation, the Ocala Triathlete’s Club was awarded a $500 grant from USAT.  The money will be used to help identify and encourage new triathletes in sport.  To become a USAT member or find out more about the sport of triathlon visit: https://www.teamusa.org/USA-Triathlon

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OTC Bikes and Brew Ride raises $800 for Kyle Pease Foundation

Ocala Triathletes raised more than $800 in a fun ride from the Crooked Can in Winter Park.  Members pledged $1 per mile they rode.  The afternoon followed with fellowship and few great Crooked Can Beers.  The Kyle Pease Foundation helps disabled athletes accomplish their racing dreams by providing equipment and other needs to help them […]

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