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Come Visit Michigan - August 1-4

Tad_MTad_M Member, Rooster Endurance Member, Level 2 Supporter
edited December 5 in Main
Hey folks,
Want to beat the heat and relax with some training and good fun? Come to Michigan this August for the #Sworry trials training party. Fun, refreshments, donuts, and no sharks.

Here is a description. If you're a bit interested, there's a survey link inside, or message me.

In the spirit of the revival of Detroit, we're casting our own medals out of genuine scrap car parts. If you don't hear from me, it's cause I blew myself up in my backyard do it yourself foundry. (the prototype pattern is ready, now I just need fire!)

Safe training and racing to all!

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1pMaNpEkX-STWBWvIGOTEdNg_lbT58PIjLo5HTFJ6Cek/edit?usp=drivesdk


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    M_WareM_Ware Member, Rooster Endurance Member, Level 2 Supporter
    Sock Monkey and I will be there and will have plenty of Sour Monkey to share!

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    Craig_DCraig_D Member, Rooster Endurance Member
    edited June 23
    I'm in on this. If anyone is interested in splitting a car, I will be arriving at DTW on Thursday morning around 9:45 AM and leaving Monday at 14:15. Flights are booked and will update if times change at all. Just posting to let anyone know that may be looking at arriving around the same time. I don't mind hanging out for a while if necessary to make things work. I can always go shopping for sneakers... Looking forward to seeing / meeting everyone.

    Updated arrival and departure times
    M_WareTad_MAaronWebsteyGasBomb
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    ItsShugItsShug Member, Administrator, Rooster Endurance Member
    @AaronWebstey better be there..
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    Tad_MTad_M Member, Rooster Endurance Member, Level 2 Supporter
    ItsShug said:

    @AaronWebstey better be there..

    #Sworry to Aaron in advance. My fault @ItsShug , I scheduled it over Mrs. Webstey's celebration of birth.

    We will be moving #Sworry up a couple weeks for year 2. (I'm an optimistic sort of fellow)
    M_WareAaronWebsteyGasBomb

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    AaronWebsteyAaronWebstey Administrator, Rooster Endurance Member, Rooster Endurance Officers
    You all have no idea how much I'd love to be there. My wife's bday is literally August 16 and while I'm sure she would insist I go anyway, I can't do it. I really hope to see lots of footage!
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    Tad_MTad_M Member, Rooster Endurance Member, Level 2 Supporter
    Oh boy.
    It appears that the 3m x 2m "Happy Birthday Mrs. Webstey" sheet cake, chocolate fountain for dipping donuts, and twin boys certified game day complete with bounce house will be going to waste.
    @M_Ware, what will we do? @Craig D is committed to keto, so asking him to help would be accessory to murder.... We will adapt.
    I'm mystified that @AaronWebstey thinks he's found something more romantic.....

    I say we just start having lots of beers, and maybe we'll be able to re-brand the cake.
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    Tad_MTad_M Member, Rooster Endurance Member, Level 2 Supporter
    Also, this is the first public warning. While this is training, and I know no one attending is competitive in the least.....
    There will be a substantial time credit during events for dressing in a recognizable TV/Movie/Internet character costume. @M_Ware, if you have an adult sock money costume, that's at least double time credit........ as is a Ben Hobbs costume.
    AaronWebsteyGasBomb

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    Craig_DCraig_D Member, Rooster Endurance Member
    @Tad_Machrowicz hardly a commitment to keto these days. This train stops for cheese cake of any variety at the moment.
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    M_WareM_Ware Member, Rooster Endurance Member, Level 2 Supporter
    Traveling partner is ready to roll. Have to keep reminding him it’s 6 weeks out.

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    M_WareM_Ware Member, Rooster Endurance Member, Level 2 Supporter


    There will be a substantial time credit during events for dressing in a recognizable TV/Movie/Internet character costume. @M_Ware, if you have an adult sock money costume,

    At this point I’m feeling my only viable costume option is Mrs. Butterworth.
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    Tad_MTad_M Member, Rooster Endurance Member, Level 2 Supporter
    M_Ware said:


    There will be a substantial time credit during events for dressing in a recognizable TV/Movie/Internet character costume. @M_Ware, if you have an adult sock money costume,

    At this point I’m feeling my only viable costume option is Mrs. Butterworth.
    We embrace all characters....... it's gonna be a tough swim in that hoop skirt, and we require the bonnet to be flourescent. Go @M_Ware , that's a bold strategy Cotton!
    GasBombAaronWebstey

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    M_WareM_Ware Member, Rooster Endurance Member, Level 2 Supporter
    @EmilyCocks coukd you give us a hand? I need help creating the #Sworry Trials soundtrack and you are well know as Queen of all Playlists. Excellent outro for this week’s TPS!
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    Tad_MTad_M Member, Rooster Endurance Member, Level 2 Supporter
    Wow, were having a soundtrack!!!!!! So cool @M_Ware !

    #Sworry 2019 - See you there!
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    M_WareM_Ware Member, Rooster Endurance Member, Level 2 Supporter
    @KenElPescadoPelado and others who aren’t yet on the start list for #Sworry Trials 2018, there’s still time to commit! There will be shenanigans, there will be hijinks, there will possibly be famous triathlete impersonators, don’t miss out.

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    M_Ware said:

    @KenElPescadoPelado and others who aren’t yet on the start list for #Sworry Trials 2018, there’s still time to commit! There will be shenanigans, there will be hijinks, there will possibly be famous triathlete impersonators, don’t miss out.

    Haha, well played Mel. Now that I'm moved & back to work, getting insurance to protect against the inevitable dumb shit (at the rate this team goes, I'm probably due for a collarbone break), and accruing a piss-poor amount of vacation - trust me, I am eyeing this REAL hard. Thurs night redeye - Tues flights are looking like the way to go for me.
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    Craig_DCraig_D Member, Rooster Endurance Member
    @KenElPescadoPelado nothing beats flying all night and then getting straight into exercising within a few hours of arrival. Its a special kind of awesome! Especially if the flight is full and the guy beside you is intent on drinking himself into a coma. It was such an enjoyable experience last fall on the flight to Toughman I signed up to do it all over again to attend. Get after getting your flights booked and maybe we can compare notes? I'm thinking I might be the guy going for the coma this time though.
    KenElPescadoPeladoTad_MAaronWebstey
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    Tad_MTad_M Member, Rooster Endurance Member, Level 2 Supporter
    Your limo will be waiting at the airport @Craig D and @KenElPescadoPelado
    Look for a Manni's Landscaping stake bed truck. The darker mulch in the back is most comfortable for the trip!
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    EmilyCocksEmilyCocks Member, Pro Triathlete
    @M_Ware make sure the playlist has MC Breed and Insane Clown Posse.
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    M_WareM_Ware Member, Rooster Endurance Member, Level 2 Supporter
    Yes @EmilyCocks, and you can bet we’ll be drinking some Faygo!
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    dhrdhr Member
    Don’t pass up the Vernor’s.
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    EmilyCocksEmilyCocks Member, Pro Triathlete
    Yes, don't forgot to drink a lot of POP while in Michigan.
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    AaronWebsteyAaronWebstey Administrator, Rooster Endurance Member, Rooster Endurance Officers

    Yes, don't forgot to drink a lot of POP while in Michigan.

    Or Canada!
    M_WareTad_Mkjrunnin
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    dhrdhr Member
    In case it needs to be said, Michigan is a great beer state.
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    M_WareM_Ware Member, Rooster Endurance Member, Level 2 Supporter
    edited July 11
    Hey @Tad_Machrowicz will we be needing one of these? (Michigan Recreation Passport) https://media.state.mi.us/MichiganeStore/public/ProductDetails.aspx?categoryID=5&productID=896

    Also, Roosters, I'll be driving across MN and WI then down through the UP to Holly. Are there any can't miss stops I should plan for? Everything on this trip east of Stillwater, MN will be new territory for me, I'm looking forward to it!
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    Tad_MTad_M Member, Rooster Endurance Member, Level 2 Supporter
    yes @M_Ware , those with a car need a passport or a daily park entry fee. It's 9.00 per day, or 31.00 max for an out of state annual pass. You get it at the park entry shack. Don't buy in advance. If you arrive late in the day after the shack becomes unmanned, you don't pay for that first day.
    M_WareCraig_D

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    M_WareM_Ware Member, Rooster Endurance Member, Level 2 Supporter
    #Sworry Trials snack shopping has commenced.

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    M_WareM_Ware Member, Rooster Endurance Member, Level 2 Supporter
    More snacks! If I bake, salty oat cookies or brownies (regular, not @ItsShug / @mbrekk44 style)?

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    Brew_TriBrew_Tri Member, Rooster Endurance Member
    Alright, I gotta get my shitshow ready for this.
    Can we get a schedule of events? otherwise I will be drunk the whole time.
    I would guess there is a mini tri. A beer mile. Some swimming or biking or running or something?
    Yay Sports! :#
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    Tad_MTad_M Member, Rooster Endurance Member, Level 2 Supporter
    @Brew_Tri , we will modify to everyone's consensus as the event progresses, but we certainly will have more informal stuff for those needing additional work. (if that is defined as beer drinking, that's your call - and perhaps there will be a beer mile Saturday for those leaving too early Sunday)

    #Sworry 2019 - See you there!

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