HFP Racing March News – Spring is coming!!!!

YES – Spring is coming…let’s welcome its return.

EZ-HJ-Half-PipeI know spring is not officially here until March 20th but how awesome was it this weekend to actually see the sun for more than 15 minutes and be able to get outside without your Carhart’s on (I have a pair of camo ones). More importantly, to look at the 10 day forecast and not see another “Winter Storm” brewing…YES Spring IS coming. It’s funny how quickly we think 39 degrees is sooo warm. My boys were riding their half pipe (which was still surrounding by snow on the ground) on Monday with no shirts on (the above photo is from last summer). I too was getting a little over heated doing my daily errands with my “heavy” sweater on…complaining to my wife at my wardrobe selection for the day. Though I dread winters like everyone else and at times wish I lived elsewhere during our winters, Spring is something that year after year is like a promise from God that there are good things to come. Regardless of how down the winter has you, Spring and what Spring brings to all of us is something we get to enjoy every season. Ecclesiastes 3:1 reads “For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven.” What a great verse for a triathlete living in the Mideast.

 

HFP Racing Spring Super Sale with a 20% OFF sale!

Traditionally HFP Racing has offered an annual Super Sale for 25% from January 1-15 and 20% off Spring Super Sale from April 1-15 that gives our loyal customers a chance to save some money while planning their season AND don’t forget our 15% off Summer Super Sale on July 27-31 that is good for HFP’s August & September events.

After enduring such an awful winter, the race season kind of snuck up on most of us. But like it or not (we know you like it)…race season is right around the corner and in just over a month from now we’ll be racing at Ohio University at the season opening triathlon and duathlon. There’s no better way to get your season started than by saving some money. The sale starts at 12:01am on April 1 (we’re not fooling) and will go through Midnight on April 15.

Looking forward to seeing you at a race soon.


Sincerely,
Shannon Kurek
aka HFP Man

Use the code “SPRING-SUPER-SALE-2015″ when registering for any of the below races to save 20% (sorry..discounts are not retroactive):

HFP Racing Spring Super Sale Direct Registration Links:
O’Bleness Health System Race for a Reason — April 25, 2015
FIT Family Series — SERIES ENTRY
Miami University Triathlon & Duathlon — May 9, 2015
American Triple-T Shawnee — May 15-17, 2015 (only a few spots remain)
Little Smokies Triathlon — May 17, 2015
FIT Family Series — Deer Creek State Park – June 6-7, 2015
FIT Family Series — Maumee Bay State Park – June 20-21, 2015
Mohican Endurance Festival — Pleasant Hill Lake Park – June 28, 2015
FIT Family Series — Caesar Creek State Park – July 11-12, 2015
Mason Tri-umphant Triathlon/Duathlon, Kids Triathlon & 5k – July 26, 2015
FIT Family Series — Alum Creek State Park – August 1-2, 2015
FIT Family Series — Linwood Park – August 15-16, 2015
SOMC Tri for your LIFE — August 22-23, 2015
Great Buckeye Challenge – August 30th, 2015
FIT Family Series — Portage Lakes State Park – September 12-13, 2015
American Triple-T Salt Fork — September 18-20, 2015
Appalachian Foothills Triathlon — September 20, 2015
Deer Creek Fall Challenge – September 27, 2015

Battle of the Bricks Triathlon Series Announced

BATTLE OF THE BRICKS TRIATHLON SERIES

Battle of the Bricks Triathlon Series

HFP Racing is excited to announce the addition of the Battle of the Bricks Triathlon Series. This series partners two existing races the OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital Race for a Reason—Athletes in Action Triathlon/Duathlon and the Miami University Triathlon/Duathlon. This is an extension of the annual all-sports series between the Ohio University Bobcats and the Miami University RedHawks. Founded in 1804 and 1809, both Ohio and Miami are well known for their beautiful red brick campuses as well as their competition in both academics and intercollegiate athletics. There will be a Battle of the Bricks Triathlon/Duathlon Series award winner in all triathlon and duathlon age groups. Winners will be determined by the fastest combined times from both races and will receive an authentic Athens or Oxford Block brick. If you’ve already registered for one of these races you will receive an email with a $10 discount code for the other race. If you haven’t registered but desire to compete in this series you can use the discount code BATTLEOFTHEBRICKS to receive $5 off each race.

American Triple-T @ Shawnee SELL OUT ALERT – ONLY 20 SPOTS LEFT

2015 American Triple-T

3-days, 4-triathlons, 140+ miles, 1-epic event

SELL OUT ALERT – ONLY 20 SPOTS LEFT

What IS the American Triple-T?  Well, it’s everything you’ve heard it to be, and more.  The event is so much more than your typical “triathlon weekend”, it’s a triathlon achievement of epic proportions for all who partake.  It is 3 consecutive days of racing, gelling together 4 races covering a total of more than 140 miles for the weekend.  You will find yourself swimming in the chilly spring-feed Turkey Creek Lake, riding the most technically challenging hills in the Shawnee State Forest region, and finishing with out-and-back runs along the fire roads climbing and descending those same hillsides.

The American Triple-T is not for the weak or faint of spirit.  It has humbled many triathletes who didn’t take it seriously, and it validates a host of others who test their “tri-mettle” at the “T” every year.  Athletes from all 50 states, and 4 continents have all sought the privilege of earning their American Triple-T finisher T-shirt.  Competitors, volunteers, and spectators all come away with a new appreciation of the sport and of the athletes who train and tame mind and body to complete this legendary event.

You’ll also come away with new-found friendships, and you’ll solidify those bonds every year you come together to face this demon.  There are even a special few who turned their initial shared experiences at the American Triple-T into a union of souls, and they came back the next year to compete as husband and wife!   While we cannot guarantee that you’ll find your soul mate at the “T”, we will guarantee an incredible, unforgettable experience unique in the triathlon world.

So please, take your time, peruse the website, and check out all of the unique aspects of this amazing event, then reach deep down and find the courage to sign up and join us at the 2015 American Triple-T on May 15-17.  It has boasted a SOLD OUT field for the past decade, and the excitement continues to build every year.  The race is limited to just 500 brave souls.  Save $50.00 by registering for one of the final 20 spots before 2-28 at Midnight!
Sign up now!

HFP Racing 2015 race signups on record pace

record-paceWe’re happy to report that the start of 2015 has eclipsed all first month race signups with record numbers in nearly every event. The annual Super Sale had the largest participation in its 5 year history. We were just shy of 1000 total participants!!! Folks seem to be really itching to race in 2015 and of course that’s good news all around for the sport of triathlon and duathlon. In HFP’s February Newsletter coming out later this month we’ll be announcing some exciting technology that will enhance the participant experience from registration to post race.

Thanks for your continuing support of HFP Racing. We look forward to seeing you at a race very soon. First up for 2015 is the Ohio Health O’Bleness Race for a Reason on Saturday, April 25th at Ohio University.

Sincerely,

Shannon Kurek
aka HFP Man

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FINAL DAY – HFP’s Annual Super Sale

Last day of HFP’s Annual Super Sale!

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The HFP Racing Super Sale is our way of saying thanks to our thousands of loyal customers that continue to support us for the last 25 years!! YES – HFP Racing is entering its 26th season of racing in 2015. We look forward to seeing you at an event in 2015. Have a very blessed 2015.

Now is the BEST time to start planning for your 2015 season and HFP has just the motivation to not only get your entire 2015 season planned out BUT also to save you significant dollars in the process. On January 1st at 12:01am registration opens for the entire 2015 season AND anyone registering for select HFP events (see list below) through January 15th at Midnight will get a discount of 25% during. This is the LOWEST PRICES on that any HFP Racing event for the entire year. Don’t miss this opportunity to save some serious coin on your favorite HFP Racing event. Use the code “HFPSUPERSALE2015” when registering online during this time to get your discount. Code is case sensitive and will not work unless you type it in just as it is written above in ALL CAPS. Discounts are NOT retroactive for events already registered for.

HFP Racing Super Sale Direct Registration Links:
Helen Georgia Training Camp — April 6 to April 12, 2015
O’Bleness Health System Race for a Reason — April 25, 2015
FIT Family Series — SERIES ENTRY (save $68.00 to $98.00)
Miami University Triathlon & Duathlon — May 9, 2015
American Triple-T Shawnee — May 15-17, 2015
Little Smokies Triathlon — May 17, 2015
FIT Family Series — Deer Creek State Park – June 6-7, 2015
FIT Family Series — Maumee Bay State Park – June 20-21, 2015
Mohican Endurance Festival — Pleasant Hill Lake Park – June 28, 2015
FIT Family Series — Caesar Creek State Park – July 11-12, 2015
Mason Tri-umphant Triathlon/Duathlon, Kids Triathlon & 5k – July 26, 2015
FIT Family Series — Alum Creek State Park – August 1-2, 2015
FIT Family Series — Linwood Park – August 15-16, 2015
SOMC Tri for your LIFE — August 22-23, 2015
Great Buckeye Challenge – August 30th, 2015
FIT Family Series — Portage Lakes State Park – September 12-13, 2015
American Triple-T Salt Fork — September 18-20, 2015
Appalachian Foothills Triathlon — September 20, 2015
Deer Creek Fall Challenge – September 27, 2015

American Triple-T @ Shawnee State Park – SELL OUT ALERT

2015 American Triple-T

3-days, 4-triathlons, 140+ miles, 1-epic event

SELL OUT ALERT – UNDER 50 SPOTS LEFT

What IS the American Triple-T?  Well, it’s everything you’ve heard it to be, and more.  The event is so much more than your typical “triathlon weekend”, it’s a triathlon achievement of epic proportions for all who partake.  It is 3 consecutive days of racing, gelling together 4 races covering a total of more than 140 miles for the weekend.  You will find yourself swimming in the chilly spring-feed Turkey Creek Lake, riding the most technically challenging hills in the Shawnee State Forest region, and finishing with out-and-back runs along the fire roads climbing and descending those same hillsides.

The American Triple-T is not for the weak or faint of spirit.  It has humbled many triathletes who didn’t take it seriously, and it validates a host of others who test their “tri-mettle” at the “T” every year.  Athletes from all 50 states, and 4 continents have all sought the privilege of earning their American Triple-T finisher T-shirt.  Competitors, volunteers, and spectators all come away with a new appreciation of the sport and of the athletes who train and tame mind and body to complete this legendary event.

You’ll also come away with new-found friendships, and you’ll solidify those bonds every year you come together to face this demon.  There are even a special few who turned their initial shared experiences at the American Triple-T into a union of souls, and they came back the next year to compete as husband and wife!   While we cannot guarantee that you’ll find your soul mate at the “T”, we will guarantee an incredible, unforgettable experience unique in the triathlon world.

So please, take your time, peruse the website, and check out all of the unique aspects of this amazing event, then reach deep down and find the courage to sign up and join us at the 2015 American Triple-T on May 15-17.  It has boasted a SOLD OUT field for the past decade, and the excitement continues to build every year. This year we are AGAIN on record pace for registration.  The race is limited to just 500 brave souls.  Get registered for one of the final 50 spots!
Sign up now!

Don’t think you’ll be ready in May? Then take on our fall version of the American Triple-T at Salt Fork State Park. The Salt Fork State Park event is scheduled for the third weekend of September. The American Triple-T is played out in the Ohio’s largest state park in southeastern Ohio, just a little over 1 hour by car from Columbus, 2 hours from Cleveland and Pittsburgh and just 6 hours from Chicago. The Salt Fork State Park is located in the rugged, unglaciated hill region of southeastern Ohio region and is known for its vast forest wilderness, containing a blend of rich woodlands and rolling meadows. Participants will be treated to a spectacular venue with panoramic views of Salt Fork State Park, conveniently located within steps of the Lakeside Cabins and the Salt Fork Lodge providing participants a private retreat between the demanding races.
Sign up now!

HFP Racing annual Super Sale – January 1-15 UPDATED

IT’S FINALLY HERE!!! The HFP Racing annual Super Sale!

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The HFP Racing Super Sale is our way of saying thanks to our thousands of loyal customers that continue to support us for the last 25 years!! YES – HFP Racing is entering its 26th season of racing in 2015. We look forward to seeing you at an event in 2015. Have a very blessed 2015.

Now is the BEST time to start planning for your 2015 season and HFP has just the motivation to not only get your entire 2015 season planned out BUT also to save you significant dollars in the process. On January 1st at 12:01am registration opens for the entire 2015 season AND anyone registering for select HFP events (see list below) through January 15th at Midnight will get a discount of 25% during. This is the LOWEST PRICES on that any HFP Racing event for the entire year. Don’t miss this opportunity to save some serious coin on your favorite HFP Racing event. Use the code “HFPSUPERSALE2015” when registering online during this time to get your discount. Code is case sensitive and will not work unless you type it in just as it is written above in ALL CAPS. Discounts are NOT retroactive for events already registered for.

HFP Racing Super Sale Direct Registration Links:
Helen Georgia Training Camp — April 6 to April 12, 2015
O’Bleness Health System Race for a Reason — April 25, 2015
FIT Family Series — SERIES ENTRY (save $68.00 to $98.00)
Miami University Triathlon & Duathlon — May 9, 2015
American Triple-T Shawnee — May 15-17, 2015
Little Smokies Triathlon — May 17, 2015
FIT Family Series — Deer Creek State Park – June 6-7, 2015
FIT Family Series — Maumee Bay State Park – June 20-21, 2015
Mohican Endurance Festival — Pleasant Hill Lake Park – June 28, 2015
FIT Family Series — Caesar Creek State Park – July 11-12, 2015
Mason Tri-umphant Triathlon/Duathlon, Kids Triathlon & 5k – July 26, 2015
FIT Family Series — Alum Creek State Park – August 1-2, 2015
FIT Family Series — Linwood Park – August 15-16, 2015
SOMC Tri for your LIFE — August 22-23, 2015
Great Buckeye Challenge – August 30th, 2015
FIT Family Series — Portage Lakes State Park – September 12-13, 2015
American Triple-T Salt Fork — September 18-20, 2015
Appalachian Foothills Triathlon — September 20, 2015
Deer Creek Fall Challenge – September 27, 2015

Great Buckeye Challenge back on schedule, FIT Family Series adds Alum Creek

Buckeye ChallengeThe Great Buckeye Challenge is officially back on the schedule for Sunday, August 30th featuring the Mini, Sprint, Olympic and Half Iron distance triathlons & duathlons. Located at the beautiful Buck Creek State Park in Springfield, Ohio features a distance for everyone. The Great Buckeye Challenge features an exciting single loop 56 mile course for the Half Triathlon & Duathlon. Whether you want to go short or long, triathlon or duathlon, The Great Buckeye Challenge has the event for you. The event includes a mini, sprint, Olympic and half distance triathlon & duathlon. ALL FINISHERS will receive a HUGE custom made Great Buckeye Challenge FINISHER medal. [GET REGISTERED NOW]

Fit Family Series_Go FastWith the move of the Great Buckeye Challenge back on the schedule, the FIT Family Series at Buck Creek State Park on August 1-2 has now been moved to Alum Creek State Park in Delaware, Ohio on the same weekend. The 24th Annual FIT Family Series presented by Go Fast Multisport visits six beautiful venues. Each venue features a Kidz Triathlon & Duathlon on Saturday followed by a mini, sprint & Olympic distance triathlon and duathlon on Sunday. So whether you’re racing for an overall title or giving multisport racing a try for the first time, the FIT Family Series is for YOU! It’s ALL ABOUT FUN!  [GET REGISTERED NOW] Alum Creek’s 3,387-acre reservoir and 4,630-acres of gently rolling span of fields and woodlands provides a hub of recreational activity just minutes from Ohio’s capital city. Quiet coves nestled among shale cliffs await the solitary fisherman in the park’s northern reaches while sunseekers mingle with thousands on Ohio’s largest inland beach. This will be the first time that the FIT Family Series has been at Alum Creek State Park and HFP Racing is very excited to bring it’s signature family brand to Central Ohio.

Register for both events before January 15th at midnight to save 25% during the HFP Racing Super Sale. Use the code “HFPSUPERSALE2015” when registering to get the discounted price.

Other events in the annual SUPER SALE are listed below:
HFP Racing Super Sale Direct Registration Links:
Helen Georgia Training Camp — April 6 to April 12, 2015
O’Bleness Health System Race for a Reason — April 25, 2015
FIT Family Series — SERIES ENTRY (save $68.00 to $98.00)
Miami University Triathlon & Duathlon — May 9, 2015
American Triple-T Shawnee — May 15-17, 2015
Little Smokies Triathlon — May 17, 2015
FIT Family Series — Deer Creek State Park – June 6-7, 2015
FIT Family Series — Maumee Bay State Park – June 20-21, 2015
Mohican Endurance Festival — Pleasant Hill Lake Park – June 28, 2015
FIT Family Series — Caesar Creek State Park – July 11-12, 2015
Mason Tri-umphant Triathlon/Duathlon, Kids Triathlon & 5k – July 26, 2015
FIT Family Series — Alum Creek State Park – August 1-2, 2015
FIT Family Series — Linwood Park – August 15-16, 2015
SOMC Tri for your LIFE — August 22-23, 2015
Great Buckeye Challenge – August 30th, 2015
FIT Family Series — Portage Lakes State Park – September 12-13, 2015
American Triple-T Salt Fork — September 18-20, 2015
Appalachian Foothills Triathlon — September 20, 2015
Deer Creek Fall Challenge – September 27, 2015

See you at the races!

HFP Man_REV