Monday, April 28, 2014

10 Things to TRI Gulfcoast: May 2014

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Have you ever seen a place or an event going on and thought, man, I'd really like to try that? Maybe you didn't have time, found out about it a little too late, or just didn't...TRI.

We are making it a point to DO STUFF that we want to TRI every month!!

Always up for a new adventure, here is our list of things to TRI in May...

1 - Bear Creek Music Festival : May 3, Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, Biloxi, Mississippi
"Experience hip-hop, alternative, instrumental, blues, and pop at the 2014 Bear Creek Music Festival…"
All day festival showcasing Gulf Coast artists and southern food!
cost: $12 day, $15 night, $20 all day

2 - Q50 Cinco de Mayo 4 Mile Run: May 5, Audubon Park, New Orleans, Louisiana
We need our fill of one of our favorite race directors Cesar Torres, plus Chris needs her Cinco De Mayo fix (growing up in California its instilled as a mandatory holiday). Get your trail shoes out! There will be TAMALES!
cost: $35 until May 1,  $40 until May 4

3 - The Perfect Trio Cooking Class: May 13, Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, Biloxi, Mississippi
Cheesecake, chicken, donut bread pudding, need I say more?
cost: $20/$35

4 - Full Moon Paddle: May 14, The Dock Restaurant, Gulfport, Mississippi
Chris will paddleboard, I'll kayak...in the Gulf, under the big southern sky. It's gonna be amazing. Can't wait to showcase our Tom Sellick Jean Shorts and Hawaiian Shirts. Outdoor surf movie, bonfire and drink specials afterwards for kids & adults!
cost: free/ Need a board? Contact Dan the Man at WUT SUP for board rentals (228)669-1802 

5 - Sherpa Ironman Texas: May 17, The Woodlands, Houston, Texas
A "sherpa" in triathlon world is basically your support crew. It will be so fun to be on this side of an Ironman event supporting our awesome friends Tish and J.G. for their first Ironman!!
cost: priceless (plus travel, eek!!)

6 - Sloppy Dogs & Beach Day in Bay St. Louis: random weekday, Bay St. Louis, Mississippi
Mardis Gras Dogs, Chicago Dogs, amazing staff, plus food to feed the ducks!
cost: ($)

7 - Flint Creek PX3: May 31, Flint Creek Waterpark, Wiggins, Mississippi
A 1.5 mile kayak or canoe, a 16 mile road bike OR 6 mile mountain bike, and a 2 mile run. Chris will be competing, I'll be timing the event. It's something somewhere different. On it!
cost: $40 Individual / $75 Relay Team

8 - Eat at the Thai Lotus Restaurant: random weekday, Gulfport, Mississippi
Vietnamese and Thai. One of our coworkers was eating it one day and it smelled and looked delicious! Lots of color and I imagine lots of flavors. Every time I drive by it, I think, I want to try that place. So we're going to! Google gives is 4.5 stars
cost: $$

9 - Take kids to IMMS: potentially May 30, Gulfport, Mississippi
As a research center for marine mammal studies, the IMMS was established to provide education, conservation, and research on marine mammals in the wild and under human care. Dolphins, sea turtles, and stingrays are residents.
cost: $10 for adults / $8 for children, senior discounts, military discounts, and group rates available

10 - Tuxachanie Trail adventure: random weekday, DeSoto Forest, Wiggins AO, Mississippi
A great opportunity to get out in the wild for the day. We might walk, we might jog, we might mountain bike! We will definitely take pictures and have an adventure!
cost: free

Stay tuned for reports from each of our adventures!!

Because if you never TRI, you'll never know...

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