Join us Thursday for the Final AVL WSL

Join us for the FINAL AVL WSL of the season!

We will have some fun together at the end of practice doing a ‘swim meet!’ 

We will hand out awards to those of you that have completed all 8 swims! 

Reminder: Donations are accepted for the iDream Athletes Foundation, for our Coaches on the pool-deck at each group training, and for one additional lifeguard. 

For all the details regarding this Thursday’s Swim League check out our e-blast!

AVL Winter Swim League #6!

Join us this Thursday for our 6th AVL WSL swim of the league!

Location: Lelia Patterson Center
1111 Howard Gap Rd, Hendersonville, NC 28792
When: Thursday, February 9th at 7:00pm



Join us at Neo Burrito in Biltmore Park after the swim for a well earned dinner and fun!!

Donations are accepted for the iDream Athletes Foundation, for our Coaches on the pool-deck at each group training, and for one additional lifeguard. 

For all the information about this week’s swim and more check out our e-blast!



Who’s ready for our second Winter Swim League practice?


The Asheville Winter Swim League will continue on Thursday, January 12th at 7:00pm for our 2nd swim of the league! We had a fantastic showing of folks with all different typess of swimming abilities and backgrounds last Thursday. 

PLEASE NOTE: There is NO EARLY swimming allowed for the AVL WSL, there is swim team practice in the pool until 7pm. Our AVL WSL group will start swimming at 7pm, no earlier. 

The AVL WSL runs from January through February. All levels and abilities of swimmers are welcome to attend!

What is the AVL WSL? The intention of the swim league is to build a better swimming community in WNC. All levels and abilities of swimmers will be training together in a friendly, cohesive, structured and coached GROUP atmosphere.

How is the AVL WSL structured? Novice/Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced/Expert Swim Groups with swim leaders and pool-side support and instruction

All swims, unless otherwise noted, will meet at Lelia Patterson Center in Fletcher, NC at 7pm on Thursdays.  

Join us for all 8 - AVL WSL sessions and receive a special prize for completing the entire series.

Donations are accepted for iDream Athletes Foundation and for our coaches/leaders on the pool-deck at each group training and for one additional lifeguard.



idaph events T-Shirt SALE! Train now… Race later!

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Everyone loves a great , comfy t-shirt and we pride ourselves at idaph events for having awesome race shirts. We have fantastic shirts leftover from many of our events over the past couple years that we want you to be able to enjoy!

Stop by idaph events HQ on Wednesday, October 14th from 2-6pm and pick out your new favorite tee.

Where: 1979 Suite E, Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC 28803

We will have long sleeve, short sleeve, hoodies, caps and more for sale. Various styles - cotton, dri-fit and sizes, men and women’s cut shirts. Short Sleeve - $5 each or 5 for $20, Long Sleeve - $10

Proceeds from the sale will benefit iDream Athletes Foundation.

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Lung Buster Time Trial :: Asheville/Marshall TT Results are in!

Congratulations to all the participants of the 2015 Riverside Drive Lung Buster Time Trial! Thanks for joining us! We love seeing so many of you beat your personal times and enjoy the route along the French Broad River! Find the link to your Lung Buster Time Trial Results below.



We couldn’t have done this without the support of our sponsors and volunteers! Your efforts and time are so very much appreciated! Special thanks to Motion Makers, Specialized Physical Therapy and Budweiser of Asheville, Michelob Ultra for being part of our event this evening.

Congratulations to our Time Trial Division Category Winners:

20k: James Martin: 27:12

20k: Christi Britt: 32:54

40k: Heath Dotson: 57:08

40k: Laura Calvin: 1:09:46




Merckx Division Winners:

20k: Reid Beloni: 28:42

20k: Beth Fayant: 34:31

40k: Wes Wiseman: 1:07:13

Tandem: Craig Mosley and Thompson Jones (our youngest competitor (9 years old!): 37:45


Riverside Drive Preliminary Results:

 If your results or information are inaccurate, please contact us.


First Name Last Name 20k or 40k Category TT Equip (x) Merckx Finish Time
James Martin 20k Men’s Masters 50+ x 27:12:00
Kyle Danner 20k Men’s Cat 1-3 x 27:31:00
Eric Johnston 20k Men’s Masters 50+ x 29:08:00
Bruce Berry 20k Masters 50+ x 31:13:00
Trevor Wallis 20k Men’s Cat 4-5 x 31:39:00
Ed Burress 20k Masters 50+ x 31:58:00
Marshall Gordon 20k Men’s Masters 50+ x 32:20:00
John Hock 20k Masters 50+ x 32:36:00
Christi Britt 20k Women’s Cat 4 x 32:54:00
Tracey Drews 20k Women’s Master 40+ x 33:39:00
Linda Martin 20k Women’s Master 40+ x 34:30:00
Glynn Clements 20k Masters 50+ x 34:55:00
Reid Beloni 20k Men’s Cat 1-3 x 28:42:00
Paul Jackson 20k Men’s Cat 1-3 x 31:00:00
Kevin Meechan 20k Men’s Masters 50+ x 31:17:00
Joshua Klaaren 20k Masters 35+ x 31:46:00
Harry Falise 20k Men’s Cat 4-5 x 33:23:00
Brett Fisher 20k Men’s Masters 35+ x 33:49:00
Jeff Preston 20k Men’s Masters 50+ x 34:05:00
Beth Fayant 20k Womens Masters 40+ x 34:31:00
Herb Freeman 20k Men’s Cat 4-5 x 35:34:00
Robbie Blanton 20k Men’s Maters 50+ x 35:55:00
Jason Wilde 20k Men’s Cat 4-5 x 35:59:00
Bobby Jones 20k Men’s Cat 4-5 x 36:01:00
Glenn Rodgers 20k Men’s Cat 4-5 x 36:37:00
Craig Mosley/Thompson Jones 20k Tandem x 37:45:00
Wayne Robinson 20k Men’s Masters 50+ x 39:05:00
Patricia Lawton 20k Women’s Cat 4 x 40:52:00
Heath Dotson 40k Men’s Cat 1-3 x 0:57:08
Kerry Martin 40k Men’s Cat 4-5 x 1:01:40
Randy Whitt 40k Men’s Maters 50+ x 1:09:01
Laura Calvin 40k Women’s Cat 1-3 x 1:09:46
Wes Wiseman 40k Men’s Cat 4-5 x 1:07:13
Kendall Calvin 40k Men’s Cat 4-5 x 1:08:14

START LIST ANNOUNCED: Etowah Lung Buster Time Trial


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Lung Buster: The very name embodies pushing one’s mind and body to its aerobic limits. And in the 2014 Lung Buster Time Trial Series, that’s exactly what we expect to see. This series is a great test for participants of all abilities, and a great way to gauge your standing and progress in your cycling endeavors. And with awards, medals, cash, bragging rights, and course records all on the line, you better not leave your inner competitor at home!




cyclist 36 at TTlogoThe Lung Buster Time Trial Series is a competitive racing series of ycling events in Western North Carolina held with the intent of providing all participants a professional racer experience, no matter how fast you are. The series includes 2 challenging hill climbs and 3 flat & fast courses, so you’re sure to have a course perfect for you!     

About the Lung Buster Time Trials

The 2014 Lung Buser Time Trials are non-USAC sanctioned events. Cyclists will not need a USAC license to ride this year in the events. 
We are so excited for a beautiful evening of cycling in Etowah and can’t wait for all of you to have the chance to test your legs on this mostly flat course. We are still looking for a few more volunteers -course marshalls and at the start line. If you have someone coming with you to the event and they would be willing to help please have them contact us at events@idaph.net. We would appreciate it!
**REMEMBER you must pick up your bib by 6pm even if you are pre-registered! Registration closes promptly at 6pm. If you can’t make it then please have someone get it for you.**
For safety and to eliminate confusion for our finish line timers. NO WARM-UPS on the time trial course when the event starts at 6:15pm. Warm-ups suggested on Cummings Cove Road.
Pre-registered start list:
6:15 David Dixon
6:16 Tracey Drews
6:17 Wes Wiseman
6:18 Sean Perry
6:19 Brett Fisher
6:20 Bill Baldwin
6:21 Marilyn Senz
6:22 Herb Freeman
6:23 Mark Lundblad
6:24 Cara and Andy Applegate
6:25 Willie McCourt
6:26 Anne Marie Phillips
6:27 Gail Kattouf
6:28 Kim French
6:29 Bonni Schervone
6:30 Christi Britt
6:31 Patti Moore
6:34 Stewart Alford
6:35 James Martin
6:36 Marshall Gordon
6:37 Lat Purser
6:38 Tim McMullan
6:39 Trevor Wallis
6:40 Randy Whitt
6:41 Chris Seman
6:42 Daniel Schumacher
6:43 Belvie Jenkins
6:44 Mike Squires
6:45 John Hock
6:46 Steve Byrnes
6:47 Rick Castaneda
6:48 Lee Duncan
6:49 Rick Ziobro
6:50 Bobby Jones
6:51 Tom Kaczmarek
6:55 Courtney McDonald
6:56 Wendy Coin
6:57 Thomas Cason

Etowah TT Directions to Registration:

From Asheville, NC: I-26, Airport exit 40, Right on NC-280, follow 4.7 miles, turn Left onto Haywood Rd/NC-191, turn Right onto School House Road, Slight right onto Ladson Road, Ladson Road becomes Banner Farm Road, Turn slight right onto Brevard Rd/US-64, Turn left onto Cummings Road, Turn left into Cummings Pkwy.—  Cummings Cove golf club house as at the top of the hill on the right. Registration is under the tent and parking is available in the lower parking lot.
From Hendersonville, NC and Greenville, SC: Highway 25 N to I-26 West.  Take exit 49B (64W-4 Seasons Blvd/Brevard RD) this will loop you onto the correct direction on 64W. Follow signs for 64W, also called Brevard Road. Follow for approx 9-10 miles to Cummings Road (turn left), follow road till signs for Cummings Cove Golf Course and turn left onto Cummings Pkwy. Cummings Cove golf club house as at the top of the hill on the right. Registration is under the tent and parking is available in the lower parking lot.



2014LBTTetowah1Thursday, April 24th | Etowah Time Trial 1 Etowah, NC | Quiet 20k (12.4 mi), mostly flat and gently curving out and back along scenic River Road in Etowah. | REGISTER



There are many opportunities for volunteering at the event if you want to come and check it out or are racing this weekend and want to take it easy on Wednesday or  Thursday. You can go to VolunteerSpot.com to sign up. Of course, volunteers will be taken care of with food and drinks. Plus, Volunteers participate for FREE at one of our upcoming events!