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The owners of TriCycle & Run Jason and Laura Chance are both natives of the St. Michaels area. After leaving the area in 2001 to pursue careers in the Salisbury area, both are excited to come back to their hometown and raise a family. Jason is an active triathlete and has competed in events all over the country, raising money for charities such as Team in Training, to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, and the Paralyzed Veterans of America. Jason hopes to bring his love of multi-sport to the area and host various events to showcase the beautiful Bay Hundred area. Laura enjoys bicycle riding as well as has completed the Seagull Century, a 100 mile bicycle ride from Salisbury to the beach and back. Laura plans on bringing in women-specific events to the shop and encourages women riders to stop in and introduce yourself. Jason and Laura reside in St Michaels with their family. Stop by and say hello to all! By the way, Jason has recently been certified as a USA Triathlon Level 1 Coach! It's quite an accomplishment, AND it also means he is available to help you become the best competitor possible. Feel free to stop by the shop or send him an email to learn more. We offer bicycle rentals, in house bicycle repairs, (including bike tire repairs/replacements), new bicycles for both children and adults, triathlon training clothing and accessories, running shoes, swim suits, goggles, swim training accessories, specialized bike fitting, running gait analysis, and cycling analysis to help you get the most out of your training. Have a question, just give us a call! TriCycle and Run, located on Talbot Street in historic St. Michaels, Maryland! We are your source for recreational and competitive swimming, cycling and running equipment, clothing and accessories. Be sure to check us out on Facebook and if you're an Android or Google Calendar user, add "tricycleandrun@gmail.com" to your calendars to check out our weekly training groups and also to see a list of the many marathons around the area.

RESULTS – Gobble Wobble FREE 5K Fun Run

Big thanks to the 35 participants we had yesterday for our Gobble Wobble FREE 5K Fun Run to benefit the St. Michaels Food Pantry!

For official race results, take a look HERE.

Congratulataions to Kathryn Adams, who guessed her finish time within 10 seconds is a race WINNER!  Kathryn, be sure to swing by the shop to claim your prize!

Don’t forget to sign up for the 4th Annual Ugly Sweater FREE 5K Fun Run on December 16, 2018.

ONLINE REGISTRATION HERE

This is the race you do NOT want to miss!  Prizes awarded for various categories of UGLY!  Plus, a killer after party is being planned, so stay tuned.

TCR Group Training – Spring 2019 – Salisbury Marathon

Back by popular demand, the TCR Group Training program is back for your spring race schedule!

We will be offering group training programs for marathon, half marathon and 5K distances with our partner and goal race being the 2019 Salisbury Marathon on April 6.

“A good laugh and a long run are the two best cures for anything.” —Unknown

MEET YOUR COACH:  Ben Pittsley  

We are excited to have Ben Pittsley, from Cambridge, MD, join us as our lead run training coach.   Ben has a long running resume, with some of his most notable achievements including 1st overall finisher at the 2014 & 2015  Run 4 Shelter Half Marathon (1:20:28 & 1:17:59), 1st overall finisher at the 2013 Three Bridges Half Marathon (1:22:54), 3rd overall finisher at the 2016 St. Michaels Half Marathon (1:19:45), 4th overall at the 2016 Tim Kennard 10-Mile River Run (58:05 – 5:48/mile pace), and 5th overall at the 2015 Across the Bay 10K (34:18 with a field of 21K+ participants).  Ben also qualified for and ran the 2014 Boston Marathon (3:17:23).  His qualifying time was at the 2013 Cape Cod Marathon where he ran a 2:59:40.  Ben most recently held the position of Assistant Track & Field Coach at Easton High School from 2016-2017.  He left his position at Easton High School when he accepted a new position at the Maryland Comptroller’s office in Annapolis last year.  Ben is an active member of Cambridge Multisport, and has competed in several local triathlon events as well as IRONMAN 70.3 Eagleman and IRONMAN Maryland.  Most recently, Ben has completed the RRCA Coaching Certification program and is now a certified coach.

Our training program is designed to help you cross your first finish line, train for another or to claim that PR.  All paces are welcome.  Please note that you should be comfortable running (or run/walk) 3-4 miles before considering the program.  The spring training programs will begin on Sunday January 6, 2019.

We are working on dates for interest meetings which will take place in November and December at the shop.  Once those dates have been set, we will update the information on this page as well as social media sites.

This will be a 12-week program during which you will receive personalized coaching, support and encouragement, in-store discounts and a team race singlet.

COST:  12-Week Marathon Training Program – $225 – Includes your race entry fee to the 2019 Salisbury Marathon

We will have an initial interest meeting in December here at the shop.  Anyone may attend the meeting, as there is no requirement to sign up at that time.  We will discuss the program details and goals.  It will be an opportunity to meet your coach as well as store staff who will help guide and support you through your journey to 26.2 miles.

What to expect once you decide to join the training program:

  •  Supported group runs at least twice a week with planned routes (long distance runs on Sundays), group support and encouragement
  • Inclusive and friendly atmosphere to welcome runners of all ability levels
  • Weekly training plans with cross-training recommendations
  • 10% discount in-store discount here at TriCycle and Run
  • Personalized, digital gait analysis with footwear recommendations
  • Nutrition, race-prep and injury prevention education

COST:  12-Week Half Marathon Training Program – $160 – Includes your race entry fee to the 2019 Salisbury Half Marathon

  •  Supported group runs at least twice a week with planned routes (long distance runs on Sundays), group support and encouragement
  • Inclusive and friendly atmosphere to welcome runners of all ability levels
  • Weekly training plans with cross-training recommendations
  • 10% discount in-store discount here at TriCycle and Run
  • Personalized, digital gait analysis with footwear recommendations
  • Nutrition, race-prep and injury prevention education

COST:  12-Week 5K Training Program – $75 – Includes race entry fee to the 2019 Salisbury 5K

  •  Supported group runs at least twice a week with planned routes (long distance runs on Sundays), group support and encouragement
  • Inclusive and friendly atmosphere to welcome runners of all ability levels
  • Weekly training plans with cross-training recommendations
  • 10% discount in-store discount here at TriCycle and Run
  • Personalized, digital gait analysis with footwear recommendations
  • Nutrition, race-prep and injury prevention education

If you have any questions regarding the program, please feel free to email us at tcrtraininggroups@gmail.com