UNTIL SEPT. 20
Yoga for Athletes classes Olympic Valley
The Wanderlust Yoga Studio at Squaw Valley is offering a week of preparatory yoga to open the athletic body daily from 8:45 to 9:45 a.m. until Sept. 20. The classes are specifically designed to empower the strength of the mind and elevate the spirit. The classes are open to Ironman triathletes and the general public. $10 drop in. Visit squaw.wanderlustyoga.com.
UNTIL SEPT. 21
Wetsuit demo Kings Beach
Tahoe mountain Sports hosts a Wetsuit demo from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily with free demos of the best wetsuits for racing from 2XU. Open to the public. Overnight demos allowed for early swims. (530) 546-7001.
UNTIL SEPT. 23
Triathlete Victory Meals Tahoe City
Jake’s On The Lake features power-packed Triathlete Victory Meals from menu specials for lunch and dinner daily until Sept. 23. (530) 583-0188.
Nutrition meals Tahoe City
Wolfdale’s is offering a special menu for athletes designed in collaboration with Dr. Justin Dale, DPT, CSCS, of Total Nutrition. (530) 583-5700.
SEPT. 18 Wednesday
Run, bike, swim seminar Kings Beach
Tahoe Mountain Sports hosts local Tahoe Ironman athletes in a run, bike and swim seminar from 5 to 6 p.m. Topics will include training, nutrition and recovery, race prep and mental fitness. Free. (530) 546-7001.
SEPT. 19 Thursday
Ironman triathletes talk Kings Beach
Tahoe Mountain Sports hosts a presentation and book signing on “The Complete Book of Triathlon” from 4 to 6 p.m. with 35-time Ironman triathletes Mark Kleanthous. Free. (530) 546-7001.
SEPT. 19-20 Thursday-Friday
Athlete check-in Olympic Valley
Athlete check-in is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sept. 19 and 20 in the Village at Squaw Valley. There is no check-in on Sept. 21 or 22. Visit inromanlaketahoe.com.
SEPT. 19-23 Thursday-Monday
Vendor Village Olympic Valley
Ironman Vendor Village will be in the Village at Squaw Valley featuring various booths, including a showcase of official Ironman merchandise in the Ironman Store, Ironman exhibitors, bike shops, as well as many other services and products. It provides a perfect gathering and meeting place for athletes and spectators. There also is a race information booth. And, a bike store and tech service center will be on site. Open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Thursday to Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Sunday, and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday.
SEPT. 20 Friday
Practice swim Kings Beach
Ironman competitors will have a chance to test the waters with a practice swim at Kings Beach State Recreation Area on the Ironman Lake Tahoe swim course from 7 to 9 a.m. Spectators are welcome.
Footwear demo Kings Beach
Tahoe Mountain Sports offer a free footwear demo with The North Face, Salomon, Suunto and more from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. All ages and abilities. Free. (530) 546-7001.
Group Fun Run Kings Beach
Tahoe Mountain Sports hosts a group fun run from 1 to 2 p.m. with 35-time Ironman Mark Kleanthous for 2 to 4 miles on trails behind Kings Beach. All ages and abilities welcome. (530) 546-7001.
SEPT. 20-21 Friday-Saturday
TRI-Tahoe Local Art Fair Kings Beach
A Tri-Tahoe Local Art Fair featuring Tahoe local artists will be held at Burlap and Lace Artiques. (775) 762-0884 or burlapandlaceartiques.com.
SEPT. 21 Saturday
Kids’ Fun Run Olympic Valley
An IronKids Lake Tahoe Fun Run will be held in the Village at Squaw Valley at 8 a.m. with an age-appropriate fun race for triathletes-to-be for kids between ages 3 and 15 years; parents may run with their kids. There is a 1-mile loop through the Village at Squaw. Ironman is partnering with the Boys & Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe and all registrations and proceeds will benefit the local club and organization. Register at Ironman Expo on Sept. 20 from 1 to 5 p.m. in Village at Squaw; race day registration from 7 to 7:30 a.m. $10 entry, include race bib, finishers medal and post-race refreshments. Contact email@example.com or inronkids.com.
Endurance Expo Kings Beach
Tahoe Mountain Sports hosts an Endurance Expo from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with samples, race info, latest in outdoor great, fun family games and more. Enjoy product samples and gifts with purchase. Free. (530) 546-7001.
SEPT. 22 Sunday
Breakfast of Champions | Kings Beach
Mountain Mo’s hosts a Breakfast of Champions starting at 6 a.m. with champagne, mimosas, breakfast burritos and more with prime viewing at the corner of Highways 267 and 28 at the Old Brockway Golf Course. (530) 546-2655.
Ironman Viewing Party Truckee
An Ironman Viewing Party will be in downtown from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. as racers pass through Truckee on two laps of the 112-mile cycling portion (downtown Donner Pass will be closed from Spring to Bridge streets between 6:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.). Athletes will be passing through town around 8 a.m. and again around 3 p.m. There will be a beer garden, live music, children’s events including a Bounce House, and adult activities like mini races, rowing competitions, acro-yoga demos, sports performance events and more. Be sure to purchase a cowbell at the California Welcome Center at The Depot to cheer on the competitors. Visit historictruckee.com or truckee.com.
SEPT. 23 Monday
Athlete Celebration Day Olympic Valley
There will be an Athlete Celebration Day at Squaw Valley from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be Slot Allocation for qualified Athletes from 9 to 11 a.m. in A Lot, with an Awards Ceremony at 11 a.m. in A Lot. Visit ironmanlaketahoe.com.
2014 Ironman registration Olympic Valley
The 2014 Ironman Lake Tahoe (set for Sept. 21, 2014) on-site registration will be held in the Squaw Valley Main Parking Lot from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. All 2013 Ironman Lake Tahoe volunteers and athletes will have priority over the general public. All on-site registrants may only register himself or herself. All volunteers must wear the 2013 volunteer T-shirt and wristband (if provided). All 2013 athletes must wear the athlete wristband. Be prepared to pay the $700 entry fee, plus convenience fee with credit card only; cash or checks will not be accepted. Online registration for the 2014 Ironman Lake Tahoe will open at noon at ironmanlaketahoe.com.
See the Events calendar for details on other events in the Tahoe-Truckee area or visit TheTahoeWeekly.com.
Photos courtesy Ironman