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Godzilla of the Year

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Godzilla of the Year is given annually to members that race, volunteer, and attend club meetings as defined in the rules listed below.

Annual GOTY Budget:

  • The budget for the annual GOTY award will not exceed $10 per paid member as of 31 December of the previous year.
  • The maximum amount of an individual award will be $100.


To qualify for the 2014 GOTY award, Metro Tri Club (MTC) members must

  • Attend a minimum of five of the monthly MTC meetings (Note:  the annual banquet counts as a meeting); and
  • Participate as a “volunteer” at a minimum of three of the following events:
    1. Miles for Meso,
    2. Tracks & Treads,
    3. Route 66 10K Run (as part of the MTC Water Stop),
    4. Pere Marquette Endurance Trail Run,
    5. Cyclocross events (can count a maximum of one),
    6. GORC Work Days (can count a maximum of one); and
  • Complete a minimum of ten of the following races, with at least five being multi-sport races.  Note:  You also must wear some kind of “Zillawear” sometime at each of the ten races – either before the race, while you are racing or after the race while you are waiting to pick up your award!
    • To count as a “multi-sport” race, MTC members must compete in two or more of the events.
    • Any completed “  full” ironman during the year will satisfy all ten race requirements.
    • Any completed “half” ironman during the year will satisfy three multi-sport race requirements (Note:  Members may use a maximum of two half ironman races per year):

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EventTypeConfirmed DateExpected DateLocationEntry
Shivering Icy Trail Run Trail Run (night) 01/11/2014 (Missouri) $0
Danville Master’s Swim Swim 01/19/2014 Danville, IL $20
Aeries February Freeze Trail Run 02/01/2014 Grafton, IL $40
Castlewood Cup Trail Run 02/22/2014 Valley Park, MO $45
Quivering Quads Half Trail Run 03/09/2014 Troy, MO Sold Out
St. Patrick’s Day Run 03/15/2014 St. Louis, MO
McKendree Ramble into Spring Run 03/22/2014 Lebanon, IL $15
USMS Ozark Championships Swim 03/29/2014 St. Charles, MO
Tracks & Treads Off-Road Biathlon 04/05/2014 SIUE-Edwardsville $25
Go!St. Louis Marathon/Half Run 04/06/2014 St. Louis, MO $90/$85
River to River Relay Run 04/12/2014 Southern Illinois $55
Eads Bridge Duathlon 04/27/2014 St. Louis, MO $50
Try Tri (long sprint only) Triathlon 04/27/2014 SIU-Edwardsville $65
YMCA Half Marathon Run 05/10/2014 Collinsville/Maryville, IL  $40
Conquer Castlewood Adventure Race 05/18/2014 Valley Park, MO $30
Highland Memorial Day Biathlon Biathlon 05/26/2014 Highland, IL
Urban Assault Bike 06/01/2014 St. Louis, MO
USMS Potosi (1/2-Mile Swim) Swim 06/08/2014 Potosi, MO
Route 66 Run 06/14/2014 Edwardsville, IL
Goomna Adventure Race 06/14/2014 Highland, IL $180/team
Carlinville Biathlon 06/14/2014 Carlinville, IL
Breeze Biathlon 06/21/2014 Breeze, IL
Hillsboro Biathlon 07/04/2014 Hillsboro, IL
Tour De Donut Bike  07/12/2014 Staunton, IL
South County Triathlon 07/13/2014 St. Louis, MO
Mud Mountain Trail Run 07/26/2014 SIUE-Edwardsville
Springfield Triathlons 07/26/2014 Springfield, IL $60/$75/$150
Belleville Biathlon 08/03/2014 Belleville, IL $35
Wood River Triathlon 08/09/2014 Wood River, IL $40
Alligator Creek Triathlon 08/10/2014 O’Fallon, MO
Geocomfort Triathlon Series 08/10/2014 Keyesport, IL
Edwardsville Criterium Bike 08/16/2014 Edwardsville, IL
Lake St. Louis Triathlons 08/24/2014 Lake St. Louis, MO
Super Prestige Cyclocross #1 Cyclocross 09/07/2014 Alton, IL
Millstadt Biathlon 09/14/2014 Millstadt, IL
Litchfield Triathlon 09/14/2014 Litchfield, IL
Meso Run 09/20/2014 Alton, IL
Super Prestige Cyclocross #2 Cyclocross 09/21/2014 Alton, IL
Super Prestige Cyclocross #3 Cyclocross 09/28/2014 Alton, IL
Hero Run Half Marathon Run 10/04/2014 Mascoutah, IL
Super Prestige Cyclocross #4 Cyclocross 10/05/2014 Alton, IL
Challenge of the Bluffs Run 10/18/2014 Alton, IL $20
Rock & Roll Marathon/Half Run 10/19/2014 St. Louis, MO
Up-a-Creek Creek Run 10/25/2014 SIU-Edwardsville, IL $0
Rt. 66 Half Marathon Run 11/09/2014 Litchfield, IL
Skippo Train Run (20k/30k) Trail Run 11/09/2014 Ballwin, MO
River Road Run 11/29/2014 Alton, IL
Castlewood 8-hour Adventure Race 12/06/2014 Valley Park, MO
Pere Marquette Trail Run 12/13/2014 Pere Marquette State Park, IL
Naughty/Nice Run 12/14/2014 Grafton, IL
Ironman Kansas 70.3 Half Iron 06/08/2014 Lawrence, KS $250
Cutting Edge Half Classic Half Iron 06/22/2014 Effingham, IL $135
Rev3 Wisconsin Dells Half Iron 06/22/2014 Wisconsin Dells, WI $250
Ironman Muncie 70.3 Half Iron 07/12/2014 Muncie, IN $250
Ironman Racince 70.3 Half Iron 07/20/2014 Racince, WI $250
Steelhead 70.3 Half Iron 08/10/2014 Benton Harbor, MI $250
Ironman Louisville Full Iron 08/24/2014 Louisville, IL $625
Great Illini Challenge Half Iron 08/30/2014 Mattoon, IL $150
Nashvegas (River Bluff) Triathlon Half Iron 09/06/2014 Nashville, TN $135
Rev3 Cedar Point Full Iron 09/06/2014 Sandusky, OH $425
Rev3 Branson Half Iron Not Scheduled Branson, MO
Border Wars Triathlon Half Iron 10/04/2014 Alton, IL $225