Club membership is open to enthusiasts of all skill levels, from beginner to elite. Many members are returning to the sport after a long absence. Some members are in serious training programs for national competition, and some are just out for fun - to enjoy the fellowship and fresh air. CTFC practices at the Irwin Belk Track at University of North Carolina at Charlotte on Tuesdays & Thursdays beginning at 5pm and Saturdays beginning at 10am. Some members supplement scheduled club practices by training on additional days during the week. Others choose to train individually and attend the meets that we host. Many members travel to USATF meets in the southeast, as well as to USATF Indoor and Outdoor Regional and/or National Masters Championship meets.
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When to Use Energy Gels and Hydration Drinks and Can They Be Used Together?
All athletes need three things: hydration, energy and electrolyte replacement. To perform at your best you want to get the proper amounts of each in perfect balance. The good news is that we make it easy to do using either e-Gel or e-Fuel.
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How to Avoid The Porta Potty During a Race
We've all seen it and most of us have done it ... 30 minutes (or less) into a race athletes are already looking for a port potty. The good news is that it doesn't have to be that way. The secret is a proper hydration plan before the gun goes off, and here's how you do it.
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