Godzilla Of The Year Requirements

2019 Godzilla of the Year (GOTY) Requirements
GOTY Parameters:
Every GOTY event must contain at least one triathlon event (swim, bike and/or run).
Include any triathlon and biathlon in Illinois or Missouri.
Include any event that is directed by a MTC member.  Examples:  Pere Marquette, Route 66 10K, Last Man Standing, Up-A-Creek, Zillacross, YMCA half marathon, Meso, etc.
For a full or half IM to count for GOTY, the member’s profile for that race must be associated with the MTC.

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

To qualify for the annual GOTY award, Metro Tri Club (MTC) members must:
a. Attend a minimum of five of the monthly MTC meetings (Note:  the annual banquet counts as a meeting); and
b. Participate as a “volunteer” at a minimum of five of the following events:

(1) Miles for Meso
(2) Route 66 10K Run (as part of the MTC Water Stop)
(3) Pere Marquette (counts as two volunteer points)
(4) GORC work day at SIUE or Highland (can count a maximum of one) 
(5) Maryville YMCA half marathon
(6) Club equipment maintenance days (the club can schedule up to two a year; maximum of five volunteers per event; can count a maximum of one)
(7) Club swim event
(8) Last Man Standing
 (9) Beaver Dam Dash
(10) Up-A-Creek
(11) Club-selected full or half IM, Equipment director
(12) Ride for Reading
(13) MSE Open Water Swim Series
(14) Annual Banquet set up/tear down
(15) Two volunteer points are awarded to club members who are a “director” for the following events:  Miles for Meso; Route 66 Water stop; Pere Marquette; Maryville YMCA half marathon; Last Man Standing; Beaver Dam Dash; and YMCA Bluff Run in Valmeyer. 
(16) In addition, a maximum of one volunteer point is awarded to any club member who serves during this year as a club officer, a “director” assigned by the officers to lead a club function during this year (e.g., membership director, graphic art director, banquet director, etc.), or serves as the club run, swim or bike coach this year.  

c. 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!

(1) To count as a “multi-sport” race, MTC members must compete in two or more of the events.
(2) A minimum of one of your “multi-sport” events must be a triathlon (we are a triathlon club)
(3) Any completed “full” ironman during the year will satisfy all ten race requirements.
(4) Any completed “half” ironman during the year will satisfy three multi-sport race requirements

Event Type Expected Month Location
Any USAT Ntl Championship Triathlons/Duathlons TBD TBD
Any other USMS swim meet Swim TBD TBD
not specifically listed      
Any Ultramarathon Trail or Road Run TBD TBD
Last Man Standing Ultra Trail Run January SIUE Edwardsville, IL
Club Swim event Swim TBD TBD
Castlewood Cup Trail Run February Valley Park, MO
Quivering Quads Half Trail Run March Troy, MO
St. Patrick’s Day Run March St. Louis, MO
Alton Half Run March Alton, IL
USMS Ozark Championships Swim April St. Charles, MO
Go!St. Louis Marathon/Half Run April St. Louis, MO
Go!St. Louis Marathon Relay Run April St. Louis, MO
River to River Relay Run April Southern Illinois
Chain of Rocks Bridge Duathlon April St. Louis, MO
Try Tri Triathlon April SIU-Edwardsville
YMCA Half Run May Collinsville/Maryville, IL
Conquer Castlewood Adventure Race May Valley Park, MO
Broken Spokes Bike May Edwardsville, IL
Gateway Tri Triathlon May Carlyle Lake, IL
Highland Biathlon May Highland, IL
St. Louis (Creve Couer Lk) Triathlon May Maryland Heights, MO
Route 66 Run June Edwardsville, IL
Tour De Charleston Bike June Charleston, IL
Covered Bridge Run June Glen Carbon, IL
Rec Plex Triathlon June St. Peters, MO
Carlinville Biathlon June Carlinville, IL
Breese Biathlon June Breese, IL
Hillsboro Biathlon July Hillsboro, IL
Tour De Donut Bike July Staunton, IL
New Town Triathlon July New Town, MO
South County Triathlon July St. Louis, MO
Mud Mountain Trail Run July SIU-Edwardsville
Springfield Triathlons July Springfield, IL
Kirkwood Triathlon July Kirkwood, MO
Ballwin Triathlon July Ballwin, MO
Fenton Triathlon July Fenton, MO
Wood River Biathlon August Wood River, IL
Edwardsville Criterion Bike August Edwardsville, IL
Alligator Creek Triathlon August O’Fallon, MO
Lake St. Louis Triathlons August Lake St. Louis, MO
Belleville Biathlon August Belleville, IL
Mascoutah Biathlon August Mascoutah, IL
Sunset Hills Triathlon August Sunset Hills, MO
Super Prestige Cyclocross Off-Road Bike Series Sep/Oct Alton, IL
Millstadt Biathlon September Millstadt, IL
Litchfield Triathlon Series September Litchfield, IL
Meso Run September Alton, IL
Belleville Marathon Run September Belleville, IL
Tour De Stooges Bike September Lebanon, IL
Rec Plex Triathlon (Fall) St. Peters
MO Cow Bell Full/Half Run October St. Charles
Marathon      
Up-a-Creek Creek Run October SIU-Edwardsville, IL
YMCA Bluff Run Trail Run October Valmeyer, IL
Beaver Dam Dash Trail Run November Beaver Dam, IL
Skippo Trail Run November Ballwin, MO
St. Louis Half Marathon Run November Clayton, MO
St. Louis Track Club Relay Run November St. Louis, MO
Rt. 66 Half Marathon Run November Litchfield, IL
Castlewood 8-hour Adventure Race November Valley Park, MO
Zillacross Cyclocross & Trail Run November Staunton, IL
River Road Run November Alton, IL
Pere Marquette Trail Run December Pere Marquette State Park, IL