Grassroot Events

I really enjoy the sport of triathlon, and other endurance sports. I just want to say, before I get started, I am not bashing any company or organization, in this blog post. I only want to point out some of the overlooked venues out there that might attract more people to endurance sports. I think… Continue reading Grassroot Events

10 Non-M-Dot Iron-Distance Races

  Below is an article from written by Bethany Mavis. It is article written about some of the better non-name brand 140.6 races in the United States. By Bethany Mavis Originally posted: Ironman isn’t the only race company supporting super-long distance dreams. These 10 U.S. events give triathletes all 140.6 miles in unique style. Great Floridian Triathlon… Continue reading 10 Non-M-Dot Iron-Distance Races

Maumee Bay Aquabike Post Race Report

My second Aquabike was on the 18th of June, at Maumee Bay State Park, in Oregon, Ohio. The race was put on by HFP Racing. I have done the Olympic distance triathlon a couple of times and my son did the mini-triathlon there, last year. The course did not change from last year, so we… Continue reading Maumee Bay Aquabike Post Race Report

Alistair Brownlee: Double Olympic triathlon champion to focus on Ironman bid

Originally posted  by Double Olympic triathlon champion Alistair Brownlee is to take two years out from the sport to train for the World Ironman Championships in Hawaii. Brownlee, 28, won Olympic gold at London and Rio, and has not ruled out bidding for a third win at Tokyo 2020. “I’m going to pursue things… Continue reading Alistair Brownlee: Double Olympic triathlon champion to focus on Ironman bid

Montana’s Erika Ackerlund Crowned Champion at Women’s Collegiate Nationals

By Elizabeth Grimsley | Nov. 05, 2016, 5:09 p.m. (ET) NEW ORLEANS, La. — Erika Ackerlund of the University of Montana topped the podium at the 2016 Women’s Collegiate Triathlon National Championship at the New Orleans Lakefront on Saturday. Nearly 60 women toed the line for the 400-meter swim, 20-kilometer bike, 5-kilometer run race. The… Continue reading Montana’s Erika Ackerlund Crowned Champion at Women’s Collegiate Nationals

Fat Bike Should Be Your Next Bike

By Jon “Fast Big Dog” Schafer I know, I know, you’re thinking, “FBD, I’m a triathlete, why do *I* need a fat bike? Wouldn’t it make more sense for me to get a new aero bike?” In short, no. Here’s why: you already have one of those. Sure, the aero bike is your bread and… Continue reading Fat Bike Should Be Your Next Bike

Group Ride Etiquette

By Dan Empfield   It’s not that triathletes are boorish or selfish in their habits. Blissful is more like it. Blissfully unaware. The famous Underpants Run held annually in Kona pays homage to the Europeans (i.e., Finns) who, in Kona’s early years, would walk through the produce section of the local Pay ‘N Save market… Continue reading Group Ride Etiquette

October 2016 Training Summary

This past month was a little better than last October as far as for doing actually training. The weeks were far from where I had been training over the past year. I am starting to put next year list of race together already and it has got me motivated to get back to putting in… Continue reading October 2016 Training Summary