Diane's Directoral Debut...
Sunday, 21 September 2014 00:10
ED. Studdette triathlete/duathlete Diane Hankee is the director of the Cascade Falls Duathlon in Osceola, Wisconsin on September 27. We love Diane and think that she is a HOOT! We strongly encourage everyone to extend their racing seasons and help make Diane's directoral debut a great success. Osceola is a cool place and we hope to see you there.
The 2014 Cascade Falls Duathlon features an all new course with a 5K run, 15 mile bike and 5K run format. The 5K runs are trail runs on grass and crushed rock. The 15 mile bike course winds between beautiful Horse Lake and Lotus Lake before returning to the transition area at ...
Serreyn Wins SD's First Half IM...
Saturday, 20 September 2014 00:10
Rugged beauty takes some effort to see.
The few brave souls who endured the challenging conditions of the inaugural Wildlife Loop Triathlon, and incidentally the first half-ironman in South Dakota, received such a reward, along with the genuine sense of satisfaction that comes from completing what we believe is South Dakota’s most arduous race venue.
Eighteen individuals and three teams dared mother nature to get the best of them on Sunday, September 14. Four days earlier the venue at Stockade Lake in Custer State Park was covered with snow. But on race morning participants found nary a snowflake nearby. Still, temperatures which ranged from 29 degrees at race start to low 40s at the end of the day gave participants...
Friday, 19 September 2014 00:10
Minnesota Multisport Awards - DOY is a coed category and never has the competition been this fierce. The field includes a reigning du National Champion--MATTHEW PAYNE--and nationals runner-up--DANI FISCHER. It also includes a man and a woman who were named US Duathlete of the Year (KEVIN O'CONNOR in 2009, JENN SCUDIERO in 2013).
After much deliberation, here are the four official nominees for 2014 Duathlete of the Year:
DANI FISCHER, 26, Wausau, WI - 2014 Du Highlights: 1st amateur / 2nd overall at Apple, 2nd overall @ Du Nationals, 1st overall @ Badger State Games Du....
The Masters: A Tradition Like No Other...
Thursday, 18 September 2014 00:10
Minnesota Multisport Awards - Yesterday, we introduced you to the 2014 Female Master of the Year nominees. Here are the four nominees for Male MOY:
CHAP ACHEN, 45, Red Wing - 2014 Highlights: Overall winner of three of the five races he entered, including the Square Lake Half IM (4:15).
BRIAN BICH, 48, Duluth - Nine-time MMA winner, Brian set a course record at Brewhouse and medaled at Nationals (1:57:57, the fastest Olympic time by a Minnesota master in 2014).
KEVIN O'CONNOR, 43, Medina - Two-time MOY winner, Kevin podiumed in five regional races this year, including a win at Waseca Sprint. He also podiumed at both Du and Tri Nationals.
TONY SCHILLER, 56, Eden Prairie - Winner of eight MMAs, Tony, an 11-time national champion, was undefeated against age-50+ competition in regional action. He also won his AG at Olympic and Sprint Nationals.
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