A Note From CY & Results Links...
Wednesday, 12 February 2014 06:10
PP & Jenn Check In...
Wednesday, 12 February 2014 00:10
Two more of our state's top multisporters have responded to MTN's request concerning their 2014 race schedules. Patrick Parish (photo above) did not reveal his tri/du calendar, but he told us what he has been up to lately, which made us totally envious: ...
Totally Cool Stuff...
Tuesday, 11 February 2014 05:10
Here's some cool news:
- 2013 USAT HONOREES - The US Tri, Du and Off Road AOYs and HMs have been determined and will be announced very soon on usatriathlon.org. We know who the honorees are but have been asked to keep quiet until the news posts on the federation website. Of course, this makes us crazy. We will say that we're happy about MOST of the final selections. Stayed tuned.
- MEXICAN VACATION - Several Minnesotans will be racing Ironman Los Cabos on March 30. The town is at the tip of the Baja Peninsula and the area is known for sport fishing, whale watching--whales can't be trusted..
HOLT artist hanging at The Bell
Monday, 10 February 2014 20:01
Did we say that right? We're not real sophisticated about artsy-fartsy stuff around here, but we know one thing beyond a doubt: Jim Rataczak's extraordinary art has indelibly branded Heart of the Lakes as the quintessential Minnesota triathlon. A bird specialist, Jim has created an original painting for the race every year since 1998. "Jim is exquisitely humble for such an extraordinarily talented artist. We know that athletes look forward every year to seeing what new art Jim has created for our race," says HOLT Director Jeff Holmberg. For many, their collection of "bird shirts" from HOLT is as much a gallery as a memento...
Sunday, 09 February 2014 06:10
MTN has contacted the members of Team Minnesota 2013 and requested that they share their 2014 Racing Schedules. Today, we're giving you a glimpse of David Thompson's multisport plans.
Thompson, a pro since 2004, has been our state's all-time winningest triathlete. He's a prolific racer and his '14 calendar tells us that he hopes to race between 20 to 30 times. Whoa! And while he will participate in numerous national and international events, like St. Anthony's, the Rev 3 Series, Escape from Alcatraz and the Hy-Vee 5150 Champs, he will also compete locally at such events as the Oakdale and Apple Dus, Trinona, Lake Minnetonka and Chisago Half. New races on his regional clanedar include New Bri, the Park Tool Du and, possibly, the Outland Challenge.
MTN encourages any Minnesota multisport athlete who ....
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