Race Previews

The Koop...

runBy Megan Killian

Race Preview - The Kuparisaari Triathlon is gearing up for the 2nd annual half-iron distance race, to be held on August 14th, 2011. Pronounced KOO-pah-dee SAAH-ree, or for simplicity,

GREAT NEW TRIATHLON SERIES...

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Danny & Janny Faved At Liberty...

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Gear West Bike Photo - Dan Arlandson winning the 2008 Full Vineman.

Liberty Preview - The 13th annual Minnesota Multisport Awards will be presented next November. Its program will be expanded to include male and female Long Course Athletes of the Year.

Such recognition is long overdue....

It Had To Be Trinona...

trinonaTrinona Preview - Bill and Julie met almost thirty years ago. Students at Winona State University, they met at a party and passed a few joints and took a few bong hits. He also slammed several beers; she drank a whole bottle of Boone's Farm Tickle Pink. Then they....you know...

And they fell in love.

Bill and Julie got married shortly after Bill completed his MS in businessy stuff. They purchased a house in St. Paul and a few years later, Julie, who was now a pro nurse, got preggers with the first of their many children. ...

Ivy Covered Triathlon...

manitouManitou Preview - Gosh, there's a lot going on on the Minnesota tri scene this weekend. There are two great events that are relatively young, Liberty on Saturday and Trinona on Sunday.

And there is another race, one with a storied history dating back to the Bush era. Not that Bush, his dad. The one who was the husband of the lady who looks like George Washington; not her son.

Yup, the Manitou Triathlon will be celebrating its 22nd birthday on Sunday at White Bear Lake's beautiful Ramsey County Beach. The lake itself has had shrinkage problems for the last several years but has begun a remarkable recovery. Gee, what a gorgeous body of water...

Swim Marathon Stuff...

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Press Release - The South Metro Storm is one of three local organizations working together to make this vision--the state-of-the-art Lakeville Aquatic Center--a reality. To that end, we are pleased to announce a Swim Marathon to raise funds to offset the costs required to advance this ambitious project. This fun, high-energy marathon will be held on June 25/26 with the goal of raising $50,000 for the Aquatic Center development costs. Registration/information packets will be available beginning Tuesday, May 31. We encourage you to learn more about this event at www.lakevilleaquaticcenter.com. Please click on the,

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