It Is About The BIke...
Saturday, 16 April 2011 03:00
By Dan Empfield (For Slowtwitch.com)
Life Time Fitness is known for its high profile Minneapolis-based race, and its national series of the same name, featuring the Race to the Toyota Cup. All are staged over the very safe and traditional Olympic distance.
Not so Leadman Tri. Life Time Fitness owner Bahram Akradi (photo below) is one of a handful of top CEOs whose outlier athletic pursuits mirror their stratospheric positions in business. Martin Franklin, Jarden Corporation's chairman and chief executive (Coleman, K2, Oster, Marmot, Penn, Shakespeare, Rawlings, Volkl, and on and on) is a confirmed Ultramanner....
More Cool Beans...
Tuesday, 12 April 2011 03:10
NORTH AMERICAN JUNIOR INVITATIONAL: : Ages 12-17 (from MplsTri.com)
NEW for 2011! The Life Time Minneapolis Triathlon will be hosting the North American Junior Triathlon Invitational
Is The Equalizer Back?
Tuesday, 12 April 2011 02:45
By Darin Wieneke
The rumor on the street is that the EQUALIZER format will be back for the professional race at this year
Sunday, 10 April 2011 03:00
ED. - We recently received this letter from Scott Penticoff, who is one of the coolest and most admirable people we know. He is also a total philanthropist. Or as the great and powerful Wizard of Oz himself would say:
The Athlete in Her Roared Back...
Wednesday, 06 April 2011 05:00
ED. - The 27th edition of the Morris Tinman, the first outdoor tri on the Minnesota calendar, is only a few weeks away. April 30, to be exact. Have you signed up yet?
On a recent visit to the event's WEBSITE, we came across a story that was too darn cool not to share. It's about a totally awesome woman named Megan Webster, who is pictured here with Colin Stemper, one of her three sons.
Posted by Chris Butler, UMM sports information director on Thursday, Apr. 29, 2010
Under gray and windy skies, Megan Webster of Richfield, finished the 2010 Tinman Triathlon in 2 hours, 19 minutes and 46 seconds.
It is, perhaps, not extraordinary that she won the female division with her time....
Tuesday, 05 April 2011 02:00
BEST OF MINNESOTA TRIATHLONS: POST-RACE FOOD
By Darin Wieneke
The Zagat guide has been called
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