Race Previews

"Don't Be Lame"....

fall-D-logo.gifFALLS DUATHLON PREVIEW - The 8th edition of this totally cool Final Stretch event will kick off Minnesota's 2016 outdoor duathlon season in bucolic Cannon Falls on April 30. Timing geek Andrew, recently married and sporting a gnarly handlebar 'stache, sent us a list of entrants yesterday and we were impressed. With 250ish folks already signed up and another 50-or-so anticipated, the race could have a record turnout.

Though we expect several elite athletes, e.g. Devon Palmer, Bennett Isabella, Chad Millner, Joe Johnson, Suzie Fox, Diane Hankee, Jenn Scudiero etc., to sign up in the coming weeks, a few decorated folks have already registered....

FTT is Back!

mtb-rider.gifED. When Suzann Mouw sent us this press release, one of the MTN Guys wet himself.


Save the Date. The Fat Tire Triathlon is Back Seeley, WI - April 1, 2016

Due to popular demand, the organizers of the Fat Tire Triathlon decided to bring the race back. One of the largest off-road triathlons in the country, the race originally took place at Telemark Pointe, a Telemark Resort property 9 miles east of the now-defunct vacationland destination.

For 2016 the Fat Tire Triathlon will be moved to a new venue at Lake Silverthorn in Seeley, WI, ten miles north of Hayward, WI. Race date is Sunday, August 21st. The event will again...

Sweet and Sweaty...

IMG_7384.gifED. Here's a cool small town newspaper article about triathlete Erin Klegstad.

By Margie Holmgren (kittsonarea.com)

By now a few of us have broken some of our new years resolutions, but maybe a few of us decided to make life changes instead. Life changes, things that will stick.
For Erin Klegstad, daughter of Tom and Sharlene Klegstad, that change came several years ago.
Klegstad, grew up in Hallock and currently lives in Minneapolis/Saint Paul....

Jan Will Be There...

jan-guenther-denim.gifKing Boreas Winter Tri co-director Jeremy Sartain called us recently to let us know that Jan Guenther has registered for Sunday's Run-fat bike-ski race at Lake Phalen on Sunday. Very exciting stuff. Jan, now 56, is the single most decorated female summer multisport athlete in Minnesota history. And triathlon is not even her best sport. Nordic skiing is.

She'll go into the KBWT, which is also the USAT Winter Triathlon National Championships, as a podium favorite. Here's why:

Tri & Du Creds -

- She's won an unprecedented 16 Minnesota Multisport awards, three as Triathlete of the Year.

- She a two-time Ironman Wisconsin winner (2002, at age 42, 2009, at age 50!)

- She's won more than 40 tris and dus since turning 40. (Unprecedented)

- 2000 USAT Master of the Year

Nordic Skiing -  ....

Stout Field For Winter Tri Nationals...


King Boreas Winter Triathlon Preview - Minnesota’s first winter triathlon is also the USAT Winter Tri National Championship, which we think is very cool. We hope you do too....

Waseca in Back!

KEVIN-WASECA.gifWaseca Triathlon is back and better than ever with new courses and discounted pricing for youth participants!

From Final Stretch

We are thrilled to say that the community of Waseca came together to make this triathlon possible in 2016. We strive to breathe new life into this fantastic triathlon and build on the astounding engagement we have seen from Waseca so far. First and foremost our goal is to be as inclusive as possible and make this a community and family oriented event. 

To do this we have eliminated the 1/3 Iron Man Course and added a Super Sprint Course. This course has been carefully created with new triathletes in mind, including a 200 yd swim, 6mi bike, and 2mi run. We also hope to get the youth of Waseca involved as well, so in addition to the new shorter course, we are also offering a youth discount that grants reduced pricing for all participants under the age of 19 that register for the Super Sprint or Sprint Course. The Sprint Course will be a little longer than in the past with a 1/3rd mile swim, 16 mile bike and a 4.2 mile run. As always, we will have our Kids Tri for youth ages 5 – 12....

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