Race Coverage

Deer & Unbagged Cats...

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By Christel Kippenhan (seecktri.wordpress.com)

So, the cat is out of the bag, I supposedly set a new age group record at Timberman this year.:-)
But it almost did not happen. Why not? Read on....

"What a Great Race!"

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Major League Tri - Sarasota Race Report - My teammate Calah Schlabach was out with a concussion so Kaitlin Donner filled in for her this race.  Kaitlin led off tagging Robbie in 3rd place just a few seconds behind second and ten seconds behind the leader.  Robbie tagged me off in fifth place about 20 – 30 seconds down from 3rd and 4th and 10 to 20 more seconds to first and second....

Alissa, Chap & Maggie...

Maggie_Weiss.pngLIFE TIME TRI - MINNEAPOLIS - Studying the results of last Saturday's race, the historic 15th edition thereof, three performances immediately jumped off the page at us: Alissa Doehla's, Chap Achen's and Maggie Weiss' (photo L).

Doehla's name was familiar to us, but we couldn't place her. Until we did a little research. She was a track and cross country All American at Michigan State University a few years back with Olympic aspirations. The 1500 was her favorite distance, but she excelled at all distances. Her PRs: 15:28-5K, 32:14-10K, 1:13 - half marathon, 2:31-marathon.

Doehla won the Minneapolis Tri this year in 2:08:07, becoming the 2nd amateur woman in race history...

Relentlessness & Bloody Marys....

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TIMBERMAN TRIATHLON - There were several battles that we were looking forward to last weekend. At Minneapolis, defending champion Matthew Payne was facing Kris Spoth and a surging Sean Cooley. We were anxious to see how that race unfolded....

Casey & Sheena Repeat at G-Man...

clearwater_swim.pngED. Hey Everyone, check out Frank Rajkowski's great sctimes.com coverage of yesterday's Graniteman Triathlon.

Photo and Story by Frank Rajkowski (sctimes.com)

CLEARWATER — Nate Hoffman had not won a triathlon in four years.

And the Annandale High School graduate, and former Division III All-American cross country runner at Wisconsin-La Crosse, was blunt when asked the reason why.

"I'm just a really poor swimmer," he said....

July 9-10 Headlines......

Christina_Timberman.pngMUNCIE 70.3 - MTN congratulates Diane Hankee on her stellar 2nd place overall finish at Muncie 70.3 yesterday. Her outstanding time was 4:38:51, 5:10 behind two-time US Athlete of the Year Kirsten Sass of Tennessee. RESULTS

 

TIMBERMAN - Words and pictures about Saturday's 32nd edition of this iconic event will post on Tuesday. Highlights will include Christina Roberts' Performance of the Year-caliber course record. RESULTS

 

LIFE TIME TRI - MINNEAPOLIS - Sean Cooley scared the crap out of defending champ Matt Payne on Saturday at the 15th edition of this major league race at Lake Nokomis. Words and pics on Wednesday. RESULTS ....More on page 2

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