Race Coverage

Ruthie Rocks....Again!

meganPhoto - Megan Rocker.

Race Coverage - La Crosse, Wisconsin's Brent Sinn won the Treadman Duathlon for the 4th time last Saturday. He was also victorious there in 2009, 2008 and 2007. Sinn's margin of victory over runner-up Peter Guidinger, 49, of Winona was a greedy 3:47. Guidinger was also 2nd in this event back in 2006.

The final men's podium spot went to St. Luis Park's Chip Tabor.

Sharing the Winners Circle with Sinn was 2011 Rookie of the Year nominee Ruth Brennan Morrey, who picked up her 3rd win in five starts this season. She anchored her performance with a 21:51 split over the 3.6 mile run course, a 6:04 per mile average. Only Sinn had a faster split (21:12 / 5:54-pace)....

Muscle Memory, Sibling Rivalry & Other Stuff...

samOne Last Tri Coverage - Several things made the 6th annual One Last Tri more memorable than usual. Firstly, it was BIG. This year

Fall Classic Stuff...

dressjenniferStream of Consciousness Race Coverage - Jennifer Strange is a very pretty girl. And she's totally skilled at applying eye make-up (photo), not that she needs that stuff to be pretty.

When she got married, she wore a very, very long, very white dress. In the photo here she's walking up a flight of concrete steps in her very, very long, very white dress. It, the dress, must have gotten really, really dirty, which is kinda sad because it's such a beautiful dress that must have cost more than $100 and is intended to only be worn only two or three times.

We digress.

Jennifer is a pretty goshdarn good duathlete. And it's about time MTN wrote some stuff about her....

Mop Basted & Avoiding O'Doyle...

mike payneBy Matthew Payne (The Most Interesting Man in Columbia Heights! - http://www.matthew-payne.blogspot.com/)

Mop Basted... No Rubs!

Alright, first things first. Here's an obligatory cute baby pic, taken at his very first big league ball game:


I can't stress enough how great he's been letting us sleep through the night and how awesome my wife is in allowing me to disappear for an entire weekend to prance around in Lycra on the other side of the country. With the important stuff out of the way, here's a long-winded recap of some race I just did....

Record Attendance. Record Times....

logoBREAKING NEWS - Thunder Bay's Jon Balabuck and Eden Prairie's Becky Youngberg nuked the course records at the 6th annual One Last Tri at cool, soggy Big Marine Park Reserve this morning. Story and photos on Tuesday. RESULTS

Words about Saturday's Fall Classic Du at Lake Elmo Park Reserve will post on Tuesday, too. RESULTS

Jamie's Words...

jamieED. Jamie Heying won the Burrito Union 10-Hr last weekend. She's the one in the middle of the phot. Sh had just finished the Boston Marathon. Here's her cool BU report.

By Jamie Heying

my race report: This was my third attempt at the Burrito and by

far the funniest. We started the roadtrip at 2:30 am from Buffalo. We

picked up the other two members of "Team Tiger Blood" and I drove us up to

the race. We got there for packet pick-up, unloaded and had 10 minutes...

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