Amazing Tradition & Energy...
Thursday, 05 May 2011 03:00
(Photo - Darin with pacified daughter, Kaia--isn't she cute!--after the race.)
Wishing Boston Many More Birthdays!
By Darin Wieneke
The Boston Marathon celebrated its 115th birthday on April 18 in spectacular fashion. The spirit and energy of the day was towering from Hopkinton to Boylston Street. Mother Nature even blessed the historic day with pristine weather. With the ideal conditions, the race participants honored the race with record-breaking performances, including a new men
Lots of Cool Stuff in No Particular Order...MORE UPDATES..
Wednesday, 04 May 2011 03:00
* MTN asked Jenny Wilcox (Photo above R - with husband Woodrow) to comment on her un-Jenny-like performance--32nd woman / 9th 35-39--at Duathlon Nationals in Tucson, Arizona, last weekend. Now somewhat tan, Wilcox sent us these words:...
Existentialism & Hard & Soft Shell Tacos...
Tuesday, 03 May 2011 04:30
Race Preview - There are lotsa of groovy reasons to race, starting with the existential benefits. To quote the famous triathlete philosopher, Michellie Descartes, "I race, therefore I am." If you're a triathlete, you know whereof she speaks.
And there are the social benefits. What better way to enjoy a weekend than to go to a pastoral lake and hang out with hundreds of like-minded individuals in excessively tight, and occasionally skimpy, clothing?...
Rain, Wind & Sportsmanship...
Tuesday, 03 May 2011 03:00
(Photo - Courtesy of the terminally smiley and sharp-dressing Steve Stenzel, who is in the shot so we don't think he actually took the picture himself. He is the happy-looking guy with tall compression socks and rainbow-colored bike pants. The front line of runners are, from left to right, Chad Millner, a guy with short black hair, Jesse Nelson, Happy Dan Arlandson, Rossy Weinzierl, Super Mario Minelli and Zack Beatty.)
Falls Duathlon Recap
by Mario Minelli
The 3rd edition of the Falls Duathlon was today, April 30, 2011, in usually beautiful Cannon Falls, MN. Two words can describe the racing conditions: wet & windy. One word for those who...
Tuesday, 03 May 2011 02:45
BEST OF MINNESOTA: Post-Race Food Results Are In
By Darin Wieneke (MTN Staff Epicure)
MTN is hoping that the BEST POST-RACE FOOD title will become hotly contested in the coming years. If so, we will all be winners! Here are some menu suggestions for a few races:
Twin Cities Triathlon: This race is located in St. Paul and just blocks from West St. Paul and some the best Mexican restaurants in Minnesota (i.e. Boca Chica). I am thinking tostados or tacos would be great. A Mariachi band would also be a sweet addition....
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