"Fun Size" Duathlon...
Tuesday, 30 September 2014 00:10
(Photo - CFD medalists, from L to R: Tom Couillard, who's into Kacey Musgrave's music, the insanely handsome Ron Dockery, who had a "heart thing" a few years back, but he's fine now, Shelly Tschida, AKA "The Pride of Vadnais Heights," whose last name sounds like "cheetah," not "Shy-da" like the lake in North Dakota, and Michel Sanders, who has 34 teeth and is into "Westerny" stuff. Great folks!)
By Warren Peece
Cascade Falls Du - The final outdoor multisport race on the Minnesota calendar was last Saturday and it was a goodie. Not large, only 61 finishers, it was the special event equivalent of a "Fun Size" candy bar. Whatever it is that makes little candy bars more "fun" than the bigger ones, was probably what made the Cascade Falls Duathlon more fun ...
Triathlete of the Year: Men...
Sunday, 28 September 2014 06:10
Minnesota Multisport Awards - Here are the official nominees for 2014 Male Triathlete of the Year:
SEAN COOLEY, 28, Grand Forks, ND - Sean's resume is highlighted by three wins. Additionally, he established himself as one of our region's best 70.3 racers.
BROOKS GROSSINGER, 37, Mayer - Brooks won four of the seven multis he did in 2014, setting course records in two of them. He excelled in dus as well as tris....
RUTHER ROCKS IN TENNESSEE!!!!...Updated...
Sunday, 28 September 2014 02:43
Ironman Chattanooga - Gotta change our pants! Rochester's RUTH BRENNAN MORREY just popped at 9:09:39 (!) at her first ever IM at Chattanooga, placing 2nd in the women's field. She closed with a 3:02 run! Wow! - RESULTS LINK
UPDATE: We have also learned that 2013 Superior Man winner KRISTIN GUSTAFSON of Mankato, PRed at Chattanooga. Her time was 10:35:46. Very cool!
Epic in Oregon...
Sunday, 28 September 2014 00:10
By Amy Lewica (Lewicafamily.weebly.com)
Leadman Epic 250 - Bend Race Report - In order to do this race report justice I think I have to go back to why I wanted to do this race in the first place. I was searching for a challenge…but something I enjoyed doing. I ran a terrible half marathon on little training last year and ended up wanting/needing something else. A friend told me about Leadman…perfect race for me…according to him….long swim, long bike, and relatively short run. I toyed with the idea for a couple of months. I then talked to me husband and each of my kids separately and they all said to go for it! ...
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