01
July
2014

#better

Prelude to Race Reports #'s 1-5.

#better

It’s been quite a while since my last blog post or race report.  In my last post I discussed the importance of doing the hard things.  For 2014 it was clear that I needed to do some hard things in order to improve significantly.  There is much going on, on so many fronts.  It’s been hectic to say the least.  It’s all part of the process.  All part of being…

#better

Categories: Chris Ganter

27
June
2014

Mid-season recap

a few brief race reports

Categories: Ben Rawson

26
June
2014

Daring the Bear, Chasing the Win

2014 Black Bear Half Iron Distance Race Report

BFrank BBear Finish10For three years in a row I have started my triathlon season with a Half Iron distance event. And for three years in a row, I have said to myself the night before the event: “Why didn’t I start my season with an Olympic distance or a sprint and then build up to the Half distance?” This is the story of the 2014 Black Bear Half Iron Distance Triathlon.

Categories: Bryan Frank

17
June
2014

Boston is Strong

2014 Boston Marathon Race Report

BFrank BostonMarathon09The Boston Marathon! The pinnacle of running races. The zenith of the marathon races. The race that runners from all over the world hope to qualify for one day in their life. The marathon: a distance made famous by the legend of the Greek messenger Pheidippides who nonstop ran from the battlefield at Marathon to Athens and burst into the assembly to announce: νενικήκαμεν (nenikekamen, "we have wοn"). He promptly collapsed and died.

Categories: Bryan Frank

07
June
2014

May Update

PRs, a win and a podium at Columbia!

Categories: Joe Munchak

02
June
2014

Tri Tips and Tricks

A few tricks I use to make race day as smooth as possible. 

Categories: Ben Rawson

28
May
2014

2014 Kinetic 1/2 Race Report

2014 Kinetic 1/2 Race Report

I knew before I had even finished the Kinetic 1/2 in 2013 that I would be registering for the 2014 race - after a flat tire/bike crash and hobbling through 13.1 in 2013 I had to give it another go. 

Categories: Holli Finneren

22
May
2014

Rev3 Knoxville Race Report

Rev3 Knoxville Race Report

The Rev3 Knoxville race has been on my radar since they started out, but the timing has never worked out for me to race it. The planets aligned correctly this year and I put it on my race calendar as a “must do.” 

Categories: Seeley Gutierrez