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Greg Thompson – Veteran Pro

Jan/06/2011 in General

We are going to jump right in with 5 questions for Greg Thompson, a Californian that migrated to Illinois over the course of two decades of racing pro triathlon and moving into a desk job with triathlon as...

A New Year

Jan/04/2011 in General

What is my New Year's resolution? I really don't need to lose 10 lbs, but it would be nice if it happens.I eat healthy, so that is not one.Workout, hmmmm, sounds like my lifestyle.Drink less beer...

What do I do with all of this?

Dec/14/2010 in General

What on earth do I do with all of these Tshirts and finishers medals. Is it not enough that we bring home a bib number, cap, and, if you perform well enough, an award?Can race directors just discount the races 5 or 10 bucks...

Thanksgiving Weekend – 4 Races, 4 Days

Nov/30/2010 in General

This weekend I again supported All Community Events in what seems to have become a traditional weekend of races.Thanksgiving Morning - Long Grove Turkey Trot5K with 1200+ runners circumnavigating downtown Long Grove. Across the famous Long Grove wooden bridge, across the foot bridge that...

Excitement

Nov/23/2010 in General

A new season of training has started. It starts like any other season, painfully slow. Last week I attempted to run hard. A loop off the bike that I cruised in 19-20 min took me a full 20 min and every piece...

Money in the Game

Nov/16/2010 in General

When will the pro money across the board catch up with number of people in the sport?Nearly every pro triathlete is living race paycheck to race paycheck. Last month I finished 3rd at one of the world's most prestigious races, the LA Triathlon. ...

The 4th Sport

Nov/09/2010 in General

We spend hundreds of ours staring at lines. The black line at the bottom of the pool, the white line on the edge of the road or track. The continuous line that deliver us to a lofty goal at the end of the year. ...