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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. ...

The Other Season

Oct/26/2010 in General

We as athletes spend 10-11 months of the year, head down a$$ up hammering on the bike, drowning in the pool, and striding across America. Spreading ourselves thin...

7th US Open Triathlon

Oct/12/2010 in General

Last race of the Lifetime Series. Last race of the season (not necessarily the year). It was all cards in. I did not celebrate the success from LA or Westchester, because it was all about all 3, sustainable consistency during championship season.The...

3rd – LA Triathlon

Oct/05/2010 in General

In race number 5 of 6 in the Lifetime Series I finally had a performance that reflected my training. Staying with LA pro (& former Chicagoan) Jim Lubinski I relaxed into my race weekend. Just a sit and wait game for Sunday at...

1st – Jarden Westchester Triathlon

Sep/28/2010 in General

There is nothing like having to defend at a race. That relaxing feeling of knowing the course and that you have conquered it before, but the nervous feeling of knowing that you have a big X on your back.Again this year the Kelly family...