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Put Up or Shut Up

Sep/21/2010 in General

This season has been a unique one. Out of the gates I was fast, wicked fast. Nearly peaked at St Anthony's I brought home a 6th place, then I was 4th on the bike at Knoxville, with 2 of the 3 in front...

The Passion for Endurance Activities

Sep/14/2010 in General

This passion runs in the family. We just don't go out and do something. We go out and do it longer and/or harder than the next guy. To say the least, we run hard in this household and it is nearly impossible...

1st – Great Illini Challenge

Sep/07/2010 in General

As has become tradition for the last 2 years (make it 3 now), I do 2 half ironman's a year. 1 to remind me how much I can not stand the distance, the second to remind me how good I am at it. ...

8th – Chicago Triathlon

Aug/31/2010 in General

Start off with -->The big success of the weekend was my mom. Not only did she win her age group in the Sprint, and did it on the RUN, she made the triathlete mag highlight reel! Pretty good for a lady...

No Place Like Home

Aug/24/2010 in General

The race starts Sunday at 11:57AM in Monroe Harbor in front of Buckingham Fountain and finishes just south of Millennium park sometime shortly after 1:45pm...

1st – Lake Logan Triathlon / Fall Training Trip

Aug/17/2010 in General

The trip was a 5 day training trip to the Smoky Mountain region of North Carolina. It consisted of 4 of us, John Kenny, Missy Kuck, and Emily Shoopman. Here is how the trip unfolded:Day 1 -am - Lake Logan TriathlonAfter finding out...

Announcing Muddy Buddy

Aug/03/2010 in General

This weekend I had the opportunity to announce Muddy Buddy Chicago. A Woodstock type of multisport event. With hundreds camping out the night before and then waking up to fog so thick you could not see 25 feet in most...

1st – Evergreen Triathlon

Jul/20/2010 in General

Evergreen Triathlon, MidEast Regional Championships, Defending Champion.There are no "easy" races to win. This years field featured a plethera of strong regional pros along with Bryan Rhodes traditional trip to central Illinois. The race did not go to plan, but the result was...

9th Lifetime Fitness / 1st Rodney Miller Triathlons

Jul/13/2010 in General

This weekend was about 1 thing. SPEED. Not just going fast or hard. I am talking about speed that results in total muscle failure. Here is the story of speed for last weekend.Emily Shoopman and I embarked on a journey to...