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in Food & fun, International, North America

Favorite Vacation Spots for Triathlon Training and Family Fun

Everywhere we travel as a triathlon family means we must have three things… A bike to ride. A pool for laps or open water. A long distance treadmill or safe area to run outside. Now these items, of course, are for the triathlete. But what about the family? Isn’t the most important point of a vacation the happiness of the whole family? Traveling with a…

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Great Places to Eat in Queenstown New Zealand

Queenstown is a scenic wonderland filled with a variety of outdoor activities to please everyone. Whether you are headed to upcoming Ironman races in New Zealand or just lucky enough to be going for a vacation, you’ll also need some great ideas for places to eat in Queenstown. We were just in New Zealand for my once-in-a-lifetime vacation and spent a few days based in…

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in Food & fun, Home, Ironman 70.3, North America, Restaurants

Locals Share Favorite Chattanooga Restaurants

We were in Chattanooga, Tennessee in May for Ironman 70.3 Chattanooga. It was a first time visit to the city for both of us. Admittedly, it was never on our wish list of cities to visit, but it should have been. Whether visiting for the first time or racing in the Ironman 70.3 World Championships, the city won’t disappoint. From tons of indoor and outdoor activities…

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How To Have Tons of Fun In Chattanooga

Visiting Chattanooga, Tennessee for the first time in May, I was pleasantly surprised at the wealth of indoor and outdoor activities the city offers. While I’ve traveled through much of the state and of course, to Nashville and Memphis, I had not made it to Chattanooga nor did I expect to. But, when my husband decided to race Ironman 70.3 Chattanooga, the city became not…

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in Food & fun, Ironman 70.3, The Sport of Spectating

IRONMAN 70.3 HAWAII FOOD, FUN, AND SPECTATING

Dana and I have been to the Big Island of Hawaii many times for vacation and the Ironman World Championships. It is such a magical place that just never gets old. While we haven’t gone for Ironman 70.3 race, known as Honu (green sea turtle), we know the island well enough to give you information to have a fantastic time. Plus, I was married at…

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in Food & fun, North America, On the Menu, Restaurants

PUERTO RICO – TOP PICKS WHEN IT’S TIME TO EAT

When we are in Puerto Rico, whether for the Ironman race or purely vacation, we rent a penthouse in Old San Juan, so much of our food and fun is there. We tend to stay far away from the ports for many reasons, but mainly because the cruise crowds are just overwhelming. Honestly, we tend to ask the locals where to eat and not use…

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in Food & fun, Home, Ironman, Kona Bound, North America

THE ULTIMATE INSIDER’S GUIDE TO FOOD & FUN ON HAWAII

Between Dana and I, we have been to the Big Island of Hawaii at least 15 times and probably more. We have been both for vacations, including one wedding – mine – and the Ironman World Championships. The only conclusions to be reached are that WE LOVE HAWAII and that we really know it inside out and all the great places to have food and…

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in Food & fun, Home, Life with a Triathlete, Restaurants

5 REASONS WHY BOULDER IS A PERFECT GET AWAY FOR TRIATHLETES

It has been years, and I mean years and years, since David and I have gone away together and NOTHING triathlon was involved. No swimming, no biking (well, no tribike), no running (well, maybe a little trail run), no worrying about working out, and no worries about a race and all the gear. We chose to drive to Boulder for a weekend get away that…

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FABULOUS FOOD & FUN IN CALGARY, CANADA

Whether you’re headed to Calgary, Canada for vacation or Ironman 70.3 Calgary, you need ideas on food and fun. While we may not be going to the race, we have a great friend who lives in the area, so we went to Denise Katelnikoff for the inside scoop. Besides living there, her husband is a phenomenal age group triathlete – seriously – and her kids…

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