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PLANNING A TRIATHLON RACE SCHEDULE – THINK LOCATION

As choosing next year’s triathlon race schedule is already in the planning stages in many families, we thought we’d give you a couple tips on selection. Local races are great, but travel races can be a blast for the group. Picking the perfect race location is key when making a triathlon a family vacation. If you are looking for an Ironman race and are a…

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THE IRONMAN TOLL

The recent Ironman Mont Tremblant race brought up an issue we have rarely thought about after all these years:  the toll these races have on the body and soul of both the athlete and spectator.  My triathlete is hurting for the first time after 10 full-distance races and man, I hurt, too. My feet, oh my pitiful feet.  I have learned over the years to…

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KONA TRAVEL QUICK TIPS

If you are reading this, big congratulations must be in order to your triathlete on making it to Kona and to you for getting a great vacation in Hawaii.  We’ve all been at least twice and it remains awe-inspiring.  From the banquets to the underwear run to the parade to the energy in the town to the finish line….. It is an experience like no…

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Where to Eat and Play in Henderson and Lake Las Vegas

We attended the  Ironman 70.3 World Championship race a few years back that was held in the Henderson and Lake Las Vegas areas and not near the strip. Not being a huge Las Vegas fan, this was actually a good thing. While the immediate area seemed to still be in “transition” we found plenty to do and places to eat. But being outside the strip…

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TRIATHLON WIDOW DEFINED

I truly consider myself a triwife, but I do know many who consider themselves a triathlon widow.  I decided to look up the definition of said, triathlon widow, in the Urban Dictionary, which I was recently introduced to by my teenagers. This cracked me up. Here it is: Triathlon Widow, Spouse of a triathlete: A triathlete is any person who was once human, but has…

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The Good, The Bad, & The Sweaty – Sherry’s Story

Moving from LA to the east coast in 1997, my once hard-bodied man turned into a workaholic couch potato; snowstorms did not help the cause.  As you can imagine, this meant putting on the pounds.  It finally took seeing that “huge ass” (his words not mine) in one too many pictures to bring about change.  It started with joining a gym and progressed to signing…

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