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TRI-ING WITH KIDS IN TOW

The Sport of Spectating series prompted a lot of requests for other tips on traveling to triathlon races with kids.  So, we created a new series called, Tri-ing With Kids in Tow.  Watch for our first article this week, Family Fun Tri-Style, and be sure to check out the articles under Kids In Tow.  We’ve all been there, done that, and want to make it…

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Nell Stephenson – Paleoista Sherpa

We are so pleased to introduce you to our friend, Nell Stephenson.  Nell, a tri supporter, nutritionist, author, Paleo, educator, and age group Ironman World Championship qualifier AND finisher is above all a great person. We had the pleasure of meeting Nell two years ago at the 70.3 Ironman World Championship; again a case of triathlons bringing people together.  Nell is the author of two…

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LIFE IS A SERIES OF TRIATHLON RACES

The Races….wait, let me say that again with the proper emphasis and reverence….THE RACES. Simply put, they are the reason we are here. They are the reason the three of us met. They are the reason our tri-guys live, breathe, and obsess. Frankly, they are the ultimate force that our lives seem to orbit around! All of our other posts and topics have life here,…

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No Bake Macaroons Recipe

Made with just 4 ingredients, this no bake macaroons recipe are tasty and easy! Ingredients are vegan too! My family loves macaroons. They are not only yummy and easy, but loaded with goodness. There’s no cooking required either to make them.  If you never had a macaroon before, they are a sweet little treat made out of shredded coconut and almonds. They’re super versatile too,…

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TRIATHLETE NUTRITION – EAT, DRINK, AND SAY GU?????

Nutritional plans can come and go in the triathlete world, especially as it relates to training and race day nutrition. What to eat, when to eat, and in which form can become the center of many conversations when in the company of other triathletes – sports drinks, energy bars, and power foods, oh my.  Just pick up any triathlete magazine and chances are you will…

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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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IRONMAN MONT TREMBLANT – POST RACE UPDATE

What a gorgeous race day in Mont Tremblant. I hope everyone had as awesome of day as I did, even though I got a bit too much sun and experienced a bit (okay, an overabundance) of anxiety over my husband’s run. Special thanks goes out to the Ironman MTB team. They did a superb job making this race very family-friendly from the great inflatable area…

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IRONMAN MONT TREMBLANT FINAL UPDATE

Here are my final thoughts on helping you plan your Ironman Mont Tremblant trip: Transportation: If you get a rental car or drive, it is easy to get around. If not, there are public buses that run regularly. If you are planning to fly into Montreal and are on a budget, you may want to consider Ottawa. It is only 30 minutes further, but often…

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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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IRONMAN 70.3 WC LAS VEGAS – FOOD, FUN, & SPECTATING

The Ironman 70.3 World Championship race is actually located in the Henderson and Lake Las Vegas areas and not near the strip.  This means you will need to have a car to get to and from the airport as well as to get around race day, especially since transition areas T1 and T2 are in separate locations.  We are not aware of any shuttles.  This…

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