Triathlon in the Desert

Congratulations to Brett Roberson and Monica Guy for competing in the 2013 HITS Championship Half Ironman, Palm Springs, CA. Brett Roberson: 5:52:37 Monica Guy: 5:57:06 A flat course through the desert, blowing a gale, and the water was so cold it took most of the bike course to get any … Continue reading

Erik’s Triumphant Mount Tremblant Race Report

Erik Emanuele at Mount Tremlant Ironman

Congratulations to GRR president Erik Emanuele for his stunning 11:07 performance in the Mount Tremblant Ironman. A year of training and hard work, a lot of miles of riding and running and a lot of hours swimming. The race had finally gotten here and my wife and I were in … Continue reading

First-Time Triathlete Kristen Bruno Completes Rev3

Congratulations to Kristen Bruno, who completed her first Olympic triathlon at Old Orchard Beach in Maine on Sunday, August 25, 2013. Swim (1.2 miles): 34:32 Bike (25 miles): 1:35:44 Run (6.2 miles): 1:18:33 From Kristen: Had a blast!! See Kristen’s inspiring story of her journey from the beginners group to … Continue reading

Father-Daughter Team Complete Ironman Lake Placid

GRR member Chris Love relates his experiences training for and competing in his first Ironman competition with his daughter, Bridget. This is the story of a daughter and father, Bridget 22 years old, Chris 54 years old. We have been running, riding and swimming about as long as Bridget has … Continue reading

Brett & Monica Knighted at Finger Lakes

Congratulations to Brett Roberson and Monica Guy for completing the Peasantman triathlon in Penn Yan, New York on Sunday, August 17, 2013. This was a so-called steelman – two miles longer than a half ironman (because steel is tougher than iron). 1.2 mile swim in beautiful Keuka Lake, 58 mile bike around rolling … Continue reading

Erik & Ray at Ironman Eagleman 70.3

Congratulations to Erik Emanuele and Ray Long, who competed in the Ironman Eagleman 70.3 triathlon on June 9th, 2013. Erik gained a PR with 5:02:22 while Ray came in with an equally excellent time of 5:16:23. The 70.3 race consists of a 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike and 13.1 … Continue reading

Mud, Sweat and Tears at Ashland Lions Triathlon

Monica Guy at Ashland Lions triathlon

Congratulations to Brett Roberson and Monica Guy for competing in the Ashland Lions Olympic Triathlon on Sunday, June 16, 2013. It was a beautiful, rolling (= hilly) bike course and a beautiful, very hilly run through the quiet streets of Ashland, MA. Perfect weather. A nice lake, lots of splashing. … Continue reading

Long-Course Triathlon Training Camp

Amy D'Anna

by Ray Long For anyone training for a half iron distance 70.3 triathlon or an iron distance 140.6 triathlon this summer, a weekend training camp can seriously up your game. Training camps can be formal – where you sign up for a program and train with a group that includes … Continue reading

Can Cycling Help My Running?

Erik Emanuele

By Erik Emanuele I am asked the question quite frequently….Does Cycling Help My Running? The answer to this question is complicated and can be answered many different ways, but I definitely have an opinion on. This is of course my opinion and it is based on my reading, the coaching … Continue reading

You Should Try a Tri

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Encouraging friends to do triathlon is a healthier version of offering them their first cigarette. It’s super cool, easy to start and way more difficult to give up later. It’s as addictive as running and generally a little easier on your body.  You need a surprisingly small amount of gear … Continue reading