Category Archive: Triathlon

Triathlon in the Desert

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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 feeling back in our feet …

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Erik’s Triumphant Mount Tremblant Race Report

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 Canada and I was due …

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Kristen’s Amazing Journey from Couch to Olympic Triathlon

An inspirational story from GRR member Kristen Bruno, who joined the GRR beginners group this spring and has just completed her first Olympic triathlon.

At age 25 I realized I had lost myself within work after college and decided to start a new chapter in my life. It was time for me to recreate …

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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 a triathlon!

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Father-Daughter Team Complete Ironman Lake Placid

Chris and Bridget Love after 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 been alive. We decided to …

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Brett & Monica Knighted at Finger Lakes

Brett and Monica at Peasantman 2013

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 farmland (dodging Amish horses and …

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HITS Triathlon a.k.a. HILLS Triathlon Results

Congratulations Brett Roberson and Monica Guy for completing the HITS half ironman triathlon in Hague, NY on Saturday, June 29th 2013.

Monica Guy: 05:54:22 (2nd in division) Brett Roberson: 05:58:21

… which is nearly 50 minutes slower than the same distance race last year, but blame the hills! It was like riding and running in …

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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 mile run.

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Mud, Sweat and Tears 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. Tons of mud during the …

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Long-Course Triathlon Training Camp

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 professional coaches.

The lower-budget option …

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Beautiful, Scenic, Hilly, Hot – Ray Long at Ironman 70.3 St. Croix

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Race report by Ray Long

Beautiful, scenic, hilly, hot – are some of the words used to describe the annual Ironman 70.3 triathlon on the island of St. Croix in the US Virgin Islands.

Held on the first Sunday in May almost continuously for the past 25 years, this is a race for any triathlete’s …

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Can Cycling Help My Running?

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 I received, research and most …

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