Races

First triathlon? What you should know!

Eric Purrington from ESPN wrote a funny article about triathlon & triathletes, and what he found after before/during/after his first triathlon. A good read for triathletes of all experience levels.  And spandex? You betcha!  Here’s the link: http://www.active.com/triathlon/Articles/What-I-Wish-I-Knew-Before-My-First-Race.htm?cmp=306&memberid=30571047&lyrisid=24845521  

The “Lance Effect” and Triathlon – good or bad?

We all know that Lance Armstrong’s recent return to triathlon at the Panama 70.3 brought a lot of media attention.  The folks at TriFuel posted an opinion piece with some pros & cons of Lance re-entering the triathlon arena.  Interesting article, especially for those who have been around triathlon for awhile. Think triathlon is a […]

Triathlon is trending!

To pull from the Twitter buzzword, triathlon is trending, here to stay and continuing to grow!  Check out the Top 15 Fitness Trends for 2012 put together by Intermountain Sports Medicine: http://intermountainhealthcare.org/services/medicalgroup/clinics/physicianclinics/sportsmed/resources/Documents/15-fitness-trends.pdf Check out #3 and #1 on the list! If you’ve been thinking about the Ultimate Relay, it’s time to get your team together […]

Moab trail run – water crossing anyone?

We just finished updating all of the maps on the 2012 Moab Triathlon Festival/XTERRA Moab site.  While mapping the trail run, we couldn’t help but think about one of our athlete’s experience with the water crossing in 2011! For those who haven’t seen it yet, it’s a narrow bridge (if you can call it that) […]