Last Weekend at the Races

It’s been a hectic week and blogging has slipped into the background this week. There were some major going on’s with Accelerate 3 athletes this past weekend. At the Tucson Triathlon I finished fourth and Billy finished 12th overall. Both of us won our age groups. I had a horrible swim, rode well in no…

Triumph and Tradegy

It’s with a heavy heart that I start this blog post. One of the Accelerate 3 athletes lost her son this week. Losing a family member is always a tragedy especially when they are only 23. My condolences go out to Noreen and her family in this difficult time. On the racing side, it’s turned…

Duathlon Nationals Pictorial

I’d like to thank Tom and Sarah at Trisports.com for posting and or sending me these pics from Duathlon Nationals 2011. It really as a great race, rather competitve and the fields were tightly packed. For instance :24 separated the 7th fastest and 16th fastest bike split. 17:05 on the first run had you in…

Super Sunday Sweep

James blitzed the Mayday Biathlon in Morganton, NC. He lead wire to tape and set a new 5k run PB in the process. It wasn’t enough that he gapped the field on the run, he also made sure no one got close with the days fastest bike split. His efforts earned him the $125 first…

6th, 5th & 6th

Consistency would be an accurate description of how the Accelerate 3 athletes did in their age groups today at USAT’s 2011 Duathlon National Championships. In the older guys division (45-49) Billy finished 6th in his age group and 48th overall. One thing that is amazing about Billy is, as he has moved up in age…