Archive for July 2009

Great Group Ride Sunday.

The Javelin group rides are becoming an instant classic in the area.  If you haven’t taken part, Sunday is your chance.  As always, there will be ZYM and bars available and a trained mechanic. Riders of all abilities are welcome. Date/Time: Sunday August 2, 2009. Departing at 6 a.m.Place: Javelin Headquarters-1350 Ensell Road in Lake... Read more »

Coach of the Month- August

The month is winding down and we want to thank Coach Ryan and his team at Break Through Multisport for their great workouts.  If you are interested in personalized coaching from Ryan or any of his staff, click here. Tomorrow we start a new month and a new Coach.  Roadies get ready to rock, because... Read more »

Registration Open For Run For Congo Women 5k

Run for Congo Women began with one woman’s determination to raise awareness about the dire situation in Congo and has become an international movement. • More than 5.4 million people have died since 1998 in this conflict. • Half of these deaths are children under the age of five. • For women in Congo, brutal... Read more »

Olympian Kara Goucher at Fleet Feet Friday

Olympic distance runner Kara Goucher will be at Fleet Feet Sports in Piper’s Alley at 5:30pm this Friday. Goucher, who is in town for Sunday’s Rock ‘N’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon, competed in the 10,000 meters at the Beijing Olympics. An RSVP is recommended for this event. Arrive early, as autographs will be available on... Read more »

Chicago Criterium Races Through Chicago

By  Michael Zellman- SRAM The Chicago Criterium took place this past Sunday for the second time in beautiful downtown, taking riders on stretches of historic Columbus, Michigan Ave, Balbo, and Jackson, directly in front of Buckingham Fountain. Perfectly warm weather with some mild winds greeted riders throughout the day on a course that featured small... Read more »

Paratriathletes Shine at National Championship

53 physically challenged athletes tackle New York City Triathlon course Paratriathlon continues to break down barriers, with Sunday’s Accenture USA Triathlon Paratriathlon National Championships attracting 53 athletes – the most ever at a paratriathlon event worldwide. Every athlete completing the course under 4 hours qualified for the World Championships in Australia later this season. The... Read more »

It's Race Week! Tips to a Better Steelhead Weekend.

The roads are marked, the course is set, Steelhead is less than a week away! If you are still looking for training tips for Steelhead, then you are in trouble.  With less than a week away for the big race on the “big lake,” athletes are tapering and getting ready for their trip to St.... Read more »

Together They Tri-ed.

Teams, coaches and race directors from around the area are finally getting it.  WE WANT YOUR PICTURES AND RESULTS!!!!! Here is a great shot of the Together We Tri. Team at the Glenview Sprint Triathlon this past weekend. Great job to all of the finishers & thanks! Send us your pictures, results and news!!!!!

U.S. Triathlete Jarrod Shoemaker Wins in Hamburg

Jarrod Shoemaker (Sudbury, Mass.) from the USA clocked his first win of the Dextro Energy Triathlon – ITU World Championship Series as he surged away from a strong field during the run to cross the line in 1:44:06, eight seconds ahead of Australia’s Brad Kahlefeldt. The home crowd had plenty to support with Steffen Justus... Read more »

After a savage battle with Andy Schleck on Mont Ventoux today, Maillot Jaune Aberto

By Michael Zellman- SRAM After a savage battle with Andy Schleck on Mont Ventoux today, Maillot Jaune Aberto Contador of equipped Astana, the Spanish rider said “he was attacking without mercy, but I only had to follow him, and I was able to do it. Andy is very strong and he revealed it again today,”... Read more »