Archive for February 2010

One Wildflower Spot Open to the Highest Bidder.

Wildflower Weekend has long been the inaugural race of the triathlon season.  Not only is it a great race, but a triathlons version of Burning Man(Cliff Bars to replace acid).  Wildflower has been sold out for some time, but now you have a chance to bid on an entry on Ebay and benefit an amazing... Read more »

Perspective

I have been hurt for a little under a month now and to be honest not being able to train has made me an A #1 Pain in the A$$.  Saturday morning I woke up excited to get back to easy paced running with Cubicle Dad, Lauren (Outside The Girl Box) Kaminsky, Awesome Barb and... Read more »

Ironman Lottery Sign Up Ends Sunday- Shamrock Has a Few Spots Left For Charity Runners.

The Iromnam Lottery closes this Sunday at 11:59 PST, so it’s not too late for you to try and get your spot to Kona. What is the Ironman Lottery? It started in 1983 as a way to provide a few spots to athletes of all abilities an opportunity to race in Kona.  If you don’t... Read more »
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Not to late to get involved in National Heart Month.

National Heart Month is wrapping up, but ladies you still have time to get involved and learn all about the benefits of heart rate training. Max Multisport is holding a Heart Health Clinic to teach the benefits of heart rate training and how it can help you in achieving greater health. This is a free... Read more »

Tour de France at Vision Quest

Indoor racing season is heating up and Vision Quest has added an indoor time trial race on March 6th at their Highland Park location that will challenge you on a Tour de France course. Riders will virtually race a 30-minute time trial on the 2008 Tour de France Stage 4 time trial course held in... Read more »

Thank You Chicagonow.

I am proud to be able to write for Chicagonow.  I was one of the first few bloggers they hired, I’m not saying this to brag, but to make a point, I have watched Chicagonow grow, taking on all kinds of different bloggers to meet the needs of the people reading. Waaay back in May... Read more »
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All Dave, All The Time- Save Us!!!

If you missed The Simon Gowen Triathlon Show, then you missed World Winter Triathlon Champion Rebecca Dussault, Journalist Brian Brode, Jenna Shoemaker and myself. Somehow we got onto the topic of Matt Reed and Andy Potts making out on TV and the fact that Ryan from The Bachelor getting a free pass to Kona is... Read more »

Tune in to the Simon Gowen Triathlon Show.

If you haven’t listened to me on Chicagonow Radio, it’s because I am hardly ever on.  However, I will be on The Simon Gowen Triathlon Show this Thursday at 11:00 AM. If you are into Triathlon and want to catch up on everything that is happening in the sport, then make sure to listen in... Read more »

Indoor Racing Heats Up Glenview.

Indoor racing season is in full swing, if you are looking for a way to see where you are in your training then check out these two great events. The First Annual CompuTrainer World Challenge! Race Around The World at Smart Cycling in Glenview This event consists of a series of eight International race courses... Read more »
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Girl Power! Do you have what it takes to go Pro?

Do you have MOX Appeal?  Team Moxie Wants You Team Moxie is ready to be Chicago’s first all women’s cycling team.  If you are a lady looking to race at the next level or just feel the thrill of being a part of a woman’s pro. team.  Mox Multisport is the place for you.   ... Read more »