Posts tagged "Ironman Triathlon"

Chrissie Wellington Retires from Ironman Racing. Will Chicago Be Her Next Race?

Chrissie Wellington Retires from Ironman Racing.  Will Chicago Be Her Next Race?
Four time Ironman Champion and author Chrissie Wellington announced on her blog this morning that she is retiring from Ironman distance racing. Wellington is the first British athlete to hold the Ironman Triathlon World Championship, and remains undefeated over the Ironman distance. She is the only triathlete, male or female, to have won the World... Read more »

Cyber Monday Deals For Endurance Athletes

Cyber Monday Deals For Endurance Athletes
It’s Cyber Monday and we have put together a list of sales that are going on in the endurance world, so you can get your spend on. All you have to do is click on the name of the brand and it will take you to their site and their sale. Happy Shopping! Nike- Take... Read more »

Why I May Never Run A Marathon-An Update.

Why I May Never Run A Marathon-An Update.
As I sit in my chair, scarred and hurt, this Thanksgiving, I’am Grateful For Kristin McQueen. I was going to write a long update on my many injuries and surgeries.  Letting you know about the loss of feeling in my arms, the depression due to the many pain killers and inability to exercise and on... Read more »
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It's All Over for Armstrong. Phelps May Be Next. Here's Why.

It's All Over for Armstrong.  Phelps May Be Next.  Here's Why.
It’s over for Lance Armstrong, at least for now.  For more than a decade Armstrong fought the doping charges that followed him on and off the bike. Thursday he announced that he would no longer fight the accusations levied by the USADA (United States Anti Doping Agency. It is not an admission of guilt.  After... Read more »

Lance Armstrong not banned from triathlons, we have the details.

Lance Armstrong not banned from triathlons, we have the details.
One again Lance is being accused of doping, which is nothing new. It seems like every few years a former teammate steps up to the mic. and announces that Lance cheated, then there’s flurry of activity, things calm down and Lance rides on. Here in the United States is the allegations get some attention, but... Read more »

TYR FREAK of Nature Vs. The Ironman Swim Course- A Review.

TYR FREAK of Nature Vs. The Ironman Swim Course- A Review.
If you ask triathletes “what about triathlon intimidates you the most of the three disciplines?”  A majority will say the swim.  The crowds of people, the threat of being kicked or having swim over you, can be overwhelming. Until you are alone.  Which is what happened to me last week while I was in Kona... Read more »
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A Taste of Vision Quest- A Review

A Taste of Vision Quest- A Review
If you’re not familiar with Vision Quest Coaching, let me catch you up. Vision Quest or VQ is owned and operated by former pro cyclist Robbie Ventura.  VQ provides expert training programs for endurance athletes of all levels, kids and beginners to elite-level, Tour de France champions, literally. To say Ventura has an impressive resume... Read more »

I May Have The Wrong Tattoo?

I May Have The Wrong Tattoo?
This is the article that launched it all, originally in Triathlete Magazine, March 2007. It’s an oldie but a goodie and as Ironman- Wisconsin and Kona approach, I thought I’d would share it with you.  I may have the wrong tattoo? No it’s not the butterfly in the small of my back (that was option... Read more »

Free Stuff Wednesday! The Dynamic Duo!

Meet Craig Alexander and Chrissie Wellington at Runners High n’ Tri. This is a good one, so we are going to keep it going for a while.   Runner’s High n’ Tri is going to be hosting two different events featuring Ironman World Champions Craig Alexander and Chrissie Wellington.  Two great events on two different... Read more »
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Two more great gifts added to our Gift Bag!

Tomorrow is the big day.  One lucky person will get a whole bunch of great new gear, when we give away The Ultimate Endurance Gift Bag. Before we pick our winner we have even more goodies to sweeten the pot. Voted one of the best running stores in the country, Runners High ‘n Tri. in... Read more »