Race Coverage

deeked at the first buoy...

alexBy Alex Hooke

I was very torn between racing the Liberty 1/2 and Trinona this year.
I loved the Liberty Tri last year even though I had a bit of a meltdown.
Part of me wanted to go back because I felt like I had unfinished
business there. That said, I heard from many folks that Trinona was a
great new race and the opportunity to be a part of it, help it grow, and
stay closer to home in Rochester proved too tempting.

It was my first race of the year so my main goal was just to race hard ...

Manitou Makeover...

By Kris Swarthout

The OptumHealth Performance Manitou Triathlon took on a new look this year. swim

Visually we used the event to introduce the world to OptumHealth Performance (formally SCS Multisport).

Like Something Out of Swamp Thing...But Totally Good...

tom bBy Tom Bisel

The race venue at Trinona

Wow! What a Sandwich!

By Darin Wieneke

The 2010 edition of the Trinona Triathlon unfolded under gray and cloudy skies which kept temperatures comfortable and in the 60's throughout the swimrace.

Did You Know That There is a Rapper Named "Loon?"

The 2010 Loon Lake Triathlon was staged in or near the community of Lake Crystal which has, according to its website,

Prelude to Race Coverage...

MTN's Darin Wieneke (photo) will be posting a Trinona race report later today. Moments ago he sent us this cool, capitol-free, terse and borderline-pithy e-mail:

darini am still waiting for alex hoooke's email.  you do not have it by chance
do you?

trinona was very nice. the park is great and very scenic. one of the
better parks that i have seen with a close transition area. good food.
bbq pork sandwiches. the big hill is a challenge.

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