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Flying Dismounts & 30-Watt Cowardice...

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By Michael Weissenborn

FALL CLASSIC RACE REPORT - Race morning is always a bit of an existential crisis.

When that alarm hits at 6:00 AM on a Sunday, I begin questioning every decision which has led to this point. I was in bed by 8:00 PM last night. I binged Star Trek reruns until I fell asleep. I'm now conscious, my cat (not conscious) is draped across my face, and I'm about to voluntarily subject myself to 90 minutes of torment. Why am I doing this? Then I remember:  ...

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"OK! Let's Do It!" ...

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By Shyanne McGregor (shyzamironwoman.com)

“You should really have a camp in Duluth.” Said one of my athletes. 
“OK! Let’s do it!”  My camp experiences have always left me with a ton more confidence and knowledge and I wanted to give that experience to my local athletes. Also, we have a ton of fun so I am always up for a weekend  devoted to training.

Last weekend, August 21-23, my coach and I hosted the inaugural rbCampDuluth!  ...

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Capping a Memorable Season...

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FALL CLASSIC DUATHLON COVERAGE - Until mid-August it appeared that there would not be a 2020 tri/du season, which bummed-out the Minnesota Multisports Committee. Since 1999 they had been honoring our state's most successful atletes on an annual basis...

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Mustaches and Humble Pie...

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By Josh Mork (Facebook)

 

The final look of my 'summer of stache' was the saber tooth tiger.

...it did not gain necessary approval within the household so Kennedy chopped it after a couple days. I'm going to miss the long stares and double takes while out in public.

On Sunday I suited up one last time in 2020 to race Square Lake Sprint triathlon in Stillwater, MN. The race format has changed drastically this year to meet state guidelines around covid (no more mass starts etc) so you no longer know where your ranking is while the race is happening. It's more of a time trial vs head to head race....

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Exercise Can Worsen COVID-19....

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By Selene Yaeger (runnersworld.com)

Whenever Cate O’Shea Rivera feels a cold coming on, she typically goes for a run.

The activity, she says, seems to clear the sickness from her system. “I’ll come back, I’ll take a nice warm shower, and I’ll be breathing through my nose better,” says the 43-year-old Chicago resident....

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