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jenKona-bonding with Jen Lenarz

By Darin Wieneke

There are a lot of famous characteristics about the Ironman World Championship, including the Energy Lab on the run course and the winds on the bike course. Camaraderie among the athletes in Kona is one great characteristic that should be discussed even more. Rebecca Keat providing Chrissie Wellington with a CO2 cartridge in 2008 and the respectful handshake between Chris McCormack and Andreas Raelert as they battled in the final miles of this year

Wise Guys...

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Photos - L - R - Brian - David - Scott - Greg

Minnesota Multisport Awards - The official nominees for the Minnesota Male Master (age 40-59) of the Year are: Brian Bich (44, Duluth), David Holden (42, North Hudson, WI), Scott Penticoff (40, Woodbury) and Greg Taylor (56, Mankato). Brian is a four-time winner of this award; Greg is a perennial MOY nominee and four-time winner of the Grand Master award before that category's age-range was adjusted to comply with USAT policy. Scott is a two-time Most Improved nominee. This is David's 2nd MMA nomination....

Fast Girls...

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Photos - L-R - Jan - Christel - Sarah

Minnesota Multisport Awards - The official nominees for the Minnesota Female Master (age 40-54) of the Year are: Jan Guenther (51, Mound), Christel Kippenhan (45, Bemidji), Sarah Mercer (42, Golden Valley) and Julia Weisbecker (44, Mendota Heights). Jan is an eight-time winner of this award. This is the first nomination for Christel and Julia; Sarah was nominated on one prior occasion. It was for

Good Kids....

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L-R - Brock - Luke - Kate - Kyle

Minnesota Multisport Awards - The official nominees for 2010 Minnesota Junior of the Year are Brock Eastlund (18, Woodbury), Luke Gruhlke (17, Monticello), Kate Lowrey (15, Chaska) and Kyle Serreyn (19, Lakeville). The MMA Selectors agreed that these young athletes raced often enough and fast enough (relative to their adult peers) to deserve nominations. Of the 22 tri/du-athletes considered, these four best upheld the standards set by their elite junior predecessors. This is the 2nd JOY nomination for Kate and Kyle....

Patriotic Triathlete...

neilED. This is a totally cool story about Mankato-based marathoner/triathlete Neil Schalk.

October 16, 2010

Marine to carry flag in marathon: Hands badly wounded by bomb

By Tanner Kent - Staff Writer The Mankato Free Press - Sat Oct 16, 2010, 11:42 PM CDT

MANKATO

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