Like NASCAR, Only Different...

By Darin Wieneke

If you felt the need to watch speed this past 4th of July weekend, you..should have traveled to Lake George Regional Park in Oak Grove for MinneMan. The racing was so fast and furious it would have made diehard...NASCAR fans put down their Budweisers to applaud the performances.

It was clear that records were going to fall almost immediately after Race Director Jeremy Sartain announced "3-2-1 Go!" The racers skimmed through the short and shallow .3 mile swim and seemed to be entering TI before becoming completely wet. Thaddeus Ingersoll covered the swim course in a breakneck split of 4:25. David Thompson, Devon Palmer, Kevin O'Connor, and Matthew Payne appeared closely in his rear-view mirror in the men's elite race heading into TI.

Back in the Saddle Again...

back pain

By Bonnie Paroxysm

Speed: It's Not Just For the Fast Guys & Girls...

speedyBy Ironguides (Huh?)

Conventional wisdom and training practices have created a void between coaching of endurance sports and that of high-skill sports such as basketball and soccer.

Are these sports really so different in their demands and as such should the training be so different?

In endurance sports it seems almost set in stone that any ....

4th Eve Fireworks at Lake George...


Cathy Yndestad & Jenny Shaughnessy were two of the brightest stars in the Minneman VI galaxy...Stories & More Photos coming..RESULTS

It's All Good....

lake georgePardon the anthropomorphizing, but races have personalities. In fact, they are downright logo"moody."

Take Timberman and Northwoods, our state's "destinationy" events, for example. They have a laid back vacationy vibe. These races are preludes to barbecues and cold beer and laughter and pontoon rides. Very cool.

Then there's Heart of the Lakes, our state's most gregarious race....

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