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"Second Time's a Charm"....

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By Rick Abrahamson

- Dateline: Weaver Lake Park – Maple Grove, MN - 30 Aug 2020
- TEAM ZOOT’s Helen and Steve Gunther- and
- TEAM TRI-HARD’s Chris and Sarah Nichols copped the top steps on the podium today.
- TRI KINGS monopolize the relay.

The second time’s a charm.

An additional installment was necessary, in order to execute TRI-HARD-TRI ’20. On July 26, what would result in Part 1 of the Sprint Distance Tri on the Maple Grove course- four athletes(Daniel Duff 3rd overall, Diane Samson 3rd lady overall, Heather Moody, and Laura Hanneman) waited out the early morning rain to post Pt 1 results on the HOT and humid course....

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Ryan's Memories...

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Good Stuff From Our Friends at the Headwaters Tri Club...

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Eclectic Sporting History...

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By Shyanne McGregor (shyzamironwoman.com)

For my first blog post, I thought I’d tell you a little about me….but where to start? Here it goes. I was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota, went to college here and married my husband here. We are raising our three kids here too. I work part time as a doctor of physical therapy.

Since this is mostly about my training and triathlon life I’ll give you some background on my athletic life–It’s eclectic. I competed in figure skating for a couple years. When that got too expensive, I started and later competed in dance. When that got to be too much I tried volleyball and softball for a couple years. I joined the swim team in 7th grade. I swam competitively through high school and didn’t swim again until two years ago. I also ran track in junior high. One of my biggest regrets was not running track in high school. I didn’t think I could handle both the swim team and track at the same time. I also played hockey in junior high and high school. My best friend played and wanted me to play. I could skate so why not?! I enjoyed hockey, but my heart was in swimming....

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"SURE WAS NICE TO RACE OUTSIDE"....

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ED. This post was cut and pasted from a website that favors capital letters. 

BY BLAKE STEINBRING (swimbikerunblake.com)

YOUNG LIFE TRIATHLON RACE REPORT - SATURDAY MARKED THE 228TH DAY OF 2020. A YEAR WE CAN ALL AGREE HAS SUCKED MORE THAN THE WORLDS MOST POWERFUL VACUUM! MY TRIATHLON SEASON LASTED A BLISSFUL 1:10:33 AT THE YOUNGLIFE TRIATHLON IN DETROIT LAKES. MY SUMMER IS USUALLY FILLED WITH OVER A DOZEN TRIATHLONS AND NUMEROUS MARATHONS AND IRONMAN RACES. IRONICALLY, SATURDAYS RACE WAS ALSO MY 228TH ACTIVITY ACCORDING TO MY GARMIN. THOSE 228 ACTIVITIES EQUAL OUT TO BE OVER 2,070 MILES. I AM NO TRAINING EXPERT BUT THAT SEEMS TO BE AN EXTREME AMOUNT OF OVERTRAINING FOR A SPRINT TRIATHLON! ...

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