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A Desert to Cross

By Bonnie Siegel

Drawing in a slow breath, I surveyed the first page of the document. Pausing, I leaned back, closed my eyes and listened momentarily to the home office chair groan at the redistribution of my weight. Rain tapped on the window as the storm's thunderous voice announced the direction it intended to take. A large luminous clock hung from my home office wall, lapping up time as it ticked away.

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Croixathlon Genesis

By Amy Brendmoen

I met Gretchen in the mid 1980s while we were campers at YMCA Camp St. Croix. To anyone who has been a part of summer camping, it should come as no surprise that we became instant and lifelong friends. I don

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Minnesotans Break Out

Gabbe KellerAlcatraz Escape - Port-a-let, Meals and More

Perfect weather conditions greeted me and the other brave souls attempting to escape from Alcatraz on May 2, 2010. Chants and cheers of the

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It's a Former Zygote!

Peanut WienekeIsn't it cute? It's a fetus. It started as a zygote, then became a blastocyst, then an embryo. And now, it's a card-carrying fetus. Is that cool, or what?

This 12-week old humanoid fetus / future triathlete resides in a lovely uterine condo, which is owned and operated by Maria Vu Wieneke, wife of MTN's Darin Wieneke, a recent escapee from Alcatraz.

An official name has yet to be selected--we recommend Charlemagne for a boy or Murgatroid, if it's a girl. For the time being, he/she is referred to as Peanut Wieneke

2024 Race Calendar

 

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3 - 4 - Tri-U-Mah (University of Minnesota, Mpls)

 

  March 2023

__ - YWCA Indoor Triathlon (YWCA Midtown, Mpls) 

 

April 2024

 

May 2024

04 - UMM-Tinman (Morris)  - 

19 - Apple Duathlon (Sartell) 

25 - TRI- Clear Lake (Clear Lake, IA)

26 - Oakdale Spring Classic Duathlon (Lake Elmo Park) 

 

June 2024

 

__- 43rd Carleton Triathlon (Carleton College, Northfield)

01 - 5th Open Water Swim Challenge (Hopkins) - 

02 - Buffalo Triathlon (Buffalo) - CANCELLED. RETURNING N 2025.

__ - Tri For Health Youth Tri (Jackson) - 

__ - Tri For Health Adult Tri (Jackson) - 

09 -  Trinona Weekend (Adult triathlon) (Winona)

15 - Fairmont Triathlon (Fairmont) -

15 - Lake Minnetonka Triathlon (Excelsior) -

22 - Graniteman Clearwater (Warner Lake) - 

22 - Average Jo Triathlon (Perham, MN)

22 & 24 - 3rd Women's TriFecta (Shoreview)

23 - Manitou Triathlon (White Bear Lake) - 

  

July 2023

 

13 - Timberman (Grand Rapids) - 

__  Bertram Blast Off-Road Tri, Du, MTB (Monticello)

20 - Turtleman Triathlon - Sprint & Olympic (Shoreview)- 

21 - Buzz Ryan Sprint Triathlon (Island Lake, Duluth) - 

27 - Alexandria Triathlon (Lake Brophy County Park, Alexandria) -

28 - Lake Rebecca Sprint & Supersprint (Rockford)

28 - Chisago Lakes (Chisago City) -

  

August 2024

03 - Graniteman Big Lake (Lakeside Park)

04 - Brewhouse Triathlon & Root Beer Kids (Island Lake, Duluth) -

10 - Moose Lake Triathlon (Moose Lake) - 

10 - 21st Northwoods Triathlon (Nevis) - 

10 - Green Lake Kids Tri (Spicer)

11 - Green Lake Triathlon (Spicer) 

11 - YWCA Women's Triathlon (Minneapolis)

17 - Younglife Tri (Detroit Lakes)

23 - 24 - Maple Grove Triathlon / Kids Splash & Dash (Weaver Lake Park) - 2022 USA Triathlon Minnesota State Championship!

24 - Kiwanis Kids Triathlon (Baxter)

25 - Lakes Country Triathlon (Baxter) 

31 - Hopkins Royal Triathlon (Shady Oak Beach, Hopkins)  

 

September 2024

7 - 8  - Square Lake 70.3 & Sprint (Stillwater)

15 - One Last Tri - Sprint & Olympic (White Bear Lake) - 

 

October 2024

13 - Fall Classic Duathlon (Oakdale)

__ - Gear Western Half Marathon & 5K (Long Lake)

  

 

  

 

 

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2024LCT380
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2024MooseLake380
2024GLT180
2024Apple180
2024GMClearwater180
Timber180-2024
2024HRT18-
2024Chisago180x300
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