Race Coverage

Christel's "Pingelig Maschine"...

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(ED. Christel is from Germany, hence the Teutonic title and the fact that she writes with an accent.)

On Saturday morning, Detroit Lakes greeted us with a thick blanket of fog. We were joking that they would need to attach beepers to the buoys and blinking lights to the athletes

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His Kind of Event...

beachYoung Life Race Report - By Sam Janicki

Fog was on the forefront of everyone

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Riff Rocks at the Reservior...

josh riffSt. Paul Pro David Thompson collected his 7th Pigman Half title and 66th career win on Sunday. Edina's Josh Riff (Yndecam.com photo) was the men's amateur champ. It was Riffer's 3rd half victory of the 2010 season. The women's winner was the "Queen of 70.3," Jackie Arendt of Madison, Wisconsin.

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Holden Nothing Back...

snakeSt. Paul Triathlon Coverage - "Ninety-seven bottles of Smirnoff on the wall...97 bottles of vodka," vodkathe woman with the strawberry blond hair sang with a theatrical slur. The other four women she was running with along the southeastern shoreline of Lake Phalen were laughing. The finish line of the 5th annual St. Paul Triathlon was just minutes away but for these girls, the party had begun long ago. They were celebrating life. It was a beautiful day; warm, but not too warm; sultry, ...

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A Krakenesque Victory...

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Oh poop! We predicted that Thaddeus McCamant would win the Young Life Sprint Triathlon today.

He didn't.

But he came pretty darn close; that is, close for a guy who was predicted to win because he has a cool "old Timey" name. The Thaddinator--his cool new sobriquet--finished 37th.

Two of the people that Zippy the Gibbon predicted would win today did manage to do just that. Grand Rapids' Tara Makinen did repeat as the women's

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Stuff From Angie...

twinsBy Angie Mracek

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