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RACE RECAP: 2016 Transamerica Chicago Triathlon Olympic Distance

The Chicago Triathlon, my favorite local tri & the reason Team Ballou Skies gets to do what we do… I’ve raced the Sprint triathlon in… 386 more words


Chicago Triathlon

Right on the tail of the sad triathlete were these women. All seemed to be running strong. I have often thought about participating in a sprint triathlon except that I really dislike swimming distance. 38 more words


The Sad Triathlete

Once again, while riding my bicycle, I was caught unawares by the Chicago Triathlon and had to cut my ride severely short because the Lake Front Trail is overrun by athletes and onlookers. 51 more words


Blood, Sweat, & Tears

Well well well

After a few days I think I am finally ready to write about this past weekend. A weekend that caused me incredible anxiety. 743 more words

Lake Zurich Triathlon: Back to Racing!

I got married on June 10th! I set up my season to have a few races before the wedding because not only did I have my wedding but I also had back to back weddings leading up to mine so those weeks were dedicated to my friends’ weddings! 669 more words


Triathlon Checklist for Beginners

Whether you’re a newbie or an old pro, a triathlon checklist is a must have! This is a basic triathlon checklist for beginners, so feel free to recommend additional suggestions! 356 more words


Racing to the finish line

I am grateful to still be alive after 50+ years with Type 1 diabetes! My gratitude extends to the physicians and nurses who treated me along the way; my parents, siblings, and family members who cared for me and nurtured me during my childhood and even now; my spouse and children who have saved my life multiple times and love me unconditionally nonetheless; a loving and merciful God who gave me these special people in my life; and Dr. 502 more words