| Nov 28, 2013
Shane Lauer can be forgiven for wanting to stay in bed. It was a chilly Saturday morning in early November and even veteran marathoners like him don't always feel like training.
He did get up, though, and headed to the Northern Central Railroad Trail...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 4:25 PM
A New York para-athlete has become the first American woman handcyclist to complete the Ironman World Championship — defeating a Chicago woman competing for the same honor.
In the 17-hour triathlon Saturday in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, Susan Katz, a...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Shamelessly sentimental but tough to resist, "The Finishers" follows a differently abled teen and his dad in their efforts to train for and compete in a triathlon together, the father heroically pulling his wheelchair-bound kid while swimming, running and...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 6:09 AM
Melissa Otterbein never has thought of herself as a world-class athlete, just someone who was persistent and worked hard to achieve her goals.
At Towson University, where she was a member of the swimming team, Otterbein made the Colonial Athletic...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 7:39 PM
Terri Visovatti didn't know she wanted to try a tri until she saw triathletes in action at the Ford Ironman World Championships in Hawaii in October 2011.
Visovatti, a massage therapist, had clients who participated in triathlons, but she had long...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 11:20 PM
Instead of attending her senior prom, Newport Harbor High senior Kelsey Christensen competed in the Ironman 70.3 Hawaii triathlon on June 1.
Christensen, an 18-year-old and 2013 top-15 graduate at Newport Harbor, was the youngest female participant in...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 11:58 AM
Steve Otten does not think about qualifying for the Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.
Not this Sunday, when the 30-year-old financial adviser from Ellicott City participates for the second straight year in the EnduraFit Ironman 70.3...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 11:16 AM
Chicago’s tenure as the U.S. capital of elite triathlon racing probably will extend through 2018.
As first reported Thursday on chicagotribune.com, Chicago has been designated host of an International Triathlon Union World Triathlon Series event...
| May 18, 2013
| 11:08 AM
Robert Vigorito knew he had changed some lives over the years since he helped start the Columbia Triathlon in 1984. He transformed an inaugural event that attracted fewer than 100 competitors into one of the top triathlons in the country with as many as...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 9:43 AM
Geneva's Ben Kanute won both the Olympic distance and sprint races at the Collegiate Triathlon Championships this weekend in Tempe, Arizona.
Kanute, 20, a sophomore at the University of Arizona, also had the fastest leg in the mixed team relay.
| Apr 3, 2013
| 3:24 PM
Triathlon is Saturday
The inaugural Huntington Beach Triathlon will take place Saturday.
The event is a sprint distance triathlon that is comprised of a one-half mile swim, 10-mile bike course, and 2.5-mile beach run.
The triathlon will start at 8 a.m....