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Triathlon

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  • Trotting with a team

    Trotting with a team
    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...
  • First American woman handcyclist completes Ironman

    First American woman handcyclist completes Ironman
    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...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'The Finishers'

    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...
  • Towson alum pedaling to get a women's version of the Tour de France

    Towson alum pedaling to get a women's version of the Tour de France
    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...
  • Chicago's got the triathlon bug

    Chicago's got the triathlon bug
    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...
  • NHHS senior swaps prom for Ironman

    NHHS senior swaps prom for Ironman
    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...
  • In EagleMan Triathlon, Ellicott City man 'just happy to finish'

     In EagleMan Triathlon, Ellicott City man 'just happy to finish'
    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...
  • Chicago could retain major triathlon event through 2018

    Chicago could retain major triathlon event through 2018
    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...
  • Robert Vigorito to be honored before 30th annual Columbia Triathlon

    Robert Vigorito to be honored before 30th annual Columbia Triathlon
    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...
  • Geneva's Kanute takes collegiate triathlons

    Geneva's Kanute takes collegiate triathlons
    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. Former...
  • Briefs: Triathlon is Saturday

    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....