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Top Three Ironman 70.3 Athlete Talks Recovery, Training

Photo by Gregory Rothstein In a sport where most athletes don’t experience great success until their thirties, 27-year-old Lionel Sanders had made a splash in...
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Locals Shine at Chicago Triathlon

Photo by Ali Engin Triathletes of all ages took to Chicago’s lakefront on Saturday and Sunday for the 33rd Transamerica Chicago Triathlon, and while the...

North Central College to Add Women’s Triathlon as Varsity Sport

North Central College in Naperville, along with seven other collegiate institutions around the country, will receive a share of USA Triathlon and the USA...
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Triathlete Gwen Jorgensen Shares Her Best Tips

On Sunday, Sept. 20, Gwen Jorgensen make an appearance at Live Grit (1010 W. Monroe) to share her tips on racing and training for...

10 Early Season Triathlons to Try This Year

Triathlon season reaches its fever pitch in the Midwest in July and August, but that doesn’t mean you have to wait until mid-summer to...
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Returning Elites to Watch – Chicago Triathlon

Photo by Ali Engin Many athletes choose to repeat courses again to try and crush their own PR, but these triathletes return to crush the...

Area Spring Training Programs Provide Companionship, Motivation

While spring officially begins in two and a half weeks, Chicago’s weather does not often perfectly coincide with the calendar. Cool temperatures can linger...

Training for a SuperSprint

For the Quinlans of La Grange Park, the Chicago Triathlon SuperSprint race, a 375-meter swim, 10K bike and 2.5K run for a total of...

ITU to Host Hall of Fame Induction Next Week

The International Triathlon Union will induct seven triathletes into its Hall of Fame on Sept. 17 as part of the full week of events...
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Geneva Triathlete Takes Silver at Pan American Games

Photo by Rich Cruse/ITU (c) 2015 Kevin McDowell, a 22-year-old elite triathlete from Geneva, earned the United States its first silver medal of the 2015...