Monthly Archives: October 2010

Give Triathlon Back to the Triathletes

I need to vent a little bit on this new program initiated by the World Triathlon Corporation – Ironman Access. And I really hope that after I do vent, I will feel better because I really do love this sport and hate to see it tarnished. For the last few years I have been growing increasingly disgruntled at the rising cost and market saturation of the “M-Dot” product produced by the WTC but this time they have taken the greed machine way too far.
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WTC Introduces New Athlete Membership Program

Oct. 27, 2010 (Tampa, Fla.) – Today, World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) launches an exclusive athlete membership program called Ironman Access. In addition to other member benefits, the program will offer advance registration for Ironman events worldwide before entries open to the general public. Membership into Ironman Access is on a first-come, first-served basis and will close once it reaches capacity.
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To Fran Crippen’s Fans, Friends, and Family

Please visit Fran's website for this message from his family.
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Online Registration Now Open for a Number of 2011 Ironman 70.3 and Sprint Races

Amica Ironman 70.3 Rhode Island will take place on July 10, 2011 in Providence, R.I. The 1.2-mile, one-loop swim will take place in Lincoln Woods Park. Athletes will then head out on the 56-mile bike course through quiet, scenic local communities before beginning the 13.1-mile run through downtown Providence [...]
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It’s Coming….. I Swear.

OK, here is the deal. My new book that I am putting together should have been ready and published by now. The only thing standing in the way now – is me.
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2010 Philadelphia Marathon Race Weekend Schedule

Friday, November 19 and Saturday, November 20: Health & Fitness Expo Noon – 9 p.m., Friday, November 19 (NEW EXTENDED HOURS) 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Saturday, November 20 Pennsylvania Convention Center, Hall D, 12th & Arch streets Entry is free and open to the public. In addition to activities, vendors and seminars, the Health & Expo is where [...]
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Young Adult Cancer Survivor Keeps Giving Back

Today, I'm sharing a story about Kelly Madigan, a young adult cancer survivor who not only lost a parent to Hodgkin lymphoma, but was diagnosed with the same disease when she was a teenager.
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2011 Nautica NYC Triathlon Lottery

Due to popular demand, registration for the Nautica New York City Triathlon will now be through a random lottery, rather than on a first come first served basis. You asked; we listened! Here’s how it works:
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Train with the Best to Meet Your Challenge

Whether you're considering training for a marathon, century (100-mile) cycle event or a triathlon, you'll want to know about the Team In Training Difference.
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Tune in to IronmanLIVE this Saturday!

The all-day Webcast will stream on ironmanlive.com and ironman.com on Saturday, Oct. 9 beginning at 5 a.m. GMT (11 a.m. EDT). Hosted by Ironman World Champion Greg Welch, IronmanLIVE will broadcast live video starting from the 5 a.m. body marking and continuing to the midnight finish. Pro analyst, Lisa Bentley, and age group correspondent, Matt Lieto, will provide insight and commentary from the swim, bike and run transitions, hot corners and the finish chute.
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