Big Bear Triathlon…..conquer the Poconos!

Elizabeth — My darling girl–this post is for you!  You started our summer 2014 season off with a Bang!  Oh my goodness….the enthusiasm, dedication and energy around this event made memory moments.  We are so proud of you!  You’ve got skin in the game and there is nothing like it.  You make your life and ours so worthwhile! Thank you!

On our way to Leighton, Pennsylvania…to cheer for our daughter Elizabeth who is running her (our) first triathlon as a member of the the DC Tri Club.


DSC02552Day before anticipation…..


Day of….the hotel parking lot by 5:30 am


Off to the races…


Take me out to the ball game, Take me out to the crowd…..


Get Ready…….


Get set…..




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Transition to Biking….

And it’s root..root..root for the home team…..


This could not happen without all of the volunteers…….thank you, thank you, thank you!

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Last leg…..

Congratulations on your Sweet Success!


What next?

Welcome to the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon

On Sunday, June 1, the world’s top athletes will take over the streets and bay waters of San Francisco, California to compete in one of the most prestigious triathlons in the world – the 34th annual Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon. Sending triathletes on a 1.5 mile swim from Alcatraz Island to the San Francisco shoreline, an 18 mile bike ride through the Presidio and an eight mile trail run through Golden Gate Park, this high profile athletic event showcases the beauty of San Francisco. This world renowned triathlon, in which only 2,000 triathletes and relay teams can participate sells out within hours of the registration opening every year. 

 Château de Chantilly Triathlon

Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th August 2014

Set over the UK bank holiday weekend (23/24 August 2014), the racing will take place in the spectacular and historic town of Chantilly, just a 2.5hrs drive from Calais and 40 miles north of Paris. 

 ….. Chantilly provides a fantastic and challenging race, with the 2.5km Grand Canal overlooked by the Château and its gardens hosting the open-water swim. Triathletes will transition within the Terrasse des Connétables and set off into a fast 20km or 40km cycle circuit around the Forêt de Chantilly. After entering T2, competitors will run the surrounding woodlands and Chateau gardens finishing within sight of the beautiful Chateau.