The Cold, err Rain, Never Bothered me Anyway …

2014 Lakes to Pines Triathlon; Park Rapids, MN; June 14, 2014 (by Matt Backmann) Pre-race Stayed on plan, Thursday night was pancakes, Friday lunch was a grilled chicken sandwich, and Friday night was protein, grilled chicken, with a carb, pasta. The biggest difference between this week and last week was I actually got a quality…

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2014 Fargo Half Marathon

Fargo, ND, May 10, 2014 Reports by Matt Backmann [click here] and Brandi Backmann [click here]. Fargo Half-Marathon race report (by Matt Backmann) So I skipped doing a race report for the Stride into Spring up in Bemidji a few weeks ago. Figured it was going to be more of a training day in execution…

Counting Boats and Eating Pancakes…

2014 Square Lake Triathlon; Stillwater, MN; September 8, 2013 (by Matt Backmann) What a tremendous weekend! It started on Friday with a drive down to a house that David and Nancy Lewis, Sandi Heegard, and Brandi and myself rented for the weekend.  This may have been one of the best ideas that we have had…

2013 Superiorman Triathlon

Duluth, MN; August 25, 2013 (by Rich Johnson) Wow! What an amazing experience! I saw that this triathlon existed about July of 2012, and I immediately wanted to do it, I went to college in Duluth so I was well acquainted with the course. I was not ready for that distance last year, so I…

2013 Green Lake Triathlon

Spicer, MN; August 11, 2013 by Scott Leindecker Green Lake is my old stomping grounds so I was looking forward to competing in this one again. I had not since it was the Fun in the Sun triathlon back in the 80’s, then I was just a relay swimmer. My plan was to make this…

2013 Door County Half Ironman

Door County, WI; July 21, 2013 by Matt Backman It’s long… The voices in my head tell me I’m crazy and we tend to agree with them. This was my A race for the year. All of my focus went into executing at this race since the beginning of the year. I purchased The Triathletes…

2013 Lakes to Pines Triathlon

Park Rapids, MN; June 15, 2013 Reports by Matt Backmann [click here], Woody Leindecker [click here], and Brandi Backmann [click here] Redemption! by Matt Backmann Lead-up: Chain of the Lakes was a disappoint in the beginning of the season. Never was that race a priority but it is still nice to perform up to your…