America’s oldest triathlete advised the nation’s youngest triathletes at Lake Elmo Saturday. Bob Powers of St. Paul is 91-years-old. He’s been competing in triathlons for decades. A few weeks ago, he won his age group at the national triathlon championship in Milwaukee.
If you’ve always wanted to try a triathlon but weren’t sure where to start look no further. The Life Time Tri takes place right here in the Twin Cities.
Heather Lendway and Steven Mantell won the USA Triathlon Olympic-Distance National Championships on Saurday at the Milwaukee Art Museum and Discovery World. Lendway, from St. Paul, Minnesota, successfully defended her title, finishing the 1,500-meter swim, 40-kilometer bike and 10-kilometer run in 2 hours, 5 minutes, 7 seconds.
The fight against cancer is frightening and difficult especially for children. But a local event — the largest of its kind in the country — is allowing kids to help each other. Edward Moody was live in Bloomington Thursday morning with more on the Miracles Of Mitch Foundation and its MiracleKids Triathlon.
Gwen Jorgensen became the first woman to win six career ITU World Triathlon Series events, topping the field Saturday at Grant Park. Jorgensen, the Olympian from St. Paul, Minnesota, completed the 1,500-meter swim, 38.1-kilometer bike ride and 10-kilometer run in 1 hour, 55 minutes, 33 seconds.
Some of Saturday morning’s worst weather hit as athletes were preparing for the annual Lifetime Tri Minneapolis near Lake Nokomis. The final steps of any triathlon are reason to celebrate, but the finish line at the Lifetime Tri Minneapolis also meant victory over unexpected obstacles.
A Wis. man is thanking the Twin Cities triathlete who donated a kidney after a fateful meeting a few years ago.
A Twin Cities man is coming back from surgery with his sights set on completing the LifeTime Minneapolis Triathlon.