Submitted by Bill Plock on October 26th, 2021

    The USA Triathlon Foundation announced today it is now accepting applications for the fourth annual USA Triathlon Foundation Ambassador Team. The USA Triathlon Foundation Ambassador Team is a group of dedicated individuals who are committed to raising awareness for the USA Triathlon Foundation and its mission, which is transforming lives through sport by opening pathways to swimming, biking, and running for all. The application window runs from Oct 15th through Nov 5th. Read more

    • Let Your Next Race “Call You” and Don’t Be Afraid to Answer, Thank You Alamosa

      Submitted by Bill Plock on October 25th, 2021

      For me, in 2021, perhaps the memories of Alamosa in 2020 became my beacon of clarity or at least my landing place to compete again. In 1932 Amelia Earhart landed in Alamosa because it was the last clear place she saw after she flew into a dust storm in Eastern Colorado and she needed to land.

      Maybe I needed to compete. Maybe she needed some fuel and something to eat. Maybe it’s kinda the same thing.  Read more

      • Behind the Scenes, Beyond the Podium with Racing Underground

        Submitted by Bill Plock on October 12th, 2021

        Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at an organized sports event? How much time and effort does it take to go into a single event? How do organizers deal with the unexpected while still pulling off a successful event? And finally, what details do organizers wish participants knew? Read more

        • Still a Couple of Triathlons in Colorado in October

          Submitted by Bill Plock on September 27th, 2021

          The Last Call Triathlon at Boyd Lake near Loveland was the last triathlon along the front range but there are still a couple of opportunities to race in Montrose and Alamosa. The Black Canyon Triathlon (Montrose) October 2nd and the Splashland Triathlon (Alamosa) October 19th are still on the calendar. These are pool based triathlons and in Alamosa the pool is a hot springs–and the swim is last.  Read more