Triathlon

Reaching for the top

CEDAR RAPIDS — Finished in the top 5 percent at the Hy-Vee 5150 National Championship. Top American at World Championship in Spain. Ranked first nationally for 16-19 age group.

A cross country and track athlete for the Warriors [...]

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A validation win

It’s been almost a week since Mount Vernon’s Daniel Bretscher won the Ironman Wisconsin Triathlon in record time.

But he’s still having trouble grasping what he did.

“I’ve been asked a lot abou [...]

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Photos: Pigman Triathlon

PALO — Triathletes from all around the Midwest gathered again at the Pleasant Creek State Park in Palo on Sunday for the annual Pigman Triathlon.

Men and women competed in Long and Olympic distance triathlons. In the Olympic race, Lon [...]

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Prairie coaches lead by example

PALO — Motivation to promote fitness can be found within a Cedar Rapids Prairie coach and his duel with diabetes.

Girls assistant cross country coach Mike Dankert received news he had diabetes about three years ago, and has bee [...]

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Area athletes claim top Pigman finishes

PALO — As Daniela Williams turned the final corner at the Pigman Triathlon sprint race on Sunday, the North Liberty native had the support of a home crowd cheering her on.

With that support behind her, Williams was able to fini [...]

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2014 running calendar

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COMMUNITY: Workout with a purpose

Editor’s note: Jason Clark of Iowa City is a group exercise instructor at North Dodge Athletic Club and a participant in Eastern Iowa runs, duathlons and triathlons.

By Jason Clark, community contributor

It’s was a long, [...]

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