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The numbers really do lie sometimes

At the race packet pickup last Saturday, the guy handing out the numbers gave me a weird smile. “I hate to tell you this,” he grinned. “But your number is 666.” Okay, I laughed. The Mark of the Beast. However, … Continue reading

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Gratitude goes a long way

Last year for the Batavia Triathlon/Duathlon it was my honor to work the course as a volunteer. Our club Experience Triathlon hosts the race and it takes multiple dozens of workers to make the race go forward. From course marshalls … Continue reading

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Like running into a pile of bricks

Sunday morning is the Batavia Duathlon. And as you know, one of the more challenging facets of competing in triathlons and duathlons is the part of the race known as “the brick.” That’s when you get off the bike after a hard ride and start trying to run again. Continue reading

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The pleasures of a trippy little triathlon

By Christopher Cudworth For 11 years the town of Batavia, Illinois has hosted a sprint triathlon and duathlon. The event sells out every year and has grown to more than 800 people. That’s still a lot of swimming, running and … Continue reading

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