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The Next Season

We have gone through a tremendous amount of changes that have seemed to be ‘awful’ in the moment. Accepting in my thoughts that this period is really like ‘no other’ has helped me keep everything in check and what these disappointments really mean. I have learned and tried to build strength for the future race […]

What to train when you can’t train

by: Carolynne Simons The body keeps score. It’s constantly talking to you, and if you’ve ever been knocked off your feet? You know exactly what I’m talking about.  Life-threatening injuries. May 15th marked a big OFF day in my training log. Following that, I put my business on hold, let people step in around the […]

On being a black female athlete

What’s harder than putting on a wet wetsuit?

This sucks! I almost wish my biggest challenge right now was trying to put on a wet wetsuit, but it’s not. I think it is safe to say that we all had an expectation for how this summer was going to play out and so far it is not working out that way. For the […]

Race Day Countdown

By Angela Lilly Here we are! You’ve had months of planning, training, learning, nutrition consumption and hopefully, great race day experiences in your blood. As soon as I wake up one week from race day, it’s called “race day countdown”.  We have many challenges, juggling family, career and triathlon training. Here’s some tips for this […]

How to be a Student Athlete

I recently finished 6 years of school completing my undergraduate degree and post-graduate degree.  Training for triathlon can be tough for anyone. School is a time for finding yourself and there are so many opportunities. I am going to lay out some tips on how to train for triathlon during the post-secondary school year. Always […]

Life will happen, so let it

By Dempsey Cruz It’s hard to believe how quickly this race season has come and gone. I remember looking forward to another fun year of racing back in May, and it definitely feels like September arrived just like a blink of an eye.  Being an age-group athlete has its challenges, mainly having to juggle my […]

Preparing for the Swim in the Pool

Race Simulation Pool Workouts to Prepare for the Swim Created by: Stevie Blankenship For many of us busy athletes it can be hard to get to the pool, but also, getting to swim open water safely can be a hassle as it is sometimes hard to sync up times to swim with other swimmers, throughout […]

Training and Racing Old School

By Tim Doris As I prepared to go for one of my lunch hour runs at the end of June. As on all my runs I would periodically glance at my wrist looking for the data that would appear, my pace, heart rate and distance travelled so far. But on this particular day my watch […]

Give Them Opportunities and Watch Them Grow

Sunday, July 14th, 2019 marked my return to Gravenhurst to compete in the Multsport Canada Triathlon Series Sprint Duathlon. When I first competed in Gravenhurst in 2016, I made the trek up to the Muskoka area solo as I was unfamiliar with the race course, venue and a little inexperienced with the steps and procedures  […]