As they say, it pays to dope. Not many clean athletes are millionaires. If you go on to Ironman’s Anti-Doping Page, it briefly discusses how doping affects the longevity of the sport. Then it quickly cuts to an advertisement for Timex Ironman watches. There isn’t even a link to, or mention of, USADA or WADA. Since Ironman … More Where Does the Prize Money Go When 1st Place Gets Caught for Doping in an Ironman Event?
This Saturday morning I trekked down to Denver for the Resolve 5k/10k which was held at City Park. It has been a LONG time since I last ran a 10k and I’m still processing how I feel about the race. In an effort to understand my relationship towards 10k racing, I went back and thought about … More Race Report: Resolve 5k/10k Denver
This was written by Daryl Horton. One of his many accomplishments this year was finishing Iceman, a 30 mile mountain bike racing in Kalkaska, Michigan. I am a cyclist but not necessarily one who ever thought about racing but since the Iceman Cometh starts in my hometown, I have been drawn to it over the … More Testimonial of Be the Beast’s First Athlete
Some days it’s a toss up whether or not to ride outside, particularly in Colorado, where the sun can light up the sky in such a way that you might assume it’s 80° outside –not 10°. Let’s face it, riding the trainer can be boring and soul-sucking. The power output isn’t the same when you’re inside unless … More Trainer or Frost Bite?
Tarak, one of our athletes, qualified for Kona last month at Arizona. Read about his race below: Not originally on my schedule, this last minute addition ended up being the most significant race of my life. After racing IM TX, IM Austria, and IM Lake Placid this year, I planned to close the season out … More Ironman Arizona Race Report by Tarak
I came into the year with expectations that, deep down, I knew I could not meet. I think I wrote down that my goals for the season were to 1) to not get injured, 2) to win a race, and 3) to get on the podium. I did not accomplish any of those goals. Not … More 2016 Season Review
The oversize luggage corner of the airport is a place of sweaty-palmed dread. It’s the last crucial piece of the travel-day puzzle…like an outside border piece. Without it, the whole thing is wobbly and you spend your whole time trying to find that last border piece while everything else gets ignored (we do a lot of puzzles). Once you … More Los Cabos 70.3 Race Report