Ironman 70.3 Racine

Race reports and information on Ironman 70.3 Racine
  • Ironman 70.3 Racine 2015: Jennifer Borst's Report

    by Jennifer Borst

    Jen came out of the water strong at Ironman 70.3 RacineIronman 70.3 Racine
    1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike, 13 mile run
    Racine, Wisconsin
    July 18, 2015

    This is my second triathlon season. I began the art of learning to swim period, but more specifically, freestyle, in January of 2014. Last year consisted of sprint triathlons, with Cyman in September being my first Olympic. This year, Ironman 70.3 Racine was my A race, and my first half Ironman.  Continue reading

  • Ironman 70.3 Racine: Tami Ritchie’s Race Report

    by Pro Triathlete Tami

    Tami Ritchie at Ironman 70.3 RacineIronman 70.3 Racine was a beautiful race, swimming in the clear water of Lake Michigan, biking on the gently rolling Wisconsin country roads, and running along the lake on a path and roads lines with many cheering spectators.

    Saturday morning I went for a practice swim in Lake Michigan. The water was cold (around 65 degrees) but calm and clear. On race morning the winds had picked up and there were significant waves and chop. The swim was a bit brutal. I had a mini panic attack, but I didn't even notice the temp. My swim went ok, but the mini panic attack set me back at the beginning and I never quite made up the time I lost.

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