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Iron Kid Triathlon 2013

By Colleen OK, so you are probably wondering why I am writing on a Tuesday. Well, the Iron Kid Triathlon was Saturday.  That’s a triathlon for kids. You start out swimming 50 meters in the Wells Community Pool, then you … Continue reading

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5k a day Ironkid training update

Day 2 of Colleen’s plan to do a 5K a day for one week collided with our busy schedule. By the time we got back from Ben’s baseball game in Fort Wayne, it was nearly 11 p.m. The good news: … Continue reading

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Interview with an Iron Kid

After writing up Colleen’s Iron Kid saga for yesterday’s News-Sentinel column, I thought it would be interesting to get her perspective on what it’s like to compete as a “metabolically challenged” 9-year-old athlete. The week after the Iron Kid Triathlon, … Continue reading

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From zero to hero

Lately I’ve been thinking how inspiration runs in all directions, rather than simply trickling down from the elite athletes of the world. Just this week I got motivated to tackle intervals by emulating a friend who’s a complete beginner. I … Continue reading

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