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Challenge Yourself!

Date: 
02/06/2009 - 09:40
Date: 
02/06/2009 - 09:40

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January-March 2009 By Mike Arenberg

It is one of the strangest things in this strange life that those who work the hardest, who subject themselves to the strictest discipline, who give up certain pleasurable things in order to achieve a goal, are the happiest of men.
— Brutus Hamilton

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Bass Pro Shops Outdoor Fitness Festival

Date: 
01/29/2009 - 12:33
Date: 
01/29/2009 - 12:33

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January-March 2009 From Staff Reports Springfield—The Bass Pro Shops Outdoor Fitness Festival wrapped up a week’s worth of activities with the Bass Pro Shops Conservation Marathon and Maynard Cohick Half Marathon.

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Date: 
11/23/2008 - 17:34

November/December 2008 / By Dave Nielsen. Coaching is both a science and an art. It requires the ability to assess and assist in the acquisition of skills paramount to success. Science provides insight and direction in regard to mechanics, physiology, psychology and learning. Art involves the effective application of this wealth of knowledge to individual athletes and/or the team.

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Date: 
11/23/2008 - 17:32

November/December 2008 By Ben Rosario. Two years ago a September cross country tradition was born when the gun went off at the inaugural Forest Park Cross Country Festival. From the outset, the meet distinguished itself with an announcer, music, Euro-style course and fan-friendly atmosphere.

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Date: 
11/23/2008 - 17:30

KCMarathon.jpg November/December 2008 by Jeff Birnbaum. KANSAS CITY—After nearly 3 hours and 26.2 miles of pain, sweat and exhaustion, it came down to this. Rael Murrey and Megan Earney racing toward the finish line of the Waddell & Reed Kansas City Marathon on Oct. 18 stride for stride, mustering every ounce of recycled energy in one last effort to capture the victory.

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Date: 
11/23/2008 - 17:28

LakeStLouisTri.JPG November/December 2008 / By James Feher. It’s easy to find stories of inspiration at any triathlon, from the elite athletes who regularly win the events, to the age groupers who have trained for months to get a Personal Record, to those who are doing their very first triathlon event.

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Date: 
11/23/2008 - 17:26

November/December 2008 / By Drew Langenberg. Most of us have been there before. You get out of bed, hyped and ready race. You’ve paid the registration fee, trained for months and told all of your friends how you’re going to set a new Personal Record. You’re going cross that finish line with your arms up even in a driving rain.

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Date: 
11/12/2008 - 15:39

MORTphoto.jpg September/October 2008 By Shawn Love. OLATHE—At 11 a.m. on Friday, July 18, the thud of a hammer hit the ground at Kansas University, and the “Battle for Middle Earth” had begun!

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Coffee with Coach: Is More ($) Better?

Date: 
11/12/2008 - 15:38
Date: 
11/12/2008 - 15:38

September/October 2008 By Mike Arenberg. When it comes to training I’m often asked, “Is more better?” Recently I was asked an additional question regarding equipment for triathlons: “Is more faster?” No other topic is more confusing or contentious than equipment used in triathlons, especially in regard to swimming and cycling. Is a $5,000 bike truly faster than a $1,500 bike?

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Date: 
11/12/2008 - 15:36

September/October 2008 By Drew Langenberg. “Growing like crazy.” That’s how Ultramax owner Mark Livesay describes triathlon in Missouri. Most in the sport feel the same. It’s growing so fast, you can feel the excitement when they talk about it.

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