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TCSD Conversation: April 2019 – Danny Arnold

TCSD Conversation by Craig Zelent I recently had the pleasure of talking triathlon with Danny Arnold.  Danny is one of TCSD’s Co-Sponsorship Directors so he is playing an active role in shaping the future of our club.  In addition, Danny … Continue reading

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San Diego International Triathlon

On June 23rd I raced in one of my favorite local triathlons, San Diego International Triathlon (SDIT).  I always feel blessed by God every day to be healthy enough to do the sport I love, but this day took that … Continue reading

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123rd Boston Marathon

On April 15th I ran the 123rd Boston Marathon.  God has blessed us so much in our lives as He has enabled me and my wife Laurie to now have finished Boston 17x’s and 23x’s, respectively. Training was a bit … Continue reading

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Ironman 70.3 Oceanside – 2019

On April 6th I raced the Ironman 70.3 Oceanside.  This is just the 3rd time I have done this race, but it has become one of my favorites.  It sure is nice having such an ultra-competitive and high profile race … Continue reading

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TCSD Conversation: March 2019 – Chris Holley

TCSD Conversation by Craig Zelent I recently sat down and talked triathlon with TCSD member Chris Holley.  Chris was on my radar because I knew he was a great volunteer, but along the way I learned he has achieved some … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Half Marathon

On March 3rd I ran the St. Patrick’s Day Half Marathon in El Cajon, CA. I think the race organizer needs to check his calendar because St. Patrick’s Day is actually on March 17.  I guess they were determined to … Continue reading

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TCSD Conversation: January 2019 – Marc Sosnowski

TCSD Conversation by Craig Zelent I had the pleasure of talking triathlon with Marc Sosnowski, one of TCSD’s Sponsorship Co-Directors.  Marc and I grew up about 10 miles from one another in the suburbs of Chicago, but it took TCSD … Continue reading

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TCSD Conversation: December 2018 – World Championships

TCSD Conversation by Craig Zelent For this edition of TCSD Conversation I spoke to our members who raced World Championship events in 2018.  My hope is that more of our members will race the qualifying events.  This is a great … Continue reading

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Bonfield Express

On November 22nd I raced the Bonfield Express 5K in Downers Grove, IL.  I had a solid race as I finished in 19:06 to place 1st out of 353 men age 50-59 and 80th out of 5,174 overall finishers.  This … Continue reading

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TCSD Conversation: November 2018 – Rich Sweet

TCSD Conversation by Craig Zelent I had the privilege this month to talk triathlon with TCSD member, Rich Sweet.  In October Rich won the men’s 55-59 age group at the Ironman World Championships in Kona.  He beat the 2nd place … Continue reading

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