Category Archives: 2017

Bonfield Express 5K Turkey Trot

On November 23rd I raced the Bonfield Express 5K Turkey Trot in Downers Grove, IL.  This was the 3rd consecutive year I have done this race.  The previous 2 years I ran 19:32 and 19:36 and won my age group.  … Continue reading

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TCSD Conversation: November 2017 – Anne Quadrini Rogers

TCSD Conversation by Craig Zelent I have known Anne Quadrini Rogers for a few years, but got to know her much better from our trip this summer to USA Triathlon Nationals in Omaha.  Anne is one of my favorite people … Continue reading

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K1 Speed

On Friday after work my department went out to K1 Speed for a team building event.  If you are not familiar, K1 is indoor go-cart racing.  We had done this once before and it was a lot of fun. There … Continue reading

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LA Tri Series Legends Triathlon

On October 15th I raced my final triathlon for 2017.  This was the LA Tri Series race at Bonelli Park in San Dimas.  We had a gorgeous day as the temperatures were in the 70’s at the start of my … Continue reading

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TCSD Conversation: October 2017 – Diane Ridgway

TCSD Conversation by Craig Zelent I had the pleasure recently of talking triathlon with TCSD member Diane Ridgway.  Diane has accomplished a lot in her endurance career from ultramarathons to Ironman.  Diane recently won her age group at Ironman Wisconsin … Continue reading

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ITU Triathlon World Championships – Rotterdam

On September 17th I raced the ITU Triathlon World Championships in Rotterdam.  This was the 23rd race where I have represented Team USA in a World Championship over my career.  I am very proud of that accomplishment and very thankful … Continue reading

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Ironman 70.3 World Championships – Chattanooga

On September 10th I raced the Ironman 70.3 World Championships in Chattanooga, TN.  Doing this race had been a goal of mine for nearly 2 years as I knew it would offer me a chance to see some of my … Continue reading

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TCSD Conversation: September 2017 – John Healy

TCSD Conversation by Craig Zelent I had the great pleasure recently to sit down and talk triathlon with one of the TCSD’s earliest members, John Healy.  John has been racing triathlons since the earth started to cool.  He has seen … Continue reading

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TCSD Conversation: August 2017 – Hiro Iwamoto

TCSD Conversation by Craig Zelent I had the pleasure recently of talking triathlon with TCSD member Hiro Iwamoto.  Hiro has led an amazing life.  His story is sure to inspire you when you face your next challenge.  I am so … Continue reading

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USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships

On August 12th I raced the USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships in Omaha, NE.  My pie in the sky goal was to place top 10 in my age group and get on the podium.  The podium goes 10 deep … Continue reading

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