Category Archives: Marathon

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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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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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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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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ITU Triathlon World Championships – Gold Coast, Australia

On September 16th I raced the ITU Olympic Distance Triathlon World Championships in Surfer’s Paradise, Australia.  This was the 14th time in my career I have raced the Olympic Distance Worlds and 25th time I have raced for Team USA … Continue reading

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TCSD Conversation: August 2018 – Andy Thacher

TCSD Conversation by Craig Zelent I recently had the pleasure of talking triathlon with TCSD member Andy Thacher.  Andy has done more races than any person I know.  This interview will be published just after Andy represents Team USA at … Continue reading

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TCSD Conversation: May 2018 – Tami Threet

TCSD Conversation by Craig Zelent I had the pleasure recently of talking triathlon with TCSD member Tami Threet.  Tami has been a great volunteer for TCSD over the years.  This year she stepped up and served as Coordinator for our … Continue reading

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122nd Boston Marathon

On April 16th I raced in the 122nd Boston Marathon.  This was the 16th time I have done the race and these were by far the most difficult conditions I’ve run a marathon in.  The temperature in Hopkinton at race … Continue reading

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TCSD Conversation: April 2018 – Mark Alfaro

TCSD Conversation by Craig Zelent I recently got the chance to talk triathlon with Mark Alfaro, TCSD’s new Track Coach.  We are so lucky to have Mark coaching us.  It is always great to such good volunteer leaders like Mark.  … Continue reading

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