Category Archives: Running Race

Glen Ellyn Freedom Four Mile Race

On July 4th I ran the Glen Ellyn Freedom Four Mile Race in my hometown of Glen Ellyn, IL.  I have had a lot of practice on this course as this was the 16th time I’ve done this race.  I … Continue reading

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TCSD Conversation: April 2017 – Monica Sberna

TCSD Conversation by Craig Zelent I had the pleasure recently of getting to know Monica Sberna, the Volunteer Coordinator for the Triathlon Club of San Diego.  Monica has a huge heart as you will see with all the money she … Continue reading

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TCSD Conversation: March 2017 – Carl Johnson

TCSD Conversation by Craig Zelent I recently got to talk triathlon with TCSD member Carl Johnson.  Carl has always led an active lifestyle and he just wrapped up another stellar performance representing the TCSD in the USA Triathlon National Challenge … Continue reading

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TCSD Conversation: February 2017 – James Ismailoglu

TCSD Conversation by Craig Zelent I recently had the chance to talk triathlon with James Ismailoglu.  James does a lot of heavy lifting for the TCSD as he is our Membership Director and one of our beginner coaches.  If you … Continue reading

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TCSD Conversation: December 2016 – Tim Price

  TCSD Conversation by Craig Zelent  I had the pleasure recently of talking triathlon with Tim Price who has given his heart and soul to the TCSD. Tim is our newly elected TCSD Events and Program Director.  We are so … Continue reading

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Bonfield Express 5K

  On Thanksgiving Day I ran the 13th Annual Bonfield Express 5K in Downers Grove, IL.  The race is held in honor of Jim Bonfield who passed away in 2003 after complications of Hodgkin’s Disease, Leukemia and Rheumatoid Arthritis.  Jim … Continue reading

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Kangaroo Island Half Marathon

On August 27th I ran the Kangaroo Island Half Marathon and my wife, Laurie, ran the Full Marathon in South Australia.  Kangaroo Island is a big place (1700 square miles) and home to a lot of wildlife.  Many of the … Continue reading

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Freedom Four

On July 4th I raced one of my all-time favorite events – the Freedom Four Mile Run in my hometown of Glen Ellyn, IL.  I was back in the Chicago area for the holiday weekend visiting family so I decided … Continue reading

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TCSD Conversation: Bob Babbitt – May 2016

TCSD Conversation by Craig Zelent I had the pleasure recently to talk triathlon with the legendary funky dude, Bob Babbitt.  Bob is a TCSD member as well as a member of the Ironman Hall of Fame and the USA Triathlon … Continue reading

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120th Boston Marathon

  On April 18th I ran the 120th Boston Marathon. Thankfully I keep pretty good records because there are days when it seems like I’ve done all 120. This year was my 14th Boston finish and Laurie’s 20th. This was … Continue reading

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