Category Archives: Triathlon

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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USA Triathlon National Championships – Cleveland

On August 11th I raced the USA Triathlon National Championships (Olympic Distance) in Cleveland, OH.  Nationals is always one of my most important races of the year.  The primary goal this year was to get 1 of the 18 slots … Continue reading

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Ironman 70.3 Muncie

On July 14th I raced Ironman 70.3 Muncie in Indiana.  I had actually done this race back in 1991 when it was called the Muncie Endurathon.  It was my 27th triathlon and my 1st Half Ironman distance race.  My finish … Continue reading

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San Diego International Triathlon – #300

On June 24th I raced the San Diego International Triathlon.  This was my 300th career triathlon so I was determined to have a great race.  It all went well as I placed 1st out of 25 men age 55-59 and … Continue reading

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TCSD Conversation: June 2018 – Keith Benline

TCSD Conversation by Craig Zelent I had the pleasure recently of talking triathlon with Keith Benline.  Keith is a long time member and sponsor of TCSD as the owner of Robert’s Auto Service.  Keith is passionate about giving back to … Continue reading

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LA Tri Series Triathlon

On May 12th I raced the LA Tri Series Triathlon at Bonelli Park in San Dimas, CA.  This was my 4th race in 5 weeks.  It went well as I placed 1st out of 13 men in the 55-59 age … 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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35th Wildflower Long Course Triathlon

On May 5th I raced in the 35th Wildflower Long Course Triathlon at Lake San Antonio, CA in the wine country of central CA.  This was my 14th time racing Wildflower as it is one of my favorite races of … 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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Ironman 70.3 Oceanside

On April 7th I did my first race of 2018 at Ironman 70.3 Oceanside and it went very well.  We had ideal conditions as the low temperature at the start of the race at 7am was in the high 50’s … Continue reading

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