Tag Archives: Betty Zelent

121st Boston Marathon

On April 17th I ran the 121st Boston Marathon.  This was my 15th Boston finish and Laurie’s 21st Boston finish.  We are so thankful to God that we can still enjoy this active lifestyle. Race day was unseasonably warm.  Temperatures … 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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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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ITU Triathlon World Championships – Olympic Distance

On September 19th I raced the ITU Olympic Distance Triathlon World Championships in Chicago. This was the 22nd time I have raced for Team USA and the 11th time I have raced the Olympic distance event. I give thanks every … Continue reading

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USA Triathlon National Championships – Sprint Distance

On August 9th I raced the USA Triathlon Sprint Distance National Championships in Milwaukee, WI. I had raced in the Olympic distance race the day before so this was going to be more for fun, but I was still going … Continue reading

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USA Triathlon Sprint Distance National Championships

On August 10th I raced the USA Triathlon Sprint Distance National Championships in Milwaukee, WI. I have only raced Sprint Nationals on one other occasion. That was in 1997 at Catalina Island, CA. On that day I beat 26 other … Continue reading

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USA Triathlon Olympic Distance National Championships

On August 9th I raced the USA Triathlon Olympic Distance National Championships in Milwaukee, WI. Nationals was the lone qualifier for the 2015 World Championships in Chicago – this would be the big prize. 25 slots per age group were … Continue reading

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USA Triathlon Long Course National Championships

On June 8th I raced the USA Triathlon Long Course National Championships in Grand Rapids, MI. My purpose and goal for doing this race was to place in the top 20 of my age group to qualify for the 2015 … Continue reading

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