Tag Archives: Betty Zelent

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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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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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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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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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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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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