Race 7 – Lame Duck Try-Athlon

Silly name…Hard race. Don’t judge a book by its cover for sure. I am going to change the format of the blog a bit because we had so many great pictures from this race that it is better to tell the story through these photos:

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Friday night before the race we had the opportunity to be interviewed by Sam Dick and WKYT in Lexington about Team Chad and the series. It was a lot of fun to watch the interview that night. We will try and get a link to the interview shortly.

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Races start early in the morning my dear Lincoln.

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The only part of this race that was flat was the swim. Very cool set-up. Point to point swim across a private lake.

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Steep climbs give you fast and fun descents.

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As I told the race director heading out of transition “here comes the pain”. She just smiled with a look of certainty. The hills began and continued for all 2.5 miles of the run.

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A hint of the hills.

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Down the final hill.

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Across the line.

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Podium

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Joe Babysitting baby Lincoln.

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And here is the great part…post race interview with the local news about Team Chad and this awesome season! We received so much love and support from Lame Duck.

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And this is the new favorite race picture. Shows, all in one photo, exactly what is required to allow me to head all over the country doing these races – a loving and supportive wife and a patient son. Awesome picture.

Lame Duck is a race that you need to put on your calendar. There are few races I have competed in where I have seen so much local support. This is the hardest 12 miles of racing I have ever encountered.

This was a short race that added 12 miles to the total. We are now at 147.2 miles total.

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One response to “Race 7 – Lame Duck Try-Athlon

  1. Love the photos, especially the one with you, Maggie and Lincoln! Sounds like a great race weekend! Great job!!!!!! E

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