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It’s Time to give it a TRI

photocredit: BY: RACHEL SMITH I found this article on  It includes tips and advice for those looking to do their first triathlon.  As I skimmed through the slides, it hit me that anyone really CAN give it a TRI.
  1. Dispel your Fears
    1. This is a big one. Because, honestly, it can be scary.  And most...
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Time to Spring Ahead!

photocredit: BY: RACHEL SMITH It’s hard to believe the time is, once again, upon us to turn our clocks forward.  Saturday night, before you settle into your warm bed for the night, you’ll need to set your clock ahead for one hour; a symbol of one of the greatest times of the year. Spring. Yes, it’s hard to...
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A Few Tips & Tricks for TRI Training

BY: RACHEL SMITH I know what you’re thinking:  Triathlons are for the super-athletic.  The people who spend hours and hours at the gym each day.  The gung-ho, only-eat-healthy-and-workout types. Well… that’s not entirely true.  In fact, TRI Clear Lake is the perfect example of where one could start on their Triathlon journey.  It’s a mix of newbies...
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Who’s Ready for Spring?

photocredit: Washington Post BY: RACHEL SMITH It’s been a long time, probably since I was a kid, that I can remember a worse winter than this one.  As we just experienced the 9th snow day for our students here in Clear Lake, it leaves me wondering just how long after Memorial Day they’ll still be in school. This...
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