Tough Mudder introduces a bit less tough race

The Tough Mudder adds a shorter, half distance race for 2016 – the Tough Mudder Half. 5 miles, 12+ obstacles, but no ice, fire, or electricity! Races in LA, Mesa AZ, Smithville TX, Doswell VA, and May 22 in the Chicago Area (Rockford airport).

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What Ultraman competitions do to the body

Researchers at FSU take first-ever look at the toll Ultraman endurance competitions take on the body. An Ultraman consists of a 6.2-mile open water swim, followed by a 90-mile bike ride on the first day, a 172-mile bike ride on the second day, and a double marathon — a 52.4-mile run – on the third day.

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Boulder Marathon director gives up races for seven years

Race director of the cancelled 2013 and 2014 Boulder Marathons agrees not to organize any races for 7 years. The Boulder District Attorney’s office is also seeking $200,000 from Boulder Marathon LLC to compensate runners for the two cancelled races, plus possible civil penalties.

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SE Wisconsin Triathletes! Milwaukee Aquathon Series begins May 28

SE Wisconsin Triathletes! Milwaukee Aquathon Series begins May 28 in Menomonee Park in Menomonee Falls. Five Thursday evening races to keep you sharp all summer: 1000m swim + 5K run.

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Wheel & Sprocket’s Bike Expo Sale returns

Wheel & Sprocket’s Bike Expo Sale returns to Milwaukee this weekend, featuring seminars, loads of vendors and exhibitors, blowout prices, and a new trade-in program — bring your old bike, get a gift card for the value, and go shopping!

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