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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2015 Pleasant Prairie open water swims begin June 4

Triathletes will again be able to practice their open water swimming in Pleasant Prairie’s Lake Andrea through the summer. Under the new direction of the Aquatics department at the RecPlex, the program has a few changes from previous years, but continues to offer weekly open water swims and pre-race swims for the Pleasant Prairie Triathlon and the Iron Girl Pleasant Prairie Triathlon.

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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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Race Day Event’s Madison Aquathon Series begins this week

Race Day Event’s Madison Aquathon Series begins this week, with the first race Thursday evening at 7pm, Warner Beach Park. The series continues with races on June 11, July 9, July 23, and Aug 13. Milwaukee series starts next week!

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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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USA Triathlon USA announces their 2015 Junior Elite Series

USA Triathlon USA announces their 2015 Junior Elite Series races, leading to the Youth  Elite and Junior Elite National Championships on Aug 1. Races are set for May 3 in Richmond, VA, June 7 in Pleasant Prairie, WI, June 20 in Monroe, WA, & July 12 in West Des Moines, IA. These draft-legal races are open to ages 13-19. http://ow.ly/Ju0Sh