I got my name in the paper! Pages 170-171 of January 2010 Triathlete Magazine.
Eric got 3rd! (woulda been 2nd had he not run an extra 1.5 miles by
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From the Magic Mountain Man Triathlon Press Release:
"On Saturday October 10, 2009 Renegade Racing produced the inaugural long-distance triathlon in Los Angeles County. TheMagic MountainMan Triathlon (M3 Tri) started at Castaic Lake and finished in Santa Clarit a close to Six Flags Magic Mountain amusement park. Finishers covered 70.3 miles total between the swim, bike and run courses. Participants raved about the challenging, but scenic course that wound through the older roads of Santa Clarita. Following the 1.2 mile swim in calm Castaic Lake and the 56 miles of the bike course, the athletes were elated to find the 13.1 run course flat and fast.
Professional triathlete Kirk Nelson, of Boulder, Colorado, grabbed the first place title overall, with a time of 4:31:32. "Coming from Colorado, I've always hoped someone would put on a triathlon with a challenging, mountainous bike course, rather than the traditional rolling or flat bike courses most races offer -- the M3 Bike course was far and away the most challenging bike course I've ever raced!”, said Nelson of his experience of the