Tuesday, September 2, 2014

January 2014. P.F. Chang's Rock and Roll Marathon Sunday and Kid's rock on Saturday

Nice to chill with some of the racers after the race.
After the race a little brunch in the VIP tent.
At the finish after escorting the race leaders since 2005.

November 2013 El Tour De Tucson. 46 degrees and torrential rain. Almost a swim meet!

 Riding El Tour with the SynCardia Cycling Team since 2002.
 Always sunny and windy.
Not this year.
Nasty weather, muddy deep water roads a dangerous ride.
Bill comes in soggy and beat after a long cold, wet ride around Tucson, AZ.
Almost drowned friends Chris Paxton from K.C and Bill at the finish after a cold wet race.

June 1, 2014, Year eight for our teams competing at Escape From Alcatraz.

Bill and Brian, friends and team mates competing all over from Louisville to Gold Coast and points in between.
Eric introduces first place Team I Chris, Randy and Ray.
Eric introduces Team II Bill, Ken and Brian.
Post race chillin.
Randy after great 57 minute ride only 2 minutes behind winning womens time.
Ray comes ashore in his eighth Escape.
Brian & Ray pre race bus ride to boat for start.
Carol now with Kaiser and Brian friends from working in
North Carolina Hospital.
Zachery's in Berkley for post Escape Lunch.
Bill, Ray and Brian from Team USA.

Friday, August 29, 2014

Houston July 2014 TGA Rice University and Hilton Americas

Ray and Bill in Houston after the games.
World Triathlon Team members.
on right
 Tripp Swenk 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games Back Stroker Team USA Olympic Gold and Silver Medalist.
Second Place 50 Breast Stroke.
(In 50 and 100 winner Billy Klahn of Iowa broke my 2008 set US records.)
Randy wins Cycling Time Trial and Road Race.
(Third place finisher Joe Kratzer of Ohio just passed in car accident after games.)
100 Back Stroke 4th place.
Randy Wins at the Track.
Second Place 100 Breast

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

November 17, 2013 Ford Ironman @ Tempe Towne Lake.

November 23, 2013 El Tour De Tucson sponsored by UMC.

In 11 and 17 days our Foundation athletes and friends will be competing in these major events in the Southwest US.
Last Sunday was the Competitor groups Women's 5K, 10K and Half Marathon from 75th ST and Main St in Scottsdale to the finish line in Tempe Beach Park.
Also on Sunday we had athletes running in the Phoenix 5K and 10 K.

Also coming up is the PF Chang's Rock N Roll Marathon in mid January.

Back to the drawing board as we all do our final preperation for these races.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013


We will miss our team mate and friend Steve Fratus of Oakland Hills Ca.
We dedicated our Pacific Grove Triathlon to his memory.
Great picture of Steve out skiing with his son.
Steve passed away last month.
You will live on in our hearts and minds.
May God Bless and Keep You Steve.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

September 13, 14 & 15, 2013 Pacific Grove Triathlon

Last weekend was our Pacific Grove Triathlon at Lovers Point.
The bike leg was up and back along Pebble Beach what a beautiful area.
Sunday Starting in the Front Row.
 
Sunrise Sunday @ Lovers Point Swim Start.
 
My trained Guard Sea Gull watching my bike.
Not a Magpie like in OZ.
 
Swim start and T 1.
 
Run Finish Line.
 
Dennis T1 on Saturday.
 
Randy Saturday T1 to bike out.
 
Marissa T 1 Saturday.
 
Dennis on T 2 to run out on Saturday.
 
Swim start Sunday Waves of starter groups.
 
Bike in Bill T 2 to Donnie.
 
Donnie to Run Out on Sunday.
 
Bill and Donnie Dennis had left after Podiums Sunday.
 
Jerry T 2 to Bike Out Saturday.
 
Team Two T 1 Marissa, Jerry and Heather Saturday.