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Written by Eric Olds Thursday, 11 September 2014 15:52
With ‘cross season fast approaching, I decided to head up to the northwest corner of Maine to the Northwoods Gravel Grind to test out my fitness. This was a first time event held on a mix of paved, graded gravel, and rough logging/4wd roads in Rangeley, Maine. This year’s course was 35 miles with about 12 of that on pavement, but the promoter intends to lengthen it in the future. Although this event awarded prizes and kept time, it was pretty casual and had more of a recreational ride atmosphere.
Written by Jon Mellinger Wednesday, 10 September 2014 17:35
This year was supposed to be my year in triathlon. My training was consistent throughout the fall and winter. I was feeling good and everything came to a screeching halt when I tore up my ankle. And if it sounds like I’m complaining, you would be correct! Regardless, I wanted to complete another triathlon to see if the grind would really be that bad. So here we go, Camden Sport Triathlon. The website didn't have much to say about the course other than the distances but the forecast was great and I was actually looking forward to the longer distances of an Olympic distance tri.