OUTSPOKEN: WOMEN IN TRIATHLON SUMMIT

Outspoken: Women in Triathlon Summit 2018 They say all roads lead to Rome – meaning all paths lead to the center of things – or literally the city of Rome in ancient times, when all roads actually did.  In women’s triathlon our ‘road to Rome’ led us to Tempe for the inaugural Outspoken: Women in…

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Welcome Laura – Poppy Sports’ newest blogger

Hello! Allow me to introduce myself, one of Poppy Sports’ newest bloggers. I’m Laura, a Denver native and an obsessive runner, intermediate cyclist, rusty swimmer, and hopefully a beginner triathlete in the coming year. I have completed one full marathon, five half-marathons, four 10k’s, countless 5K’s, and one short-course duathlon. I am preparing for a…

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Poppy Sports Triathlon Training Camp Coach is Honored at the Sportswomen of Colorado Annual Awards 2011

The 2011 Sportswomen of Colorado annual awards took place on March 13th in Denver.  This award pays tribute to Colorado’s outstanding female athletes and to persons who have contributed to girl’s and women’s athletics and Poppy Sports was thrilled to be a part of the evening. Amongst those honored this year were the trio of…

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Five Top Tips for Planning Training for a Triathlon

Racing Strategy Planning the race season when it is still winter outside can be a great part of the tri season!  Do you start with lofty goals beyond your ability, and then fine-tune them down to reality?  We do, but always with a new goal in mind for the year.  Planning ahead is the starting…

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Running Technique. What Running Technique?

The Running Beast I have a beast, and the beast’s name is Running Technique. He is a brutal pig and I am out to tame him (I’ve decided he’s male.)   While I may have a smug confidence in swimming and power on the bike, running has always let me down. You name it, pace, technique,…

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Lessons learned from a first triathlon

Poppy Sports fan and dear friend, Sarah Hardman, shares the experience of her first triathlon late this summer in Kent, UK. Lessons learned from my first triathlon – 7 Oaks Sprint Triathlon by Sarah Hardman, Runner, Cyclist, Swimmer and now Triathlete, oh and Marketing Guru at The British Library Swim over… show me the bike…

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Introducing Teresa Rider, Ironman age group world champion and Poppy Sports Tri Camp Trainer

By Poppy Sports Roving Reporter – Bonnie Glover I recently had the chance to talk with a very experienced triathlete, Teresa Rider, an British Expat now residing in Boulder, Col. She has competed in countless events over the course of 28 years and has been on the podium 11 times for her age group and…

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