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Lessons from Kona

Amber Ferreira was excited to come to Kona to race with the top athletes from around the world in the Ironman World Championship. Crossing the finish line with a time of 9:45:41, Ferreira showed the athletes and spectators what she … Continue reading

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Alison Powers Announces Retirement after Banner Year with UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team

Alison Powers came to the UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team with numerous victories under her belt such as the Pan American time trial championship title and the US National criterium championship title. While she was wearing the UHC blue, Powers, with … Continue reading

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Ironman Chattanooga for The Boot Campaign

On September 28th, Amy Cotta made her second attempt to be the first woman to complete a full Ironman in combat boots and a military pack. Through online and offline donations, she raised $1500.00 for the Boot Campaign. Here is … Continue reading

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Challenged Athletes Foundation 21th Annual Aspen Medical Products San Diego Triathlon Challenge Raises $1.18 Million For Challenged Athletes

Over the weekend, Swiftwick had the opportunity to be a part of the 21st Annual Aspen Medical Products San Diego Triathlon Challenge (SDTC). With 5,000 supporters, spectators and participants, the Challenge Athletes Foundation was able to raise $1.8 million to … Continue reading

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How to add some fun to your marathon training from an 11 year old

Nikolas Toocheck is an 11 year old boy who decided to run a marathon on all 7 continents, making him the youngest person to complete this endeavor.  Toocheck started running after he watched his dad complete the NYC marathon. He … Continue reading

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Everyone loves great socks and a costume party

__________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________ After all the videos, the winner has finally been decided.Congrats to Michael Tsiaklides!               ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Tired of constantly reaching for the jar of Ragu? Try this Pesto Pasta with Sun Dried Tomatoes and Roasted … Continue reading

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UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team Concludes Groundbreaking 2014 Season

The UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling team has wrapped up their 2014 season with tremendous success. Even though this season was the first year to launch a new women’s program alongside the men, they lined their roster with top tiered women while … Continue reading

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Road Tested Living is a blog created by Tom Kyrk that gives tips and tools for truckers to help enhance the quality of life they lead on the road. While at the Great American Trucking Show (GATS), Kyrk stopped by … Continue reading

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Ruben Sanca’s Final Recap of Twin Cities Marathon

Ruben Sanca, who is a Swiftwick athlete, has been determined to run a marathon at the US Olympic Standard of 2:18. After just missing his goal at the Boston Marathon by 65 seconds, he was more focused than ever leading … Continue reading

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Matthew Flaherty breaks 63 km record at the 3rd Patagonian International Marathon

The third edition of the Patagonian International Marathon officially came to an end last Saturday on a spectacular day in the majestic Torres del Paine National Park, recently voted as an eighth wonder of the world and located in Chile’s … Continue reading

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