HFP Racing July News

Shannon_COP_instructions_croppedThe voice of HFP Racing, Rich Fowler got some great passionate discussion going from his recent blog posted last week. It was such a great response Rich decided to do a follow-up to the article. So…I decided to put them both in our July News for everyone to enjoy.  Enjoy!

Men over 40 should not run triathlons
In a recent article published in Bloomberg news (seen here) a researcher presents a very well-constructed case as to why men over the age of 40 should not consider participating in the sport of triathlon. The article cites the obvious strain on an untrained body [READ MORE]

A follow-up to the above blog posting
So it seems we struck a nerve responding to the article about 40 year olds not being triathletes.  Remember Brian Lamee of Findlay who credits triathlon with saving his life too?  He kindly chimed in to add a new perspective to our little discussion:
“Ok, so after Bloomberg recently published this article it has a bunch of people in the triathlon community outraged and yes, I am one of those people.  Considering that triathlon saved my life.  First to be fair to the writer of this article before I go completely nuts, please read it so you have some context. [READ MORE]


FIT Caesar CreekRace #3 – (July 13-14) Caesar Creek State Park [GET REGISTERED] The third stop on the FIT Family Series is at the beautiful Caesar Creek State Park. Triathletes will be treated to swim courses in the beautiful Caesar Creek Lake. Duathletes will start off with a fast out and back run within the park. The bike courses are described as rolling on mostly winding country roads surrounding the park. The final run is an out and back run that features a long section across the old dam levy on gravel roads.

Caesar Creek State Park is highlighted by clear blue waters, scattered woodlands, meadows and steep ravines. The 3,741-acre park offers some of the finest outdoor recreation in southwest Ohio including boating, hiking, camping and fishing. [GET REGISTERED]

Commit to be Fit_REV (1)DON’T MISS OUT OF THIS EXCITING WEEKEND – With over 2000 total participants expected, the Commit To Be Fit Multisport Festival powered by Giant Eagle offers something for the entire family. The festival kicks off Saturday with the Women’s Only Triathlon, followed by the Kids Splash & Dash. Sunday features the sprint & Olympic Triathlon and Duathlon which offers participants a unique point-to-point bike course starting from Alum Creek State Park and finishing in downtown Columbus in the Arena District.  [GET REGISTERED]