Race Recap: The Third Super-Sprint Triathlon; or, My Heart Will Explode

Race Recap: The Third Super-Sprint Triathlon; or, My Heart Will Explode
A gray sky hovered threatened rain over the Sports Core Pool in Ocean Pines that Saturday morning as the competitors stood around our transition tables. Colby, the race director for the third Super-Sprint Triathlon, gave us final instructions: 18 lengths of the pool, a six-mile bike ride, and then two laps around the lake (about ...

The Second Ocean Pines Super Sprint Tri: The Daddys 4

The Second Ocean Pines Super Sprint Tri: The Daddys
Saturday, September 17—Ocean Pines, MD. Despite the outdoor pool’s cool temperature I was swimming strong. Nearing the end of my swim I watched for someone to dip something in the pool to let me know I was on my last lap. When I turned at eight and saw nothing in the water I figured I ...

Ocean Pines Sprint Triathlon

Ocean Pines Sprint Triathlon
“He’s coming.” I rushed inside the Ocean Pines Sports Core pool and sat on the edge of the deck, my legs dangling in the water. Adrenaline was making my heart race. I was excited to get started on my first triathlon. I went to put on my goggles and couldn’t get them over my glasses. ...