Porta Swim Challenge

DATE: SATURDAY MARCH 12, 2011. Porta Pool Swim Challenge – the morning of Saturday, March 12th at the Porta High School Swimming Pool in Petersburg, IL . This will be a fundraising eventto benefit the activities and needs of the Porta (community) Swimming Pool. Participants will have the opportunity to swim ½ mile, 1 mile, or 2 miles in a 60 minute period (no awards will be given, BUT … [Read more...]

Hood to Coast

For a special one-night event on 1-11-11, Hood To Coast, a documentary about the adventure that is the world’s largest relay race will be in select movie theaters across the country at 7:00 pm CT. The movie will be shown at Showplace 12 in Springfield, and other theaters. Get your tickets online now. Or take your chances on a sold out show and buy them at the theater. Hood To Coast is a … [Read more...]

Frostbite 2010 Photos and Result

300 people turnout for the 2010 Frostbite 10 and 2 miler. We had some great weather conditions considering the cold northwest wind.   HardyBreed Rabbit Tom took over 500  photos from the bottom of the fabulous HardyBreed hill just west of Bradfordton Road.  Let us know what you think of the photos! [Frostbite photos] [Frostbite results] Like what you see? Help HardyBreed out and donate a buck or … [Read more...]

New City Time Trial Results for Sept 15, 2010

We had another great night at New City tonight! The weather held off for us again-on my way home, I found that it had rained in Rochester, but not on the course! Thanks to my good friend Dave Loyd for coming down from Morton to participate tonight! We loaned him a Cervelo & he tore up the course! We all ate some dust & bugs, as the farmers were picking corn right next to the road. … [Read more...]

Abe’s Amble Results and Photos

What a great day for 10k!  The 2010 Abe's Amble is over and HardyBreed wants to congratulate all the finisher, especially the hardy working athletes that participated in Abe's Army.  HardyBreed also wants to thank its photographer Tom Kulmacz for another great round of photos.  Show Tom and HardyBreed your appreciation, please comment below or donate a suggested $5 through our donate link. [2010 … [Read more...]

New City Time Trial Results for August 18, 2010

Hi everyone! Glad to see everyone at the Time Trial tonight! We had one of our largest groups at 34 riders! Welcome back Chad & Katie! Also, welcome 5 new riders, Dee Wise, Simon Hwangpo, William Henebry, Andrew Peterson & Jake McCulley! There were 11 new best times set tonight, highlighted in bold below. Remember, there are only 3 sessions left!  If you want to squeeze one in, … [Read more...]

2010 Railsplitter & Stovepipe Triathlons

Dave Cox and Steve O'Connor put on another great round of triathlons as part of the Abraham Lincoln Tri Series.  Saturday turned out to be great conditions for racing and the Petersburg venue delivered. Congratulations to everyone that came out to race and support the local races.  Special congrats to Nicole Sommer for her overall win of the Stovepipe and to John Lawyer for his 2nd place finish … [Read more...]

State Fair Parade Run Photos & Results

The 2010 Illinois State Fair 2 Mile Parade Run was held on Thursday night.  The heat and the humidity were unbearable.   But that didn't stop a repeat win from Dan Dunbar, last year’s winner, who ran around 9:20. Bryan Glass & Neal Anderson gave him a good race.  There were some difficulties with the timing and results will be posted as soon as possible.  In the mean time... check out some of … [Read more...]

Meet Professional Triathlete Eric Bean

Join the Springfield Triathlon Club as they present  “Ask the Pro” with Eric Bean. Where: Dublin Pub on MacArthur When: Monday August 16th, 2010, 6:30 pm Eric Bean is currently on Team Timex and finished Ironman Arizona in 8:29.  He is the co-founder of Fast Forward Triathlon (FFT) and former head coach of Stanford University Triathlon team. Eric is currently training for a top 10 finish … [Read more...]

Springfield Tri Fest Results & Photos

Photos and Results are now available for the Springfield Tri Fest.  Hundreds of triathletes came out to participate and race in the 5th annual Springfield Tri Fest.  The event started out on Saturday July 24th with the Dew the Tri for Kids event at Lincoln Park.  On Sunday July 25th, the main event consisted of the Stoneman Sprint Triathlon and the Iron Abe Olympic Distance Triathlon. Photos … [Read more...]