Clinton Lake Trail Race Report

by Adam Hawkins My New Year’s Resolution for 2011 was simple: I would participate in a race or a triathlon every month. Since I love trail running, I tried to find as many trail races as close to home as possible.  Luckily, there would be a trail race held in March in nearby Clinton.   This was the first year a 10 mile race was offered at Clinton Lake. It is held in conjunction with … [Read more...]

Triathlon: Basics & Beyond – March 15th

The Southern Illinois University (SIU) Sports Medicine providers, Triharder productions and Hardy Breed are sponsoring Triathlon: Basics & Beyond training to help local athletes prepare for the summer triathlon season. When The event will be held on Tuesday, March 15, 2011 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Simmons Cancer Institute, 315 W. Carpenter Street, Springfield. What Some of the topics … [Read more...]

Join Fast Forward Triathon at the White Lake Training Camp in NC.

Join Fast Forward Triathlon Pro Development Team April 1-3 in North Carolina.  A bargain $449 for an all inclusive, lodging (heated cabins), meals, 30min massage. All you have to do is eat, sleep, train and learn. Find out more at … [Read more...]

Results – 24th Annual Bill Jensen Memorial Tour de Groundhog

The 24th Bill Jensen Memorial Tour de Groundhog Cyclocross was a Big Success! The warm weather (55-65 degrees) and sun was a welcome sight. There is no doubt that Spring is near. Below is a brief on the race results. RACES: In the Women's race Beverly Enslow (PBC) just rode away for the WIN followed by Gina Kenny (Turin) and Amy Dykema (Team MACK). Jacob Schilling, Joshua Mittelberg and … [Read more...]

Springfield Tri Club meeting Feb 19

Reminder: Don't forget the social this Saturday! Please Let Brenda, Tri Club President know if you are planning to attend so we have a good head count for PAO. Email her today at The Springfield Tri Club will be hosting a meeting/social on Saturday, February 19th from 7-10 at PAO Bistro in the Gables.  Everyone is welcome and all members and prospective members should … [Read more...]

Below Zero

There has been a lot of talk lately on the Danial's running plan and VDOT scores.  I'm excited to hear Eric talk about all of this at the Triclub social.  When my brother first showed me the plan, I thought "no way, I can't run 40-50 miles a week and not get injured."  In the past I had been plagued by injuries from too many miles too soon.  But I just did 51 miles this week and I love it. My … [Read more...]

And now for something completely different…

HardyBreed has been going strong for over 3 years now and after building and building, until we climaxed with Ironman Wisconsin last year.  It was not only physically challenging but mentally draining. And this why the website has been in limbo for the past few months.  Instead of posting our daily training logs, I have finally gotten all the Rabbits to move over to to track time and … [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...]

Some motivational pictures

Just quick Google search and you can come up with some pretty good motivational pictures.  The baby, one-armed push-up should be enough. Check them out here >>> … [Read more...]