The annual kickoff meeting for the Bluegrass Triathlon Club will be on Monday, March 4 at Pivot Brewing in Lexington. Many of the Hippos belong to both groups, with the BTC offering larger group support at races around Kentucky, as well as playing host to several training triathlons throughout the year. Membership for the year … Continue reading March 4: Bluegrass Triathlon Club Annual Kickoff!
The Lexington Hippos are evolving in 2019, with some new members added to the Pod. After a lot of events in 2018, including Hippo accolades around the country and locally, the team started out 2019 on a Wednesday with our first group swim since the fall. Our habitat also changed for morning swim workouts, which … Continue reading 2019 Kick-Off
The summer of 2018 has featured Hippos on podiums around the country, with more results expected following USAT Age-Group National Championships on August 11 - 12!
The spring racing season has yielded some serious results for Kevin Ryan's protégés. Lindsay Westerfield recovered quickly from her impressive 9th place division finish at Ironman 70.3 Florida to place 3rd overall and 1st in her AG at the super-competitive Heart & Sole sprint triathlon in Woodford County. Coach Kevin Ryan blew the competition away … Continue reading The Hippo is the World’s Deadliest [Triathlete]
Cold winter mornings are not all the Hippos live for. Those 5am white boards are pushing us toward improved race times! Rachel Wilson made the team proud with her AG win and 4th overall female finish at the first race of the season in Shelbyville, KY. Because of the cold weather, this triathlon is raced … Continue reading Shelbyville #1
5:15am came early for the Hippos kicking off the first group workout of the year. The team returned with improved form over the previous January, but it was a reminder of how much work is required to stay fit for 2500+ yard swims. Great work was done today, as confirmed by familiar muscle soreness, and … Continue reading The Season Begins!