The Lexington Hippos had a hell of a month of May, with both the Junior and the Age Group teams racing multiple times. The Juniors kicked off the month on May 4th at the Richmond Junior and Youth Elite Cup, giving most not only their first ever triathlon race, but a draft-legal triathlon at that! … Continue reading More May Mayhem!
This was a big month for the Hippos!! April 7, Rachel Wilson WINS the Overall Series Championship at the Shelbyville Tri Series. Full series results. At Series Race #3, Junior Hippo Hunter Cioci took 1st in M15-19, Eli Dunlap 3rd M20-24, Justin Presley 1st M25-29, Rachel Wilson 2nd F40-44. Full results April 13, Sally Corrigan … Continue reading April Recap!
The Hippos showed up on the racing circuit in a big way this weekend. It is early in the season and at this stage it is difficult to measure progress just off of indoor trainers and early-morning pool swims. The best measurement of progress comes in racing conditions, and there were several opportunities this weekend … Continue reading The Hippos Cut Their Teeth
The inaugural season for the Lexington Hippos was a mix of laughter and grit, with major milestones reached and achievements all around. Our founding goal is to grow multi-sport racing in central Kentucky, which we accomplished beginning with our first race of the year in Shelbyville (and an overall win!) until the final race of … Continue reading Celebrating 2017
The first real weekend for the Hippos kicks off this weekend at Race #2 of the Shelbyville Triathlon Series for FOUR members of the team, while another heads down to (hopefully!) warmer climes in Georgia for the LaGrange Sprint Triathlon. Lindsay, Rachel, Rick, and Tim are making the one-hour trek over to Shelbyville to race in … Continue reading The Hippos Go To Shelbyville (and LaGrange, GA)
Two races, two victories for the Lexington Hippos at the first race of the Shelbyville Triathlon Series. Full results here. Lindsay led from start-to-finish in her first overall win of the season (and career) in a display of the consistent fitness gains she has made over the last several months. Posting the fastest women's run … Continue reading Shelbyville #1: The Hippos Burst Onto The Scene
For many, their first races of 2017 are still a month or more away, but for a few of the Hippos, they'll be toeing the line for their season kick-off on Sunday at Race I of the Shelbyville Triathlon Series. Lindsay and Rachel are chasing the early-season series crown in this reverse order tri (3k … Continue reading Racing Season Begins