North Liberty, Indiana, September 17, 2016 – Stepping outside the Holiday Inn Express in Plymouth, Indiana on race day, I knew this would be an interesting one. It wasn’t exactly a downpour, but the rain was coming down hard enough that I felt compelled to run across the parking lot with suitcase in hand to my car.
Finisher medals and age group awards can be one of the treats of completing a triathlon, if only to see the creativity of the race organizers. The following pictures show the 5 most unique triathlon medals that I have received, in order of race date.
Rocky Gap State Park, Flintstone, Maryland, USA – The 25th Annual Rocky Gap Triathlon was held June 1, 2013 in Rocky Gap State Park in Western Maryland’s Allegany County. It was during this race that I received some valuable advice about run training and race fueling from a fellow senior triathlete. It was also State #15 in the ‘Triathlon Across the USA” adventure.