Showing posts from May, 2012

Rev3 Knoxville Olympic Distance Triathlon

Sunday, May 6 th was my second go around with the Rev3 Knoxville Olympic distance triathlon.   Long drive, but lots of good things at this race makes it worth the trip.   First, Knoxville is an excellent host city and offers a scenic and challenging course.   Having hotels within walking distance of the start and adjacent to the finish really make it convenient.   If possible I would like to make this race every year.   Here is how it went for me: We drove down Saturday with my wife Sherrie, my youngest son Jacob and his friend Brett.   Got in just in time for the pre-race meeting on the lawn at World’s Fair Park, love this place.   Got checked in and drove down a mile or two to drop off the bike in transition which is the ground floor of a parking garage.   Downtown that night just a few blocks from the hotel was a big party of some kind so we walked around and listened to the band a bit.   Ended up getting pizza for dinner and off to bed in a reasonable hour.   Only I hardly