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OCALA, FL (March 25, 2013) – HITS Triathlon Series returned to Ocala, Florida this weekend and celebrated their second-annual weekend of racing at Carney Island Park with over 1,000 athletes – roughly double the number that participated in the event last year.
“I think people are starting to realize that what we are doing is something really special,” said Mark H. Wilson, race director with HITS Triathlon Series. “We offer opportunities for triathlon to be a family-affair, a weekend getaway and a training tool, as well as a competitive race environment. This year’s races are really taking off and 2014 is looking to be even more exciting.”Read more...
Written by Woody Wommack - Naples News
NAPLES — When James Lawrence set a goal to run 30 triathlons in 2012 and in the process set the world record, completing each race was his primary goal. On Sunday in Naples, his journey toward the world record got off to a great start when he not only finished the inaugural HITS Full Distance Triathlon, but also won the race’s overall title with a time of 10 hours, 27 minutes and 46 seconds.
“Every step the second half of the run I was feeling it,” Lawrence said. “But every time you cross that finish line it all goes away, especially when I remember why I’m doing this.”Read more...