Empathy for Your Future Self

Make your bed! A stark realization hit Olympic gold medallist Simon Whitfield after he retired from triathlon: he'd…


The Poetry of Sport

Parents have a funny way of dropping wisdom bombs on you with a swift one-liner. Check out how Simon Whitfield learned…


What's Your Origin Story?

Over the last decade, Spider-Man, Wonder Woman, Batman, Ant-Man, Deadpool, Superman, Captain America and Ironman have…


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“Training on a Busy Schedule” by Amber Renton

When I first started triathlon I remember being overwhelmed with the ramp up in training. I was already working 40-60…


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“Q&A” with Allison Micelli

The TTF caught up with advertising professional, spin instructor & expert yogi, Allison Miceli. What pushed you…


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“Why I Do Triathlon” by Ryan Duffield

My father was an avid marathon runner and triathlete. As a nine-year old boy, I idolized him. I have fond memories of…


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“Taking the Plunge in Lake Ontario” by Allison Miceli

Since I was young I have been in the water. Whether we were vacationing as a family in Myrtle Beach, taking swimming…


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“When Plans Turn Upside Down” by Melanie Boatswain-Watson

Last summer I completed my first triathlon, the sprint, so when it came time to register for my 2017 event it seemed…


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TTF Inspiration - Lynn Tougas

I was inspired to compete in this year’s TTF after Simon Whitfield put so much effort into helping promote the event. I…


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“Getting Motivated” by Jason Pomerantz

Social media has played an integral role in my training regimen and has been a great motivator as my training and…


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You’ll Never Swim/Bike/Run Alone

By: Melanie Boatswain-Watson Although completing a triathlon has been on my bucket list for a number of years, 2016…


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5 ways to make training and parenthood work

By: Jen Pinarski When I raced my first triathlon over a decade ago, my life looked very different than it does today.…


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5 Ways Training for a Triathlon Makes You a Better Student

By: Alyssa Cheung Since I got into running and dipped my feet in the triathlon world, I’ve noticed a great improvement…


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TTF Inspiration - Jen Pinarski

My TTF Goals Have Nothing to do with Getting to the Finish Line For every triathlete, there's a part of the race that…


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TTF Inspiration - Amy Hersowitz

Every year since its inception (except for 2013 when I was nursing an injury), I have competed in the TTF. I do it for…


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TTF Inspiration - John Young

I was born with achondroplasia, the most common form of disproportionate short-stature. In simple terms, I am a dwarf…


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TTF Inspiration - Amber Renton

Impossible and Crazy It's the challenge of triathlon that draws me to them. For two years I sat on the sidelines and…


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TTF Inspiration - Alex McGillivray

This year’s TTF will be my first time competing in a triathlon. My inspiration for signing up comes from my friend and…