Door County Triathlon Results

Jeff Tarkowski survived a hard-fought half marathon leg to win theĀ  Door County Triathlon Half Ironman event held Sunday at Frank Murphy County Park in Egg Harbor.
Find out more about the growing event on the shores of Lake Michigan in the Peninsula Pulse.

Door County Triathlon’s 1st Place Confusion

Padra Meyer of Des Plaines, IL was the first female to cross the finish line in Saturday’s Door County Triathlon sprint distance event. She even broke the tape, but she didn’t win the race.

When you’re organizing a race in which 1,000 competitors are starting with a swim leg, it’s impossible to start them all at […]

317 Miles Later, Family Pulls Into Door County

“Can I take off my helmet now,” six-year-old Kristofer Lecy pleads with his dad in the driveway of his grandparent’s Fish Creek home. He’s obviously excited to get out from beneath the shell that had sat on his head for most of the past six days.

“I forgot I even had it on sometimes,” he explains. […]

Door County Half Marathon Results

Top finishers from the May 1 Door County Half Marathon are now available. The race in Peninsula State Park drew almost 1,500 runners to Fish Creek.

Jason Ryf Wins 3rd Door County Half Marathon in Fish Creek

Jason Ryf of Oshkosh took first place in the 3rd Door County Half Marathon May 1 at Peninsula State Park in Fish Creek.
Ryf finished in 1:09:51, besting second-place finisher Francis Flanagan by more than three minutes. Ryf also won the race in its first two years.

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Running for the Boomer Esiason Foundation

Team Boomer sending five to run Door County Half Marathon for the Boomer Esiason Foundation. Click the link to read more!

Racers Against Childhood Cancer Takes Advantage of Run for Charity Program

Racers Against Childhood Cancer is sending ten runners to the Door County Half Marathon to raise money for the MACC Fund and Childrens Hospital of Wisconsin. They hope to raise $3,000 for the
The organization was founded in 2007 by Cole Braun and Jon McGlocklin, the founder of the MACC Fund. Brad Schneider, RACC’s Development […]

Tom Held on the Surge in Wisconsin Running

I had a chance to talk to Tom Held, who writes the Off the Couch blog for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, about the burgeoning popularity of running and silent sports in Wisconsin recently.
The number of marathons in Wisconsin has doubled from about 10 to over 20 in the last five years, Held said, and that […]

Ride for Nature to Benefit the Ridges Sanctuary Registration is Open

Registration is open for one of Door County’s favorite bike rides, The Ride for Nature to benefit The Ridges Sanctuary. The 22nd annual event will take place Saturday, June 19.
The Peninsula Pacers, LLC – the group responsible for the success of the Door County Half Marathon – has partnered with The Ridges Sanctuary to enhance […]

Five Running Half Marathon to Raise Funds for Scandia Village

Fundraising is going “really well” for five employees who are running the Door County Half Marathon on behalf of Scandia Village Good Samaritan in Sister Bay. Nicki Scharrig, Rich Demeuse, Michele Notz, Michelle Stoeckel and Joy Zakrzewski are working to raise $1,500 between them for the retirement home.
“We’re going to do an April Fools breakfast […]