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Huckleberries: One of two Coeur d’Alene Ironman events likely to take a hike

Th Coeur d’Alene Chamber of Commerce is working behind the scenes to drop one of the two Ironman Coeur d’Alene races that it helps sponsor during the summer. The chamber, …


Morgan Busko, Kevin Portmann take top honors at Ironman Coeur d’Alene

There were no pros for the first time at the 14th annual Ironman Coeur d’Alene on Sunday,


Ironman victors beat heat, field

Andy Potts and Heather Jackson handled the heat, the competition and the 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike and 26.2-mile run. Potts is 3 for 3 at Ironman Coeur d’Alene and by …


UPDATED: Sun., June 28, 2015, 8:52 p.m.

Potts, Jackson top finishers at Ironman Coeur d’Alene

Andy Potts and Heather Jackson handled the heat, the competition and the 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike and 26.2-mile run at Ironman Coeur d’Alene. Potts won the men’s division in 8 …


Potts set to defend his Ironman CdA crown

Defending Ironman Coeur d’Alene champion Andy Potts was asked if he knows when his training is on point and he’s primed for a good race day. He answered without saying …


Andy Potts, Heather Wurtele Ironman Coeur d’Alene winners

Andy Potts did the hard work, “swallowing a lot of Lake Coeur d’Alene” in choppy swimming conditions, overcoming gusty winds on the bike and a so-so first loop of the …


Andy Potts, Heather Wurtele win Ironman Coeur d’Alene

Andy Potts did the hard work, “swallowing a lot of Lake Coeur d’Alene” in choppy swimming conditions, overcoming gusty winds on the bike and a so-so first loop of the …


Defending Ironman CdA champs say they’re in good form

Anything can happen in a triathlon that spans 140.6 miles, but Ironman Coeur d’Alene defending champions Heather Wurtele and Ben Hoffman believe they’re in good form entering Sunday’s race. Wurtele …


Defending Ironman CdA champs say they’re in good form

Anything can happen in a triathlon that spans 140.6 miles, but Ironman Coeur d’Alene defending champions Heather Wurtele and Ben Hoffman believe they’re in good form entering Sunday’s race.


Wendy Chioji doesn’t pass up challenging opportunities such as Ironman Coeur d’Alene

Roughly 2,300 will line up Sunday for Ironman Coeur d’Alene but it’s a safe bet only one, Wendy Chioji, was receiving radiation treatments for Thymic carcinoma seven months ago. It’s …


Wendy Chioji doesn’t pass up challenging opportunities such as Ironman Coeur d’Alene

Roughly 2,300 will line up Sunday for Ironman Coeur d’Alene but it’s a safe bet only one, Wendy Chioji, was receiving radiation treatments for Thymic carcinoma seven months ago.


Meehan: Trio of golfers share Ironman bond

Ironman Coeur d’Alene will take place later this month and Bob Scott, Darin Vaughan and Troy Blood will be there – this time as spectators. Last year the trio successfully …


Expectant mother will still celebrate Bike to Work Week

Haley Cooper-Scott admits she’s a little apprehensive about her plans for Bike to Work Week, which begins Monday. Not about the distance from her Spokane home to her workplace in …


Ironman Coeur d’Alene starts with safer swim, ends in records

The mad dash into the lake that heralds the start of Ironman was replaced Sunday by an orderly march into the water. In the Coeur d’Alene debut of a rolling …


Hoffman, Wurtele set Ironman Coeur d’Alene records

Ben Hoffman and Heather Wurtele have special connections to Ironman Coeur d’Alene. Hoffman attended the University of Montana and the first Ironman he watched was when Polson’s Matt Seeley took …


Records fall at Ironman Coeur d’Alene

Ben Hoffman and Heather Wurtele have special connections to Ironman Coeur d’Alene. Hoffman attended the University of Montana and the first Ironman he watched was when Polson’s Matt Seeley took …


Paddleboarders on hand to lend aid at CdA Ironman

Ironman is full of warm feelings, even in the 63-degree waters of Lake Coeur d’Alene.


Cause of triathlete’s death could be unavailable for weeks

Sean Murphy’s autopsy results may not come out for several weeks.


Ukrainian Zyemtsev now 3-time champ at Ironman CdA

Viktor Zyemtsev insists he’s not getting better with age, but his results suggest otherwise. The 39-year-old from Ukraine on Sunday became the first three-time Ironman Coeur d’Alene professional men’s champion, …


Zyemtsev, Kessler win Ironman CdA

Viktor Zyemtsev insists he’s not getting better with age, but his results suggest otherwise. The 39-year-old from Ukraine on Sunday became the first three-time Ironman Coeur d’Alene professional men’s champion, …


10 tips for those headed to Ironman on Sunday

Last year a friend of mine did her first Ironman Coeur d’Alene. As evening turned to night, her friends gathered on Sherman Avenue to watch her cross the finish line. …


Swimming lesson: Don’t wait to exhale

Whether you’re a preschooler or a marathon runner, learning to swim starts with the basics. Lesson one for the grown-up newbies on Team Blaze Spokane: exhaling.


Alexander wins Ironman Coeur d’Alene in record time

Craig Alexander promised maximum effort in Sunday’s Ironman Coeur d’Alene, but the two-time world champion wasn’t sure what that would be. Turns out it was the best there’s ever been …


Aylward doesn’t finish, still proud

Tom Aylward of Spirit Lake did not finish the 2011 Ironman Coeur d’Alene on Sunday, but felt proud that he gave it his all. “I don’t feel bad. I did …


Alexander wins Ironman Coeur d’Alene in record time

Craig Alexander promised maximum effort in Sunday’s Ironman Coeur d’Alene, but the two-time world champion wasn’t sure what that would be. Turns out it was the best there’s ever been …


Two-time world champ to make first CdA start

Craig Alexander was so sick for a week that his coughing injured his rib cage. That’s good for those interested in watching Ironman Coeur d’Alene on Sunday.


A two-time world champ to compete in his first CdA Ironman

Instead of opening this season in his native Australia, Craig Alexander, a two-time Ironman world champion, was forced to take four weeks off and start his season with his first …


Families, friends cheer Ironman athletes through arduous course

After a wet and cold spring, the weather won best in show Sunday for the Ford Ironman Coeur d’Alene. A brisk breeze brought cool relief to thousands who came to …


Corbin sets women’s course record at Ironman

In the span of four years, Linsey Corbin has gone from trying to avoid walking during the 26.2-mile run that concludes the Ford Ironman Coeur d’Alene to winning the professional …


Full commitment for Ironcouple

Little did Heather Wurtele know when she won the Ford Ironman Coeur d’Alene last year it would cost her her home. With Coeur d’Alene as the cherry on top of …