Results tagged with 'chris ponteri'
Published Dec. 28, 2012
Chris Ponteri deserves credit, or curses, for inventing another new way to challenge endurance athletes. The organizer of the Icebreaker Indoor Marathon - 95.5 laps of running around the track inside the Pettit International Ice Center - teamed with the USA Speedskating to create the BladeRunner Challenge. Probably the only duathlon of its kind in the U.S., the race combines a 25-kilometer speedskating marathon with a half-marathon run.
Published Jan. 15, 2009
The forecast calls for nearly perfect conditions -- 55 degrees and no wind -- when nearly 100 runners take part in the inaugural InStep Icebreaker indoor marathon Saturday morning at the Pettit Center. Organizers are billing the event as the "largest indoor marathon in the world," and participants will circle the track roughly 95 times.
Published Aug. 18, 2008
A marathon in West Allis? In January? That's right: the InStep Icebreaker Indoor Marathon will take place on the 443-meter running track that encircles the Olympic Ice Oval.