Team MPI Newsletter

January 21, 2020

In my home it seems like cold and flu season has had a good run this year. Athletes want to look for a quick fix - a pill. But beware the potential side effects of common prescriptions. Here's what to look out for.

Speaking at a recent Team MPI Coaches Retreat inspired Coach Becky to consider how similar the feelings and preparation are to racing.

Racing Calendar

RACE RESULTS

St. George Half Marathon 

January 18, St. George, UT
Jennifer Hazard

Coach Mark Sortino

 

Rock ’N' Roll Arizona

January 19, Tempe, AZ

Joe Masseur (marathon)

Houston Marathon
January 19, Houston, TX

Elridge Guillory

 

Key West Half Marathon 

January 19, Key West, FL

Tina Fillman

 

UPCOMING RACES

Freeze 10K (4th of 4 in a series)

January  25, Binghamton, NY

Sarah Gerk

NHL All Star 5K

January 25, St Louis, MO

David Garthe

 

Run the Rose (11 mile trail race)

January 25, Tyler, TX

Dawn Bauerle

Jason Freeman
 

Coach Mark Sortino and Jennifer Hazard ran the St. George Half Marathon! 

Illinois-based Tina Fillman ran a very hot Key West Half Marathon to earn this medal from the southernmost half marathon in the US! Tina trains with Coach Laura Henry.

Athlete Spotlight

Meet Gary Martinez of Boise, Idaho

Training with Coach Mark Sortino

I am a recovering alcoholic with almost seven years of sobriety and love to test my body and grit in different ways now. I have chosen triathlon as a next step in my fitness journey. My swim skills up until October 2019 consisted of dog paddle with very little forward motion and love the fact that at age 50 I can start something brand new and see monthly, sometimes weekly improvements, thanks to Coach Mark.

Profession – Change Management Consultant


Sporting background – Mountain Biking, running


Main races/goals for the year – Santa Rosa 70.3 & Arizona 70.3. My goal for Ironman AZ is sub 6 hours.


Challenges – I am time-starved


Fun fact – I lock all my doors three times before bed


How you came to work with Team MPI and Coach Mark – After meeting with two local coaches and almost moving forward without guidance, I found Coach Mark and Team MPI via Google.
 

😂 Post-Workout Comment of the Week

"So I’m happy with tonight’s workout and really happy tomorrow is my rest day. Or as I now call it: Friday number 1, lol."

Team MPI athlete post-workout comments are an important part of athlete-coach communication. They are often quite revealing and humorous in the aftermath of a workout gone well or awry! 

Notable

Coach Mark Sortino is serving as a facilitator at the USA Triathlon Level III Coaching Clinic in Tempe, Arizona January 20 - 23. 

Upcoming Events

February 22, 2020 - Open Water Swim Clinic (League City, TX)

 

March 28-29, 2020 - Team MPI Triathlon Skills Clinic (Galveston, TX)

 

May 30-31, 2020 - MTB Skills Clinic (Boise, ID)

 

June 20, 2020 - Open Water Swim Clinic (Boise, ID)

 

Looking for sponsored events? See listing of Invitation Only camps.

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