Candidate Statement – Scott Gayler

In 2013 I completed my first triathlon. I crossed the finish line to the cheers of my immediate family and a few stragglers. Last year, I found the Seattle Green Lake Triathlon group one week before the Issaquah triathlon. In my first race with this team (after attending one meetup) I learned what a difference […]

Candidate Statement – Eric Fashl

Hi, I’m Eric!  I completed my first triathlon in August 2012, having rather little experience in endurance sports.  My previous race was a half marathon in 2006 where I almost broke two hours.  I started casually road cycling around 2008, where I would occasionally cycle with one of my college friends who was training for […]

Candidate Statement – Elizabeth Kennedy

As an athlete who has participated in triathlon for six years on a very modest income, I have a passion for making the sport more accessible for lower-income athletes. I want to see more Native, African, Latino, Asian and Pacific Islander faces in the transition areas and on the race courses, and through a project […]

Race Report: 2014 Challenge Penticton – Alex Hutko

This was my first ironman. Here’s the condensed race report for triathlon’s 5 disciplines: Swim, bike, run, nutrition, recovery.   Swim- My wetsuit never feels right and always constricts lifting my arms so I take off and put back on the upper part twice. Still sucks. Oh well, I’ll manage. The pros go off first […]

2015 Board of Directors

HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to the new Board of Directors elected on February 9th.  You can read their statements by clicking through: Jeffrey Duncan Deborah Haight Tai Lee Jonathan Nield Sarah Sandquist   31 Votes out of 52 members took part in the election.  24 voted in person and 7 voted via proxy. Thank you to all the […]

Election Statement: Laura Hmelo

It is an honor to have been nominated for the 2015 Board of Directors.  Over the last year, SGLTG has become a second family.  You all have provided me with motivation, support and camaraderie through one of the most intense and fun years of my life.  Over the last few months, it has been a […]