Category: Ironman Tri

BEHIND THE MIC – MIKE REILLY

Mike Reilly Ironman

Mike caught up with Phil Wrochna  from firstoffthebike.com to talk about his love for announcing and his experiences behind the microphone at races. See the full article at http://firstoffthebike.com/triathletes/triathlon-interviews/behind-the-mic-mike-reilly/ He’s the global voice we all know at many ironman races. Mike Reilly is as chilled away from the mic as he is on it. A genuine man with a… Read more »

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Kona Ironman Lottery Phone Call to Allysin Bridges

The Ironman Lottery is a coveted way to go to Kona from all over the world.  Before athletes were notified publicly I had the chance to call 10 lucky winners and tell them in person.  The reactions were anywhere from crazy screaming to “hey, am I getting punked”? Here is a lucky Allysin Bridges and… Read more »

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Send me your stories

I’d like hear some of your Ironman stories.Please send a brief email about your Ironman story to [email protected] I will then post those stories in the “Your Ironman Stories” section of my blog.

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Wrapping Up a Race Season

Written by Mike Reilly on Thursday, December 23, 2010 The year is coming to an end, and with it the end of so many swims, bikes, and runs—the end of the Ironman season. Our last two races of 2010, Ironman Arizona and Ironman Western Australia, mark this closure for many of us. The former can… Read more »

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From the Finish Line: In a Kona Ironman’s Eyes

At end of Ali’i Drive, 1770 life-changing milestones Written by Mike Reilly on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 There are not many moments in sports like the ones that take place at the finish of the Ford Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. We’ve all witnessed milestones like a walk off home run in the bottom… Read more »

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From the Finish Line: The Midnight Hour

How the last hours of Lake Placid 2010 epitomized the Ironman spirit Written by Mike Reilly on Friday, July 30, 2010 This year’s Ironman Lake Placid event seemed to capture the Ironman experience like no other. The energy of the athletes and the crowd’s enthusiasm permeated the North Country region of New York and much… Read more »

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