Sunday, October 30, 2011


Interesting article that all MRT athletes can benefit from:

Thanks to MRT coach Rachel Kiers for submitting this link!!

Friday, October 28, 2011

MRT Swim Camp 2012

January 6 - 8, 2012 at SAIT Aquatics Centre in Calgary, Mercury Rising Triathlon will be hosting their January Jump Start Swim Camp again!
This year will have many of the same perks as last year, plus even more pool time!!
Details to follow. We hope you can be there!!!

Friday, October 14, 2011

Kona 2011

So... how did they do?

I am pleased to report that MRT athletes had an amazing day out there in the lava fields!

For those of us who were not glued to the computer constantly checking on our athletes (or lucky enough to be in the Kona sunshine spectating first-hand)...these are their stats:

Miranda Alldritt (#130) - Swim: 1:16:48, Bike: 5:41:52, Run: 3:35:53, Overall: 10:38:49

Lorraine Churchill (#1170) - Swim: 1:12:00, Bike: 6:28:44, Run: 4:07:10, Overall: 11:59:00

Jennifer Mansell (#1479) - Swim: 1:20:45, Bike: 5:36:18, Run: 3:49:30, Overall: 10:55:22

Michelle Barnes (nee Milot) (#1699) - Swim: 1:06:40, Bike: 5:39:57, Run: 3:34:31, Overall: 10:28:03

Kim Hager (#1168) - Swim: 1:20:01, Bike: 6:50:49, Run: 4:17:59, Overall: 12:45:04

Meg Gillmer (#1873) - Swim: 1:14:01, Bike: 6:49:56, Run: 5:11:02, Overall: 13:26:01

Congratulations athletes! What an experience!

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Mercury Rising Triathlon's Sponsor Shout Out

Mercury Rising Triathlon is thrilled to announce our current list of sponsors:

Panther Sports Medicine:

With 6 locations in Calgary, Panther’s physiotherapists are well-acquainted with the demands that athletes put on their bodies, and can assess, diagnose and treat injuries to get you back doing the sports you love.

Kaz Matsumoto Photography:

Kaz is an artist with the stamina of an Ironman athlete, capturing MRT athletes in action at races and training camps.

TCR Sport Lab:

Put the power of science at your disposal! TCR offers professional bike fitting, V02 testing for biking and running, run gait analysis and more.


As athletes we spend so much time training our body and little on the mental side of things. SportExcel can teach you how to rewire your brain and truly maximize your athletic potential.

Maryna Massage:

Ahhh massage. Need I say more? Massage therapy enhances recovery ability and performance in most physical activities, while increasing circulation of blood and promoting an overall sense of well-being.