August 31, 2009
Steamboat Pilot & Today assistant news editor Nicole Miller competed in - and completed - Sunday's Steamboat Triathlon. It was her first.
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This isn't the kind of thing I do. Things that happen before noon. Things that involve bike shorts. Things I won't win. I'm a 24-year-old copy editor, and I'm deep in the throes of a quarter-life crisis.
Nearly 600 participate in Sunday's 5th annual event
Sunday's Steamboat Triathlon began at 8 a.m., making for an early morning for anyone gathering his or her gear to head out to the Lake Catamount starting line. The alarm clock seemed to come especially early for two competitors and their closest friends and family.