Kansas 70.3

Sonja Wieck

A Denver area triathlete enjoying every day of swim bike run. Mom to Annie, wife to Troy, and guide to a few brave athletes, I'm always in search of the next adventure.

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20 Responses

  1. What a great race! I’m so jealous, and you about made me start crying just reading about it. Good job, and good luck sorting the Clearwater thing out!!

  2. Hillary says:

    Congratulations on the awesome race!

  3. Kelly says:

    Man, Sonja, I am in awe of you!!! I can only hope to fly even close to as fast as you one day!! Congrats!!

  4. Laura J says:

    Wow, phenomenal. Amazing job, it sounds like you had a lot of fun too!

  5. carol says:

    Wow, what a great race, and congrats on the PR and sub 5 goal. You really RACE, too. I will have to rethink how I approach things. I mean, I am pedal to the metal the whole way in a sprint, but in a half?? How is that possible? I would blow up!

    I hope you figure out the problem of the clearwater password :-(

  6. Zach says:

    Camped right next to you, met Troy and Annie. Good race summary, great result for you! Chrissie is my favorite pro in any sport after she hung medals on age grouper’s necks when she could be relaxing after her win. Glad you enjoyed the midwest.

  7. Pam Burton says:

    You had me in tears just reading that, I was that excited for you! Congrats on an amazing accomplishment! (by the way, this is the lady that you met at the starting line for 18 hour adventure race in Buena Vista – been having a blast reading your blog!)

  8. Cami says:

    WOW, Sonja!! What a race!!! That is just so, so cool!!! I am so happy for you!! You are an inspiration. I love reading your reports! You are the BOMB!

  9. Donna says:

    We cried too!

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  10. Gaye says:

    Way to go, Son! You just keep getting better!

    Keeping fingers crossed on your Clearwater stuff…

  11. Jim says:

    Holy Christmas, trying to get under 5 hours?!!! What a performance and what a credit to your training and your coaching, I got chills when you crossed the line. Can’t wait to see what comes next for you and Team Sonja.

  12. Amy D. says:

    Congratulations! Awesome race!! ..though honestly, I’m not surprised at all =) Excellent!!
    PS – the food looks yummy mmmmm

  13. Taryn Murtagh says:

    Sonja, you’re one bad ass racer and a fantastic inspiration. You should be so proud of the amazing day you had at KS 70.3 and your beautiful family. I was giddy to meet you and appreciate all of your advice and kind comments. I look forward to following all of your adventures and learning from you.

  14. Sonja says:

    Thank you thank you thank you for all the awesome comments. You all are so kind to me. I have so much fun training and racing, and I hope that people see that through my blog.

    Ironman got back to us today and they sent the code to sign up for Clearwater, whew! Disaster averted!

  15. Lauren says:

    That’s awesome that they came through with the password! Amazing race Son, and such a moving account – I was ready to jump out of my chair and start cheering!!!

  16. Sarah says:

    Son, great race report. I had such a fun time with you and glad we had a giddy moment before the race began. Good pictures too!

  17. Ben says:

    Sonja – you keep amazing me with every turn of adventure you take. You kick some serious butt!

  18. Amy says:

    I WAS AT KANSAS TOO!! I actually camped right around the corner from you! Small world! You kicked some serious butt! Way to go!!
    I was just happy to beat my time from Boise in 08! ha ha!!
    Have you been able to get the slot/paper situation taken care of?

  19. Sonja says:

    No way Amy! Right around the corner! Oh man, we should-a talked at least. Yes, I got the slot situation sorted out, and for what it’s worth the race director was awesome, prompt, and extremely helpful.

  20. Amy says:

    EXCELLENT!! So happy to hear you got the Clearwater number figured out! What an accomplishment!!!
    I realized after reading your post that the lady that took first in your age group also took first woman overall in our local fall half marathon (in Moab). Small world!
    Anyway, continue kicking butt and I look forward to reading your blog. My next “big” race will be IMSG in May. Just to finish is the goal. : )
    What about you?

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