This category contains 69 posts

Couch-to-5K Running for Beginners

couch-to-5k-runningBeginners: Achieve your running and fitness goals with expert coaching from Ken Combs Running Store.

This six-week training program — held at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary’s Health and Recreation Center (HRC) – provides a great social network in an atmosphere that supports your running and fitness goals as a beginner.

  • Get Started
  • Get Faster
  • Get Fit
  • Have Fun

Sign up today and learn more about activities such as beginning running programs, regular group or training runs, distance training programs, organized racing teams, local events calendar, and much more to get your personal fitness goals up and running!

Ken Combs Running Store
4137 Shelbyville Road
Louisville, KY 40207
Tel: (502) 895-3410

Store Hours
Mon – Fri: 10 am – 7 pm | Sat: 10 am – 6 pm | Sun: 1 pm – 5 pm

IRONMAN: Aussies Steal Kentucky Thunder

mcdonald win

Chris McDonald wins IRONMAN Louisville 2013. (Photo/FinisherPix)

Chris McDonald and Kate Bevilaqua maintained solid leads through the day to secure memorable career IRONMAN wins.

The seventh running of IRONMAN Louisville debuted Sunday morning to a clear sunrise over the Ohio River, and continued in hot and steamy Bluegrass State-fashion. The river current worked in favor of the athletes, many of whom clocked personal-best swim times. American Andrew Hodges broke off the front of the swim early and maintained a 20 to 30 yard lead into transition, with Guy Crawford and Ryan Bates holding onto second and third. Australian Chris McDonald was fourth into T1.

bevilaqua win

Kate Bevilaqua finishes in 9:29:02 to win the women’s division of IRONMAN Louisville 2013. (Photo/IRONMAN)

In the women’s race, Dubai’s Svetlana Blazevic led out of the swim, with Germany’s Nina Kraft and American Tami Ritchie holding second and third. Again, fourth place proved lucky, that’s where Kate Bevilaqua stayed for the majority of the swim … [Read more]

Courier-Journal: McDonald Wins IRONMAN


Chris McDonald wins IRONMAN Louisville 2013. (Photo/IRONMAN)

Australian Chris McDonald has won the 2013 IRONMAN Louisville triathlon.

McDonald’s finish time was 08:21:34, according to official results posted on the triathlon’s website … [Read more]

WAVE: IRONMAN Louisville Underway

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – IRONMAN Louisville participants entered the water about 6:45 Sunday morning under clear skies and cool temperatures.

The 2.4 mile swim course started at the dock adjacent to Tumbleweed restaurant and finished downstream by Joe’s Crab Shack, just past The Great lawn … [Read more]

IRONMAN: Running Down a Dream


Tom Morris and Jason Dierking raise awareness about spinal cord injury with Frazier Rehab. (Photo/IRONMAN Louisville)

Two friends heading to IRONMAN Louisville on Sunday have issued one another a friendly challenge.

Jason Dierking, 37, will be competing in the race, and his friend, Tom Morris, needs him to qualify for Kona — a tough nut to crack for most competitors.

Dierking’s challenge for Morris? Get out of his wheelchair and walk across the finish line to welcome him … [Read more]

4137 Shelbyville Road
Louisville, KY 40207

Tel: (502) 895-3410

Mon - Fri: 10 am - 7 pm
Sat: 10 am - 6 pm
Sun: 1 pm - 5 pm