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18 January, 2017

Peloton Magazine on Las Catalinas

Here is a great article about riding, eating, drinking coffee, and doing yoga at Las Catalinas. Published in Peloton Magazine, a beautiful cycling magazine. Las Catalinas, Peloton Magazine
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Life in TownNewsThe Trailblazer
18 August, 2016

Go Leo Go!

In less than an hour our good friend Leonardo Chacon will be representing Costa Rica in his Olympic Triathlon race.  Over the last few weeks it has been an honor and great pleasure to have Leo and two fellow triathlon Olympians from Hungary do their final training and preparation at Las Catalinas.  Leo's determination,…
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30 June, 2016

Lava Magazine – Taking in the Triathlon Paradise that is Las Catalinas

The current issue of Lava Magazine, the official magazine of the IRONMAN triathlon organization, has a profile article by Chris Foster: "Taking in the Triathlon Paradise that is Las Catalinas."  Some of my favorite lines include: "As a pro rider who has traveled all over the world, it is a blessing to find a…
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NewsThe Trailblazer
22 February, 2016

Triathlon Day 2016

I have said it so much that you are probably tired of hearing it, but triathlon day is the best day of the year at Las Catalinas.  This year set yet another new high water mark.  We had some 400 athletes (triathlon plus teams plus open water swimmers) plus families and friends, about 1,000…
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The Trailblazer
12 February, 2016

Trails Update and My New Favorite Place

My new favorite place and time is: these rocking chairs outside of Pura Vida Ride between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.  Pura Vida opens at 7:00 with their most excellent coffees - my case mocha.  These chairs are the natural place to gather before or after a ride, run, hike, swim, boat, snorkel, or…
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NewsThe Trailblazer
20 August, 2015

Las Catalinas Mountain Biking Article

By complete accident  I just found this account of a women's mountain bike trip to Costa Rica prominently featuring Las Catalinas, Pura Vida Ride, and Limonada.  A sample of text "We headed out to the trails that afternoon. We found them buffed and immaculate, with epic views of a tantalizingly cool ocean below."  That's…
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The Trailblazer
17 August, 2015

Sailing, Sailing!

Sailing past Las Catalinas in a Quba. Captain McHenry, yours truly chasing.. For nine years I have been longing for access to small sailboats to sail in the beautiful waters off of Las Catalinas.  My wish has finally come true.  The Costa Rica Sailing Center opened earlier this summer in Potrero, just a few…
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NeighborsNewsThe Trailblazer
3 June, 2015

Tamarindo Beach Marathon 2015

Las Catalinas is pleased to announce special weekend deals for the upcoming Tamarindo Beach Marathon on September 12th, 2015. At Las Catalinas, all you have to worry about is finishing the race and we will take care of the rest! There will be a special runner ´s dinner on Friday the 11th, packed breakfast…
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NeighborsNewsThe Trailblazer
21 July, 2014

Running for a Dream

Las Catalinas is constantly looking for ways that we can make a difference in our local community. Our latest effort is partnering with Asics and Las Catalinas' sponsored olympic tri-athlete from just down the road, Leonardo Chacon. The goal of this program is to encourage better health and exercise by providing a pair of…
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Life in TownThe Trailblazer
3 March, 2014

Triathlon!

The second annual Tri Las Catalinas has been completed.  It was fantastic!  On Saturday February 22nd 296 athletes competed in the triathlon, open water swim, and kids race.  We had about 1,000 total visitors at Las Catalinas that day.  About 85% of the competitors were from Costa Rica, and 15% from other countries.  The…
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