Super Bowl – Babbittville

In June of 1987, my business partner Lois Schwartz and I launched Competitor Magazine. We’re celebrating our 30th anniversary this month. I will be featuring a few of my favorite editorials and articles from the magazine. You can also check out 11 of my favorite covers here. Editorial By Bob Babbitt Competitor, January/February 1998   Nervous?  Sure,…

Dick and Rick Hoyt – Babbittville

As a dad, what would you do if doctors told you that your son Rick was a vegetable and that he should be institutionalized? If you’re Dick Hoyt, you ignore the experts and prove everyone wrong. They started with Dick pushing Ricky at short running events but quickly moved up to the marathon. The Boston…

My Camelot – Babbittville

I love racing. There is nothing better in the whole wide world. Some people I know get stressed out just thinking about race morning. But for me, if it’s a Saturday or Sunday and there are no numbers scrawled on my legs and arms, I get the shakes. Here is why racing is a heck…

Rod and Pre – Babbittville

Their first meeting came after the 1972 Olympics. At those games in Munich, America’s young gun, Steve Prefontaine, took fourth place in the Olympic 5000 meters while New Zealand’s Rod Dixon took home a bronze in the 1500. For the man called Pre, finishing off the podium was a bitter disappointment. Check that. The guy…

Mr. Lucky – Babbittville

  Scott Brown and Chris Fuller fit the profile for Muddy Buddies perfectly. After all, the Muddy Buddy is for folks looking for a good time running and cycling with a little bit of pizzazz added to the equation in the form of mud pits, wall climbs and an inflatable or two to get over,…

St George Spotlight – Babbittville

On Saturday, May 6th, Ironman 70.3 St George will bring a stellar field together for the North American Pro Championship. We’ve collected a few of our favorite interviews with some of the stars set to line up for what should be an awesome race! Enjoy!     Holly Lawrence comes in to St George on…