Category Archives: Racing

Sportsmanship

This past Saturday was the Ironman 70.3 race in Boulder. I haven’t raced it in several years for various reasons, not the least of which being the course. There’s not an inch of shade on the run, and very little … Continue reading

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Back in Madison…

So I’ve been back in Madison for the last few days now gearing up for another run at MOO. Being here is always interesting. This morning I was taking the bike out for one last checkout ride to make sure … Continue reading

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The Joys of Traveling With a Bike…

The many joys of travel in today’s day and age are only amplified when traveling to a race. Flying with a bike means you have to rethink a few things. Among them the car you rent (have to get one … Continue reading

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Loveland Lake2Lake

A couple of weeks ago (June 23rd, actually) was the Loveland Lake2Lake tri up north. Honestly one of my favorite races to run. It’s a relatively small, low-key family run event. With the High Park fire still burning at the … Continue reading

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5430 Sprint

So this past Sunday I raced the 5430 Sprint. Generally, I don’t bother with a race report from one so short and almost routine for me at this point. But, I had a really good day, so I figured I’d … Continue reading

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Ironman Wisconsin 2011

Warning: Long RR ahead… So I’ve had a little over a week to truly let this year’s MOO experience sink in. I’m still riding a bit of a high from the race this year. Granted, you hit a bit of … Continue reading

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Things learned whilst racing…

Dummy me forgot his hat this past Sunday. Even though it was only in the low 80s (as opposed to high 90s last year), on a run course with NO shade in the Colorado sun, you still roast. And sweat. … Continue reading

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Done and done.

Okay swim. Comedy of errors on the bike (yes, pktaxwench, worse than last weekend). Not counting said comedy, PR on the bike. PR on the run to boot. All in all, a good morning.

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Ready to go…

Nice morning. Cloudy and a little chilly. Hopefully the sun stays away during the run (run course is brutal with sun and no shade). To further add to this bizarre summer, the weatherman said humidity was at 82%. In Colorado. … Continue reading

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One more race…

…before the big show. Tomorrow is the 5430 Long Course (or half IM). For really the first time this season, I’m pumped to get out and race. 5430 is always a little bittersweet. It signals the beginning of the end … Continue reading

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