Category Archives: Ironman

The Number One Reason to Stay Fit and Race

Being healthy enough to climb a flight of stairs without gasping like you just surmounted┬áK2 sans oxygen is great, but I think we all know that the biggest payoff to being fit and using that fitness to complete races is … Continue reading

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Non-Carb Loading (Carb Un-Loading?)

I’ve gone low carb/high fat (LCHF) (google it). Man, sugar is addictive. I’ve never done drugs, but I know what it’s like to be jonesing a substance I shouldn’t be using. I’ve sworn off junk food and candy but with … Continue reading

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How to Complete an Ironman Race – Specifically, Ironman Louisville

One more post about Ironman and then I’ll give it a rest, I promise. I’ve started this post a couple of times and what I realize is I don’t have a lot to tell you. I completed Ironman Louisville 2014 … Continue reading

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Ironman Louisville 2014 – Running Edition

Like my actual Ironman race, these posts about my race are taking longer than I thought.   At fifteen minutes and 20 seconds my second and final transition took a lot more time than it should have. I changed socks, … Continue reading

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Ironman Louisville 2014 – I Want to Ride my Bicycle

So as I exit the changing tent at T1 the volunteers are there to slather us with sunscreen. I got a quick slather. I think the volunteers were in such a hurry, because they knew we were in a hurry, … Continue reading

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Ironman Louisville – Old Man River

In my last post I mentioned that I arrived in Louisville on Wednesday evening. The race was the following Sunday. What I didn’t mention was that I tried to never be seen without a water in my hand. I determined … Continue reading

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Ironman Louisville 2014 – Ironman Weekend

Today I’ll write about my observations and what happened during my Ironman weekend leading up to race morning. This post is more to help me remember in years to come what actually happened race weekend. So please skip this post … Continue reading

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