Category Archives: marathon

Serious Post about Training your Pelvic Floor

When I was in the Navy a fellow sailor once told me that he had never farted in front of a girl. This was because, he said in all earnestness, he had such good control of his butthole. Now I … 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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Kansas City Marathon 2014

Last Saturday, October 18, I ran the Kansas City Marathon. I noticed this year at the KC Marathon that there were a lot more Royals fans than what I remember from last year. Funny how that works. (The Royals are … 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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Mennonite Ladies and Butt Sores

Last Saturday I rode a bike farther than any man before me. Call Guinness because this is definitely a world record. This amazing feat will astound all who hear of it. I will be counted among the likes of Sir … Continue reading

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Viva le Tour

For some reason I’ve become addicted to Le Tour de France. Maybe not addicted, but I’ve watched some of each stage this year and I’ve seen the finish of most of the stages. I guess for me it’s all about … Continue reading

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Kansas 70.3 – The Last 69.1 Miles

To read about my neurotic thoughts┬ábefore and during the Kansas 70.3 swim, click here. For an exciting account of how I rode my bike 56 miles and then ran a half marathon, find a good writer to write it and … Continue reading

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Metrics

If you are interested in seeing how tough your Ironman race is compared to others you should get to know this site: http://www.runtri.com/p/homesite-map.html He also breaks down several marathons. It’s interesting that Ironman Louisville, which I’ll participate in this Summer, … Continue reading

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I’m a Big Ol’ Hypocrite

Earlier today I heard about this story. It explains how a football little league in Texas will no longer give out participant trophies. Only the winners will get trophies. It’s about time! Why should kids get a trophy for simply … Continue reading

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