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Stockton Lake Triathlon-Gettin’ Mushy on the Dam

Wow! A lot has happened since I last blogged. Well, a lot relative to my level of activity. Sometimes we bloggers are a little like those 70s singer-song writers. We got to write about every little thing that happens to … 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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Viva Las Vegas! or, Working Out in Paradise

Last week I was in fabulous Las Vegas. Don’t despair, this isn’t a pretentious travel blog. Lord knows we have enough of those. So I won’t bore you with the details of where I stayed and what I thought of … Continue reading

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Working on My Bike

I want to show you my new toy. No, not the bike. And not the drill press, which I’m itching to use. It was a gift from my wife’s aunt and I haven’t had a project to use it on … 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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Pretend Ironman Training

Caution: Don’t read this post if you don’t want to know what I did in the shower. Yesterday I actually rode my bike. Outside. On a real road. While riding I made a couple of observations. One, riding outside on … Continue reading

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Is All this Necessary?

It’s counterintuitive, at least to me, that it’s easier to get ready for a swim at the pool than to leave out my door for a run or a ride. Going over to the pool seems like it should be … Continue reading

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This Week

There’s no way to do this without it being boring, so try to stay awake if you choose to read how my workouts went this week. I do think, however, that I was inspired to work just a little harder … Continue reading

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Plans for the Year

It’s apparent I need to get busy.  I have the KC Triathlon in May. Ironman Louisville in August. The KC Marathon in October. I hope to do another race in July but I’m still working on the schedule. I’m not … Continue reading

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Kansas City Marathon, My First

  On October 19, 2013 I completed my first marathon. That’s 26.2 miles. I did it in 3:58:07. My goal was 4 hours, so not bad for me, though I really hoped to get closer to 3:45, but a couple … Continue reading

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