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The Number One Reason to Stay Fit and Race

Being healthy enough to climb a flight of stairs without gasping like you just surmounted¬†K2 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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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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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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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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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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Run Like a Deer

We wake up to gun fire around here at the start of deer season. The season actually starts next Saturday, but there is a special youth hunt today and tomorrow, so I heard the distant rifle booms this morning as … Continue reading

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Branson 70.3 Tomorrow

Today’s the day. Not the day of the race, but the day I get to go over and pick up my race packet and get all checked in for the Branson 70.3. My wife and I will drive over to … Continue reading

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