Monthly Archives: June 2012

BRR & Tutus for Child’s Play

My race report for Ironman CDA is in the works but to quickly summarize: COLD swim COLD COLD swim COLD bike bike STOMACH CRAMPS bike bike YAY SUN bike bike bike run run run HOLY CRAP I’M TIRED run run … Continue reading

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#1401 vs 14:01

When I started my Ironman training program 5 months ago, I decided that an achievable finish time for me would be 15 hours. This was my conservative, OMG-WHAT-THE-HELL-AM-I-DOING estimate. In the past month or so, as I’ve swam and biked … Continue reading

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I dropped off a couple of big fat checks with the local Alzheimer’s Association this morning. One was for $1,849, the other for $500, which will have a matching contribution from Microsoft for another $500, making a grand total of … Continue reading

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Hell Week

I’d been dreading last week’s training as it was the peak in terms of volume. I got through it, though, and even had some fun! Here’s what it looked it: Tue: am: 3000yd swim (w/ 10 x 100yd & 10 … Continue reading

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Race Report: Onion Man

Onion Man Triathlon, Walla Walla, WA – 5/27/2012 I hadn’t run an Olympic distance race in a year and a half, so I was particularly excited to see how much I’d improved. Quite a bit, it turns out. But first… … Continue reading

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