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Ironman Week (Mon-Thurs): Will the Race Go On?

Oh the rumors and speculation, the anxiety, the excitement, the preparation, the altitude acclimation, and the attempted relaxation. That’s Ironman week in Lake Tahoe.

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Ironman Tahoe Race Week!

It’s Ironman Tahoe race week!! The last few weeks my training has been tapering off so that I will be as fit as I can be on Sunday. 430 more words


What To Do With All That Spare Time

Watching and reading posts in my Club’s Facebook group, and hearing comments and posts in other places prompted me to post the following, in the hope that it will drown out the voice of hysteria that seems to threaten to overtake all reasonable thought and action this week. 875 more words

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Fall Classic Marathon Training: Race Week

So, I ran a marathon yesterday. I’ll write a full race recap and race review (spoiler alert: it’s a great race) later this week, but in a nutshell … I ran yet another 3:13 (this makes three of them) and took second place. 231 more words


Ironman Wisconsin-Part 11: Final Thoughts

It was a wonderful day. It exceeded everything I had hoped for and dreamed about. It had become an obsession, and parts of me are happy that it is behind me. 430 more words


Ironman Wisconsin-Part 10: Post-Race

As soon as I crossed the finish line, I was greeted by two volunteers, one on each side. They were very nice, asked me how my race went, and congratulated me on my finish. 598 more words


Ironman Wisconsin-Part 9: The Finish

There hasn’t been a day in the last thirty weeks that I didn’t think of this moment. During every workout my mind would drift to this single image, this moment in time. 237 more words