As I’ve been settling back into real life post-BC Bike Race, I’ve spent a few evenings researching other epic races throughout the world as I look for another challenge. 383 more words
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With four days to go before I roll up to the BC Bike Race start line (yikes!), two important things happened last night.
The first is that I slipped into a pair of bike shorts and jersey for the first time in a month and rolled out the door on my mountain bike to assess the current state of my lower back. 561 more words
This 8 leg military endurance race is also open to civilians and offers a few options as in ways to compete. Tackle it alone as a Tinman, in a two man team (Tinmate) or as an 8 person relay team… Conveniently, I had recently met a local fast runner/triathlete who was also looking for someone to compete with him in the Tinmate division so we decided to team up. 1,001 more words
Thinking through this weeks post after finishing at the track I was wondering how I will ever increase my speed enough to Boston Qualify. Currently my best half pace is 30 seconds a mile short of the BQ standard, and even hitting the time does not guarantee entry since only the fastest get an entry. 569 more words