Category Archives: triathlon

Ironman Lake Tahoe 2013 Race Report

The lead-up When the stories about the initial running of Ironman Lake Tahoe are told, they will surely focus on two things:  The toughness of the course and the weather. When I signed up for Ironman Lake Tahoe last summer … Continue reading

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Ironman Tahoe pacing estimates

You may or may not know that all official WTC-branded Ironman events start at 7:00 am and have a cut-off time of midnight. That gives you 17 hours to complete the event. If you don’t finish by midnight, they cut … Continue reading

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Tahoe Training Weekend Wrap-up

This past weekend the Ironteam went up to Tahoe for a training weekend.  I managed to swim 1.4 miles, bike 91 miles, and run about 14 miles and I was really happy with my performance.   This was the first … Continue reading

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AMBBR wrap-up

America’s Most Beautiful Bike Ride (AMBRR) went very well yesterday.  It was a quick 36 hour up-and-down trip that included a bike ride all the way around Lake Tahoe and a quick trip through Truckee and Northstar to check out … Continue reading

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America’s Most Beautiful Bike Ride

A lot has happened in the last two months!  Wildflower came and went pretty well.  I had some bad cramps from drinking too much of the lake but things went well overall.  I broke 8 hours and achieved all the … Continue reading

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Wilflower Practice Weekend Review

This weekend was a big weekend for the Ironteam – Wildflower Practice weekend.  We’re all training for an Ironman in the Fall and registered for the Wildflower Half-Ironman in May as a practice race, so this was a practice race … Continue reading

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Greg liked Wildflower

Wildflower Time Again! The Ironteam season is coming along nicely and this weekend is going to be a big one:  A half-Ironman practice race down at Lake San Antonio, which is the site of the Wildflower triathlons every year.   Many … Continue reading

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Major fundraising milestone reached!

Below is an email I just sent out to all of the people who have donated to me, in order to celebrate passing the half-way point on my fundraising journey.  If you’re sad that you didn’t get a copy of … Continue reading

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Checked out the Ironman Tahoe course this weekend

I just got back from a scouting trip to Tahoe to check on the various parts of the course.  In reality, I went on a ski trip.  But I took the opportunity to scope out as much of the course … Continue reading

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Sushi Fundraiser!

I’m doing my first organized fundraiser and it’s going to be FUN: All-you-can-eat sushi along with a guided sake tasting! We’ll be meeting at Truya Sushi in Santa Clara at 7:00 pm on Sunday, February 27th for a guided sake … Continue reading

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