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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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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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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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Rolling with Power

Training starts this weekend and been taking it easy, in preparation for the work I am about to do.  I’ve been spending the time since the Giants Race resting up, working on the house, being a parent, etc.  Things that … Continue reading

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Kona Ironman on TV today

Sorry for the late notice about this, but the annual NBC coverage of Ironman from Kona airs this afternoon on NBC. (Check local listings, as they say.) The show is 2 hours instead of 1.5 hours this year because NBC … Continue reading

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One year out

We’re one year out from Ironman Tahoe 2013, which will take place on September 22, next year.   With one year left to train and one year left to fund-raise, things are looking good.  Let’s take a look at where I … Continue reading

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Building a very wide base

The official training program for Team In Training doesn’t start until December but I’m not just sitting around until then.  I’m already prepping for the real training by starting slow and building gradually.  It’s important to stay injury free over … Continue reading

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