Monthly Archives: May 2013

{Ironman Training} It’s here to stay

Scenes from the swim run brick yesterday… Whoa…. Ironman training is here and it looks like it’s here to stay.  The last two weeks have been a rude awakening as I’m coming out of the base phase and preparing to … Continue reading

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{Almost Wordless Wednesday} Where You Go…

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{VCM} The Race That Wasn’t

I’m not going to go into great detail here because I’m still a little bent out of shape about this.  But here’s the “race recap” for the VCM Marathon Relay. The weather was bad…. 40 degrees, 20 mph winds and … Continue reading

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The weather this spring/early summer has been unusually cold here in Upstate NY.  It recently warmed up and now we’re having a week of rain.  I know that lots of other people have bigger weather woes than I.  I do.  … Continue reading

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{Almost Wordless Wednesday} #triathleteproblems

#triathleteproblems I forgot to charge my Finis for tonight’s swim.  Oh and it’s supposed to thunder and lightning which means they will close the pool.  Fingers crossed and usb ports overloaded!  

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{Two Things Tuesday} Bring it!

1.  After Sunday’s bike ride, I think that I am ready for training to start ramping up.  Even though we cut the ride short (due to the sub-zero temperatures and rain), I felt relatively strong and despite the giant hill … Continue reading

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Climbing {Hills}

Today’s plan was a long ride of three hours and forty-five minutes.  In an attempt to train for the various races that lay ahead on mine and other’s calendars it seemed like a good idea to train on a “more … Continue reading

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