Santa Rosa 70.3 Race Report

Santa Rosa 70.3 Race Report

Is it just me or do you do it too? Do you assess the competition before every triathlon to see who you’re up against?  Somehow it helps me mentally prepare for the race.  Since my first full Ironman in 2011, when I stood on the podium for the first time, I began to...

Race Report AZ 70.3

Bright Spots: hanging out with Freeplay teammie: Mary Tanner; AZ 70.3 Volunteers; Qualifying for 70.3 World’s in Tennessee on September 9 Things I could do without: Yucky water on the swim and a bike course with way too many turns To get into Arizona (AZ) IM you...

Lake Tahoe Half Ironman 8.28.2016 Race Report

The drive from Grandma’s cabin in Myers to Sugar Pine is about 40 minutes. Although my girlfriend and I had done the ride around Lake Tahoe several times, it had been years since the last time riding it and the Emerald Bay section is likely the most challenging...

Vineman 70.3 Race Report: Progress

It’s been three years since I last raced Vineman 70.3.  In 2013 I placed 3rd in my AG and qualified for IM 70.3 World Championship in Las Vegas.  Although I knew my fitness wasn’t what it was in 2013, I was excited to see if I had made any progress since racing Folsom...