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Race Recap: Ironman Wisconsin 2013

I’ve now written this post three times. Here’s the problem: a 10 hour race is really boring. I swam for a while, I biked for a really long time, then I ran a marathon. I wish I could regale you … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Things I Like: Racing

Flashback 2003. Late September. Roy Gummerson Invitational, Schiller Woods Forest Preserve. I am a mediocre runner on my JV cross-country team. I find myself stride-for-stride with two competitors with about a quarter mile to go. We’re competing for some unimportant … Continue reading

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What to expect when you’re expecting

One week out. Whoa. WHOA. Since I started tapering a week ago (I consider my first “taper” week more of a normal recovery week than a taper), I found myself with some spare time on my hands. With this newfound … Continue reading

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Reflections on a training cycle

Whoa. How the hell am I tapering for an Ironman already? How is it late August? How is it almost my birthday? What. the. fuck. Man, the past few months have been rough. I barely even feel like I have … Continue reading

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i’m here. i’m here. week 1 in the books.

Don’t worry guys. I’m here. I wasn’t here before cause I was busy riding my bike out in the desert with my team. What does 40 college/graduate students spending the weekend in the bowels of the Mojave look like? Well … Continue reading

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i am so smrt

I was all pumped to write that I successfully navigated my first day with a new coach. Then I got home, realized I misread the plan and missed my first workout. On my first day. This was more or less … Continue reading

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my top five pro blogs

The digital footprint of a professional athlete is a strange animal. What do I mean by that, you ask? When we start talking about endurance sports, these athletes spend a huge portion of their week doing the absolute minimum to … Continue reading

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