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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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Wildflower 2013: Boot and Rally

Whew, another Wildflower long course (half iron distance) in the book. Let’s recap the race with far too many words: Pre-race: Alarm goes off at 5:45AM Friday morning. A friend is picking me up to drive me to pick up our … Continue reading

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Twin Cities Marathon: A post-race pre-race plan

I wanted to write up a pre-race blurb about my expectations of this race, but work and travel got the best of me. So let’s recreate that blurb post-race: 2012 has been a terrible year of both training and racing … Continue reading

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why i hate bandits

Let’s recap my run in the Lake Hodges 5K way back on January 30, 2011. I was fresh off a 5K podium and PR of 16:35 two weeks earlier, so I was feeling pretttyyy confident about this smallish trail run. … Continue reading

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Racine 70.3: July 17, 2011

My first triathlon. Like ever. I think there’s a valid argument for a half ironman being your first triathlon if you are an experienced runner and bad swimmer. Otherwise, start at shorter distances. Let’s recap what happened in my race. … Continue reading

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Chicago Marathon: October 9, 2011

Man, I wish it was 5 degrees cooler for this race. Unlike Chicago 2010 when it was hot hot, this race was more sneaky hot. If the suns out and it’s only a little warm, the back half of this race … Continue reading

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Chicago Marathon: October 10, 2010

Riddle: what happens when you move twice for a total of 3000 miles over the course of a marathon training cycle? Click on for the answer.

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