Category: Race Reports

Ironman Miami 70.3 – Race Day–Bike

The Bike(56 miles) I shuffled my bike through the large white inflatable archway with “Bike Out” printed across the top.  I headed over to the left side of the mounting area to get on my bike out of the way of others coming out. There were crowds of fans cheering on each side of the …

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Ironman Miami 70.3 – Race Day – Pre-Race & Swim

The alarm clock started to beep at 4:06AM and I quickly made a precision slam of the snooze button for another 9 minutes. I had been in and out of consciousness all night long except for the hour before the alarm clock went off, which I slept the soundest of the whole night. I laid …

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Ironman Pocono Mountains 70.3…My First Half Ironman?

From October 2010 until May 2011, I focused on building a solid base of endurance which ultimately ended totaling 2x the distance of each discipline in the half-iron distance per week : Swim 2.4 miles, Bike 112, and run 26. … There would be a time trial start for the bike and they would just run down the rows in T1 telling each athlete to go every couple seconds.

Steelman 2010 Triathlon Race Report

http://www.facebook.com/widgets/like.php?href=http://brianschwind.net/wpblog/?p=128 It’s hard to believe I have embarked on my third triathlon already in the last year. The Steelman was one I had steered away from last year due to a longer than usual swim. The Steelman Sprint consists of a 860yd(0.5 mile) swim, a 15 mi. bike and a 5k(3mi) run. This year it …

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Lessons Learned From My Second Triathlon…

http://www.facebook.com/widgets/like.php?href=http://brianschwind.net/wpblog/?p=110 This past Sunday(June 6 2010) I completed my 2nd sprint triathlon. The event was the Belleplain Triathlon hosted by D&Q Events. I had compteted in the Duathlon two years ago and my wife had had also competed in it two years before that. It is very well run and the course is great. Very …

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