Category: Travel Info

IMCDA 2015-Week#21(May 18-24)-Todd Wiley Lake Placid Camp

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Less than 5 weeks to go until Ironman Coeur d’Alene! Actually, if you are reading this post it is probably less than 3 weeks to go. With all the heavy training volume lately, I cannot find the time to get this post out and I didn’t want to just throw it out there. Anyway…I digress. This was …

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Lake Placid Needs Your Vote Now! Best Outside Towns 2015!

Winter Night on Mirror Lake, Lake Placid, NY

Hey Folks…If you are a follower of this blog you know how much I love Lake Placid, NY. I know some of you do too. So we need your vote to make Lake Placid one of Outside magazine’s Best Outside Town 2015. Go to the following page and scroll to the bottom to vote… http://www.outsideonline.com/1972941/best-towns-2015/

IMCDA 2015 Training Update Week #5(of 26)- Vacation Recovery

Week #5 Update Well, week 5 had a bit of a rough start. After returning home from our long weekend in Lake Placid, I had a bit of a struggle getting back on my normal training routine. Fortunately by the weekend, I was back on track with my planned LSD workouts. On Saturday, I cooked …

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IMCDA 2015 Training Update Week #4(of 26)-Lake Placid Cross-Training

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I mixed things up a bit for week #4 by heading up to Lake Placid for a bit cross-training in the snow. I try to get up there for a week in the Winter every year for some skate-skiing at Mt. Van Hoevenburg. We have a week planned in Sedona, Arizona next month so it wasn’t …

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Tuscany 2014-Not Off To A Good Start

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The day finally came and we were off to Newark Airport to begin our trip to Tuscany, Italy. We had a late flight so we made a stop at Pru Thai in Clinton, NJ for dinner on our way. Pru Thai is our favorite Thai restaurant and it was a good way to avoid the …

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Timberman 70.3–Travel and Logistics

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The following documents some of the travel and logistics details of our weekend up in Gilford, NH for Ironman 70.3 Timberman. Getting There Google Maps show the drive from Allentown, PA to to Gilford, NH to be anywhere from 6.5-7.5 hours depending on the traffic and route you choose. The shortest route takes up by …

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Ironman Lake Placid 2014-Race Week Update #1

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Well the week I have been preparing for all season is finally here. It was a quick 3-day work week and then packing up and heading to Lake Placid on Thursday morning. I did a light swim and easy hour bike on the training Tuesday and Wednesday just to keep the blood moving. Tuesday was …

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IMLP 2014 Training Update-Week 20-Lake Placid Mini-Training Camp Week

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The Week The week started off on a high note with some really good workouts early on. The effects of my prior recovery week have started show up. I banged out a nice 32 mile ride on Monday night in less than two hours,averaging about 17.7 MPH while still staying in a zone 2 heart …

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Haute Route Day 13-Europahütte to Zermatt

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I heard Denise’s watch alarm go off around 6am and I laid there until about 6:30am. We had shared the bunk room with another couple who slept on the bottom of the bunk and we were on top. They were a bit ricketty, so I was a bit self-conscious about moving around through the night, …

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Haute Route Day 12-St. Niklaus to Europahütte

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As I mentioned in my Haute Route Day 11 post, my mattress had a large crater in the middle of it and I spent most of the night sleeping curled around the edge of it. By the way, Paul from the UK informed me later that this was easily resolved by moving the boards closer …

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