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Race Report – Eagleman 70.3 2018

For the past 10 years I had purposefully stayed away from racing Eagleman 70.3. It is a fairly local race, but the typical heat and salt-water swim kept me away. Recently several people had recommended it to me and said how great the area was, so I decided to give it a try this year …

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2018 is Off…To A Less Than Stellar Start!

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I was looking forward to a big triathlon year in 2018. I move into a new age group this year and I would be heading back to Ironman Lake Placid for my 3rd time and hopefully my 5th Ironman finish. Unfortunately, things are not starting off well. We recently got a new Mini-Goldendoodle named Bentley …

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Race Report: Ironman 70.3 Lake Placid 2017

  The inaugural Ironman 70.3 Lake Placid race was my “A” race for 2017. I did things a little backwards this season starting with a full Ironman in Boulder back in June. Then I finished up the season with two half-iron distance races in August and September. The Course I am going to skip providing another …

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Ironman 70.3 Timberman 2014 Race Report – A Purple Patch Day

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purple patch (plural purple patches) A period of excellent performance, where nearly everything seems to go right, work properly, and contrasting with a more general lower level of performance. An ornate or elaborate section of a written work, a patch of purple prose – Source: Wiktionary I was not sure how I would feel come …

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