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Race Report: NJ Devilman Half Lite 2015

NJ Devilman Half 2015 Run Finish

The last time I raced the New Jersey Devilman Half Lite, it was a cold dreary morning. I vividly remember the “ice cream headache” I had gotten when I plunged my head into the cold, dark water of Cedar Lake. I ended up  with a decent result, but I remember thinking I would not be in …

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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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Ironman Lake Placid 2014 Race Report-Ridin’ the Storm Out

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Pre-Race 3:50AM finally came around after waking every half hour since about 1AM. Despite broken sleep I felt pretty well rested and was more than ready get this race started. I had actually felt that way all weekend since arriving in Lake Placid on Thursday afternoon. The time was finally here. I started the already …

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Ironman Lake Placid 2014: Performance Highlight: When Weather Rules The Day

IMLP 2014 Finisher Medal

Lava Magazine recaps the weather-challenged day at Ironman Lake Placid 2014 and even provided a little analysis of my day too. Pretty cool! Performance Highlight: When Weather Rules The Day | LAVA Magazine.  

Race Report: 2014 Black Bear Half Iron Triathlon

I chose the Black Bear triathlon this season since had a half-iron distance and it was close to home.  I like to do a half-iron distance in the beginning of June to test out my fitness in preparation for Ironman Lake Placid which is at the end of July. This year I was trying to …

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Ironman Lake Placid 2013-The Full Race Report

Ironman Lake Placid 2013 Finish

Pre-Race I knew it was going to be a good day when “Iron Man” by Black Sabbath starting blasting through my earbuds as I enter the speed skating oval/transition area on race morning. Was it coincidence? I think not. I have over 2000 songs on my iPhone and I had shuffle-played them all while driving …

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Rev3 Quassy HalfRev 2013 Race Report

Pre-Race My eyes peeled open around 4:15am. 15 minutes before my alarm went off. I was happy to have gotten a full nights sleep and feeling pretty fresh. I rolled out of bed and started preparing my pre-race breakfast in the little microwave in our hotel room. Granola with coconut milk, a banana and a …

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2012 Ironman Muskoka 70.3 Race Report-T1 & Bike

T1 I bypassed the wetsuit strippers on the exit of the swim and started the long haul up the hill to the Deerhurst Lodge parking lot were the transition was. I can get out of my wetsuit pretty quickly and I thought the strippers would take longer than if I did it myself. I may …

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2012 Ironman Muskoka 70.3 Race Report-Start & Swim

I think the best things about the Muskoka Ironman 70.3 race is the later 8AM start and the hotel proximity to the transition. The latter is only a benefit if you are actually staying at the Deerhurst Resort, which I did. Given those items I was able to sleep in until around 5AM race morning, …

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Ironman Muskoka 70.3 Quick Recap

Despite the fact that I missed my goal of finishing under 6 hours, I had a really great day today. But the bike was actually 58.5 miles instead of the 56 mile standard for a Ironman 70.3 race and I finished 2 minutes and 55 seconds past 6 hours, I will consider that goal reached. …

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