Tag: swim

Not A Great Start To The Day…

This morning I finally awoke before 5am ready to hit the pool early finally. I ate a Amrita bar and a big glass of water and I was out the door. Ready to get the training day off to a good start. About a mile down the road, I realized that I still had my …

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Ironman Lake Placid Week 20 – Mini Camp-Travel & Day 1

Thursday In order to get an early start on my work day, I decided to work from home on Thursday so we could get on the road to Lake Placid by 4pm. Due to some bad storms that day, Denise got out of work early, so we decided to get on the road earlier. It …

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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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Rev3 Quassy Olympic Men’s Swim Start

More Rev3 Quassy Live Updates here… Men’s Swim Start Video. FFwd to the last 30 secs of video.

Thoughts on the Swim Start Changes to Ironman Lake Placid

My stomach sank when I opened an email from a fellow triathlete/co-worker the other day. It indicated the “SwimSmart” changes to the swim start of Ironman Lake Placid and a few other mass swim start events. In the back of my mind I always wondered if this would happen, but I never thought it would …

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No Mass Swim Start for Ironman Lake Placid 2013

Ironman Lake Placid No Mass Swim Start

Ironman announces the SwimSmart Initiative. which changes to the mass swim starts at Ironman Lake Placid and few others in 2013. 

The Buoys are in…

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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Taper Time…One More Week To Go!

It is hard to believe that my “A” race for the season, Ironman Muskoka 70.3, is only a week away. With that comes the surprisingly challenging taper weeks. You would think that a relaxation in training volume and intensity would be welcomed with open arms at this time, but strangely it is a bit of …

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