Still time to race Bigfoot Tri

As of yesterday there were only 130 spots left in RAM Racing's Bigfoot Triathlon in Lake Geneva WI. Bigfoot is a great course with a swim in beautiful Lake Geneva, a ride through rural farm roads and a run through a state park. Sounds pretty great right? Well it is. So pack up your gear … Continue reading Still time to race Bigfoot Tri

Win a Felt DA2 Tri Bike!

This is one of the coolest giveaway's I've seen in a long time. The 2012 FRR Bigfoot Bike Raffle is giving away a Felt DA2 Tri bike. Felt's DA series has been on the podium at Kona the last three years in a row, so it's safe to say that these bikes are awesome! The … Continue reading Win a Felt DA2 Tri Bike!

Upcoming races and where I’m at

Florida 70.3 is in the books and my sights are still set on Ironman Wisconsin in September. But once again it's race week. I'm doing a fun sprint in Lake in the Hills on Sunday. Coach Jen has set up some open water training swims each Wednesday, so I've gone to a couple of those … Continue reading Upcoming races and where I’m at

Where’s the Beef? – A Peer Pressure Blog

I'd like to introduce you to my buddy Beefy (on the left). Beef is the reason I started training for a marathon, I went on one of his training runs for the 2009 Chicago Marathon. I (barley) made it 6.5 miles that day, but it hooked me on running. I went out to watch Beef … Continue reading Where’s the Beef? – A Peer Pressure Blog

Chicago’s Turkey Trot Guide

TURKEY DAY ONLY 10 DAYS AWAY!! So while your oven is pre-heating on Thanksgiving morning why not take a little time to be active before sitting down to stuff your face! Here is a guide to Turkey Trot's in the city and suburbs. (Registration info for all the races mentioned can be found at cararuns.org) Addison … Continue reading Chicago’s Turkey Trot Guide

Bangs Lake Tri – The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

I felt really good leading up to Sunday's Bangs Lake Triathlon. I felt prepared for the swim. Jen told me the bike course was fast, so I knew I could kill it. And I had a solid plan for the run. I felt like I had learned a lot from all my training and the … Continue reading Bangs Lake Tri – The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Want to win a bunch of FREE stuff?

FINALLY! it's race week. Early Sunday morning I'll be hitting the water at RAM Racing Bangs Lake Multisport festival. I'm really excited, I haven't raced since Mooseman!! To celebrate raceweek, I wanted to announce the Going The Distance Ride-A-Thon!!!!! I've mentioned before that I'm racing this season to benefit Misericordia Heart of Mercy. With the … Continue reading Want to win a bunch of FREE stuff?

Time to get back at it!!!

Alright, my post-race rest week is over. Yesterday I got back in the game. I have 2 more Olympic distance Tri's this summer, both in August.Ill be kicking ass at RAM Racing's Bangs Lake Multi-sport festival on August 14th and then I make my Chicago Triathlon debut 2 weeks later. I'm pumped!There was a little … Continue reading Time to get back at it!!!

Baby Jogger friendly races

If you haven't heard, I've been doing a lot of training (I'm actually writing this while on my bike.) the big downside of this amount of training is I do it alone. But when I see a race that looks interesting my first question is who can I run with? I usually ask my wife … Continue reading Baby Jogger friendly races

Chicago Marathon is not the only race in town.

This morning registration opened for the 2011 Chicago Marathon. I was excited to sign up, I ran it for the first time in 2010 and this time around I want to finish in 5 hours or less.The Chicago Marathon is an amazing race from start to finish, but it's not the only great race in … Continue reading Chicago Marathon is not the only race in town.