It's exactly 20 weeks until IM Louisville and the only shape I'm in is round. So once again it's time to get my ass in gear. IM Louisville will be my 3rd Ironman and I'm well aware of the work that needs to be done to finish without regretting toeing the line. For the next … Continue reading 20 Weeks
IM Oceanside 70.3 didn’t completely backfire. But it was close!
Welp... Once again I decided to start a big race with very little taining. I remember nearly a year ago discussing this race with Adam. He was giving me the usual hard time to register and meet him in San Diego for another 70.3.While we were arguing about discussing the details I was actully sitting on … Continue reading IM Oceanside 70.3 didn’t completely backfire. But it was close!
Michigan Titanium Race Report
Grueling probably best describes my day racing MiTitanium Iron Distance race Sunday. I'm going to talk about the heat. I'll mention the wind, the darkness, hills and road construction. But the real reason I didn't have a good outing was because I didn't really train for this race like I should have. I hardly swam … Continue reading Michigan Titanium Race Report
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
Family, Life and Training – How to fit it all in
I've written about the balance of fitting triathlon training in to an already busy schedule, but as my work situation has changed it's actually gotten a little harder. Right now I'm trying to balance being a Stay at Home Dad of a 2 year old and a 3 month old, and training. Lately I've … Continue reading Family, Life and Training – How to fit it all in
Relays in an Ironman event, will it hurt the brand?
Yesterday World Triathlon Corp, owners of the Ironman, announced a relay division in some of their 70.3 events. Really? Ironman is the marquee name in the world of triathlon. From the World Championship in Kona Hawaii to the 70.3 or Half Ironman races in places like Muncie, IN it's supposed to be the ultimate tests of endurance. … Continue reading Relays in an Ironman event, will it hurt the brand?
What race is next? You choose!
We did it, after 8 months of training Adam and I finished our 1st marathon. It wasn't easy to do. Finding time to train, work, rest and have a life was more difficult and stressful than I ever imagined.Despite that, we both enjoyed the whole experience so much that even before 10-10-10 we were talking … Continue reading What race is next? You choose!