Posts Tagged ‘training’

Its Official: IRONMAN Texas

There is no turning back now, I have paid my $772.01 for IRONMAN Texas on April 28, 2018.  I couldn’t be more excited to have new goals set and to race again in my favorite distance, the 140.6.  I’ll start officially training in September and post my training schedule for everyone then.  For now I…

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Shaking Off the Cobwebs

At last! I have logged my first week of riding a bike after nine months of not riding.  It was a mix of fun, pain, climbing, being dropped 3 times, and the dreadful indoor spinner session.  After finishing the 2016 IRONMAN World Championship I decided to sell my TT bike and start fresh if I…

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Another Heavy Running Week

Another week down and two weeks remaining until the Boston Marathon.  This is by far the highest mileage I have ever done in my life but I am not sure it’s the best running shape I’ve been in.  With three weeks of dedicated training towards running, the Boston Marathon will be the ultimate test.  I’ve…

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Post First 100 Mile Week

Well I have successfully pulled off my first 100 mile run week, it was too bad.  My break down was this: Monday: 20 miles @ 6:41 pace & 3 miles @ 9:00 pace Tuesday: 10 miles @ 8:00 pace Wednesday: 18 miles @ 6:30 pace Thursday: 10 miles @ 8:00 pace Friday: 16 miles @…

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First 100 Mile Week

With the First day of spring and little under a month to go till the Boston marathon I am feeling pretty positive.  2017 is my year away from the IRONMAN, it allows me to reconnect with friends and family and essentially save for my next races.  Wanting to win is not cheap by any means…

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