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Ironman Canada Race Report

Note:  This post was written in 2007, my last season racing as a professional.

OK, I have had over 1 week to process the IM Canada experience and, I guess, with time, comes clarity.  My emotions about he race have touched on happiness, frustration, anger, questioning, gratefulness, uncaring, and all-consuming thought.  

Steelhead Race Report

Note:  This post was written in 2007, my last season racing as a professional.

Some background on events leading up to the race:

I choose to do this race because it would serve as a “dry-run” for Ironman Canada in 3 weeks.  I was going to practice pre-race nutrition, race-nutrition, pacing, and placement of items on the bike.  I didn’t have any time goals for this race, but the plan was to swim and bike like I was would for Ironman and then run “by feel.” 

Build Report

Note:  This post was written in 2007, my last season racing as a professional.

OH MY!!!  It has been a long time since I have entered anything into my blog.  Sorry if you are a dedicated reader.  I have been really busy with my build training and with my class (Statistics).  Sometimes when I train hard, I think of all kinds of things to write about or philosophize about, but that was not the case this time. 

From Pencil to Pen

Note:  This post was written in 2007, my last season racing as a professional.

    I have spent quite a bit of time since I competed in Triple T a couple of months ago trying to solidify my Canada build schedule, because it is coming up quickly.  (BUILD = phase of training to specifically prepare the body/mind for the upcoming Ironman race)  I have a pretty good idea of what I want to do and the key workouts I want to incorporate, but getting the details ironed out has been tough. 

Working Out or Training?

Note:  This post was written in 2007, my last season racing as a professional.

The picture to the left is of the Atlanta Olympic Stadium.  I was fortunate enough to be able to spend some time on the track in May of 1996.  I returned to this track in August to watch some amazing track and field performances including Michael Johnson run a then-world record of 19.32 and Dan O'Brien win the gold medal in the decathlon.  


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