Training and Racing

Wildflower Long Course 2014: Triathlon Training Plan

Well here we go again. It's time for training to start up again! This time it is for the Wildflower Long Course (An unbranded Half-Ironman), distances of a 1.2 mile swim, a 56 mile bike, and a 13.1 mile run. After Training for two Olympic distance triathlons and competing in one, I have revised this… Continue reading Wildflower Long Course 2014: Triathlon Training Plan

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The Ten Commandments of Biking to Work

Over the past few weeks, I've ridden my bike to work and around town by desire and necessity. Each day was a new learning experience. I've been through sweaty days, crashes, fun rides, and more so the following are my ten commandments of biking to work: 1. Wear your helmet. Wether you have hair or… Continue reading The Ten Commandments of Biking to Work

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Hero Rush LA: Confirmation on Not Doing First Time Races

Last week I ran the first Hero Rush LA. This was a 5K race planned by firefighters, donating to a good cause, so I figured I would give it a try. They touted the catchphrase "More challenge, less mud" so I figured the obstacles would be awesome, I was wrong. Maybe I am just getting… Continue reading Hero Rush LA: Confirmation on Not Doing First Time Races

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Super Spartan Race: Failed Obstacle Penalties, Really?

At the end of January I volunteered at and competed in the Super Spartan Race. This was a 8.5 mile obstacle course race down in Vail Lake Resort in Temecula, CA. The greatest thing about this race was that you could volunteer on the day of the race and receive a ridiculous amount of benefits.… Continue reading Super Spartan Race: Failed Obstacle Penalties, Really?

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13.1 Seattle: The Importance of Preparation and Vaseline

Over the Thanksgiving weekend, Virginia and I went up to Seattle to see the family and I decided to run the Amica Seattle Half Marathon in order to manage the overeating of the holiday. This was to be my second half marathon and only two weeks after I completed the 60 day Insanity program. We… Continue reading 13.1 Seattle: The Importance of Preparation and Vaseline