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Ironman Silverman 70.3: The Run

(Part 1 – The Preparation) (Part 2 – The Swim) (Part 3 – The Bike) And finally, I was heading out of T2 and onto the run course.  13.1 miles stood between me and the finish and I was ready for it. Before ...

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Ironman Silverman 70.3: The Bike

(Part 1 – The Preparation) (Part 2 – The Swim) According to the official Ironman website, “The IRONMAN 70.3 Silverman bike course is one of uniqueness, beauty, rolling hills and a few memorable climbs.”  Key word: HILLS.  Lots and lots of hills.  The ...

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Ironman Silverman 70.3: The Swim

The road to Ironman Silverman 70.3 required muscle and willpower.  It was physically demanding and mentally taxing.  I devoted 2-6 hours a day to training— open water swims in the Pacific ocean, 3 hour solo bike rides (often in 100 degree heat), and ...

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Ironman Silverman 70.3: The Preparation

Before I get into recapping my experience at Ironman Silverman 70.3, allow me tell you a little bit about my history with triathlon.  I come from a running background and have done quite a few half marathons.  Unfortunately, I’ve dealt with bad IT ...

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Thoughts on Half Ironman Training

When I was looking for a new challenge, I signed up for Ironman Miami 70.3 in April of this year.  I hired a coach, underwent lactate threshold testing, and began training in May.  I knew it would be a lot, but I never ...

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Ironman Miami 70.3 Training

I’ve gotten a few questions about what a week of training looks like for me so I thought I’d share this with you guys!  This is my 8th week of training and it is the most that I have done so far.  Let ...

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