Pasadena “Reverse” Triathlon Race Recap

About two weeks ago, I competed in the Pasadena Triathlon.  It was my first race of the year and got my juices flowing for triathlon season.  The Pasadena Triathlon is actually a “reverse triathlon,” which means you run (5k) first, then bike (15k), ...

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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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Malibu Triathlon Race Recap

Timing is everything in life.  I signed up for the Nautica Malibu Triathlon in early March before I decided to attempt a half ironman.  Malibu is an insanely popular race that usually sells out within hours.  It draws an wide array of participants, ...

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