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Evergreen Triathlon – 1st Place

Jul/21/2009 in General

Workout of the Week -Evergreen TriathlonThe week leading into Evergreen had more ups and downs than most. On Monday I was swimming open water and got hooked through my finger nail by a fisherman floating about 100' away. Tuesday I take my first...

Lifetime Fitness Triathlon – 10th Place

Jul/14/2009 in General

Workout of the Week -Lifetime Fitness TriathlonThe week leading into Lifetime consisted of training easy while dreaming of going fast. It is difficult to slow down this train that I have trained to become. What I mean is day in, day out...

Week 4 – Running On Alcohol

Jun/30/2009 in General

Workout of the Week -Bike - 3 mi soft pedal to LakeSwim - 1400m DPS in Lake work on swimming straightBike - 17.5 mi build to 90% of race wattage (Lake->Lakewood Forest Preserve)Run - 11 mi 130-140 HRBike - 5 mi soft pedal Lakewood Forest...

Week 3

Jun/24/2009 in General

Workout of the Week -Reverse Triathlon (37 min run/58 min Bike/20 min Swim)Week 3/5 of hard training. 60% done.There is not much to say other than we have planned the work and I am definitely working the plan. Realistically this sport is ridiculous....

Week 2

Jun/17/2009 in General

Workout of the Week -Track Workout - 3x10min at Race Pace w/ 2 min restThis weekend is one that I always look forward to. The weekend of Elkhart Lake Triathlon...

Week 1

Jun/10/2009 in General

Workout of the Week -Peter's (my brothers) Bachelor PartyWeek 1 of 5 balls to the wall hell weeks is in the book. It took me over 1000W a lot of times and to the brink of destruction (both physically and mentally) at least 5...

Rest Week

Jun/03/2009 in General

Workout of the Week -Bike to Race (~8 mi)Set up Race CourseRun the 5K (2nd, 18:15)Tear down the Race CourseBike Home (~8 mi)So this was a rest week, Race Monday, short easy run Tuesday, 3 straight days of no training, above was Saturday, then easy...

ITU Austin – 15th Place

May/26/2009 in General

Workout of the Week -ITU Austin (Capital of Texas Tri)A memorial day race. I have never raced on a Monday, but I was extremely excited to do so. ITU racing does not taylor at all to my style of racing, but the occasional...