One more weekend of racing

With J-hawk in the books – I have one more weekend of racing before I can really relax.  That’s not really true – I’ve been relaxing pretty good already.  The weeks since Ironman have been filled with pretty easy workouts.  A few 30 minute swims that are glorfied warmups, short bike rides, short runs – […]

Respect

The Cheq 40 was a lot harder than I expected.  Even discounting the difference in bike handling skills required – which I picked up on the fly – the aerobic conditioning “skills” required to excel at mountain bike racing are quite a bit different than what is required to succeed at Ironman.  I realized that […]

Another in the books

Ironman #8 is in the books – and boy was it one for the books.  I ended up with a PR by about 10 minutes – 2nd in my AG, and 23rd overall.  That performance earned me my second trip to Kona. A big congrats goes out to Matt and Adrienne Amman who both had great […]

Ironman Wisconsin 2010

Ironman Wisconsin 2010   While it may not seem like it at first, this is truly a race report for Ironman Wisconsin.  As the œstory develops “ hopefully the need for all the details and background will be apparent and perhaps a bit humorous. Last December when I signed up for a community fund slot […]