Yearly Archive: 2008

Dec 31

Race Report: New Year’s Resolution Run

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Another part of my New Year’s Goals is to take better notes on my races.  I started doing this last year with my tri’s, but didn’t do too much tracking of other races. It was bitter cold for the New Year’s Resolution Run – a frigid 20 degrees with a feels like of 9 degrees …

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Dec 30

A Year in Review

Another year of running down is almost in the past.  On top of running, I added biking and swimming into the mix for my regular training schedule.  The most helpful addition to my training this year, however, was the Garmin Forerunner 405 from my wonderful wife.  The Garmin forces me to time/track all of my …

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Sep 06

Triple Tri: Reeds Lake Triathlon

Today was my third triathlon of the year – and probably the last one before winter. It was the 25th Reeds Lake Triathlon and it couldn’t have been better weather. I got up extra early for this one so that I could guarantee a good rack spot because at 1200 participants, this is the biggest …

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Aug 09

Millennium Triathlon: Tri-Again

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This morning was my second triathlon, only two weeks after my first one, and I am definitely hooked.  I couldn’t be happier with how I did either.  I placed 65th overall out of 448 and 10th in my age group out of 44.  Because the distances were shorter than the last tri, I really can’t …

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Jul 26

Tri Del Sol: Triple the Fun

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Today was the Tri Del Sol triathlon in Middleville.  It was my first triathlon, and I have been training for it since May. The morning started with a 5:30 am rising.  I had a quick breakfast of yogurt, animal crackers, and Gatorade before doing a triple check of my all my gear to make sure …

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