Monthly Archive: July 2009

Jul 13

Great Swim and Run

After my torturous swim in the big lake yesterday, I really wanted to make up for it with a good swim today. I headed up to the pool, with my workout in hand, confident that I could rebound.  The workout was the toughest I have done in the pool: warm up, drills, intervals, more intervals, …

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Jul 13

Race Report: Grand Haven Olympic Tri

Yesterday was the Grand Haven Triathlon, my first Olympic distance tri.  Although it was more difficult than I thought it would be, it was good practice for Steelhead.  It was an early morning to get out to Grand Haven on time.  I had to do packet pickup the morning of the race, which sort of …

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Jul 12

Alive and Dry

I am out of the water and alive having completed my first Olympic triathlon. It was a bit more difficult than I anticipated, but I am glad I did it as a practice for Steelhead. I’ll have a full posting with plenty of pictures later today when I get home. Stay tuned!

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Jul 07

Happy Birthday to Me

Today is my 26th birthday.  And, in true nerd form, I calculated when I will be exactly 26.2 years old.  I will be 26.2 years old on September 19th, which is a Saturday.  According to MarathonGuide.Com, there are 8 marathons on the 19th.  How cool would it be to do 26.2 on your 26.2.  Maybe …

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Jul 06

Making Up for Lost Time

I hope you are comfortable and have a drink, because this is going to be a long post.  It has been nearly a week since my last post and I really don’t have any excuse for not posting other than being busy.  Throughout the week, I would have all sorts of good blog post titles …

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