Monthly Archive: August 2010

Aug 31

Race Report: Breakwater Triathlon Half Ironman

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Standard Race Report Warning: This, like all race reports, is very long.  Grab a drink, sit back and enjoy! First off, a huge “Thank you!” to all my blog/Facebook buddies and family out there cheering me on along the way!  It was so exciting to see all of your comments on Facebook after I finished.  …

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Aug 27

Attention All Devoted Fans

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Update: If the Facebook links aren’t working for you, try logging into your Facebook account first and then click on the link. It seems to be hit or miss. First off, THANK YOU for all the encouraging words leading up to race weekend. My race this weekend, the Breakwater Triathlon, is a fairly small race …

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Aug 26

Getting Ready

Is my taper half over? Or is that I still have half of the taper to go?  I’d like to think of myself as a glass half full sort of person so I’ll go with the former. So far, the taper has been completely uneventful which to say it has been perfect.  I’ve done a …

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Aug 21

Race Report: Mitchell’s Run

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Or, I did it!!! I finally broke 20 minutes in a 5k!!! This morning, Jennie and I ran the Mitchell’s Run thru Rockford benefiting Muscular Dystrophy research. This race was actually a “Jennie’s Choice” race.  She found this one after finishing up Reeds Lake back in June .  It also gave me another chance to …

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Aug 18

Product Reviews

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Well, my training is winding down again in anticipation of another 70.3 – my third of the season.  So, rather than bore you with complaining about how much the taper sucks, I thought I would try and give you something useful – some product reviews.  Enjoy! Standard Product Review Disclaimer: All items were either purchased …

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