Monthly Archive: October 2010

Oct 30

Time Traveling: Part 1–Looking Back

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This is first of a two part series called “Time Traveling.” This first post, Looking Back, will look back at my previous year of training and a even a bit further than that.  The second post, Looking Forward, will share my upcoming training plan and goals for the upcoming year. The Photo Book First off, …

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Oct 28

Ironman Access Program Cancelled

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Well, within 24 hours of the WTC announcing their new Ironman Access, the WTC has cancelled the program.  Immediately after announcing the program yesterday, the blogs ignited with commentary (here and here for example) and Facebook exploded with criticism and outrage for the program.  Despite the fact that the program “sold out” in its first …

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Oct 26

In the News

Grand Rapids Triathlon This just in!  A new triathlon is forming for next year right here in Grand Rapids!  It was just recently approved by the township board for June 5th, 2011.  They are going to have a sprint, Olympic, AND half Ironman distance.  Woohoo!  I just started working on my IM training plan the …

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Oct 26

Power Outage

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Apologies to anyone who may have tried to visit my blog today.  The weather has been crazy around here today and we lost power.  As an uber-geek, I host my blog from a computer in the basement, so when we lose power, the website goes down.  One of these days I’ll actually move it to …

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Oct 24

Gettin’ Dirty

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Today, Jennie and tried something different for our run.  We went on a trail run.  We participated in The Dirty Herd’s Fall Classic.  The Dirty Herd is a trail running group in Grand Rapids and they were hosting a free event at Robinette’s.  The email announcing the event had the subject of “Let’s meet Sunday …

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