Monthly Archive: June 2012

Jun 26

Time To Bring It

53 days until IMMT… It is time to get serious! I am just starting a 4-week block of peak training which is arguably the most important block of training on my plan.  With workouts like 5.5 hour bikes and 2.5 hour runs and weekly training peaking at 22 hours, I have some tough weeks ahead …

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Jun 20

Race Report: Glen Arbor Solstice Half Marathon & Vacation

This past weekend Jennie and I escaped Up North for a half marathon in Glen Arbor. Because we have super cool free lodging up there, we decided to make a weekend out of it. The race was Saturday morning and it went great. It was a fairly small event with about 200 runners in the …

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Jun 15

Foto Friday

Out with the old…. And in with the new! While the old grill doesn’t look that bad, the entire interior (including the burner, flame guard, and grate) had almost completely rusted through. In fact, flames were shooting out the sides and bottom last time we fired it up (pun intended). We looked at just buying …

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Jun 11

Race Report: Grand Rapids Triathlon

First off, this race report is crap compared to this woman. Seriously, go read this first: http://www.mlive.com/sports/grand-rapids/index.ssf/2012/06/young_and_old_battle_the_heat.html. Alright, now that I can’t compete with that… Yesterday was my first triathlon of the season (finally), the Grand Rapids Triathlon half Ironman.  It was a whirlwind of emotions throughout the day with lots of highs and lows. …

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Jun 06

A Race Plan

My first triathlon of the season is rapidly approaching. The Grand Rapids Triathlon is on Sunday. I’m doing the 70.3 again in hopes of besting last year’s PR (4:58). I wrapped up last week with some crazy biking over the weekend. On Saturday, I did the 100 Grand Bike Tour. I chose the 145 mile …

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