Category Archive: race report

Oct 07

Race Report: XTerra Grand Rapids

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On Sunday I raced my first ever XTerra Triathlon. An XTerra Tri is a triathlon that incorporates mountain biking and trail running instead the traditional road racing. I was on the fence about doing this race until Jennie found me a contest to win a free entry. Only two people (myself and one other) entered …

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Aug 28

Race Report: Michigan Titanium 140.6

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Prerace My morning started at 4:30AM – about a half hour later than planned. Thanks to an incompatibility with Apple’s “Do Not Disturb” feature and the clock app I use on my iPhone, my alarm was muted. Thankfully Jennie was up with Nate and able to wake me up. Thankfully I had pretty much packed …

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Jul 06

Race Report: Bostwick Lake Triathlon

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The Bostwick Lake Triathlon was a late addition to my schedule this year. It was a race I had never done before but had heard good things about. And with a logo like this, how could I pass it up? This race was a sprint distance (.4 mile swim, 14 mile bike, and 3 mile …

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May 13

PR Hunting

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Two weeks ago, Jennie and I did the Rivertown Races Half Marathon & 5k. Half Marathon for me. 5k for Jennie and Nate. This was a fantastic race! Especially considering the fact that most of GR was underwater and the race had to be relocated at the last minute. Despite the relocation, they put on …

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Apr 16

Two Race Weekend

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Update: I had this post scheduled to go out this morning, but had to come back and make an update after the tragedy in Boston yesterday. I am deeply sadden by everything I am hearing out of Boston and my prayers go out to all those injured or killed. My hearted is buoyed by the …

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