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Aug 16

Race Report: Ironman 70.3 Steelhead Duathlon

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Yep, you read that right: duathlon.  Because of a small craft advisory and rip current warning on Lake Michigan, the swim portion of Ironman Steelhead had to be cancelled making it a 69.1 bike-run duathlon.  It was a horrible weekend for races around here.  The Millennium Triathlon on Saturday was cancelled because of thunder storms …

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Aug 12

Steelhead Pre-Race Goals

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After receiving some crap about a lack of pre-race report for Steelhead, I decided I better whip together a quick post. I’ve been playing catch-up at work after the week off last week (broken servers don’t just fix themselves you know) and haven’t had a ton of time.  Couple that with the fact that I …

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Aug 01

Race Report: Ironman Steelhead 70.3

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Sit back and enjoy.  It’s a long one.  Don’t say I didn’t warn you. Pre Race The main task on Friday’s agenda was packet pickup.  There was no race day packet pickup (probably because of the size of the event), so I had to do my packet pickup a day early.  Unfortunately, this meant driving …

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Jul 31

Stick a Fork in Me

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I’m DONE (in more ways than one – read on). First, I had a great race this morning.  Thanks for all the encouraging comments everyone!  And thanks to my lovely wife and to mom, brother, and Nancy (g/f of said brother) for making the trek out to Benton Harbor to cheer. Full details to come, …

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Jul 31

Ready to Go

Well. It is 6:45 which means 2 hours until my swim wave starts. The first wave goes out in 15 minutes accompanied by some light rain showers. At this point, I’m sure that all of my gear is thoroughly soaked through so even if the rain lets up, I’ll be racing in wet shoes. Oh …

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