Category: Race Reports

Ironman 70.3 Oceanside


Race weekend started off with the typical Ironman Village and debriefing. If you are able to, I highly recommend attending the earliest athlete debriefing possible because it will be less crowded and if there is any new information, you have plenty of time to prepare. I also recommend giving yourself time to be able to go through the entire Ironman Village and have a little spending money; it’s a great opportunity to get discounted (more…)

Just Another Training Run


November 1st I embarked on running a marathon for the first time. Prior to an endurance race, athletes typically taper or have a much lighter workout regimen to allow the body to rest and be at peak performance come race day. I fell ill on taper week and held off doing any workouts to ensure I would be 100% on race day. Well, I found out the hard way (more…)

Santa Cruz Ironman 70.3 in Review


After completing my second 70.3 race I am reflecting and comparing the two (and how last Sunday went). To date, Santa Cruz 70.3 has been my easiest and most enjoyable race. That’s right EASIER than a half marathon! Just think about that for a moment. The longest race I have done, covering 70.3 miles with a combination of swimming, cycling, and running, is also the easiest race I have ever done. It all comes down to (more…)