New Goals and Race Schedule For 2013

New Goals and Race Schedule For 2013

Mar 21

With this latest setback with the foot that refuses to cooperate, I’v had to re-evaluate my goals and race plans for 2013. Ironman California 70.3 and Ironman Hawaii 70.3 are on the shelf.   I have to be off my foot for the next 2 months, which definitely eliminates any possibility of doing either of the races.  When I inquired about the WTC’s refund policy as it relates to injury,...

And Just Like That, My Season Is Over

And Just Like That, My Season Is Over

Mar 18

I really (like REALLY) wanted to write about the Wolfpack Hustle #MarathonCrash race today.  This past weekend was absolutely epic, with Sunday’s bike race along the abandoned streets of the LA Marathon course (in the middle of the night) being one of the funnest and most intense events I’ve ever participated in. But unfortunately, this week starts of with some soul crushing news for...

Training Update – Base 3, Week 2

Training Update – Base 3, Week 2

Mar 11

Another week of training in the books.  I cannot believe how quickly they are flying by!  As I look back at the past week, I’m encouraged by the fact that I was able to clock my highest volume of training so far in 2013 at just a hair over 11 hours.  But as I look at the date, the reality is setting in that I’m only 3 weeks out from Ironman California 70.3, and I’m not even...

Training Update – Base 2

Training Update – Base 2

Feb 13

I’m in the middle of Base 2 right now, and I feel things slowly starting to fall into place.  I’m building on the off-season swim fitness I built, got my bike legs back, and am slowly but surely starting to feel comfortable with running again. I wish I could say that my foot was doing better, but its more of the same: not better, not worse.  The good news is that the uptick in...