Alaskaman (part 1)

8 months ago I signed up for the Alaskaman Extreme Triathlon. At the time, the race was more of an abstraction than a reality. While I had most of the details of the race, I didn’t know what it would really entail. I had chosen this race as my first Ironman distance race because I … More Alaskaman (part 1)

Alaskaman (part 2)

The first part can be found here The volunteers brought me my prepared transition bag while I racked my bike, and I quickly handed them the containers that I needed to be filled with water. After I finished getting ready and was waiting for them to finish with my water pack, Andrew came into transition … More Alaskaman (part 2)

Eagleman 70.3

Eagleman 70.3 was the last in a series of 3 Half Ironman distance races in 4 weeks coming exactly 1 week after Raleigh 70.3. While my recovery after Raleigh went very well, I knew that having only a week between could be rough regardless of how good I felt. Rebekah and I decided to break … More Eagleman 70.3

Raleigh 70.3

A bit late on this post after a super busy week between competing in both the Raleigh and Eagleman 70.3 races.  June 4th was the Ironman Raleigh 70.3 triathlon which was coming off of competing in Chattanooga only 2 weeks before. After a bit of a disappointing race in Chattanooga, I was excited to get … More Raleigh 70.3

Chattanooga 70.3

Earlier today was the Chattanooga 70.3 which marks my third Half distance race of 2017. I’m writing this in the passenger seat while Rebekah drives us home from the race so everything is still fresh in my mind! Friday afternoon after getting off work and getting a bike ride done on the trainer, I packed … More Chattanooga 70.3