Category Archives: Marathon

2014 Race schedule is live!

I finally decided to sit down and plan what I will do this year as far as racing. I am pretty excited because while last year was focused on accomplishments (i.e. Triple-T and IRONMAN Wisconsin) as well as a lot … Continue reading

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From spectator to participant

On September 9, I joined friends in Madison to watch Ironman Wisconsin 2012. As usual it was inspirational and I watched some great performances from my friends and fellow club members. There was ONE thing different from this year’s spectating … Continue reading

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Too much tongue

I guess I spoke too soon about the Brooks shoes. I put several miles on them and quickly realized they had a problem. The tongues kept sinking way down and to the outsides of the shoes. I tried everything, but … Continue reading

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Planning the coming year

I’ve finally updated my race schedule for 2012. It isn’t complete yet. I am hoping to pick up a couple more tris and maybe another half marathon. Plus I should be doing some century bike rides and big distance swims. … Continue reading

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I thought I’d share a funny story from when I was at Ironman Madison a few weeks ago. I was at the finish line with a friend cheering the athletes on as they were coming in. And even though they … Continue reading

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Cologne bath

The other day I decided to do some cross training at ISU’s Fitness Center. The marathon training is going great, with three weeks to go, the final 20-miler finished, and only tapering ahead. But I digress. So I’m in my … Continue reading

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Beaten…battered…better…back in action!

I made a big decision about a week ago. For several weeks my legs felt beaten up and tired. At first I figured it was marathon training, legs aren’t supposed to feel perfect. What bothered me was that I was … Continue reading

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