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The trials and tribulations of an elite level age-group triathlete.

Make It Count

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In our area, Mt. Diablo is one of those hills everyone feels the need to conquer -- usually by bike. I've ridden Diablo to the summit a number of times and on the weekends, the road is littered with athletes just like me.

When my interests shifted to ultrarunning, I ran the lesser daunting hills in our area. But now feeling a bit more seasoned, Diablo is becoming a regular route on my training plan. Not so many folks littering the trails attempting to summit Diablo by foot!



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Miwok 100k

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I have so much to say!  It's been a while since I've last written and I have quite a bit of ground to cover.

As I attempted to crank out my race report for the Miwok 100k, I found the first few paragraphs (more like three pages) were about everything but Miwok.

After getting to the end of the first draft, I looked at its length and I decided I didn't even want to read it because there was just too much. 
In an attempt to keep your attention span (and mine!), I will try to stay on topic and I will play catch up in another post or two.



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Free Marathon Training Plan

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I received an email from a friend the other day and he asked me to look over a marathon plan he downloaded off of the Internet. A quick look over the plan and I immediately thought it was too much volume.

And a few months ago, a friend of mine sent me an email and he asked me for my opinion on a marathon plan he found in some book he purchased. Looking over the plan, I immediately thought there wasn't enough frequency.



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Life After Kona

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Kona was a little over a month ago and although I'm in my "off season", I haven't found time to blog so I thought I'd do a little catching up. 

After the race, I kicked up my feet and relaxed.



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2013 Ironman World Championship

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My fourth trip to Kona and the island proves to challenge me more than any other venue which is probably why I keep coming back. No wait. I keep coming back because this place is way cool and where else would you want to be on the day of the Ironman World Championship. ;)



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