Author Archives: Will Smith

Ironman Texas Dedication

I’m writing this at 37,000 feet on my way to Houston… It’s sounds like a line from the movie Almost Famous.. This race is dedicated to Sarah Dalzell.  When I first started thinking about my dedication back in December and … Continue reading

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Why Texas will be Different!!!

When I wrote in September about why Ironman Chattanooga would be different I was trying to sell myself on this. I needed to convince myself I was able to get over those hurdles that caused me issues in Louisville and … Continue reading

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Race Day Strategy

With about 38 hours before the race I thought I would do a quick post on my race day strategy. My ultimate goal is to just finish. I do have a few other goals that I need to keep to … Continue reading

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2015: The Year I Will Be Fighting A Back Injury

One month from right now I will be in Texas. Before I get into my injury that I am fighting I wanted to share a lesson learned than I will remember for next year. In the past few years I … Continue reading

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A, B, & C Races

I wanted to write a blog about the different type of races that you compete in on a given year. For those of you who have a racing season you know full well you can’t be at your highest level … Continue reading

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2014 Off Season Training- “No Pain!”

Every year I come up with an off-season training plan and goals. I posted last years plan here: 2013/2014 Off-Season Training. Being in New England it’s tough to get out there and bike/run much. I like off-season training to give … Continue reading

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Loco Marathon 10-26-2014

I came into this marathon with the hopes of qualifying for Boston. I needed to run a 3:15 which I thought was possible. I also knew I wasn’t sure how my body would respond after about 18-20 miles. I ended … Continue reading

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Smuttynose 1/2 Marathon: 10/5/14

Running a 1/2 marathon less than seven days after completing an Ironman seems a bit dumb or insane. Probably somewhere in between. This plan actually came to fruition in late April. While talking with a friend we were trying to … Continue reading

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Ironman Chattanooga Recap

IM CHOO official time: 12:17:17! How does one go from a 16:07 to 12:17 in 135 days? One word.. Nutrition. It’s all about the bleeping nutrition! Coming off of Texas in May I was pretty deflated from messing up my … Continue reading

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IMChoo Dedication

For me Ironman is about the journey. It’s where I have been and where I am going. To me it’s my progression in life. I know I wear Ironman on my sleeve (My calf really 🙂 ) like I once … Continue reading

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