Tag Archives: Road running

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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Kona

Before I ran my first marathon almost ten years ago I would dream about qualifying for Boston. I would imagine what it’s like to cross that finish line in under 3:10. Today I am still dreaming about what it would … Continue reading

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Why Ironman?

Why would anyone want to swim 2.4 miles, bike 112, & then run a full marathon? Because if it was easy everyone would be doing it. It’s about doing something because it is hard and testing your limits. You have … Continue reading

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Triathlon Training: When is my next workout!

Going from two sports to three sports really changes your mentality. When you’re training with one or two it’s not hard to split it out evenly say over two weeks. When you add a third sport it’s trying to find … Continue reading

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Cross Training

If you come from a non active background and were never truly an athlete running 4-5 times a week 12 months a year is virtually impossible. For the first five years of running I never truly understood that. I found … Continue reading

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My First Marathon Training

When I first started running late in the fall of 2003/early 2004 I had no idea what I was doing. I had this plan to run a marathon in the fall of 2004 but didn’t really know where to start. … Continue reading

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