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Sugar Creek Kids Tri (Take 3)
Addison, my son, signed up for this triathlon for his 3rd year and was soooo excited.  The date of triathlon just happened to be the day before I was leaving for my Ironman….let’s add some stress!  Haha!  To make matters more difficult, my niece was doing it, and my dad...
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Mountains 2 Mainstreet Half Iron+ Distance (72.3 miles instead 70.3)
This race report will be a little different, but I’ll preface it with it was the worst possible time (3 week taper due to work, if that’s what you’d call it), a grandfather basically dying for the past 3 weeks (said goodbyes finally, then he awoke which equated to trying to see him when...
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Ironman Florida Part 2 ….NUTRITION
Anyone that has done an Iron Distance race is well aware that nutrition is the end all be all when it comes down to having a good race.  I realize that nutrition is particular to each individual, but also wanted to share what I have found to work since I’ve...
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What goes up must come down
Similar to Ironman races, the moods of an athlete in training can somewhat be described as a bike or run course of rolling hills.  Add in anything extra like family, work stress, and/or injury and it’s a recipe for a meltdown of some sort.  I wrote about making lemonade last...
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