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Keep Calm and Triathl-On

Last year, triathlon started as a way to stay active during the summer. The hot, humid, miserable summer during which I all but refused to run any longer than 4 or 5 miles. It worked like a charm and I swam, biked, and ran my way through the summer until I could welcome the cooler […]

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We’re all on the same team here

In every possible way, this weekend was not what it should have been. It should have been a Saturday of out-of-town athletes traveling to the area and checking out the course, local folks enjoying the restful Saturday and maybe one last workout before the big race Sunday. It should have been filled with the buzz […]

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Triathlon Wisdom

The first triathlon of the summer is less than two weeks away and, after spending the last three weeks feeling crappy, I can confidently say I DON’T recommend a cocktail of DayQuil, 5-hour Energy and nasal spray as optimum training fuel. No, honestly training has been pretty uneventful. I’ve been swimming. And riding. And running. […]

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Still tri-ing.

It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters. Right? On that note, I did another tri. And it was a lesson in patience and perspective from start to finish. We combined it with a visit to Ninny and Pop’s house and headed to Arkadelphia for the weekend. The 15th […]

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Getting my feet wet :: SharkFest Tri 2012

It’s been hard for me to determine exactly what drove me to triathlon. Sure there were warning signs, but it wasn’t until this summer came screaming outta the gate at 100 degrees that I knew I had to find something other than distance running to keep my attention for the next several months. I registered […]

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