Muncie 70.3: My First Win as a Pro

One of the best things about racing locally is not having to travel.  It was awesome to wake up eat breakfast at home, which was eggs, toast, and coffee.  Being home also provided relaxation as I readied myself for another 70.3 triathlon. Arrived at the race at around 5:00am to...
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Back-to-Back’s: Competing in Multiple Races Can Provide a Great Benchmark for Training

Obviously, the best way to gauge your training is to compete in a triathlon race!  However, if you ever wanted to really test your mettle against the training you’ve been doing, try some back-to-back racing.  Doing events back-to-back require a lot of stamina, and not just for during the competition...
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Indianapolis Mini Marathon

May 3rd, 2014 marked a wonderful, and favorite day for many at the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini- Marathon on the Indy 500 track in Indianapolis, Indiana. This is the nation’s largest mini marathon with 35,000 runners. This was my first elite race, joining others in the elite corral for a...
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April is Adult Learn to swim month

I teach swim lessons, and as I prepare triathletes for open water swimming.  The swim seems to be the biggest hurdle for most people!  Open water, hundreds of kicking arms and legs, cold water temperatures…how do you get through it? This is the advice that I give when teaching.  When...
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Ironman Los Cabos Race Report

 Ironman Los Cabos is along the East and West Capes at the tip of the Baja California Sur.  The location is magnificent where rugged cliffs, quiet coves teeming with hundreds of species of marine life, a desert, crystal clear ocean, sun, hot weather, and mountains all come together to create...
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