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American Zofingen 2013 Race Report

It has always struck me how prominent the number 3 is in American Zofingen: 3 bike laps and 3 run laps (first one is warm up and doesn’t count). But it goes much deeper than that. For example, on the … Continue reading

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Focusing on American Zofingen

I never got around to writing up a race report for this year’s American Zofingen and probably won’t. I’ll just say that it wasn’t pretty. That was probably due to a number of things, including not getting on the bike … Continue reading

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USAT Age Group Nationals Race Report

USAT Age Group Nationals were my first big race.  I’ve been racing in Triathlons since 2007, but have mostly stuck to the small, local races that I could drive to.  This was a different experience, with a large and very … Continue reading

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Lake Dunmore Triathlon: USAT AG Nationals Special Qualifier

I raced the Lake Dunmore Triathlon in preparation for nationals, which are only now two weeks away.  Just a brief race report since it is getting late. I started the swim at the front and at first thought the pace … Continue reading

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Fairlee Olympic Distance Triathlon – Race Report

On Sunday, July 17, I competed in the first of two tune-up races as I head to USAT Age Group Nationals.  My goal with this race was to go out as fast as possible and see where I would blow … Continue reading

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American Zofingen Race Report

“We been through every kind of rain there is. Little bitty stingin’ rain… and big ol’ fat rain.” Forest Gump Sunday was an epic day.  Any American Zofingen day is epic, almost by default, but yesterday pushed epic to a … Continue reading

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Look what came in the mail today…

…a pair of Brooks T7 Special Chrissie edition.  I won’t take these out with all the slop on the roads so a review will have to come later.  I have been wearing them around the house barefoot and the right … Continue reading

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13 mile long run @ 7:37; Asics Gel Piranha SP 3

I am starting to like the Piranhas more than my Muzuno Universes.  They are both great shoes, but I find the Piranhas more responsive and lively.  I still need more time to tell, however. I had a good run today.  … Continue reading

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Recovery run, with Asics Piranha SP 3

I took out my new pair of Asics Piranha SP 3s today.  It was just one short recovery run, but first impressions are good.  These shoes have all the characteristics of other ultra-minimal running shoes (aka race flats): they are … Continue reading

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Sleet, rain and even a few flakes – Wonderful

I could hear the sleet hitting the few leaves that are left on the tree as I left garage.  The sleet quickly changed to a light rain.  No problem, this is my kind of weather. I got in a great … Continue reading

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