Category Goals

Training Updates (With Some Life Thrown In)

By Danielle Update #1 – Our New Neighborhood ROCKS This is just a quickie update. I am writing this blog post from the local coffee shop that is two blocks always from our house. SO. AWESOME. If you missed it, we moved a few weeks ago and are finally back in the Denver proper zip […]

2015 Summer Adventure Check List

By Danielle Excuse our LONG absence from this little blog. In the last few weeks, we moved out of our old house, were homeless for a week, moved in to our new house (with no internet!) and then we jetted off to Georgia so I could receive my FSA (aka become an actuary badass or […]

Ironman Boulder 2015 | Training Update I

By Sam 8 weeks done. 22 left. Here are some numbers. By Week: By Activity: Some takeaways: From a time perspective I’m about 3 hours behind where I was at this point last year. Almost all of that is because I’m spending much less time in the water. Reason #1 – Danielle is swimming at the […]

Trying to be a Triathlete

By Danielle To be married to someone that does Ironman triathlons (and fairly quickly at that!), it is somewhat embarrassing to admit that I am terrified of swimming and I am terrified of biking. Sam has been badgering me for months to do a triathlon. Mostly because he knows what a downer I can be […]

Love Affair with Leadville

By Danielle What’s the Leadville 100 (or LT100)? Leadville is a little town in the mountains of Colorado. The town (well, really it’s Lifetime, but that’s a technicality) hosts a whole series of races including various trail running distances and some mountain bike races. But before the race series was owned by Lifetime, before there […]

Carlsbad Half Marathon 2015 | Race Report

By Sam The Deets Race: Carlsbad Half-Marathon Where: Carlsbad, California When: January 18, 2015 Time: 1:22:07 Course: 332 feet elevation gain Data: Garmin Data Play by play Pre-race I checked in on Saturday and it couldn’t have been easier. The expo was decent. Danielle and I both bought a new pair of compression socks. As I may have […]

Ironman Boulder | The Plan

By Samwell Ironman Boulder is my goal race this year. I did Carlsbad Half Marathon last weekend (race report coming soon), and I am doing two other Ironman 70.3 races in late spring/early summer. But in the end, everything is geared towards the starting line on August 2. Previous Training Program: Last year, for Ironman Wisconsin, I […]

2015 Plans

By Sam & Danielle. In our household we don’t typically do New Year’s resolutions, we are more of a “resolution-as-you-go” couple. So while we don’t have resolutions for 2015, we have some pretty big plans. In case it isn’t obvious, ‘D’ denotes Danielle’s activities, and ‘S’ denotes Sam’s activities. Races In, roughly, chronological order: D – […]