Category Ironman

Ironman World Championship 2015 | Race Report

By S Race: Ironman World Championship Where: Kona, HI When: October 10, 2015 Splits: Swim – 1:13 Bike – 5:36 Run – 3:26 Total – 10:25 I intended to write this race report up immediately after Kona, but once I returned home, work had other ideas. Plus, I had put off my actuarial studies in […]

Ironman World Championship 2015 | Pre-Race Report

By S I’m doing a race tomorrow. The Ironman World Championships. It is this little race in Kona, Hawai’i. You might have heard of it. If not, I’ll answer a common question – Are you going to win it? Hahahahahaha. Funny. But no. No I’m not. Not even close. These are the best long-distance triathletes […]

Ironman Boulder 2015 | Race Report | Part 1

By S Race: Ironman Boulder Where: Boulder, CO When: August 2, 2015 Splits: Swim – 1:17 Bike – 4:57 Run – 3:19 Total – 9:44 I started writing this race report and soon realized I had way too many thoughts for one post. As such, in a first for our blog, this will be a two […]

Ironman Boulder 2015 | Training Update II |Ups and Downs

By Sam Baseball is ninety percent mental and the other half is physical. -Yogi Berra This is my second Ironman Boulder training update. If you would like to catch up on my first update, or my initial Ironman Boulder training plan, feel free. Ironman Boulder | The Plan Ironman Boulder | Training Update I Otherwise, on we go! 17 weeks […]

Welcoming a Tri Bike into the family

By Sam So. It finally happened. I bought a tri bike. Now, there are probably three different classes of reactions to this statement depending on the type of person reading: 1.The blissfully unaware. “Wait, so what is a tri bike? You’ve completed a triathlon in the past on a bicycle…how is that not a tri […]

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 […]

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 […]