Category Race Report

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 […]

Leadville 100 Run Race Report

By D Race: Leadville Trail 100 Run Where: Leadville, CO When: August 22-23, 2015 Time: 22:27:47 Garmin Data: First Half, Second Half Official Results Stats: 627 Starters, 309 Finishers Elevation Profile: Holy moly. Oh holy moly oof da. I CAN’T BELIEVE I DID IT. Not only can I not believe I did it, I CANNOT BELIEVE HOW WELL IT […]

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 […]

Silver Rush 50 Race Report

By D Race: Silver Rush 50 Run Where: Leadville, CO When: July 12, 2015 Distance: 50 Miles Elevation Gain (according to my Garmin): 7,616 ft Overall Time: 10:13:56 If I could sum up the last three weeks in two words, they would be “oof da”. Silver Rush went shockingly well, especially considering my injury scare. Then, during the […]

HITS Grand Junction 2015 | Race Report

Brought to you (1 month later!) by Sam Race: HITS Grand Junction – Half Distance Where: Grand Junction, CO When: May 16, 2015 Splits: Swim – 34:58 Bike – 2:38 Run – 1:33 Total – 4:53 Course: Elevation gain (according to my Garmin) Bike – 1,398 ft Run – 646 ft Pre-Race In three words – […]

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 […]