Category Races

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 […]

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 […]

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 – […]

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 […]

Walt Disney World Dopey Challenge

By Danielle. The Deets What: Walt Disney World Dopey Challenge Where: Lake Buena Vista, FL When: January 8 – 11, 2015 Distance: 48.6 miles (5k on Thursday, 10k on Friday, half-marathon on Saturday, full marathon on Sunday) Results:  Race Time Pace Pictures Taken  5K  34:57 11:16  5  10K  1:02:41  10:07  4  Half-Marathon  2:15:23  10:20  11  Marathon  4:28:43  10:15 […]

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 – […]