Category Running

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 […]

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 – […]

From Zero to 50 Miles

By Danielle The following is a typical conversation I have when I tell someone I have run a 50 mile race. Person: You ran 50 miles? At one time?! IN ONE DAY?! Me: Yeah.. it really isn’t as hard as it sounds. Person: That’s crazy. I could NEVER do that. It really ISN’T as hard or […]

Off Season Training: Speedy Half-Marathon

By Sam IMWI was in September. Ironman Boulder training starts in January. This leaves 3 solid months for my “off-season”. SO WHAT TO DO WITH ALL OF MY TIME?! Well, first and foremost – I re-read all 7 Harry Potter books. Because that’s how I roll. Number two, I signed up for a January half-marathon […]

The North Face Endurance Challenge, Utah – 50 Mile Race Report

By Danielle The Deets. Where: Park City, Utah When: October 4, 2014 Distance: 50 Miles Elevation Gain: Unknown, my watch had 9-10k ft, I heard others had more. The course guide says over 13k. Course: Mostly single track with some dirt roads and some scree/rocky areas. Beautiful scenery. Garmin Data: http://connect.garmin.com:80/activity/embed/606508005 Play by Play. The North Face […]