Category Training

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 […]

Thoughts Post-Leadville 100

By D Aloha! I am writing this post from sunny Hawai’i. Samwell is participating in the Kona Ironman THIS WEEKEND, and I’m along for the ride! I won’t steal his thunder and tell you how amazing it is here.. we’ll save that for another post! So, as I mentioned, the Leadville 100 happened. The race finished […]

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 […]

LT100 Training – From Injured to (Mostly) Healthy

by D As any runner (or athlete in general) knows, being injured can do crazy things to your head. I know that sounds dramatic, but gosh, I hope it’s not just me. The following is what my life looked like when I couldn’t run – Binge watch 4 seasons of “Girls” in two weeks Drink […]

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 – […]

Summer Adventure Checklist Update

By Danielle   We have finally hit summer, and I couldn’t be happier! Well, actually, I could be a little bit happier. You see, I have hit a minor snag in my training and haven’t been able to run for a little bit. I’m hoping things are on the mend now, but I’ll keep you […]

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 […]