Category Triathlon

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 […]

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 – […]

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 […]

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 […]

Trying to be a Triathlete

By Danielle To be married to someone that does Ironman triathlons (and fairly quickly at that!), it is somewhat embarrassing to admit that I am terrified of swimming and I am terrified of biking. Sam has been badgering me for months to do a triathlon. Mostly because he knows what a downer I can be […]