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Lake Placid Ironman 2014 – Wild Day in the Adirondacks

Lake Placid Ironman 2014 – Wild Day in the Adirondacks

Please note: if you are offended by old sweaty guys who write long winded gibberish ….. you might just like this. asn’t going to do a race report until I read the reports our newbies wrote. It is very motivational to read these reports and…

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2012 Hawaiian Ironman – I wan’t my mommy STAT

2012 Hawaiian Ironman – I wan’t my mommy STAT

Please Note: This race took me a long time to complete ….. so, this report/story is a long one. ho would have ever thought that I would seek my biggest challenge in Paradise. I knew that this task would have been more difficult than the…

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The Hawaiian Ironman – What’s the big deal?

The Hawaiian Ironman – What’s the big deal?

Note: As I sit on the plane, I have hours and hours to ramble on. Read on if you have nothing better to do. That statement has sat in the back of my brain for years. What’s the big deal about this race in Kona?…

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Lake Placid Ironman – Can lightning strike twice?

Lake Placid Ironman – Can lightning strike twice?

I know what your thinking ………… Long story short, I was using Apple’s iWeb for my blog. Last year Apple announced that they will no longer support that product and this Summer the site will no longer work. For the last few months I have had…

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2010 is almost over ……. Just 1 more Ironman

2010 is almost over ……. Just 1 more Ironman

WOW ………. This is it.  This is the final race of a 17 month cycle that included 3 Ironmans, 3 Half Marathons, 2 Half Ironmans and a boatload of training and smaller races. It was my best season to date. Im not sure that I…

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The Hawaiian Ironman – Heaven or Hell

The Hawaiian Ironman – Heaven or Hell

As I sit on the plane on a long flight back to New England I will try to recap the race.  I will touch on the high’s and the lows. Although the highs out numbered the lows by a lot. The low’s are part of…

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That medal made it all worth it

That medal made it all worth it

This race was all about sacrifices. Sacrifices that I made and sacrifices that hundreds of others made to help me get here. Sacrifices that my family,  co-workers, friends and teammates made to give to the starting line in Hawaii for Ironman World Championship. Then it…

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This place is insane ….. and the famous UPR underpants run

This place is insane ….. and the famous UPR underpants run

Wow ………. I have only been here for a few days and my head is spinning.  Wednesday I rode on the Queen K, ran on Ali Drive and then swam from the Pier. This would be similar to hitting some balls on the field at…

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Lake Placid 2010 – will somebody “pinch me”

Lake Placid 2010 – will somebody “pinch me”

Several days have gone by and Im still in shock. I still can’t believe that I qualified for the World Championship in Kona, the freakin Hawaiian Ironman. I am so high that I have yet to feel an ounce of pain from the race. Maybe…

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I will be back another day – Lake Placid Ironman 08

I will be back another day – Lake Placid Ironman 08

Sometimes things just don’t work out the way you planned. Welcome to the world of Ironman. 5AM Race Day……..I should have known something was up when we got to the transition area race morning. The weather was perfect. it was warm, cloudy and not a…

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