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Ludlow Tri (and the 9 days leading up to it)

Ludlow Tri (and the 9 days leading up to it)

Let’s rewind 9 days…………. With only 9 days to the Ludlow Tri, I had to do something to jumpstart my training and I wasn’t to thrilled with the fact that I haven’t swum indoor or out in 8 months. with a long Merial day holiday…

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Firmman Half Iron – would it make or break me?

Firmman Half Iron – would it make or break me?

We will just call the above picture “Hit dat sh!t”. More on that later. This was a big weekend for me, It was the final race of the Gran Prix series and it is a Half Ironman. Im sure your thinking that what’s the big…

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Chicopee Triathlon and the Princess is home

Chicopee Triathlon and the Princess is home

The Chicopee Triathlon is one of my favorite races. It’s close to home, it’s fast and the course is great. It was supposed to rain, but it looks like it is going to hold off. 60 degrees is perfect for racing, but 60 and pouring…

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361 days to Ironman 007

361 days to Ironman 007

WOW! It’s already less than a year till the ironman in Lake Placid in 2007. My 06 entry was moved to the 07 race, so this means the training starts now. No you don’t need to be ready a year before but it makes it…

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Quabbin Loop – This is one …… no joke course!

Quabbin Loop – This is one …… no joke course!

The Quabbin loop is a 56-mile scenic ride around the man made reservoir if ridden at a leisurely pace. This is not going to be one of those rides, this will be a test of fitness and your will to continue when your mind and…

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Webster Triathlon – if it rains, Im not going!

Webster Triathlon – if it rains, Im not going!

Saturday night I get a call from Matt DuFresne asking me if Im going to do the Webster Lake Tri on Sunday. His stance is that he will set the alarm for 5AM, take a look outside to see if it is raining. If it…

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Could I do a Half-Ironman?

Could I do a Half-Ironman?

I know what you are thinking. “he shouldn’t be pushing it” “Isn’t a half Ironman going to ruin your knee”. This is what i heard most over the last few weeks by many people who care so much, that they don’t want to see me…

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Lake Placid Ironman 05

Lake Placid Ironman 05

I slept well and feel relaxed this morning. I know I can only do so well based upon the fact that my longest run has been 57 minutes, I haven’t swam 2.4 miles since my last Ironman and I just had knee surgery less than…

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Ironman – Lake Placid 04

Ironman – Lake Placid 04

WOW! Where do I start. Doing an Ironman is an experience that cant be explained until you do it (or go there and watch). At times you will feel like a God and at times you will have to dig real deep into some dark areas…

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Timberman 70.3

Timberman 70.3

There were 900 athletes ready to take on the 95+ degree heat with not a cloud in the sky. Kevin Young (He just turned 50 last week and loves his new age group) Sharon Mikaelian, Wayne Stocker and Myself are doing the Half Ironman. Kelly…

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