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Patrick McCrann

Placid Camp Into the Mountains

2016 Lake Placid Training Camp Day One Recap

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Our 16th year here in the Adirondacks saw smaller group of about 12 campers come together for the weekend. For the entire week leading up to the race the weather looked awful. But on Thursday things cleared up setting us up for a fantastic weekend. Unfortunately, as we were to find out later, clear skies…

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2016 Rev3Quassy Race Recap

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With early June upon us, it was time for another annual pilgrimage to Middlebury CT for Rev3Quassy. Part of the local triathlon scene since 2009, Quassy has been putting the hurt on triathletes for years. And 2016 was no exception! Despite the photo, more than 30 Team Endurance Nation athletes were on hand to experience…

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Top Five Inspirational Triathlon Videos [For Emergency Use Only]

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We all hit a point in our season where the work we’re doing seems like, well, WORK. It’s a grind. Getting better isn’t easy. Getting incrementally better can almost feel moving in slow motion. Improvement isn’t linear. Consistency rules. Racing helps, but regardless y0u still need to train. To help you keep things going, here’s…

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2016 Ironman® Texas RaceRank and SufferLevel FREE Downloads by Endurance Nation

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How Will YOU Beat the Heat? Every race is hard. But some races are harder than others. And the 2016 edition of Ironman® Texas seems poise to be just that. From the modified bike, to moved transition / swim, to the high temperatures and minimal wind…there’s something for everyone. Texas RaceRank by Endurance Nation We have reviewed…

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Blue Ridge Camp 2016 — Day Three Beech Mountain or BSG 50

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The day after the Mount Mitchell ride is always an interesting one. Some folks feel inspired and are ready to suffer…others just want to get out for a ride and not worry about climbing 10,000+ feet on the day. Calling super Admin Team!!! Being the super accommodating and incredibly attractive Camp Leaders that we are,…

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Blue Ridge Camp 2016 — Day Two to Mt Mitchell

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The second day of our annual Blue Ridge Training Camp it is devoted entirely to the ascent of Mount Mitchell. Mt Mitchell is the highest point on the Eastern seaboard and represents an incredible achievement for a cyclist. But Blue Ridge Campers are anything but ordinary! Our campers “softened” their legs by climbing over 7,000…

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Pre Ride Coach Talk

Blue Ridge Camp 2016 – Day One Recap

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Pre Ride Coach Talk The 2016 Blue Ridge Camp is on! Our fifth year in the Blue Ridge mountains promises to be epic — from custom jerseys to Snake Mountain and more than 15 returning campers…this was the real deal! We set off with one of our better first rides — 81 miles for the…

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2016 Boston Marathon Review

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It’s that magical third Monday in April. The time of year when spring has sprung, even if it doesn’t show up on race day. The time of year when everybody is #BostonStrong. Yesterday was the 2016 Boston Marathon Monday! Supporting Team Endurance Nation This year’s edition featured a good wind and temperatures in the low 70s. The weather…

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Beginner Ironman 2.1 — Lifestyle Tips

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This article is part of a new beginner’s series. Click here to find more articles from this series. Welcome to the next section of the Beginner Ironman article series. In this section I am going to walk you through some basic lifestyle guidance. My goal here is to help you make the most of your training through…

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2016 Texas Race Camp Day Three Recap

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Our third and final day of camp is all about the run…and an early one at that. I find that the later you start run day, the more likely you are to eat or do something else that’s going to muck up your day — plus some folks have to hit the road. So early…

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