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Ironman® Lake Placid Macro Level Overview

As the leading race execution information provider, Endurance Nation has information resources on almost every long course triathlon in the world. One of our most popular races is Ironman® Lake Placid in New York. The longest running continental US Ironman® event, Lake Placid is a fixture on the racing circuit. It remains a destination race…

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Placid Camp Into the Mountains

2016 Lake Placid Training Camp Day One Recap

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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Endurance Nation Ironman® Lake Placid 2015 Race Recap

Every Ironman® is unique — even races in the same location with the 17-year history like Lake Placid. And this year’s edition of the race simply did not disappoint. From an incredible Team Endurance Nation presence to the pre-race drama of a fire in town to the evil heat on the run, it was an epic day. Congratulations to all 41 Team Endurance Nation finishers for reaching your finish line.

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2015 Lake Placid Camp Day Two & Day Three Recap

We kicked the day off with an early morning walkthrough of the Swim Start and Transition areas. One of the most unique areas of the Ironman® Lake Placid course is the long transition from Mirror Lake to the Olympic Oval. Add in the different transition race set ups, the layout of the oval and you have some real learning to do.

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2015 Lake Placid Camp Day One Recap

Without a doubt, today ranks up there as one of the best Placid days I have had here in 15 years of training. No wind. Slightly overcast. Mostly in the 60s. Throw in some great people and a few hills and it’s official — Life Is Good.

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2014 Lake Placid Race Report Series: Ben Hales

Ben Hales, Ironman Lake Placid Finisher! Before the report, a few race week “thanks” are due.  First, my incredibly patient wife, Kendall, was both a tremendous comfort and huge help during the week.  My brother, Ethan, (also competing) and my sister-in-law, Cana, made the entire trip a blast and I think we all laughed more…

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