Rob Sabo Running Lake Placid

2016 Ironman Lake Placid Race Report: Rob Sabo, 10:53, 5th M50-54

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Lead up training After IM MOO 2015, my hamstring which had bothered me for the past 2 years was tight so I pulled the plug on the NYC Marathon and started thinking about prep for 2016. I wrote up goals for 2016 and broke them down for Swim bike run and PT for hamstring and…

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2016 Ironman Lake Placid Race Report: Scott Dinhofer, 10th M50-54

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IMLP 2016 – The Revenge Race This was my 6th Ironman, first time stepping to the start line at Lake Placid, one of the toughest ranked Ironman events there is on the calendar. The story of this race really begins a year ago when I herniated my L4/L5 disc 3 days prior to the race…

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2016 Ironman® Lake Placid — Team Weekend, TriClub Champs and More!

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The 2016 Ironman Lake Placid is officially in the books. It was another epic day, as most of these events are. This one was made all the more special for the team given how many athletes we had racing and how many friends, family, and teammates we had out on the course supporting. Bonus that…

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Suns Out, Guns Out!

Ironman® Lake Placid Macro Level Overview

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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

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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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Endurance Nation Ironman® Lake Placid 2015 Race Recap

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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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Ironman® Lake Placid: The Complete Race Breakdown — an Article by Endurance Nation

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Endurance Nation has a long history on the Ironman® Lake Placid course: Coach Patrick has raced the event seven times, qualifying for Hawaii three of those occasions. Patrick’s personal best is a 9:54; he has held a training camp on the course every year since 2002, and he’s attended almost every edition of the race. Finally TeamEN has historically…

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2015 Lake Placid Camp Day Two & Day Three Recap

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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

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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

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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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