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Kona

The Complete Ironman® Hawaii Breakdown

Coach P

Endurance Nation Kona Race Week Camp: 10/2 to 10/12/2015 Join Coach Patrick for the ultimate pre-Kona race build up! Patrick has raced in Hawaii six times, and will be your personal guide to make the most of your trip to the World Championships. The camp is open to racers and spectators alike — there’s nothing…

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Coach Patrick's 2014 Ironman Hawaii Race Report

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The Bike on Strava: Part 1 = http://app.strava.com/activities/207403160/ The Marathon on Strava: http://app.strava.com/activities/207403993/ I arrived in Kona with my highest level of bike fitness and solid confidence in my run and my run execution plan. As I noted to several other athletes here during the week, Kona is one of those races where you can’t…

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2013 Ironman World Championship – KONA: Teri Cashmore toughs out a hard race, but now has unfinished business

Coach P

Heading into Kona I knew my fitness wasn’t where it was at compared to just a few months ago. I wanted to have a solid race but I knew it wasn’t going to be a PR. I felt good about my run and swim but the bike would be the question mark. This season has…

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2013 Ironman World Championship – KONA: Teri Cashmore toughs out a hard race, but now has unfinished business

Coach P

Heading into Kona I knew my fitness wasn’t where it was at compared to just a few months ago. I wanted to have a solid race but I knew it wasn’t going to be a PR. I felt good about my run and swim but the bike would be the question mark. This season has…

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2013 Ironman World Championship, KONA – Race Report: Tim Cronk executes a solid plan for sub 11 hour finish

Coach P

Background and Training 3rd year of EN , 7th IM  w/ 6 finishes and 1 DNF.  KQ’ed @ Texas in May.  Racing M-50-54AG , 120-122lbs , FTP 230 , Vdot 51.  Was having a fantastic season until I broke my clavicle in a bike crash 12 weeks before KONA and 4 weeks before Mont Tremblant…

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Kona Race Report: Teri Cashmore

Rich Strauss

PRE RACE I arrived on the Big Island a week before the race and stayed in a condo with Stephanie Stevens about 2.5 miles from the pier.  We rode the majority of the bike course, ran on Ali’i Dr and the Queen K and swam in the ocean.  We went snorkelling, Steph went cliff jumping…

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Kona Race Report: Dave Tallo, 10:48

Rich Strauss

Swim: 1:11:36 Bike: 5:44:11 Run: 3:34:43 Overall: 10:40:28 T1: SWIM-TO-BIKE 3:46 T2: BIKE-TO-RUN 6:12 This RR will be a bit different than the traditional narrative, but I’m happy to answer any questions about prep, execution and other race things that I overlook here. You’re Soaking In It, 2011-2012. Remember the Palmolive commercial?  With Madge, at…

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Kona Race Report: Al Truscott — 5x AG Ironman Winner Returns to Kona!

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Al Truscott at Ironman® Arizona My longest race, I’ll try to make this my shortest report. First, a note on how I race. I make goals for most races a long time in advance, and then think about that goal periodically over time. Come race day, I really don’t pay conscious attention to motivation; I…

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Kona Race Report: Carol DeFazio

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  Ironman® Kona, Carol Defazio I’m still not sure how I got here! A lot of work and a whole lot of luck for sure.  It’s been over a week since Ironman® Kona and I am  pinching myself to see if I’m awake and all of this really happened. We arrived a week pre-race which…

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2011 Kona Recap In Podcasts

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Every year Endurance Nation is fortunate to put between 10 and 20 athletes on the starting line of the Ironman® World Championships in Kona.  From qualifiers to lottery folks, from members to training plan athletes, we come from different backgrounds but share in the challenging training and the epic day. Tune in to each of…

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