Race Report

IM St. George 70.3

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Athlete Name: Bob Sherwood Race Name: IM St. George 70.3 Year: 2024 Is IM expensive? Yes.  Do they put on a great race?  I have yet to be disappointed and St George was no exception.  Great venue,  beautiful course and dozen or so great people to race with all of whom I saw at least…

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Connemarathon Ultra 64k

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Athlete Name: Dwane Brennan Race Name: Connemarathon Ultra 64k Year: 2024 Firstly, I forgot to add my race plan – work was mental leading up to the race. Lots of travelling and long days 😕.  Maybe grab a coffee as this is a bot long winded. I didn’t have a great sleep the night before,…

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Gasparilla Half Marathon Race Report

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Athlete Name: Valerie Fristachi  Race Name: Gasparilla Half Marathon Year: 2024   The Good: Well-organized race, decent swag (nice t-shirt, hat, reusable shopping bag, good food samples at Expo, finisher medal and towel) Start is near the Convention Center so bathrooms are available, no need for port-a-johns Warmer than the northeast US, but not too…

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Clash Miami Triathlon Race Report

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Athlete Name: Mark Parascandola Race Name: Clash Miami Triathlon Year: 2024 Recap from CLASH Miami: My main goal here was to enjoy the experience and also have a chance to test myself in race conditions early in the season. This race came in the middle of my outseason, so not the ideal buildup (thanks to…

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Pistol 100 Ultra Race Report

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Athlete Name: Ginger Ropka Race Name: Pistol 100 Ultra Year: 2024   I ran the Pistol 100 Ultra last weekend, and it went quite well IMHO.  I can highly recommend this ultra.  It was a 10 mile loop on a paved park path that meandered around a creek and through some woods. It had lamposts…

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Belt Buckle

Earning the Big Buckle at the Leadville 100 MTB: Your Race Is Only Over If You Give Up

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The Leadville 100 course, as depicted in the image, presents a challenging mix of peaks (up to 12,500 feet!) and valleys (holy rocks, Batman) that tested my skills. But the result speaks for itself!

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Coach Patrick’s Mallorca 312 Race Report

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The Mallora 312 race was a grueling 10-hour ride that challenges even the most seasoned riders.

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Coach Patrick’s 2022 UltraMay Recap

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OK, here is my official report from the 2022 UltraMay event. This is our third year, and my third time through the process. I made a big remix, according to the official event rules of UltraMay. Even though it was a little bit unorthodox, I was able to achieve the goal of serious suffering within…

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How I PR’d My Sleep and Nailed the 4 Keys Outside of Triathlon

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The Alpine Loop Gran Fondo fits the bill simply because it has different distances of events and different terrain options. Something for everyone! And just 2h drive from IAD Dulles Airport makes is pretty accessible as well.

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IM Arizona Age Group Win: The Pre-Race Build Up with Coach Patrick

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Join Coach Patrick from Endurance Nation (www.endurancenation.us) for Part One of this special post race recap of his Age Group win at Ironman Arizona to find out how he modified is . Patrick went 9:19 to a new personal best time, with his fastest IM marathon in over 5 years! Key Talking Points include: Setting…

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