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Race Report

Coach Patrick at Ironman Arizona

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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Tom Daemen vs Ironman Sydney 70.3

Endurance Nation Represents at Ironman Sydney 70.3โ„ข

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One of the best parts of being a member of Endurance Nation is access to a global community of athletes working together to be their personal best. Enjoy this latest dispatch from Australia, where Team EN member Tom Daemen makes the most of his race! ย  You can join Tom and the rest of our…

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Coach Patrick on the Run at Arizona

Coach Patrick Wins Age Group, Heads to Kona for #11 (aka Ironman Arizona 2019 Race Report)

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The quick summary was a first place in the M45-49 Age Group with a personal best time of 9:19, and another shot at the IM World Championships. Canโ€™t ask for much more than that! ????   This race was an interesting exercise in mental focus across the course of the year. It was my third…

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Kona 2019 Finisher Line

Coach Patrickโ€™s Ironman Hawaii 2019 Race Report

533 800 Patrick McCrann

Summary After a great week of hanging out with our teammates and many of our industry partners, it was time to race. On a super tough day, I went 9:52:xx which was good enough for my tenth finish here on the Big Island. Not my fastest time by any means, but my fastest time on…

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Ironman Lake Placid Finish Line at Night

Endurance Nation Final Recap from Ironmanยฎ Lake Placid 2019

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Ironman Lake Placid 2019 is in the books, and we are pleased to say it was another fantastic Key Race for the Team. While every big race is an opportunity to reconnect with her teammates, a “Key Race” brings together our virtual and real world communities, our athletes and staff, for one long weekend. And…

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Cozumel Race Report: A Lesson in Building Speed Through the Years

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Have you ever noticed those last stubborn 5lbs you might want to skim, can be the peskiest to drop? The same can be for a personal record in your sports performance. ย Sometimes, the longer you are in a sport or the more elite you are, the more difficult personal records can become. A thirteen-minute personal…

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A World Championship Personal Record: Gear, Guide and Breakdown

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Overview This year was a personal best year for me here in Kona. The conditions for the swim and bike were ideal; allowing me to better handle the run. My goal was to be able to “run the run” here on the Big Island; by that, I meant sub-3:30. I ran 3:30 on the nose,…

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Road To Roth – How A First Timer Is Stacking The Deck In Her Favor

533 800 Mariah Bridges

When EN Athlete Abbey Bonner decided to take on Challenge Roth as her first Iron Distance Triathlon, she knew it would be an exciting yet CHALLENGING road (see what we did there?). Nothing she can’t handle. She has her WHY…she has her WHEN (all the races leading up to Challenge Roth)…and Endurance Nation has her…

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Late Season Qualifying: The Race Report

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  Quick Summary: 25th Ironman, 9th Kona Qualifying spot 9:39:57 (fifth-time going sub 9:40!) 3rd place in M40-44 8th Overall 2nd American Swim PR The Preparation My 2017 race schedule had already included, Ironman Mont Tremblant and Ironman World Championships, just four weeks prior to Ironman Los Cabos. With little time between the two races,…

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Coach Patrick’s 2017 Ironman World Championship Race Report

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For those of you with short attention spans, I went 10:27 on the day.ย  1:07 swim 5:02 bike 4:04 marathon While it’s not even close to my personal best, the highlight of my day was being able to flex my mental toughness. Racing here is special, and I not only had a great time racing…

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