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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 Ironman® Lake Placid Race Recap, an Article by Team Endurance Nation

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  Ironman Lake Placid 2014 Team Race Recap The weekend kicked off with a great Team dinner at The Cowboy, many thanks to Race Captain Simon Shurey for making that happen. As you can see from the photo above, it was a raucous affair — we took over the entire restaurant for several hours and…

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2014 Lake Placid Training Camp Recap

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In our 12th year of coming up to Lake Placid, we were not disappointed by the awesomeness of the Adirondacks. We experienced rain and sun, sampled the hills and headwinds, and even snuck in a few swims in Mirror Lake. With our mission being a complete reconnaissance for the Ironman® in July, I can confidently…

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Endurance Nation and the 2013 Long Course Triathlon Season

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Coach Patrick McCrann at Ironman® Kona   Endurance Nation trains age-group triathletes looking to excel at triathlon. You have a job, a family and lots of stuff going on…and you want to be a triathlete — we can help. Our time-efficient methodology and focus on quality over quantity means less training hours without sacrificing speed.…

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2012 Lake Placid Race & Weekend Recap

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This is what 50 athletes looks like!!! View More Photos Here The 2012 edition of Lake Placid marked a decade for me in coming to either race or spectate this amazing event. The weekend was made even more special by the presence of over fifty (50) Endurance Nation members, friends and family who contributed to…

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2012 Lake Placid Race & Weekend Recap

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This is what 50 athletes looks like!!! View More Photos Here The 2012 edition of Lake Placid marked a decade for me in coming to either race or spectate this amazing event. The weekend was made even more special by the presence of over fifty (50) Endurance Nation members, friends and family who contributed to…

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Lake Placid 2011 Race Report

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Lake Placid is officially done, and I can say that I am officially “back” from my accident of last year. The details are below, but the executive summary is as follows. A 9:56:38 finishing time, for my first effort below 10 hours. A 1:07:48 non-wetsuit swim, a 5:18:36 bike and a 3:22:43 run…all of this combined to give me a 5 minute PR for the course, 5th in the 35-39 Age Group and my fourth trip to Kona. Life is officially good.

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