Category Archives: Racing

Next triathlon: Silicon Valley International Triathlon

My next race is USA Productions’ Olympic length Silicon Valley International Triathlon on June 13. Olympic length courses consist of a 0.93mi swim, 24.9mi bike, and 6.2mi run.

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2010 Avia Wildflower Olympic Triathlon Race Report

A month before the race I tore my soleus and a week before the race I came down with a pretty nasty head cold. All my preparation was going down the tubes! I pulled it together though and had an … Continue reading

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2010 Sonoma County Human Race (10k)

Ed Sheffield and I ran the 2010 Sonoma County Human Race, a 10k race through Howarth Park (aka Spring Lake), over to Summerfield, ending at Herbert Slater Middle School. The numbers: Race: Sonoma County Human Race Course: Spring Lake 10k … Continue reading

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Sprint Triathlon at Pacific Grove (my first tri)

I did my first triathlon this Sunday. The Sprint Triathon at Pacific Grove. To summarize: I didn’t train or prepare well, the water was very very cold, my transition times totally suck, I totally killed the bike section, my transition … Continue reading

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Racing the Jr. Waterhouse on Paul’s Olson 34

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Racing the YRA Southern Cross on Wayne’s Quest 33

I joined skipper Wayne and crew of Rene, Gus, and Matt for the YRA’s Southern Cross race, which was originally scheduled to be out to the Farallones. I guess the race committee saw the weather forecast and changed the race; … Continue reading

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Race 5 of the YRA Inter Club series on Chris’ F-27

John and I joined Chris on his F-27 for the 5th race of the YRA Inter Club series. It was in the southbay, it was windy, and it was wet.

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Racing the YRA Second-Half Opener on Chris’ F-27

Sara and I joined Chris on his F-27 to race the YRA’s Second-Half Opener race, from Berkeley to Point Bonita and back down the estuary.

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Friday night beer-can racing on John’s FT10

Another enjoyable friday-evening race on John’s FT10 “Savage Beauty”.

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Pacific Cup big boat start

Sara and I went down to the St. Francis Yacht Club for the Pacific Cup final start – the big boats! StFYC is very impressive. We went up to the observation deck and watched the 50-70 footers tack back and … Continue reading

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