Category Archives: Triathlon

2015 Ironman 70.3 Vineman Race Report

It’s been four years since my last triathlon, but I managed to be one of the lucky 2300 when registration opened and snagged a spot for the 2015 Vineman 70.3.  I had a great race, but I have to admit … Continue reading

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2011 Vineman Ironman 70.3 Race Report

After the brutal season-opening Wildflower I wasn’t too keen on another half-Ironman triathlon. The Vineman 70.3 changed everything. What a fun race! I set new personal records in the swim and bike and minimized my losses on the run.

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2011 Avia Wildflower Long Course Triathlon Race Report

The Wildflower Long Course is well-known as a brutal early-season race: 3500ft elevation on the bike and 2100ft on the run! Crazy. The great thing about doing such a hard race as my first 70.3 mile half-Ironman distance is that … Continue reading

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2010 Marin County Triathlon Olympic Triathlon Race Report

I raced the 2010 Marin County Triathlon on an amazing beautiful morning in China Camp on San Pablo Bay. Last Triathlon of the season! I raced hard, finished third in my age group, and most importantly BEAT MY TIME GOAL … Continue reading

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2010 Ukiah Sprint Triathlon Race Report

Bingles had been hyping the Ukiah tri all summer – and geez, it’s only a little sprint tri – so we signed up. I raced pretty hard and got on the podium! Third place baby! Yeah yeah, third place among … Continue reading

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2010 Silicon Valley International Triathlon (SVIT) Race Report

My second Olympic-length triathlon of the season was the Silicon Valley International Triathlon held at San Jose’s Lake Almaden. Teammate Bingels and I did the Olympic-length tri on Sunday after his wife Jingels did her first sprint triathlon the day … Continue reading

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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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Biking King Ridge Road in beautiful Sonoma County

Three weeks ago I missed riding in Levi Leipheimer’s Gran Fondo because I had stupid class. I mean, I like class, especially Negotiations, but it sure does get in the way of having a life.

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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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