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Month: October 2015

Post Ironman 70.3 Augusta Blues

Post Ironman 70.3 Augusta Blues

I’ve been trying to write this post, but struggling to.  It’s been a month since Augusta 70.3 and I took sometime to process my thoughts.  After a 2 week “being proud” period when I rejoiced in my accomplishment and nothing else, I went back and looked at my race data and race experience. I can say that I have no regrets about my race performance. I had a great day and I put in what I felt was my best…

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Tri The Parks: A Time to Celebrate

Tri The Parks: A Time to Celebrate

Tri The Parks is a triathlon race series put on by Blue Sky Sports team in Georgia. It is a great series and they assign points to every racer in each race and at the end of it all give out the series awards. This year, Tri the Parks featured a triathlon series, duathlon series, aquabike series and one aquathlon and they offered multi race discounts to make it enticing for athletes to enter a whole bunch of them. I raced…

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Benefits of Trail Running

Benefits of Trail Running

It’s been a quiet time in FauxRunner land. No just because of the post-race blues, but because of so many things that are happening or that need to happen and thoughts and inaction. In short, things are draining and overwhelming and I don’t have anything on my plate. But – no training plans also means that I can run whenever and whereever I want! This weekend, I suddenly chose to go up the trails and actually grabbed my trail shoes…

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What Next? The Off Season

What Next? The Off Season

The long awaited #LongRoadToAugusta finally reached its destination last weekend and that brings the question – what road will I take next? After months and months of training (since July of last year actually), with weekends being occupied by either long runs or long bikes, with lots of early morning swim or runs, with some late night trainer rides, with a LOT of emotional upheaval, with every day’s focus dictated by training peaks, this is new territory for me. I…

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