Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Lake Marion Triathlon - 2010

The Race:
Finally a race in my backyard.  Well technically it was about 6 miles from home, but that is easy-peezy-lemon-squeezy.  The purpose for this race was to do a race close to home so we could sleep in a little bit, well that sounds better than in reality.  My wife was also doing this race, so we had ridden the bike course a couple of times and found some challenging hills and turns, making this one of the most technical courses I have raced. 

Race Morning:
The normal morning, except rather than a flatbread with pb/honey... I changed it up, Greek Yogurt and granola!  Partially because we only had 1 flatbread and I deferred that to the Mrs. This was a good meal for me, as I would snack on a Marathon Bar before the race in transition.  We had loaded up the night before to give us as much time as possible.  This still involved us waking up at 5:30 AM so we could be out of the house by 6 and at the park at 6:15.  There was a pre-race meeting at 7:30, and I like to get settled in, and get a warm-up for all 3 sports done ahead of time.

The layout was not ideal, you had to park a ways away and walk everything in.  Even worse, spectators had to park much further, not ideal for my wife's grandparents to walk to the park when they would arrive.  We arrived and setup our areas after trying to figure out which entrance was which.  A quick bike into the wind to get my legs moving and a run to try and figure out where the run course took off from transition ended in a failed attempt, so I just kept running.  When I got back, transition was closing so I grabbed my QR sleeveless wetsuit and headed to the lake for announcements and a quick swim. 

There was a fairly strong WNW wind which would be in your face the first section of the bike loop.  Temperatures were amazing though, a cool low 60 degrees made almost ideal race conditions especially with the heat we have been experiencing recently.

Not and out and back, not a rectangle, some combination of the two for a half a mile.  Since there were higher winds, the lake was choppy, nothing like what it had been the days we biked the course when it was like glass.  There was an occasional whitecap, but it paled in comparison to Lake Waconia 2009  The waves were rolling from left to right as you started the swim, thus pushing you towards shore. 
A picture of the GPS track will give a better example...

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This event was different than many in the past, my wife and I, both in 25-29 range would start in the same wave, 3 minutes after elites/relays.  They took off and after about 100 yards some people who I assume to be relays were stopped and treading water.  I am not sure what came of this, but I think the chop may have taken a few people off guard.  That being said, for as much rain as we have had recently... the water was still shockingly warm.  I was glad to have gone sleeveless, the wetsuit helped in the chop to keep me horizontal, but I would have been roasty-toasty in my full suit. 

We took off, and I made a hard effort to get out front early.  This came with a price.  I had noticed the shore was sand for about 12 or so feet then turned to pea gravel which was a bit rough on the feet.  Somewhere in there, I think I cut my toe a little, or maybe it was on my way to transition, but after getting home and examining it closer, there looked to be a very small grain of clear sand or glass in the joint/knuckle of my big toe.  Luckily this did not affect my race at all as I only noticed after the race was done.  I decided to dive in a bit earlier as running on the gravel was a bit uncomfortable, well I dove with too much speed, pop goes the seal on the goggles, both eyes full of water.  I tried to swim and see if it was manageable, but it was not, so I stood fast and cleared them up, and started swimming. 

I expected the way out to be rough with the waves forcing me away from the buoy and back to shore from my left side.  As odd as it sounds, I took in more water when breathing on my right side than on my left, although the waves were coming from the left.   I felt strong on the way out, passing some of the relay pink caps, and never seeing a green cap on the way out. 

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I was a bit thrown off by this since I am not normally the FOP swimmer.  I was afraid I was significantly off my line, which made me sight more often, which actually was a good thing, my line was pretty good on the way out. 

I turned around and headed back for the long "half" headed back in.  This is the section I started to swim a bit crazy on.  Still not seeing any green caps, I did not know what to think.  I found myself going left and right much more, possibly due to the waves, possibly due to me not swimming well, who knows, but I kept moving, feeling comfortable and strong. 

As I got close to shore, I still had not seen a single green cap.... ok well I must be the first out of the water, as I ran to transition I did not see any caps ahead of me, so I kept moving thinking I was in first. Looking at my watch, I was slow of what I expected which made me think the course was long and people just had issues with chop.  Who knows?

Transition 1:
A long run to transition, I peeled out of my top and had the wetsuit off my waist before I got to the bike, and would you guess it.  I still got it stuck on my ankle.  I got out of the suit and into my bike shoes, shades and helmet on, and away I go.  After taking a couple seconds to put my race belt back on the rack since it had blown off from the wind. 

This two loop course was the first multi-loop style race I have done.  Heading out of the park there was a short stint on a road before heading west into the wind.  The stretch had some elevation, but nothing terribly exciting, just the wind in your face which caused it to be much slower than I would have wanted.  It also took a bit more pedaling than I would have picked right off the bat, but all in all it went pretty well.  Another right turn to head north on a frontage road with a strong cross wind due to the interstate being right next to us.  I made good time here and made a lot of passes, mostly of relay racers, but I did manage to sneak up on a few female elites. 

The next segment is where the "fun" begins... A right turn into a dead end street, with some boards making a ramp up and over the curb at the end of the cul-de-sac to put you on a windy bike path.  I was glad to be out early and get one lap done before it got congested.  At the end of the path, a post in the middle of the trail which required some attention to not cause a mess.  It pops you out in another cul-de-sac and you see the hill begin.  At this point you are going slower due to the windy trail and post, to have to start climbing a pretty steep hill.  I made some more ground here the first lap, going past some more relay teams. 

Through some residential neighborhoods and then back out to a main road for a short descent before another large climb.  Unfortunately there was construction at the end of the climb which made me spike my wattage to pass and not get pushed into a sign.  The next segment was mostly downhill with one roller which got me some good speed, but was very short lived as it drops you back towards the park and a few tight corners followed by railroad tracks. 

Right after starting the second loop, I caught glimpse of a 29 marking ahead of me and realized I was not number 1 out of the water, turns out he was about 2 minutes ahead of me on the swim, but as I passed feeling good on the bike he yelled out a "Yahooo!" or something to that effect.  Feeling good that I caught someone ahead of me, but still not knowing who else could be ahead of me.  I had a bit more difficulty on the hilly section the second time as it was more congested, but managed to get back to the park in fair time, only getting me a 21 MPH average on the bike.  I suppose for the course it was alright, but I know I could have raced harder.

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Transition 2:
Nothing real eventful here, a quick stop to rack the bike and grab the race number and I was off. 

I had no clue what to expect, outside of hearing some people say that it was hilly.  I took off and as I rounded the first corner coming away from transition, I looked back to see who was following me.  One guy that I could see, and he caught up to me quickly, but said "Relay" when he passed me.  This was nice, obviously he knew I was scouting to see what I should be worried about. 

The course starts off fairly flat and then goes into some smaller hills which seem to grow as you get further away from the park.  I hit mile 1 right around 7 minutes and felt pretty good, but wanted to back off pace just a little to not blow up as I did not know what to expect the rest of the run.  There were more hills!  I hit the turn around and felt solid, right about 10:30 I think.  As I headed back I was able to try and assess the situation of who was behind me and how they looked.  Having only seen a hand full of guys who were obviously elites and a few ladies moving at a solid pace, I had a strong feeling I may have been in the lead for my wave. 

I hit mile 2 and dropped the hammer, telling myself to not get passed by a guy running 6 minute miles in the 3rd mile.  I had seen one guy that looked strong and did not look that far back from me at the turn around.  Turns out he was probably a bit further than I realized (not really doubling the time since turnaround in my head)  I pushed and dropped it down the last stretch when I hit the trail that lead back to the park.  Slightly uphill on grass is not a great way to end a race, but I kicked it in and crossed the finish line feeling good. 

Swim: 14:54 (1:42 / 100)  A tad slow, but distance looked accurate
T1: 1:51
Bike: 39:51 (21 MPH)
T2: 0:33
Run: 20:54 (6:44/ mile)
Overall: 1:18:01 (3:01 shy of my goal) Good for 16/242 Overall and 1/10 AG.  There were 3 others in my AG registered as Elite that took 5/7/15 overall.  I was quite happy with the placement, which was a good offset to my overall time.  I had a solid run that was the highlight of my day.  I have less than a minute to go (in a tri) for my 20 minute 5k goal. 

My wife had a solid effort as well, she was also a few minutes slow of her goal, but ended 6/14 in her AG, only 3 minutes away from placing third.  Had she actually trained more than a couple of times, she could have made that time up pretty easily.  What a great race!  The bike was technical and challenging, the wind added to that factor as well.

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Thursday, August 19, 2010

Urban Wildland 1/2 Marathon Race Report

The Race:

My first ever half marathon.  If you do not count the 4 halfs of the 2 full Twin Cities Marathons I have run previously. This is  the first time I have really looked at the results from those races and analyzed my splits…. Yikes.  The first year, talk about pacing issues, I knew I went out hot, but adding 40+ minutes to the second half, ouch!  In 09, I ran with a pace group so pacing was much better… but I digress.  My best split happened to be from the first half marathon segment I ever ran, 2:05:25.


1 – 2:05:25

2 – 2:46:39




Well I signed up for this race because a discount was offered through work, and it was supposed to be my wife’s first half marathon.  Unfortunately she got a nasty virus about a month ago, which took her our, and when she tried to run again it knocked her back down.  She decided that it would be best to skip the race and run one later in the year.  It was the right call!  We did some of our training together for this, mostly on longer runs.  Our longest run prior to the race was 8 miles and at a pace that was significantly off what I would typically use for long runs.  I have been doing speed work for shorter distances, running 4-8 miles on these higher intensity workouts.

One of the 8 mile runs I did, I aimed at hitting an 8 minute a mile pace and was a bit slower.  Based on my previous marathon times, and my best marathon being 4:12:xx, I have grown a good amount in my run this past year, but without proper volume and training, I was not sure what my endurance pace would clock in at.  My thoughts were that I improved 35 minutes from 08 to 09 to reach my 4:12 marathon, and with another year of gains, I thought a 25-30 minute range would be a possible improvement.  Using the handy-dandy *McMillian* Run Calculator, I plugged in a 3:45 marathon and it spit out 1:46 for the half marathon pace.  Since it was a race, I figured I could set a goal of 1:45, all while still knowing that I did not properly train for this race.

I could tell my heart was not in this race, probably due to my lack of training, and thoughts that I am so far from a runner, that I was just doing the race for myself.  As I have been having a great year in my tri races, running is still not my strong suit, and there are some seriously fast runners that would wipe the floor with me.  I had not planned very much, heck  even the night before I did not really know what time the race started.  Also since my wife and I were supposed to both do this race, I was also down a bit that she was not going to participate. 

Race Morning:

Up and at it early in the morning, hey at least this was on a Saturday!  I had the typical pb and honey flatbread, snagged a bottle of Gatorade on the way out the door as well as my Marathon Bar, Shot Blocks, and Hammer Gel Packets.  I ate the Marathon Bar as I got to the race site, and sipped on the Gatorade while walking and stretching out.  After a visit to the port-a-potty, I went back outside and got attacked by 3 or 4 kamikaze mosquitoes.  Great now I would have these bites that itch, one on each leg, and one on each arm… really? 

I stretched out a bit more and went for a warm-up run to get my legs under me.  I was standing around waiting for the race to start and heard someone say my name.  As I turned around, I saw Mike and Tony.  Mike works at the same company as I do, and is involved with the Miracle Kids Triathlons, and Tony is the race director for the tris.  After talking with these guys, we figured out that Mike and I were aiming for the same 1:45 mark, so I hopped in with them for pacing.

This would be a good point to add that Tony is an extremely accomplished athlete.  He ran a 2:18 marathon in ’84 for the Olympic qualifiers, has raced at Kona 4 times, professional triathlete, many race wins and awards to go along with that.  He is an outstanding guy with a very sincere heart. 

The Race:

Well I have never paced a half marathon, so having Tony was a plus.  I knew that a 1:45 was right at an 8 minute mile.  We started off and I immediately felt settled in to our pace which happened to be faster than what we needed, but felt good.  From someone my wife works with, who was running this race with her husband, she said that this was not a great course to PR on due to some narrow paths, trails, and just the overall layout (a lot of switch backs on roads.)
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I was feeling good and just shy of mile 4 noticed that Mike had dropped back a little and had taken off his shirt.  He was working harder, but we slowed at the water stop and got back together.  Around mile 5 he told Tony to keep with me as I was looking strong, and he was just not feeling it that day.  I popped a few Shot Blocks before a water station, washed them down, and hit the 10k point in 48:16. 

Tony dropped back to check on Mike, and during that time I lost pacing a bit, partially because I was still feeling really strong.  Miles 7 and 8 were both at 7:16 pace.  When Tony got back up to me, I was slowing just a bit from this effort and mentally I was slipping.  I got confused at mile 9 thinking I had 3 miles to go, wrong!  I knew I would hit a block somewhere around 8-9 due to my long run distance.  I got to mile 10 and reality struck realizing that NOW I had 3 miles to go.  Somewhere around mile 9 or so the rain started, a light sprinkle, but it slowly grew as I progressed.
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At this point I was a bit fuzzy but realized that mile 10 would be 80 minutes if I was on pace, well I was somewhere around 1:06, meaning I was up by about 4 minutes.  Tony also computed this quickly and asked if we should shoot for 100 minutes, a 1:40.  I said I will do my best, but I was slipping in form and effort had gone up.  My HR was around 177, so I focused on trying to bring it down. 

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Interestingly enough, these pictures progress from me saying eh we will see, when asked how I was feeling, to a big smile. I must have been enjoying myself!

Here is where the

race pushed me!  Mile 10, I managed to get through pretty easily.  Mile 11 I was slipping, thoughts of slowing the pace significantly for a little to recover started appearing in my head.  I told Tony that I had to back off the pace just a little, so we dropped to a 7:47 pace or so.  I had many voices in my head wanting to stop as I was UNCOMFORTABLE!!!!!  Yes Jeff, remember this feeling, this is what you need to push for in the tris.  I hit mile 12 and knew I had my work cut out for me.  Tony had kept pace and ended up a few yards ahead.  I aimed to keep him within 5 yards, and eventually caught back up.  I knew I was pushing my reserves because my HR was well into the 180s, and I kept looking at my watch ticking down the moments I had left. 

Well with about ¾ a mile to go, I felt like I was going to yak.  Ok Jeff, you are at that point now, this is where you just push through it, if you puke, do it and keep going.  Your effort is strong, keep it up! As we neared the final stretch, Tony paired me off with a lady who we had been following for the majority of the race and told us to go get 1:40 together.  He went back for Mike.  We pushed it to the end, and was I ever glad to hit the finish line. 

Final time: 1:39:34 A PR!!!!!!!
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I was spent!  The volunteer had to help untie my shoe and get the timing chip, because I was afraid to bend down for fear of blacking out.  The rain was enough to be noticeable.  I quickly grabbed some water and an orange slice and saw my wife and her aunt and my niece.  After visiting and finding them some cover to get out of the rain, I walked back to meet Tony and Mike.  Mike ended up finishing in 1:48 only a few minutes off his goal.  The picture above on the right, I look a bit like a deer in headlights, I was probably mid-sentence when it was snapped.

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After meeting back up with my wife, our niece, and her aunt, I let them go home to get out of the rain the 3 of us stood around and talked a while, got massages, and then headed home.  During this time the rain significantly picked up and I started getting COLD! 

I did a quick clothes change at the car, and even when I got home I was shivering.  Great… what a great way to get into an ice bath.  Cold water running, I emptied the ice maker bucket into the tub and prepared a couple of warm water towels to make it more manageable.  I plopped down and let my legs soak a while. 

After that was compression pants, and some elevation as I caught up on Shark Week for an hour.  I ended up suggesting lunch at PF Changs with my wife and her mom, and shopped with them a while to help keep my legs active.


I learned so much about myself this race, and have Tony to thank.  He pushed me within my limits and offered some great advise.  I appreciate everything he did to help get me to the line in less than 100 minutes!  My nerdy side went home and plugged my time into the McMillian Calculator and got out a 3:30 marathon estimate.  Wow!  That means I am 20 minutes away from my Boston Qualifying time… things are looking up.  I think with run focus next year I could qualify if I really tried, but I may continue on the tri path for another year, and see where that takes me and then look to qualify in 2012.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Camp Courageous Tri

This was the first year for the Camp Courageous Triathlon located just outside of Monticello, IA.  I grew up about 30 minutes from there and was excited to do a race out of state and close to "home" so my parents could easily watch.  I was a little nervous going into the event because there was not a whole heck of a lot of information on the web and I do not always deal with uncertainty the greatest.  The logistics of the race perplexed me since there would be two transition areas, and questions quickly filled my head. After a call the week before with the race director, my nerves were eased as I found out more about the race.

The race would start in Central Park and then travel 16.7ish miles to Camp Courageous via bike, where the run would be an out and back.  Sounds simple, but the little things such as "What happens to my goggles and swim cap/towel from T1?" get in your head.

I woke up before my alarm... 3:56 AM and immediately thought to myself "Your wife is correct, you are crazy..."  I snuck out of bed and shut off my alarm to start getting ready.  Race morning consisted of a flat-bread with pb and honey, and a mug of coffee before heading out the door at 4:30.  It was still very much dark, very much humid, and very much foggy.  The drive through rural Iowa took me between many corn fields and bean fields, patches of fog, and even a city or two.  I arrived at Camp Courageous and parked the car.  Logistic step 1... park the car where you will finish the race.  Since I left my bike at the park over night (while under security) I had to go setup my T2 area.  I dropped my shoes and race number on a good rack spot and hopped on the shuttle bus that would haul me and the other type A's who arrived super-early to the park where our bikes were hopefully located.  Sure enough when we arrived, they were there, covered in a heavy coat of dew... actually looked like heavy rain because it was so sticky. 

I dried off my handlebars and aerobars, some of the components, the seat, and some brake track as best as possible and started to settle into my spot.  I chatted it up with a bunch of people, handed out some Marathon Bar samples, and even helped a lady who was having some tire issues.  Some how she tore out the entire valve core on the rear tire and it went flat instantly.  It was a very easy tire to remove and was done in short order. 

As time got closer, I hopped on the bike and took it out for a spin, up and out of the park, out the first road and onto the country road we would ride for a few miles.  The park had a nice climb starting about 100 yards away from transition.  It traveled much easier than it looked, and I was feeling good on the bike despite my seat feeling a bit off the day before.  I have to do some checking, but either the seatpost slid down, or more likely the seat angle got bumped, as when I measured on Saturday with my phone, it was -7 degrees or so.  Much lower than I have ever set it.  That being said, I felt comfortable riding and not like I was falling off.  This week will be some analysis of what the heck happened to it and where it needs to be. 

Outside of feeling like I was not getting full (proper) extension on the bike, I got back and racked the bike to do a warm-up run.  Again I headed out of the park up the hill and was holding a good pace, but I started to sweat instantly due to the heat.  Some stretches at the top and a nice descent into the park and I found my family had arrived on a bus that I ran past on my way out. 

We talked and I handed off some of my extra stuff for them to take back for me, and then it was time for a swim warm-up.  Nothing exciting here.  Race announcements, the Star Spangled Banner, and then chaos of trying to have 200+ people line up according to swim times by their estimated completion time.

The Swim:
The water was a warm 84 degrees, but it broke some of the humidity, so I was ready to go.  I lined up behind 15 people, so I was number 16 to go in.  In the first 100-200 yards, I made good effort passing people, despite losing my line slightly and doing some additional swimming.  The course was not the normal square with right angle turns, they were much different as seen by my GPS route below.

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So you can see where I went off track a few times, but these turns were a bit more of a challenge, we all know what right angle turns feel like, but making a turn that is only a few degrees or almost a 180 is quite different to get used to.  On the final stretch, I got a glimpse of a swim cap about 10 yards ahead of me and pushed to swim up on them.  Once I caught up we were neck foot the whole time in. 

I don't know what position I came out of the water, but I saw a sub 8 on my watch as I took it out of my cap, right on target.  By the time I hit the transition mat, it was just over 8. Take a look at these phenomenal swim pics.  This photographer was amazing, more to come on that later.
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Transition 1:
Nothing terribly eventful here, my bike was about in an ideal spot as close as possible to the exit, outside of this layout making multiple people to rack on the same side of the rack, I got out and left my cap/goggles/foot towel in the bag to be picked up (hopefully!)


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I got on the road and straddled the bike, tried to pedal backwards to get clipped in and my chain dropped.  I quickly try to fix that and get on the bike to get moving.  I climbed out of the park pretty easily, got on the first road and was having some issues getting my HR to settle, so I backed off the pace so I could focus.... Well that focus came with a price, I was focusing on breathing and getting regulated, not the rumble strips that rapidly approached.  Ouch!  I rolled over the three sets and took a right hand turn, time to hammer. 

I saw some people ahead of me, but could not get a good view on how many were there, so I pushed, and pushed, and could not get my wattage to where it needed to be, despite flying down the road.  I got on a main stretch that looked into a longer climb, and I could see a ways ahead of me.  Count them, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7  people in a string, and 1 guy way up there.  I About half way through the course, I hit my peak speed of 33 MPH.  I did what I could to close the gap on the string of people ahead of me, passing some, and then I found my match.  A guy in my age group, I passed him while passing another person, and then it became a leap frog fest.  He would pass me on some up hill climbs, but blow up towards the top, so I would crest and power through the flat making good headway, but a few minutes later he would pass again.  This happened I don't even know how many times. 


I ended up hitting transition first, but first a moment about the photographer.  As I came in on the final stretch into the camp, they had a section for no pedaling.  I used that as opportunity to get out of my shoes, as I see a race photographer.  My first thought, great another horrible picture with me hunched over trying to get out of my shoes.  COME ON!  Well I will take that back.  The race pics were amazing... again more on that at the end.

Transition 2:
Well if you want to see a classic example of what not to do, watch me.  I fumbled into transition, racked my bike, got my shoes on, helmet off, and headed out.  Wait you may say, that sounds good, but I forgot my race belt.  I realized it half way out of the area, but went back for it.  I love Garmin showing this, and with a little work, I see from the point I stopped and turned around, until when I got back there, was no less than 10 seconds, sure not a lot, but I wanted every second. 

On my way out, I saw the green guy, AG'r that was near me on the bike.  I exited transition first, but was distraught from the race number.

I tried to settle into a pace, but was not feeling like things clicked.  Sure enough only a few minutes in, he comes zipping past.  Ugh, I am not feeling it, knowing the run is not an area I typically make up time, but rather hope to lose as little as possible to some of the faster guys.  I was pushing to hit a 20 minute 5k since it was USAT sanctioned, but quickly realized when my 7:00 pace felt like I was running 6 flat, that was going to be a stretch.  I held on to what I could as I saw the guy in green slip away.  The run was an out and back, so I got to watch people (and count) as they came back past me.  The leader was flying with ease, and ended up dominating the competition.  At the turn around, I was the 9th person, but quickly saw that there was someone on my tail, and I was hurting. 

My goal for the race was to be uncomfortable, well I got my wish.  The heat beating down on me was uncomfortable along with the humidity.  After the turn around, it was ugly.  I managed to pass one person, and then get passed, so net nothing.  I was able to dig down the last 6 minutes and keep building my pace, but it was not enough to make up for the rest of the run.

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Overall I hit a 7:13 average, not bad for the heat/humidity, but a ways from my goal still.

Overall: Not too bad of a day. 
I finished with a breakdown as follows:
Swim: 8:06 (1:38/100 yd) 13th Place
Transition 1: 0:39
Bike: 43:45 (22.9 MPH) 205 Watts 8th Place
Transition 2: 0:49
Run:  22:21 (7:13 pace) 18th Place

Overall:  1:15:38 (11th Overall, third AG, but 1st took first overall, so I got 2nd)

Considering I predicted a 1:15 goal time, I am pretty happy with the results.  The weather made it tough.  By far my favorite bike course this far.  It was challenging, but fun.

As for the race photos.  I was thinking bad things about the pictures as all the times I saw them, they were in bad spots, but after seeing the results (must have missed a lot of them out there) I am shocked.  I never get good pictures.  The swim pics are amazing, wish my bike photo was more in focus/brighter, but I wont argue.  The run pics, wow, I do not look like I am going to die. 

Overall it was a good race, with good results.  There are a lot of take-aways from this race, but a solid effort all around.

Monday, August 2, 2010

Earn a spot on Team Marathon(Sponsor)

Just wanted to put this out there for anyone interested in joining an active group of members across the country while helping to promote the Marathon Bar brand. It has been a great opportunity for me thus far by meeting up other team members at races, learning more about the products, and sharing my experiences with others, not to mention some pretty cool swag and potential cash.

This would be a great opportunity for someone to gain experience and develop skills that many sponsoring companies desire. Rarely do these opportunities come so late in the year, but this contest will select 2 applications every week through 10/10/10. Open to all skill/experience levels, the team is looking to add individuals that are excited and passionate about the sport and ready to share with others.

Feel free to contact me via PM or email with any questions, I will do my best to monitor this post if any questions come up.

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