Five Race Reports, One Article

After a long hiatus, I have come back with reports on events from 2014 so far. Included in the reports is the Little Rock Half Marathon, the Capital City Classic 10K, AIM High in Bryant Sprint Triathlon, Memphis in May Olympic Triathlon and the Firecracker 5K. . . . → Read More: Five Race Reports, One Article

XTERRA Gunstock Trails Half Marathon 2013

From left to right: Phil, Carolyne, me, Philip and Erik.

While some races you have planned all year, others just kind of pop up and you have to seize the opportunity, this one definitely fits into the latter category.  The opportunity for me and Phil to go to Hawaii came up in June, but . . . → Read More: XTERRA Gunstock Trails Half Marathon 2013

Big Dam Bridge 100 2013

Not the greatest picture, but here is George Hincapie cooling down after the 2013 Big Dam Bridge 100.

The Big Dam Bridge 100 is a staple in my race calendar.  It is a fun course that takes you up some steep hills and through some of the most beautiful parts of Central Arkansas.  On . . . → Read More: Big Dam Bridge 100 2013

Rev 3 Cedar Point 70.3 2013

Transition area for the Rev3 Cedar Point Triathlon in the shadow of the GateKeeper.

This race has been on my radar for awhile.  I initially wanted to do it last year as my first half ironman, but it just didn’t work out, which is fine because I had a great time at . . . → Read More: Rev 3 Cedar Point 70.3 2013

King of the Hills

Part of my triathlon training schedule is Tuesday bike hill repeats with my triathlon club.  In general, these repeats are always held at the same location, Ft. Roots, but this past week they were moved to River Mountain Road due to some glass on the road.  Then, the inevitable discussion came up, which hill is . . . → Read More: King of the Hills

2013 River Cities Triathlon

It’s been awhile since I’ve written and I promise that I have been training, but I’ve also been very busy with some of my other activities too.  Although I haven’t been racing very much, I had the River Cities Triathlon on my schedule for awhile.  My friend, Susan, has been doing this race for 10 . . . → Read More: 2013 River Cities Triathlon

Two Rivers Time Trial 2013 — Part II

It had been a few weeks since my last adventure into time trials and I had really intended to attend more frequently but due to weather and other commitments, I wasn’t able to.  Finally, the weather looked like it was going to cooperate and I didn’t have any other obligations to attend to, . . . → Read More: Two Rivers Time Trial 2013 — Part II

Two Rivers Time Trials 2013 — Part I

Aero helmets, skin suits, disk wheels and TT bikes are in abundance at this event, as they should be.  It’s the Two Rivers Time Trial Series.

I have heard and seen pictures about this series for the last two years, but I had never attended.  Why? Well, probably because I was intimidated.  I thought for . . . → Read More: Two Rivers Time Trials 2013 — Part I

Capital City Classic 10K 2013

After completing the Little Rock Half Marathon at the beginning of March, I relaxed my running schedule and began incorporating cycling to get ready for the triathlon season which was fast approaching.  Unfortunately that meant that my fitness level wasn’t quite as high as I wish it would be for the Capital City Classic 10K, . . . → Read More: Capital City Classic 10K 2013

Gearing Up

Tuesday night was the second AIM meeting of the year and the big question everyone was asking each other was, “What races are you doing this year?” With the insanely unpredictable weather we’ve been having, many of the triathletes have been chomping at the bit to get outside, start training and start racing.  Me on . . . → Read More: Gearing Up

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