Monthly Archives: June 2011

How Competitive Are You?

I had a big training day on Sunday and I thought it would be fun to share it in detail here.  The plan was to ride with a new friend, Rich, from Squamish to Pemberton and back followed by a run.  Here’s what … Continue reading

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My First Half Ironman

Even though this isn’t my “A” race for the season, I have to admit that I’ve never been so nervous.  This was going to be my longest race ever, I had set aggressive goals, and I had “published” my goals … Continue reading

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Don’t forget about nutrition

I have good friends. After writing my Oliver Race Plan earlier this week, I got a few messages back reminding me about the fourth discipline in triathlon.  There’s swimming, biking, running and nutrition.  In an endurance race like a half ironman my body will … Continue reading

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