Author Archives: RWP

Video: Ironman Coeur d’Alene

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2012 Ironman Coeur d’Alene

There were 50 qualifying spots for the Ironman World Championships up for grabs this past weekend at Ironman Coeur d’Alene and I was on the hunt for one of them…here’s how the day unfolded. The swim was bloody cold. I … Continue reading

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Shawnigan Lake Race Report

I was sick leading up to the Shawnigan Lake Half Iron, but after discussing with Coach Bjoern we decided to keep it in the schedule as a training race. He kept the volume up the week leading into the race … Continue reading

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Saint Croix 70.3 Race Report

Better late than never! I signed up or the Saint Croix Half Ironman at the last minute 10 days before the race in early May…here’s what happened: Getting there took 2 connections from Vancouver. First Chicago, then Miami to finally arriving … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Blowing Up Boston

The following is a guest post by one of my run club buddies, Dan Scarrow. He apologizes for the long blog post, but he had 10+ hours of flying time to kill and he’s only ever going to write one, … Continue reading

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Patagonian Adventure Race

I have another goal! Complete the Patagonian Adventure Race at some point in my life. Who wants to do it with me? Watch this video for a realistic preview of the adventure!

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April Fools Half Marathon

I ran a half marathon last weekend on the Sunshine Coast. I hadn’t ran the race before, but it will be on my race calendar next year. Maybe it’s in my head, but I get the feeling every time I … Continue reading

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Decisions & Consequences

I just found out that Steve Romeo died in an avalanche a couple of weeks ago. I started reading his very popular TetonAT blog a few years ago after climbing Mount Baker and catching the bug of backcountry skiing. I never met … Continue reading

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Mental Momentum – St Patty 5K

I’m 97 days away from Ironman Coeur d’Alene and I’ve just wrapped up my two most intense weeks of training. Ever. I really thought I worked hard for Ironman Canada last year but this is a whole new level of … Continue reading

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Video: Trophy Hut

I’m still working on embedding video into my site, so you’re going to have to click on the link. I’m just going to let the video tell the story…it was blower!!! Image: Grant Baldwin

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