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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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Rough Week

If you do any kind of training for a race, you’ll know where I’m going with this post.  It’s impossible to train flawlessly week in and week out for long periods of time. Something is bound to go wrong. However, … Continue reading

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2011 Ironman Canada

Here is my long overdue race report… Preparation I arrived in Penticton the Tuesday before race day in hopes of acclimatizing to the heat and for extra time to rest and relax.  We stayed at the Shoreline Resort which was … Continue reading

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16 days to go

It’s amazing how time creeps up on you.  Do me a favor, take a minute to set a goal for yourself.  It could be a year out, two years out…whatever, just do it.  No really, do it now.  Time will … Continue reading

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Desert Half

Last weekend, I went back to the Okanagan to race the Desert Half Triathlon, also known as “Canada’s Toughest Half Iron”.  Having done two half irons, I’m not a good judge of whether the race lives up to this description; however, for … Continue reading

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Gratitude

This past week I was at the annual BC Human Resources conference.  This conference always has great speakers who leave me thinking and inspired.  The last speaker,  Dr Brene Brown, was no different. I’ve written before about my challenge in focusing on … Continue reading

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Weekly Recap Feb 28 – Mar 6

Very happy with the week’s training. I biked 120km Saturday which was the longest bike of the year so far.  The ride felt great, but I could feel it in the legs during the race today – my first triathlon!!  I was … Continue reading

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Weekly Recap Jan 17-23

This week was all about discipline.  I learned a little bit, practiced a bit, but wasn’t as squared away as I could have been.  Remember all that talk last week about “long slow distance” and how it’s not right for me?  Well, I’m … Continue reading

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