Category Archives: races

Augusta Half Ironman: A few more miles to go

I did not quite make it to the finish line as I had hoped.  66.2 miles is much farther than I have ever gone though. There were many things that went right on Sunday and the months leading up to … Continue reading

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Returning to Augusta

Tomorrow I leave for Augusta, Georgia. This will be my second time to compete in the Augusta 70.3 Ironman and my 4th attempt to finish a half Ironman.  I never imagined that it would take 4 attempts to finish. I … Continue reading

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Things that make my heart smile: Wrap up of Tri Camp

I had planned on writing my usual race report kind of wrap up about my weekend in Augusta for Tri Camp.  You know, two swims in the river with a PR on Saturday (32 min.), a run that was not … Continue reading

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Barb’s Race, part 2: Race Day

Barb’s Race and the Vineman course are a bit different than some courses. The swim is in the Russian River, starting at Johnson’s Beach.  T1 is also there but then T2 is at Windsor High School.  I was staying close … Continue reading

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Barb’s Race recap: part 1

I have already established the fact that I didn’t finish – along with a lot of other people who were doing one of the 4 races held Saturday.  So now for what was good about the trip and what’s next.  … Continue reading

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Buster Britton x 4: Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate

This morning I competed in my 4th Buster Britton Sprint, a great race that Team Magic puts on at Oak Mountain State Park.  My times have improved every year and I have learned something every year. I made a few … Continue reading

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Foggy goggles: nothing new on race day

It’s good that I have coaches who have pounded this message into my head: “nothing new on race day.”  On Monday I tried my race day goggles. There was nothing but fog.  There could be several reasons for that, but … Continue reading

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