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Polar Bear Plunge…sort of.

Both Rob and I had our respective workouts to finish in the morning before heading up to the Polar Bear Plunge.  I had an hour run and an hour swim, and he had a 16-18 mile run.  So by time … Read More Here

Preparing for the Polar Bear Plunge

You know, with all this snow around the place this time of year, now would be an ideal time to remind you of the most critical events on my 2011 ‘Race’ Calendar. Well, actually, at the moment – about the … Read More Here

The 2011 Polar Bear Plunge…with a duck.

Sometimes it’s easy to get friends to join in my adventures.  Yet other times, the crowd seems to disperse a bit.  Take for example, the Polar Bear Plunge.  I heard all assortment of reasons as to why a few in … Read More Here

Friday Photo of the Day: Me featured in a brochure swimming with a floaty duck

Earlier this week a reader sent me over a note letting me know that my favorite friend – Mr. Duck – was featured alongside me in the Polar Bear Plunge brochures that are now found in countless stores around the … Read More Here

Going for a very cold plunge

There used to be a annual polar bear swim right here in the beautiful and cough clean Potomac river, but from what I can tell, that seemed to have vanished.  Instead, while doing some research last week I stumbled upon … Read More Here

Week in Review–February 5th, 2011

I’ve long since wondered what to do with all the random tidbits of things I collect each week – or the little thoughts that don’t quite make for a full post.  But I finally came up with a solution: The … Read More Here

Week in Review–January 15th, 2012

The Week in Review is a collection of both all the goodness I’ve written during the past week around the internet, as well as a small pile of links I found interesting – generally endurance sports related. I’ve often wondered … Read More Here

Week in Review–January 15th, 2011

Quick Note/Reminder: EveryManTri’s Annual Endurance Blog Awards poll ends Sunday night – and I’m fluctuating in and out of the Top 3.  If you’ve got a couple seconds, you can wander on over here and vote.  No registration or any … Read More Here

The State of My State: 2010 Review Edition

Administrative Note #1: Thanks for the incredible response yesterday in the ‘What do you want in a sport watch?’ post.  It’s coming up on nearly 100 comments.  But not just quick comments – these are incredibly detailed and well thought … Read More Here

Pants on the ground

Earlier this week I had an early morning swim technique session.  By ‘early morning’, I mean 6:30AM – or as soon as the pool opened to non-high school swimmers.  Which for me…is dang early.  As I’ve mentioned in the past, … Read More Here

What I wear: Cold weather running

Back a bit ago I got a question as to what my cold weather running gear looks like – after all, I do pretty much run outside no matter how cold it is. “Searched your blog but couldn’t see much … Read More Here

First Look: The Cycliq Duo Mount for Heavier Gear

A few weeks back Cycliq announced a new product on Kickstarter.  You’ll remember Cycliq is the company behind the Fly6 and Fly12 combination bike safety camera/lights products.  They combine front (Fly12) or back (Fly6) lights with a camera that’s always … Read More Here

DC Hot Chocolate 15K 2011 Race Report (Alternate Title: How not to organize a race)

(I’m going to start this like any other race report…but fear not, I’ll get to my ‘suggestions’ section later on.  It’s probably better to just sit back, and let it all unfold – rather than going straight into rant mode.) … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Polar M450 GPS Bike Computer

Polar bears, they’re pretty awesome.  They swim around in ice cold water where really nobody else wants to.  Heck, they even live on floating ice.  And they fish and stuff with their bare hands.  Which, is absolutely nothing like the Polar … Read More Here

Garmin Forerunner 310XT Giveaway–January 2011!

Because it’s Friday. Because my bike finally arrived at my hotel in the country of Jordan three days after I did (though, my luggage…not so much). And because most importantly – the bike arrived in one happy piece. Thus, so … Read More Here