Tag Archives: Race

Oceanside 70.3 Race Report (aka: There be big hills in California)

Remember yesterday’s post about how the Oceanside area is beautiful?  Well, it is – that’s still true.  Except, I probably should have withheld a bit of judgement until AFTER I had to cycle over 56 miles of hills.  In.the.wind. With … Read More Here

Let the games begin!

I arrived relatively late (ok, technically really early – 1:15AM) last night into the Oceanside area – about 30 minutes north of San Diego.  This where tomorrow 2,000 less than smart people will set off onto a 70.3 mile journey … Read More Here

Are you in the lost and found bin?

We’ve all eagerly awaited for our race-day photos to appear on the photographing companies web site.  Sometimes we get awesome shots, most times we get unflattering shots…and then sometimes we’re missing in action.  You then ask yourself: How could they … Read More Here

Ironman 70.3 Rhode Island Race Course Preview

I signed up for the Ironman 70.3 Rhode Island race back a month ago.  It’s located near where all my extended family lives in Connecticut and Rhode Island, so it seemed only logical given it also fits perfectly into my … Read More Here

Monday Race Registration Reminder

Just a quick reminder about a few upcoming race registration times/dates: The Cherry Blossom 10 Miler here in DC opens tomorrow (Tuesday) at 8AM sharp!  It sold out last year in two days (or so they say, I thought it … Read More Here

Upcoming local DC running races (plus one in Cali)

I got an e-mail from Pacers a few days ago with a list of a few major/minor upcoming running races in the DC area.  These are the ‘official’ dates, now that the event dates are confirmed.  So mark your calendars! … Read More Here

Philly Half Marathon – Top 10 in AG – Woot!

For future athletic reference – 13.1 miles is a long way to run at a 6:20 pace. Which is why my body made the decision this morning it was going to run it at a more ‘gentlemanly’ 6:36 pace. My … Read More Here

T minus 24 hours until Philly

We’re in the home stretch now.  Down to just a few hours before the last meaningful race of my season (actually, that might be a lie, we’ll see).  This is the one I signed up for a month ago after … Read More Here