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Does Not Quit Unless Forced To

18 Oct 2019 / in Ironman, Race Reports

Here is my race report for Ironman Chattanooga. My friends Anne, Kelly, and I arrived in Chattanooga on Wednesday. I was glad we came to town early. It’s a long haul on 2 airplanes from Seattle to get to Chattanooga and also a 3 hour time change. The town is small and manageable and everyone […]

IRONMAN ARIZONA 2014

19 Dec 2014 / in Ironman, Race Reports

  “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” T.S. Eliot    As I write this, it has been one month since my Ironman Arizona finish. Perhaps just a touch too long to write a blog about my experience, but it is definitely worth jotting down […]

Iron Nerves

23 Oct 2014 / in Ironman

Less than one month until my first Ironman race. Six months ago… even four months ago it was easy to be confident. Surprisingly, that was even before most of my training was in the bank.  I had completed a 2 mile swim… I’ve bike centuries and Double-Centuries many times in the past, and I had […]

Six Weeks Until Ironman Arizona

09 Oct 2014 / in Ironman

You heard right.  Ironman. 140.6. 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, 26.2 mile run… that Ironman. I haven’t blogged in forever.  I guess I took a long hiatus that I needed. When I go back and read some of my race reports or look at blog entries… I’m even surprised at the things I’ve done! […]