Category Archives: Race Reports

Rebecca’s Private Idaho – Part 2

After running in the hood to coast race in Portland and spending a week working in Vancouver, WA  I started the drive to Idaho.  Besides a $260 speeding ticket my drive to Idaho was spectacular. I really like driving and … Continue reading

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The road to Rebecca’s Private Idaho – part 1

These are my hi-lights of the summer getting ready for RPI part 2 will be the race report.  I wanted to write about them as I went but well, you know, life. I just returned from Sun Valley, Idaho.  A … Continue reading

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The Dirty

As I sat down to write my dirty kanza race report I noticed the familiar shake in my hands.  I looked at my Dexcom and saw 65 with a down arrow.  I don’t recall giving myself too much insulin but that’s the … Continue reading

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Kanza training and Dirty Mudd’r [Race]

Last weekend I completed two really great long (sloooooooooooow) rides. Saturday I left the house at 7:30 am to start my trek to Aurora, IL a suburb of Chicago.  Why ride to Aurora, you ask?  Well the American Diabetes Assoc. … Continue reading

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First Race

Last Saturday I participated in the Barry-Roubaix Gravel Road Race. http://barry-roubaix.com/ A 62 mile race in the middle of Michigan near Grand Rapids. The week(s) leading up the race I was both nervous and excited about it. Nervous because we’ve … Continue reading

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Getting through the Leadville 100 MTB Race

Early in 2013 a group of 30+ Vision Quest (http://www.visionquestcoaching.com/) athletes had signed up to do the Leadville 100 MTB race many were roadies, some were triathletes (me) some were avid mountain bikers.  I did have a little background in … Continue reading

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The un-marathon race report

The NY ING UN-Marathon Race Report In April 2012 I ran the Chi-town half marathon in 1:38 which qualified me to get into the NY marathon.  I had never entered the lottery to get in but had always wanted to … Continue reading

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Chasing “down” the blood sugars – The Chicago Marathon Race Report

This was Chicago Marathon #7 for me and my 23?ish marathon in total.  Was it a PR-no, but damn I felt really good.  I really wish I could explain why. I had never run a marathon without officially training for … Continue reading

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Leadman 2012 Race Report

Background This race was brought to my attention by my friend Hootie who works for lifetime fitness.  I think it was shortly after I had finished Ironman Texas.  It appealed to my sense of adventure and my love for travelling. … Continue reading

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Pickles and Athletes

Steelhead race report I signed up for this race as a motivator to continue to do some training after Ironman Texas.  I also signed up because it also guaranteed me a slot in Ironman Arizona 2013, this means I won’t … Continue reading

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