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DIRTY KANZA #4

Warning, this is a long post.  I’m going to start with some training stories.  Because the training this year was tough.  Training in Chicago in the spring is never easy but this year I had some additional demons I was … Continue reading

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FINDING YOUR LIMIT – DK200 2016

I needed to get this out before Ironman Wisconsin and it is so late because of trainig for Ironman Wisconsin.. so there. The theme for this years Dirty Kanza race which was written on the race t-shirt was “find your … Continue reading

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Ironman Wisconsin 2015 Race Report

Ironman #4 is done.  I previously mentioned that I wasn’t really sure how it would go due to my lack of training.  At the end of the day, for how I trained, it went really really well.  My measure of … Continue reading

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DIRTY KANZA 2015

When I posted my last post I realized that I had never posted this!!!! It was sitting in draft mode (no wonder no-one commented!) so I re-read it and tweaked it and am posting now.. if you want to get to the … Continue reading

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  My first race of 2015 is in the books. On Sunday I finished a 62 mile gravel bike race in Hastings, Michigan called the Barry Roubaix.  Although it’s a four hour drive it’s a great early season race and … Continue reading

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A DIAGNOSIS DIDN’T END THE RUN – Medtronic Global Hero Marathon Weekend

  I wish I could get these posts out sooner but I do take very good notes! The weekend and this report is more than just a race or race report about the Twin Cities Marathon it is about the … 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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130 Mile Race Practice Ride

I did it!  I rode to Wisconsin and back which also happened to be my practice ride for Dirty Kanza http://www.dirtykanza200.com/ .   My race is fast approaching (less than 3 weeks!) and I wanted to test out a few things … 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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A tale of two days.

A Tale of Two Days. I know I’m preaching to the choir for other diabetics and we all have crazy diabetes days.  I had such a rough Monday, Tuesday was better but not great. I am guilty of not prioritizing … Continue reading

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