Category: Race Reports

The New Dad Experiment

In honor of Father’s Day, I’m writing up my training strategy and race report for Escape From Alcatraz, which took place 10 weeks after the birth of my first child! At the outset, it was unclear how much time and energy I would have for training during this period, so my coach Kevin Coady and

Ironman Santa Rosa 70.3

OVERALL 4:35:04 15th AG, 70th Overall (out of ~3000)  Probably my best-executed race of all time!  I felt good from the start and was only in real pain the last 5 miles of the run (which is kind of the point!). Best-ever splits on the bike and run and was finally really able to push my

Ironman Coeur d’Alene 2010

Standing on the starting line, we are all cowards. –Alberto Salazar When I was in grade school, I was the smart kid with cartoonishly large glasses. I was also the scared, little kid, but I would have ridden my bike off a cliff to prove to you that I wasn’t. Twenty years later, not much