8 miles - After announcing at the Love Run in JD State Park, I wanted to do some sort of run for myself. A1A Marathon is next week, let's simulate what that will be like. It's expected to be 71 at the start next week and a high of 81. This is typical for our … Continue reading Stress test
6 mi. Today instead of riding, John and I went to Loggerhead park to run with Erica and Walter. We set it up last night while at dinner, we'd agreed to meet and start at 7am. John surprised me, I thought he would bail out and sleep. The cyclists, not many of them, were meeting … Continue reading More of what yesterday brought.
6.2 mi - My first 10k not including those associated with an Olympic distance triathlon. I arrived kinda too early, but helped with some of the setup duties, shirts and awards. I did a warmup short run with Erin to the "Shakepearian rest rooms" across the park. Then another 2 mile legs spin with Erica … Continue reading Classics By the Sea 10k
6mi. I leave for Colorado tomorrow. I arranged to run with Walter from Loggerhead park north to Carlin Park and back. It was cooler than previous days and more of a relief from what heat we had experienced earlier in the month. We showered at the beach lot before going to a happy hour at … Continue reading Extra credit after work
I've done this race ight times in twelve years, not verified, but that's what I think I have in my bag of experiences going into this year's "World Championships of Jupiter." Many of those years were spent chasing Rick Opton down on the bike, trying to transition faster than him to outrun him in a … Continue reading Loggerhead Triathlon 2012
Today Linda and George created a holiday workout largely aimed at allowing beginners to practice a triathlon on some of the same grounds as next month's Loggerhead Triathlon. We met at 8am to swim the full course of 3/8 mi. The water was warm, calm and clear. I finished the swim in 10:20, probably behind … Continue reading Phony Loggerhead
mini tri. It was raining at home, dry at the TRS store as I drove by, and pouring on A1A. I found doused Charlotte first, she was turning around and heading back to her car and home. Then Walter, who pressed on to finish 16 in the now cool air. The training tri was supposed … Continue reading Stealthman 2