Miami 70.3 was supposed to be my very first attempt at a half Ironman distance two years ago. I had prepared all year for that race and unfortunately came down with Pneumonia the week prior to it. As this same race coincided with the French fall vacation for the kids this year, I signed up[…]
As I prepared for my “A” race, overtraining led to pneumonia and kept me bedridden. Though of course training is important, it is irrelevant if we cannot get to the starting line. Nevertheless, I’ve had a great season and I’ve learned a tremendous amount.