La SainteLyon – Preparations

I’ve never been interested in Marathons, particularly not ones run on road.  I’ve always said that and in fact, I’ve never run a marathon other than in an Ironman.  However, I’ve always been interested in both trails and ultras and little did I realize that I would run one not very long after my first[…]

Zell-Am-See / Kaprun 70.3

We’d been to Kaprun before with my wife.  The fond memories of our childless youth certainly appealing, along with a late summer race giving ample time for ideal training load and progression made this Ironman 70.3 race my selected A race of 2012.  I signed up for this inaugural race early on and we decided[…]

Ironman Pays D’Aix 70.3 Bike Course

UPDATE: Due to the popularity of this post from people looking for the course map, here is my Garmin race data with the actual elevation and distance. In preparation for the Ironman Pays D’Aix 70.3, I decided to ride most of the course during a vacation nearby and share my experiences for those of you[…]