Monthly Archives: August 2017

Ironman Mont Tremblant – Race Report

Friday August 18, 2017 I woke up early on Friday morning, ready for my drive to Mont Tremblant. We had decided to take two cars for the trip as space was an issue (and the girls didn’t want to get up so early). As I drove the 3.5 hours I was able to get myself […]

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Final Reflections

As I sit here on the eve of my first Ironman race I reflect on how far I have come. I was severely overweight, not very athletic, and had no idea how to swim. I can’t really pinpoint the exact motivation for the change, there was probably many. Throughout the past few years I have […]

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Short and Not Sweet.

My achilles tendon still hurts when I run. There is seven more sleeps until race day, six if I factor in not sleeping the night before. I am tired. I am grumpy. Stay far, far, away. A swim partner said I am ready as I have that glazed over, anorexic, Ironman look  to me. Last […]

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Physio and the K-Town Race

My week began with a few trips to the Physiotherapist. He worked on my achilles with some ART and then some electrical current. I almost jumped off the table in pain with the ART, but I knew form past experience it would help. I didn’t do any running at all during my training the is […]

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