I can’t believe it is 12 weeks out from the IRONMAN Lake Placid. My fitness is starting to line up and I am feeling really good in my workouts and way more comfortable in the water.
Which is a good thing since The season is spinning up this weekend. Starting with the High Cloud PeasantMan Triathlon this weekend and I’m four weeks to the IRONMAN 70.3 Raleigh. I still have a ways to go to meet my $5,000 goal and would really appreciate your help. Please make a donation or share the link to help me circulate the message. Thanks in advance!
I have read almost every book by Henry Rollins and have seen him do spoken word a bunch of times, but this may be one of the best version of ‘I Know You’ I have ever come across.
Now for something completely different, here is a video of a group of guys skating on frozen sand along the Norwegian coast. Love the ingenuity and building a half pipe out of frozen sand. If you have the bandwidth, watch it in full resolution!
Finally an amazing video of the Bad Brains from 1983 in Berlin.
Whenever I have an event, I get so excited in the morning that I wake up really early and don’t go back to sleep because I am afraid my alarm won’t go off and I am going to miss it. Today was no different, the Marine Corps 17.75k has a 7a start and requires a shuttle ride after parking, but still there was no real reason for me to be up at 3:00a.
Felt pretty with my results from today. I was much faster than last year, dropping more than 30 seconds a mile. I am really happy with my overall results and placed much better than I expected I would:
Overall: 239 out of 2,834
Males: 188 out of 1,423
40-44 y/o Males: 27 out of 248
So I have gotten guaranteed access into the Marine Corps Marathon this fall, hopefully it is cooler than last years. Can’t believe last year was my first marathon and this year I will be running two in two weeks of one another. Going to be a busy year!
A lot of things have happened since my last post. First and foremost, my training has been going great, last week I hit all of my distance and time goals and was not completely destroyed at the end of the week. The week before that, I spent a week in the mountains running through mountain lion country.
The latest ranking from the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation came out and I have slipped out of the Top 10. Way out of the Top 10 to be honest…
Thanks to a lot of you, I have raised almost $1,800, but I still have a long ways to go to my $5,000 goal. There 18 weeks left until the IronMan Lake Placid, that means I have to raise almost $180 every week from now until then to meet my goal. Do you think you can help me reach that goal? Please donate what you can. If you do not have the means to donate, please share this post with as many of your friends as you can.
Thank you in advance and stay tuned – there is more to come!