Seventy Point (Freaking) Three: IRONMAN 70.3 Augusta Race Recap

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Math isn't necessarily my strong suit, but over the last few weeks, a few numbers have been driven solidly into my brain --- 1.2, 56 and 13.1 --- all of which add up to the intermedix Ironman 70.3 Augusta distance of 70.3 miles. The race, which was my first half Ironman distance triathlon, took …
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See Ya at the Runner’s World Half & Festival!

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After a summer of running in the Florida heat and humidity, I'm itching for a chance to stretch my legs in a cooler climate, and next month, I'll do just that the weekend of October 18 at the Runner's World Half & Festival Presented by Altra in Bethlehem, Penn. Who else will be there? Aside …
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My Favorite Fitness Hack: Give It 10

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They say the only workout you regret is the one you didn't do, and I try hard to live my life without regret. Still, that doesn't mean that hitting the gym (or the pool, or the bike --- whatever) with a vengeance on the daily comes naturally. When I'm having a blah day, I'm often unclear as to …
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Ironman Augusta 70.3 Update: Two More Months!

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You want numbers? Oh, I've got numbers. Swim: 1.2 miles Bike: 56 miles Run 13.1 miles Weeks until race day: 8 Butterflies in my stomach: 900 million and climbing I've been training for the intermedix Ironman Augusta 70.3 more or less since early spring, but due to a bunch of …
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Fit Bottomed Tour: Vail, Colorado in Summer

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Some vacation destinations are thought of as strictly winter or strictly summer, but as I discovered during my trip to Vail in June, those beliefs aren't always accurate. I mean, for a ski destination known the world over, the city offers some astoundingly fab activities in the summer months (and …
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