Tag Archives: 5K

Invest in Winter Training


Yeah, winter training is hard.  Its cold, dark, wet, and miserable outside.  Our daylight hours are reduced, making it difficult to be safe and get workouts in before and after work.  We have to buy expensive winter gear to stay … Continue reading

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2010 Ventura Triathlon Sprint… Done!


After an early start this morning and pushing my body to new limits, I completed the 12th Annual Ventura Breathe of Life Triathlon sprint in 1:37:47.   I placed 270 (of 363) overall and 20 of 24 in my age group … Continue reading

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When All Else Fails, Just Run


This morning, I met my trainer at the local community college track only to find that it was closed for renovation for the next FOUR months!  Seriously?  Four months to repave the track?  Wow…  SBCC must be getting scammed! While … Continue reading

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One Picture, Seven Months of Training


For those of you who have been watching my journey from office potato to triathlete, the following picture shouldn’t surprise you.  You already know how far I’ve come.  In fact, the picture below really, really inspires to make 2010 the … Continue reading

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The Welcome Home 5k


Spending the last five days in Texas, celebrating Thanksgiving with the family, I am happy to be back in California.   Thanksgiving is one of those holidays where all diets and common dietary sense goes out the window. In fact, the … Continue reading

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Tale of Two 5K Competitions


2009 has been an exciting year.  It was my year of firsts: First year of competition. First triathlon. First duathlon. First did not finish (dnf). First year living fit with routine exercise and healthy diet. I also started off the … Continue reading

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