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Challenged Athletes Foundation receives recognition for the miracles they deliver every day

Something wonderful has happened between the time I was standing on  the edge of a ferry floating a few hundred feet from Alcatraz Island off the shore of San Francisco to last weekend when I...
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Ironman North America Survey

Please take a few minutes to complete our survey. We would like to gather information regarding North America Ironman races to help us develop targeted content for our blog.
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Triathlon training victim of my childcare providers

I read a good article in Triathlete magazine last month about a professional triathlete who is also full time Mom.  Her story on triathlon training was inspiring as a fellow triathlon parent who is also...
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Planning your training week: Ironman Program

On July 27th I will be in Lake Placid, the two-time home of great Olympians, to test my endurance and determination in the Ironman triathlon. As you may have gathered from perusing our site, my...
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Family Sick Days – The Double Whammy

Winter has hit hard this year and many of us who are triathletes are finding it hard to move our training indoors. Let’s face it, getting stuck with treadmills, stationary bikes and indoor pools, staring...
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Relative Performance (RP) is more important than Personal Record (PR)

Athletes are notorious for setting high expectations for themselves, especially in competitions. Most triathletes use time as their primary metric for measuring their performance in a competition. Going this route, though, can be misleading and...
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Macca: “Embrace the Suck”

When a legendary triathlete like Chris McCormack or ‘Macca’ (two-time winner of the Ironman World Championship), who has a reputation for being arrogant and cocky, decides to write a book about his personal and professional...
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Training Inspiration

We have a wall in our garage that we have started hanging our race numbers and medals.  It is fantastic.  Not only to reminder our accomplishments but also as a reminder that anything is possible....
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How to Be An Ironman

Triathlon Training With Family/Life/Work Balance 140.6 miles. That’s all it is. You might drive that in an afternoon but for me it’s going to take a half a year or more of intense training. Swimming...
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