Last Saturday (5/8), I raced the 6 Hour Grind at the Greenway, an endurance mountain bike race at the Anne Springs Close Greenway in Fort
I donned a wetsuit in preparation for a 15 minute (or so) open water swim (as part of my pre-race brick). The suit felt quite snug which worried me a little. Sure enough, as soon as I took off swimming, it was EXTREMELY painful. Every couple of strokes I could feel a pop and a crackle (which I’m still trying to figure out) which resulted in a sharp pain. I hadn’t even gone 100 meters and I had to turn around to head back to the shore.
That’s what it seemed like racing the XTERRA West Cup at Lake Las Vegas. Mars. Arid, rocky, sandy terrain. Most of the course, with the
Run at the RockDecember 5th, 200914 Mile Trail Run It wasn’t colder than last year, but it sure felt like it. Standing on the start
My legs are officially spent. I can’t remember a time that I have been this sore. The trauma I put them through is coming back
That sums up the XTERRA Panther Creek race in one sentence. O.K., I may be getting a bit ahead of myself. Let’s back-track a bit.
June 14, 2009XTERRA Atlantic CupRichmond, Virginia1000 meter river swim, 30k mountain bike, 10k trail run This was a first for me in many ways. I
July 4th, 2009400 Meter Swim12 mile mountain bike3 mile trail run Who would have thought that in my attempt to merely fill a hole in