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When Race Day Weather Isn’t What You’ve Trained For

For months, I've been training for a half marathon not where I live but in Washington State. Now, two days from the big day, I'm faced with a dilemma -- do I participate in the race knowing that it … [Read more...]

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Ironman 70.3 World Championships: Race Report #3

Congratulations to my triathlon buddy Melodie Cronenberg for placing sixth in her age group today! Now rest up for the Ironman World Championships set for Oct. 12.   … [Read more...]

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Ironman 70.3 World Championships: Race Report #2

A snapshot of how my friend Melodie Cronenberg did in the swim today (via Ironman's athlete tracker): In order by time: Jan Mountford, 00:37:31 Cullen Goodyear, 00:40:18 Cherie … [Read more...]

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Ironman 70.3 World Championships: Race Report #1

Welcome to wet and rainy Henderson, Nevada for the 2013 Ironman 70.3 World Championships! No blazing sun today, only blazing fast pros and the top "age group" triathletes from around the world vying … [Read more...]

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Dreams Come True: Nyad Successfully Completes Cuba-Florida Swim

Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad became the first person to successfully swim from Cuba to Key West in Florida without the use of a shark cage. This was her fifth attempt in 35 years to swim the … [Read more...]