Race Report Ironman 70.3 Philippines August 23, 2010 Tuesday, 8:00 pm Beginning of the race I was scared of the cut-off. It’s one thing to do a 1.9k swim, 90k bike, and then a 21k run. It’s another to finish that swim in 1 hour 10 minutes, finish the bike 6 hours from the start and finish the run within 8 hours from the starting … Continue reading A Half Ironman & Never Giving Up
November 18, 2011 2:35 pm I ran the other day and it was a hard run to get through. It was hot, I still haven’t lost the extra pounds, and my lower legs were still sore from strength training two days before. I also wasn’t feeling too motivated. I’ve been in a funk recently and I woke up that day realizing that I’ve been waking … Continue reading What Matters Is How Many Times You Kept on Running
Here’s the story. In 2010, I did my first marathon: the first Bull Runner Dream Marathon. Five minutes after crossing the finish line, I found myself thinking, “I want to do this again. And I want to do it better next time.” Just Getting To The Starting Line By November 2012 I had planned for a marathon in February 2013. After a great 2012 triathlon … Continue reading What Are You Made Of?
A few years ago, I led a spin class every Monday. About 50 minutes into the one hour ride, we hit the last of 4 high intensity intervals. Right before they have to stand up off their seats, this part of Simple Mind’s “Alive and Kicking” plays: What you gonna do when things go wrong? What you gonna do when it all cracks up? What … Continue reading What Ya Gonna Do?