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Lance Armstrong to race half Ironman distance triathlon after tour and before Kona by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Fri 16 Jul 2010 8:34am With his Tour de France all but over (at least from a podium point of view) Lance Armstrong is now eagerly turning his attention to triathlon. In a recent interview the seven time Tour de France champion said that he plans on racing a half Ironman race before attempting the full Iron distance. "The first thing I have to do is to c ... Read on »
Five half Ironman training secrets that will save your race by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Sat 24 Apr 2010 7:00am The Half Ironman, or 70.3, is a tough race. It is a combination of speed and endurance. Logistically, it can be tough to decide how fast to swim, how to fuel, how quickly to rush through transition, how to run, and when to make the final kick. In this article you're going to learn five half Ironman training secrets that will keep you from ... Read on »
I just upped my Half IronMan tra ... by RunnerGirl .. Patient Expert Posted Thu 05 Mar 2009 6:30am I just upped my Half IronMan training plan from a "level 2" to a "level 5" plan per my mentor Jaret! ~ Feet don't fail me now!~ Read on »
What do rude dogs, angry bees, and a DNF have in common with a half Ironman Triathlon? by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Thu 13 Aug 2009 5:46pm The date was June 13 2004. I’ll never forget this day, as it was my first half Iron distance race. The race was called the Colorado Triathlon. It is now thankfully defunct. I was about 30 pounds overweight, or as I like to think of myself, right in the prime of the Clydesdale group. I was big-boned in an endurance athlete sort of way. I wa ... Read on »
Training Tips For Your Ironman And Half-Ironman Races by Jason B. Facebook Posted Fri 06 Sep 2013 3:55pm You are here: Home / Train / Training Tips For Your Ironman And Half-Ironman Races Read on »
Team Sumbal - HITS Ocala half ironman race report (the unplanned win) by Marni R. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 30 Mar 2014 7:34pm Even though this is a smaller event series (and about 2.5 hours from us in Jacksonville), I really wanted the opportunity to race in an early season half ironman event to test my fitness, to discover weaknesses and most of all, to shake out those nerves that always come with the first race of the season. I ended up transferring my 2013 entry ... Read on »
Race Report: Door County Half Ironman by Mike W. Posted Thu 22 Jul 2010 4:00am Before I go into my race report, I should say that I stole this picture from one of my Facebook friends.  She must have had Focal Flame photograph her at Door County because she was tagged in a ton of pictures they took and they're incredible.  I don't know anything about this company, but this is the second time I've seen their pictures and t ... Read on »
Black Bear Half Ironman Race Report by Jan M. Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 11:22pm Black Bear Triathlon is the most difficult race I ever participated in. It is situated in beautiful area of Pocono Mountains in PA. The race venue is near Lehighton in Beltzville state park. The event offers a sprint and half ironman distances. Last year I did the sprint and was very impressed with the CGI who puts up the race as well as the venu ... Read on »
HITS Ocala half ironman (70.3) Race Report by B.O.B . Posted Mon 31 Mar 2014 12:00am The weather watch for Saturday's race began on the Thursday before the S.O. and I headed the hour drive north for my half ironman distance triathlon. I was racing the 70.3 on Saturday and the S.O. was racing the Olympic distance on Sunday. The two days of weather could not have been more opposite. I got thunderstorms and he got a chilly day wi ... Read on »
Tauranga Half Ironman race report by Kathy Patient Expert Posted Thu 23 Apr 2009 5:26pm The day started early - 4.15am I was up for toast with honey and a banana, plus mixing all the usual potions and gunk that goes with these longer events. I hadn't slept well at all, and for some reason was feeling very nervous. The expectation of setting a PB was pretty high with my new bike, and it just got me all tensed up. A reasonably heav ... Read on »