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What Kind Of Damage Happens To Your Body After You Do A Hard Workout, Triathlon or Marathon? by bengreenfield Facebook Posted Thu 16 May 2013 10:06pm Have you ever wondered what your body looks like on the inside after you do a hard workout, triathlon or marathon? I decided to test it. Here’s how: I did back-to-back triathlons on one of the world’s toughest race courses (the Wildflower triathlon ). This brutal protocol consisted of a Half-Ironman on the first day, followed by a ... Read on »
Soul Crushing Hills. Alternative title: Nike Women’s Half-Marathon Recap by Lindsay K. Posted Tue 18 Oct 2011 10:32pm That title pretty much sums it up. Going into the Nike Women’s Half-Marathon, I had two goals. Have fun and enjoy the ‘vacation race’! Practice marathon pace for the first 10K, then work on gradually bringing down the pace. Welp, I only met one of these, but at least it was the more important one My time was actually new PW- ... Read on »
2011 San Francisco Half Marathon Race Report by sdrunner Posted Thu 04 Aug 2011 5:57am What a weekend. Here are my official race results: 1:37:11, 7:25 min/mile, 21/624 AG, 66/2,708 Males, 81/6,255 Overall. My pace for the first couple of miles were a lot slower (by accident), but worked out. I was able to tackle the hills later on and have enough energy for a strong finish. The race seemed to pass by pretty quickly, and it was a ... Read on »
1st annual Open Water Safety Conference in San Francisco, CA by Gordon G. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 20 Mar 2011 11:02pm The Utah LMSC sent me to attend the first annual Open Water Safety Conference this weekend. I learned a TON of stuff and took LOTS of notes, so I'll try to organize it here chronologically. Friday afternoon/evening: Steven Munatones When I arrived in the hotel to check in I immediately saw Steven Munatones, the ... Read on »
San Diego 100-Mile by Rock G. Patient Expert Posted Sat 19 Jun 2010 12:00am 1 Comment Back in the San Diego 100! You know what's great about a 100-mile race. After the first mile you are back down to the double digits. 100 is a daunting number but you are not there long, what I tell myself at the start of these long races. The San Diego 100-mile has gone through several course changes and they unveiled a new one for ... Read on »
Running with the Marathon Man and my new job as map maker by chrissto23 Patient Expert Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:05am Yesterday morning I went for a short run with local running legend Jerry Dunn. Jerry became somewhat well known in the running community when he ran 200 marathons in the year 2000. That's some friggin dedication there. I think I once watched "The Goonies" once a day for 30 straight days. For details on his exploits, check out his website at h ... Read on »
Race Report: Bryce Canyon Half Marathon by Jill Will Run Posted Fri 31 Jul 2009 11:53am The view from Inspiration Point in Bryce Canyon National Park Yesterday I ran the Bryce Canyon Half Marathon. The race has the distinction of going through Bryce Canyon National Park, a beautiful park full of amazing rock formations and colors in Southern Utah. My hotel was this goofy, small place… kind of quaint in a way. It ha ... Read on »
Marathon Training: Getting Faster, Part 1 by Live from La Quinta Posted Mon 11 Jun 2012 9:26pm A lot of my friends and clients have asked me the question, “How did you bring your marathon time down from 4:10 in your first race to a personal best time of 3:16:38?” After all, that is a significant amount of time by which to improve, even taking inexperience at the marathon distance into account. If you consider that my time went up (to 4:2 ... Read on »
Nike Women's Marathon by Marathon Mommies !. Patient Expert Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 8:06pm (That's me in the black) I just got back from running the San Francisco Nike Women's Marathon. Wow....what a time! That was the hardest race I've ever done. I was not mentally or physically prepared for that. I also should have checked the elevation chart on the course map before I went. The whole thing was up-hill. OUCH! Luckily my ... Read on »
Triathlons history by Rob Whitehead Patient Expert Posted Thu 23 Apr 2009 5:26pm Triathlon Author: Stan Reents. Twenty years ago, triathlon was considered an insane event that appealed to only the most hardcore of athletes. In 1995, about 50,000 Americans entered a triathlon event. Today, that number is closer to 200,000 annually. Even health clubs are now offering triathlon classes. Training like a triathlete is appea ... Read on »