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France 2014 - Day 2 - Paris to Bayeux by Eric .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Our second day in France, Sunday, was the official start of the trip with Vermont Bike Tours .  We had breakfast and then gathered outside to board the shuttle bus with our ... Read on »
France 2014 - Day 1 - Paris by Eric .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Aimee and I were long overdue for a true vacation.  Especially one that didn't revolve around a race, like Ironman.  Once we finished Ironman Wisconsin we knew 2014 would be ... Read on »
First You Have to Admit There is a Problem by Eric .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon This will come as a surprise to anyone that knows me.  After much thought and careful introspection I have now realized something about myself. I'm an addict. Th ... Read on »
Running with Joe by Eric .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Yesterday was one of those HTFU days.  Aimee and I were scheduled to run with our friends Dale and Tina for 1:30.  But the weather was super crappy with non-stop rain.  Frid ... Read on »
Ironman Wisconsin 2013 - Pre Race and Swim by Eric .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon It was five years ago when I first did Ironman Wisconsin.  In 2008 I completed the race in 11:03:36 with a sub 4 hour marathon.  Five years later, and older, I was planning ... Read on »
A busy and confusing week...my thoughts about the Boston bombing. by Eric .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon This is truly one of those times I just don't know where to start.  It's in my nature to start at the beginning and it always takes me longer to write these words because th ... Read on »
Have you seen my toy? by Eric .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Yeah....I'm talking to you.  I'm Zoe and I can't find one of my favorite toys.  I think those two "people" that live in my house are hiding it.  I mean...like.. ... Read on »
We Live Where? by Eric .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Right. We...Live...In...OHIO. Not Florida.  Not Arizona.  And not Southern California.  The past couple of days I have been hearing the same thing every ... Read on »
My Verona..... by Eric .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon My day finished around 5PM so I decided to visit Madison's sister, Verona.  Verona is where the double loop of the Ironman Wisconsin bike course begins.  I would be rem ... Read on »
Dear Madison by Eric .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon ......thanks for the warm reception tonight.  I drove in last night to a beautiful sunset on the western horizon as I drove from Milwaukee.  However today, Monday, you pl ... Read on »
Girls With Sole Swim-a-Thon.....kindof by Eric .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Today was the annual GWS swim-a-thon.  Two hours of fundraising fun with Liz and Harlan.  Unfortunately I couldn't make it.  The swim time conflicted with my regularly sched ... Read on »
CTC Swim Challenge - 2013 by Eric .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Last Sunday I participated in the Fourth Annual Cleveland Tri Club Swim Challenge.  This is the third year for me since I had to work on the day of the Challenge in 2012.  ... Read on »
Running with a friend. by Eric .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Aimee had made arrangements for her long run to be with a couple of friends down in CVNP (Cuyahoga Valley National Park).  I wanted to get in a long run as well so I tagged ... Read on »
Baby is it cold outside? by Eric .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Depending upon who you talk to the answer is probably yes.  Ohio has been covered by a cold mass of air thanks to our friends to the north....and I don't mean Michigan. O ... Read on »
Push It Real Good by Eric .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Back in November my friend Chris offered up a challenge on Facebook to perform 10,000 pushups during the month of December.  He calculated it out to 322 per day with 340 on ... Read on »
Happy Freakin' 2013 by Eric .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Happy New Year everyone.  First off you get the obligatory picture of my running into Lake Erie at the Cleveland Triathlon Club's annual Polar Plunge.  I bought a snazzy ... Read on »
Goruck Challenge Event Report by Eric .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon The Goruck Challenge- Cleveland is now in the books. Another opportunity to build both physically and mentally.  One of my teammates posted the following quote after w ... Read on »
Goruck Challenge - T minus 55 Hours by Eric .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon The Goruck Challange is fast approaching.  The leaders have told us our starting point, Wendy Park .  It's right along the shore of Lake Erie so I figure we will be in the w ... Read on »
Girls With Sole Challenge - GORUCK Style by Eric .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon So what's the deal with the backpack and bricks.  This is a military style challenge.  Our American soldiers "train" with full packs that contain lifesaving items they ... Read on »
Finish Line Feeling by Eric .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon The finish line and the feeling you get when you cross that line is like no other. Spectators see what the finish line holds for the athlete. Joy Maria ... Read on »