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2013 Race Schedule

Posted Jan 02 2013 6:50pm
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Ironman Florida is my only "A" race for 2013.

That means I am going to be a three sport guy for 12 months.

Here is how the year is going to look
Feb 2nd - BridgeFest 5k (Kingwood, TX)
April 20th - Lake Tejas Sprint Triathlon (Colmesneil, TX)
September 21st - Redman 70.3 (Oklahoma City, OK)
November 2nd - Ironman Florida (Panama City Beach, FL)

Yep, only have four races planned right now. I might add a running race or two but right now this is all I am doing.

Why these races?

The Bridgefest 5k will be my first race. It is a local 5k that I have done the last two years and really enjoy the event so am running it again. It will also be the first time I have raced since being sick so it gives me something to train for over the next month.

The Lake Tejas Tri is about 2hrs North of me and is on a what looks to be a hilly bike course. I haven't done a Triathlon since the August Ironman and figured this small race (capped at 300ppl) would be a good event to get the Tri legs back.

Redman is in Oklahoma City and is only about a 6.5hr drive for me from North Houston. More importantly, it is exactly 6 weeks out from Ironman Florida which makes this close to perfect (8 weeks out would be just perfect) for a long training day under race conditions. And the course conditions should be similar to that of Panama City, maybe a little warmer, but will be flat and windy.

Ironman Florida was decided on over a year ago. I wanted to do a fast Ironman course and few are faster than the track at Panama City Beach.

Who else has 2013 already planned?  We doing any of the same races?

Thanks for Reading,

Jeff
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