Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Climb to the Clouds

The return of The Climb to the Clouds was what triggered my desire to finally be able to attempt my “Challenge,” which had been in the back of my head since I began training for my first Ironman. I was … Continue reading

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I am not too happy with this result!!

Results: http://climbtotheclouds.com/general-info/results/ More to follow…. time to rest!

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4 new posts up… enjoy :-)

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Not done training yet….

As much of a relief it is to be done with the run, I still have a few more cycling events to train for in the upcoming months. With another perfect day forecasted, and some really sore legs, I headed … Continue reading

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Enjoying some time off….

As long as I have been coming up to the Mt Washington Valley for races, I have wanted to get out and climb some of the mountains in the area. Two days after my run up the Auto Road, my … Continue reading

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Sunrise on the Auto Road

The morning after the Road Race, we were up at 3am to enjoy the “Sunrise Drive” up the Mt Washington Auto Road. Sunrise was to be at 4:55am. It was neat to drive up the road in the dark! That … Continue reading

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Mt Washington Road Race race report….

Running up Mt Washington… The race started at 9am Saturday. This allowed for a pretty easy morning leading up to the race start. My wife Sas was a little nervous as she needed to drive up the Auto Road to … Continue reading

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My first run up the Auto Road…. Done! Two Down, Auto Race next.

So I wanted to go sub 1:45 and I was able to accomplish that! 1:40:52, 234 overall, 31st in age group Stay tuned for the race report…. Having a little trouble lifting my very tired legs!! Sorry Coach Here is … Continue reading

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The Day is finally here!

This Saturday is the Mt Washington Road Race, the second event of my “Challenge.” This will most likely be the toughest! The Auto Road is 7.6 miles long with an average grade of 12%. The good news is there is … Continue reading

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Still training!

As I mentioned in my last post, I believe the work on the car has been much tougher than my training! However I still am training, most weekends involve 5-6 hours of working on the car and then trying to find … Continue reading

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