VLOG 50 – Taking an Off-season Break

VLOG 50 – Taking an Off-season Break

I believe taking an off-season break away from triathlon is highly beneficial for athletes of all levels. In the past I’ve taken breaks of 7, 8 and 10 weeks (it doesn’t have to be that long). Sure, I lose some fitness, but when I get back at it I’m always motivated to get that fitness back, and I use that momentum to push beyond where I was last season. Taking time off shouldn’t be feared, it will let you reset, mentally and physically, for new races and goals.

VLOG 46 – 6 Tips on Running When You Travel

VLOG 46 – 6 Tips on Running When You Travel

Running when you travel is not only a great way to maintain fitness, but also explore a new place. I’ve had the opportunity to run in big cities like New York and Los Angeles, and small rural towns in Southeast Asia. I’ve put together 6 tips on running when you travel to have a safe, enjoyable run exploring new places. 1. Bring cash and ID. 2. Check Strava for popular routes. 3. Run out and backs. 4. Explore on your run. 5. Find a group to run with. 6. Smile.

VLOG 22 – Yosemite, San Francisco, Avenue of the Giants, & Napa

VLOG 22 – Yosemite, San Francisco, Avenue of the Giants, & Napa


Last week I headed to California. Originally I had planned to race Wildflower, but after the race was cancelled Lisa and I made a trip out of it. We hiked in Yosemite, strolled the streets of San Francisco, saw some tall trees and ran a half marathon in the Avenue of the Giants, and relaxed in Napa. It was a great trip, and now it’s time for my final training push before my triathlon season begins in June.

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Vlog 9 – Surf City Marathon

Vlog 9 – Surf City Marathon

This weeks vlog is about the Surf City Marathon. I recorded my thoughts before, and then immediately after the race. My goal was to run 2:48 or better. This was my goal the last time I went after a marathon in Chicago in 2014. When I ran my first marathon in 2012 in 4:47 I couldn’t imagine running a single kilometer in 4-minutes, so it’s been a goal of mine to run a marathon at that pace. I didn’t have big mileage leading into the race, but I was getting in good speed workouts and long runs, and my tempo runs were going pretty well. I felt confident about my chances, but ultimately fell short.

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