My day with Chrissie – Challenge Roth 2017

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The Challenge Roth triathlon is like no other I have experienced.  In fact, thousands of competitors make this claim, including the top professionals.  Chrissie’s Blog.  The fast course, crowds of over 200,000 people, the Tour de France feeling at Solar Hill, and the large number of participants, are some of the reasons this is the best race in the world. …

Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage

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Sometimes I find that the best business advice doesn’t come from a business source at all. And I also find that the best training advice doesn’t come from your coach or peers. Sometimes it comes from books like Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage, a true story about determination, leadership, setbacks, and teamwork. Motivation is a funny thing in that way—you can …

IRONMAN Maryland: Our next challenge, 8 weeks after Lake Placid

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New to the Ironman circuit, the Cambridge, Maryland event has been around for years under a different name. Given its unique challenges, its official induction has generated enough buzz to make this race one of the most popular in coming years. Add that to this location’s list of events, accommodations, and historic personality makes this race a must-do for competitors. …

Motivation, Inspiration, Triathlon Medals, Race Numbers

Training Inspiration

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We have a wall in our garage that we have started hanging our race numbers and medals.  It is fantastic.  Not only to reminder our accomplishments but also as a reminder that anything is possible. Our wall is located next to our garage door.  Every time we come home it is the last thing we see before entering the house.  …