Tag Archives: Triathlon

Registered for 2010 LA Marathon

In an effort to get back in shape after holiday indulgences, today I registered for the 2010 Los Angeles Marathon. Course map and promo videos below. See you soon, LA. Can’t wait!

Registered for the 2009 Chicago Marathon

It’s official — I registered for the 2009 Chicago Marathon on October 11, 2009. It will be my second marathon. w00t! My plan is to train with the San Francisco Road Runners Club and suggest friends in the Chicago area look into training with the Chicago Area Runners Association (CARA). Registration for the Chicago Marathon [...]

Swimming from Alcatraz – Comics and Tales

San Francisco artist and triathlete, Tammy Stellanova, created a web comic strip documenting her experience swimming from Alcatraz on August 5th. The comic strip does an accurate job of describing what it’s like, the exception being the frame where she illustrates hitting something under water she can’t see (depicted as a small fish). This has [...]

Why Americans Keep Getting Fatter

“The USDA grossly underfunds the healthiest foods while pouring billions into a farm bill that supports many of the foods its dietary recommendations warn against.” An interesting perspective on the USDA 2007 Farm Bill by Scott Kahan of The Baltimore Sun. Read the complete article, “Why Americans Keep Getting Fatter”, at AlterNet

Ford Ironman 70.3 Hawaii (Honu) – Race Report

Ford Ironman 70.3 Hawaii Triathlon — June 2, 2007 1.2 mi. swim, 56 mi. bike, 13.1 mi. run Overall, Ironman 70.3 Hawaii (Honu), my third half-ironman distance triathlon, was a mixed bag. On one hand, it was a 17 minute PR (compared to Wildflower this year, or an hour faster than my first half), mostly [...]

Mr. Bean Bicycle Video

Thanks to Andreas for finding this gem on YouTube.

2007 Wildflower Triathlon – Race Report

Wildflower Triathlon Long Course — May 5, 2007 1.2 mi. swim, 56 mi. bike, 13.1 mi. run Overall, I had a great experience. For my second half-ironman in four years, I felt comfortable through almost the entire race, learned a ton, and took forty-five minutes off of my previous time. Not bad. The details… Pre-race [...]

Turn OFF Your TV & Turn On a Healthy Lifestyle!

A great sign I saw on the bus today. “Turn OFF Your TV & Turn On a Healthy Lifestyle!” The San Francisco MUNI Community Health bus poster features three drawings, one by a Presidio Middle School 7th Grader, one by a Chinese Education Center 5th Grader, and one by an Ida B. Wells High School [...]

Almost Treadmill Time

Only 52 more days until Daylight Savings Time ends on Oct. 29 and we’re back to exercising at the gym. Get those outdoor runs in while you can. Some new treadmill moves for you when the time comes.