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Race report: Ironman 70.3 Syracuse 2017

It’s amazing what a good sleep and a little bit of perspective can do. Heading into my 3rd Ironman 70.3 Syracuse (see 2015 and 2016 race reports), and 6th half ironman overall, I knew very well what I was getting … Continue reading

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Race report: Barrelman 1/2 Ironman 2016

My 11th and final triathlon of 2016 was to be the Multisport Canada Skechers Performance Niagara Falls Barrelman (1/2 ironman) presented by Recharge with Milk. It was the 3rd year for this amazing race, which I have participated in each time. It … Continue reading

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Race report: Ironman 70.3 Syracuse 2016

After last year’s Ironman 70.3 Syracuse race was cut short due to a thunderstorm, I definitely wanted another opportunity to take on this challenging course.  And this year, the already hilly bike route was made even tougher. So, Alasdair and I headed … Continue reading

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Race report: Barrelman 1/2 ironman

“Fast-paced” paddling? I wish! The 2015 Pan Am games are long gone, but the new athletic facilities built for TO2015 will benefit Canadians of all fitness levels for years to come! The 2nd annual Barrelman 1/2 ironman -put on by Multisport … Continue reading

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Race report: Ironman Syracuse 70.3 2015 (in which dizziness, hills and weather played a factor!)

Earlier this year when Alasdair and I registered for our 2015 triathlons, the Ironman Syracuse 70.3 was not on our list (a 70.3 race is also known as a “1/2 ironman” and is named for the total length of the race: … Continue reading

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Race report: the Niagara Falls Barrelman (1/2 ironman)

Beet juice? Really? Five days before my very first 1/2 ironman, I got an email from my swim coach Mat telling me that I should be drinking 250 – 500 ml of beet juice in the days leading up to … Continue reading

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