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Laura’s Kona 2011 RR – #21!

IRONMAN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS I often wonder what keeps me going and striving to be the best I can be on Ironman race day. Today (well race day), I finally figured it out. I truly love racing in Hawaii. The course, the town, the people, my competitors, the pros, and the atmosphere all wrapped into the […]

Laura is IM World Champion 55-59 AG!!!

Laura had an amazing day out there to take the 2010 55-59 Age Group IM World Champion title! Congratulations Laura! We can’t wait to read your race report! The results as posted on the Live Coverage on Ironman.com: Sophiea dominates the 55-59 age category – impressive racing! 1 417 Sophiea, Laura 55 Atlanta GA USA […]

Ironman Florida 2009 – Race Report

It was a beautiful day in the Panhandle for an ironman race. I finally decided to race Weds. night and that should have told me what I knew, that my body needed a break! My sister was racing; Kevin was racing as well, so it seemed like a good thing to do! The swim was […]

IM World Championships #19 – Race Report

Ironman World Championships #19 – October 10, 2009 2009 Ford Hawaii Ironman World Championships is a day for the record books. It felt like the hottest day I have ever had the opportunity to race here in Kona, coupled with an amazing head wind all the way home made for a brutal day! I am […]

USAT National Championships – Race Report

8-22-09 Tuscaloosa Alabama was home to the USAT Triathlon National Championships August 22, 2009. It was situated around the University of Alabama’s’ beautiful campus. We arrived in town Thursday late afternoon in time for a ride on one loop of the bike course. I really enjoyed the ride, flat to rolling terrain with smooth pavement. […]

Ann Arbor Triathlon…from a coaching perspective.

Sunday June 7th was the first local race in Michgan put on by Jim and Joyce Donaldson from Elite Endeavors. It was a wonderful day for a race; cool, overcast, great organization, great volunteers, and  an even tougher course! It was a special race for me as I have not raced back in my “home” […]

Lesson Learned !

***Here is a note from Brett who recently raced the Black Bear half ironman. He reflected back on his race and has generously allowed me to share his post race thoughts. Great race Brett!! 1) We got to the race early. No wait to get into transition or for the bathroom. Relieved a lot of […]

St. Croix Triathlon 5-03-09

St. Croix 70.3 Race Report My first half ironman of the season…not quite sure I was ready, but you could not ask for a more beautiful venue than St. Croix. The island is spectacular, the locals, race volunteers, and Race Director Tom Guthrie was incredibly wonderful to all the racers. It is truly a destination […]