Category Archives: ironman

To Endure

Ironman Maryland is now a week away and the usual pre ultra distance race thoughts are dancing through my mind. Did I train enough? What do I need to pack? What does the event schedule look like? What about nutrition? What am I wearing? Did I train enough? How many more swims can I squeeze [...]
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A Few Words on DNF

 DNF. Did Not Finish. They are the dreaded three letters that no endurance athlete ever wants to see next to their name in the race results column. People train long and hard for months or even years towards a goal they have set for themselves. And one of the things that keep you going is [...]
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The Running Lifestyle Podcast Interview

I recently did this podcast interview with Kari Gormley for The Running Lifestyle. We talk about running, triathlon, my leukemia diagnosis and treatments, family, and life. Check out Kari’s other interviews as well. Click to listen  iTunes
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IM Versus I’m not

There has been a lot of chatter recently on some of the discussion forums and Facebook pages over iron distance triathlons. There has always been debate over the use of the word “ironman” since it is a branded copyrighted term owned by the World Triathlon Corporation. Having raced a few of said “ironman” events, as well [...]
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Legends, a Bust, and No Big Island (This Year)

That pretty much sums up my weekend at the inaugural Challenge Atlantic City. I had a great few days leading into the race. I had an opportunity to meet and hang out with some good friends and an opportunity to meet new ones – some legendary in the sport of triathlon, like six-time World Champion [...]
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Challenge Atlantic City is HERE

The athlete guide for the upcoming Challenge AC race is been published. You can check it out here...
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IRONMAN.com Article

IRONMAN.com just ran this piece on my return to the Chesapeakeman course. Click to read.
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WTC Announces IRONMAN Maryland

World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) is announcing Ironman Maryland, a phoenix raised from the ashes of what was Chesapeakeman, to take place on September 20, 2014. The WTC has acted quickly to turn an imminent disaster into a windfall for its own brand and for triathletes living in the metro-Baltimore and greater Mid-Atlantic area.
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Cabrini Swim Team Talk

I had an opportunity to talk to the Cabrini College swim team last night. That was fun for me as I graduated from Cabrini many lifetimes ago so I enjoy visiting the campus whenever I can.  I went in totally cold and unscripted so I wasn’t sure how I was going to frame whatever I [...]
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Challenge AC Profile

The folks at Challenge Atlantic City were very nice in recognizing me in their "Profiles of Courage". The Challange Family rocks and I am very excited to be racing this event in my back yard of Atlantic City New Jersey.
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