Vandalia 5K Race Report

A couple Wednesdays ago I ran my first 5K of the season on May 14.  So right after I did the Coffman YMCA sprint tri, I transitioned right into the 5K.  After the triathlon I was looking forward to seeing what I could do in a straight 5K.  I’m a member of the ORRRC, so the…

2013 Triathlon and Racing Recap

2013 was a great year for me because it was my first full year as a triathlete.  I trained a lot more, had my first full season of races, and hired a coach at the end.  I was able to achieve some goals, even goals that I didn’t think would happen in 2013, though running…

Tour DeWitt Report

This last Sunday was my last major scheduled event of the year, Team Revolution’s Tour DeWitt bicycle ride in Lansing.  The main point of the ride was to do a full century.  That’s what I did last year for my first century. This year my goal was to do 66 miles.  The course consists of…

University of Dayton Triathlon Race Report

I recently managed to get talked into another triathlon this year.  I was swimming with my masters group and several of the University of Dayton students were promoting the UD Triathlon.  I had signed off from triathlons for the year mentally after the last one.  I really wasn’t planning any more (of course, this is…

Hancock Horizontal Hundred Report

Alright, the Hancock Horizontal Hundred is in the books, though I ended up doing the 66 mile route rather than the whole 100 miles.  But still, that’s 100+ kilometers, so it’s still a long way. I rolled up to the ride about 6:30 or so, and discovered that my front tire, that I had replaced…