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Pacific Coast Triathlon 2013 – Bill Davis

  Pre-Race 3:30 AM – Rise and shine.  This morning I was heading to the race by myself for the first time that I can remember.  Mindy had a long run to do in the morning before the race and was planning to park 8 miles away and run to the venue.  My plan was […]

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Ironman and Half Ironman Nutrition

While there are general principles to follow, nutrition has to work for your individual needs as an athlete.  For me personally, the Osmo active hydration works very well.  Dr. Stacy Sims, founder of Osmo, is a big believer in using liquids to hydrate and real food/solids for calories.  However, this idea of “solid” nutrition may […]

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Have You Ever Made this Running Mistake?

A few years back I decided that I would push beyond my limits and try  to run a faster pace in attempt for a new half marathon personal best.  Not just a little faster, but much faster.  I was going for hero status.  Things were going so well and I was on track for a […]

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Laura Booher – June Lake Half Ironman 2013

The advertisement for this race is “The Toughest Race in the Most Beautiful Place”. I spoke with different racers throughout the course and they all seemed to agree with this statement. This race is tough and is not for anyone who is not physically and mentally ready for this grueling challenge. Having said this, it’s […]

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Bike Upgrades and the Ironman

Aero Helmet, aero wheels. skin suit, or power meter?  Which of these is most beneficial for Ironman racing? Before we look at which upgrade will shave seconds and minutes off of your time, let’s take a look at the goal of your Ironman bike ride.  Your goal is not to simply ride as hard as […]

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Don’t Make these Ironman Mistakes

This past weekend I completed the full Aquabike up at Vineman as a prep race for Ironman Mont Tremblant.  As many of you know,  the full Vineman Ironman going on at the same time.  While racing, I made observations that I want to pass along to all of you.  These observations will be in the […]

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Orange County Tri Club Follow up Information

Here are some great resources for hydration and fueling. These articles will give you more detailed information about what I covered regarding Race Nutrition.   Check this out Here are the the link to the videos I showed: Osmo Video and Skratch Labs Video Here is what I do for race day nutrition.   Want more information […]

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Bill Davis – 2013 Vineman 70.3 Race Report

Vineman 70.3  2013 Race Report Race Goals, Plans and Expectations I did this race in 2012 and I had a PR on the course; I really enjoyed the whole venue so I came back for more this year.  Last year my time was 6:01:34, I finished 26th out of about 70 in AG and it […]

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Bill Davis – 2013 Oceanside 70.3 Race Report

Oceanside 2013 Race Report   Introduction This is my 3rd race at Oceanside and it was my first on the new course.  The swim is the same, the bike is slightly different (slower) and the run is completely changed (harder).  I had one goal for this race and that was to come home in my […]

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Caroline Wilson – 2013 Rage Triathlon

Caroline Wilson Rage 70.3 Race Report 4/20/13   I was looking forward to the first long course race of the season. The plan was to utilize this race as a stepping stone and barometer for my “A” race, Ironman Mt. Tremblant  (8/18/13). I was given plenty of warning that the course is tough and it’s […]

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Race Reports

Adrienne Miller – Florida 70.3 Oliver Bohlman – Oceanside 70.3 Joby Gutierrez – Honu 70.3 Caroline Wilson – The Rage 70.3 Bill Davis – Oceanside 70.3

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Adrienne Miller – 2103 Florida 70.3 Race Report 2

Ironman 70.3 Florida Race Report Haines City, FL May 19, 2013   Ironman 70.3 Florida was my second race of the year, the first being Ironman 70.3 Oceanside in March. I had not planned on doing Florida but since I’ve been in Florida the past six months, have missed out on so many team races […]

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Dynamic Duo – Paul and Mia

Our featured athletes are Paul McGregor and Mia Gutierrez. These two are the best spectators on the planet.  Here’s a few reasons why: 1.  They are there before the swim start of every race – usually in the dark with the rest of the triathletes.   2.  You can spot them just about every time […]

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