Thursday, July 28th, 2011 at
Starting Lap Two of the Marathon
Lake Placid is officially done, and I can say that I am officially “back” from my accident of last year. The details are below, but the executive summary is as follows. A 9:56:38 finishing time, for my first effort below 10 hours. A 1:07:48 non-wetsuit swim, a 5:18:36 bike and a 3:22:43 run…all of this combined to give me a 5 minute PR… Continue reading Endurance Nation - Ironman Lake Placid 2011 Race Report
Wednesday, July 27th, 2011 at
Here is the official Endurance Nation results update for the week ending on 7/24/2011, and a few from last week as well. EN had a total of 13 athletes race in a variety triathlons… with over 53% earning a personal best! Congrats to everyone — you can read the full details below.
If you’d like to join our age group members in training to be your best, please create a FREE… Continue reading Endurance Nation - Weekly Race Report – 7/24/11
Sunday, July 24th, 2011 at
Special thanks to Valley First Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan participants
The inaugural Valley First Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan is officially in the record books. Whether you rode the Mediofondo (92km) or the Granfondo (160km), we hope you enjoyed your day under the hot South Okanagan sun. And we really hope you can join us again next year for the 2nd annual Valley First Granfondo Axel
Wednesday, July 20th, 2011 at
We have 38 TeamEN members ready to make it happen this weekend at Ironman Lake Placid. There are a host of Ironman Stories leading up to this weekend including big weight loss, crashes, injuries, HUGE PR’s in prep for this event and a host of other very cool stuff. Below are some of those stories. Enjoy!
Coach Patrick McCrann
This will be my 15th Ironman race and 6th Lake Placid… Continue reading Endurance Nation - Meet The Team: 2011 Ironman Lake Placid
Wednesday, July 20th, 2011 at
Here is the official Endurance Nation results update for the week ending on 7/17/2011, and a few from earlier this month.EN had a total of 15 athletes race in a variety triathlons… with over 73% earning a personal best! Congrats to everyone — you can read the full details below.
If you’d like to join our age group members in training to be your best, please create a FREE Five Day… Continue reading Endurance Nation - Weekly Race Report – 7/17/11
Friday, July 15th, 2011 at
This weekend we have 17 or so TeamEN folks at Vineman in NorCal and Racine in Wisconsin. Many of our vets will be out as well as some new members. They all have their “One Thing” with an eye on race execution. Because on race day it isn’t about fitness, it’s about execution!
Meet a few of our folks below.
Ironman 70.3 Racine
I’m 28, from Chicago, & this is my… Continue reading Endurance Nation - Meet The Team: 2011 Ironman 70.3 Vineman and Racine
Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 at
After no races to report last week here is the official Endurance Nation results update for the week ending on 7/10/2011. EN had a total of 2 athletes race in two separate races. Congrats to both — you can read the full details below.
If you’d like to join our age group members in training to be your best, please create a FREE Five Day Trial Membership here or consider purchasing an… Continue reading Endurance Nation - Weekly Race Report – 7/10/11
Monday, July 11th, 2011 at
“Should I walk the aid stations at my next Ironman run or just run through them?”
We’ve been recommending a run/walk strategy for our athletes and at our “Four Keys” pre-race talk for years. It works and these are our thoughts:
Run through the aid station to the last water, gel, coke, sportsdrink guy/gal, whatever your needs are for that aid station. Get it and walk for 30 steps:
Last means you’re not… Continue reading Endurance Nation - The Ironman Run/Walk?
Thursday, July 7th, 2011 at
Things are heating up in Indiana in more ways than one as TeamEN descends on Muncie this Saturday! We have 12 racers getting ready to show the tri-world yet again how we get the deal done! It’s all about execution, baby!
Now meet a few of our TeamEN Rock Stars below!
I am married to my wonderful wife Sheri, who will be my support staff for the race. Our 2… Continue reading Endurance Nation - Meet The Team: 2011 Ironman 70.3 Muncie
Tuesday, July 5th, 2011 at
It sure looks fast…now how will you ride it?
photo credit: Alex Kehr
There are two very important questions that you, as an Ironman athlete, have to be ready to answer about your bike fitness heading into the final eight weeks of your Ironman or Half Ironman training cycle. First you have to know what your Functional Threshold Power (link?) is, or at least the Heart Rate equivalent. Second… Continue reading Endurance Nation - Fatigue, FTP, & Your Final Weeks