Last weekend Heidi and I raced the CA 70.3 in Oceanside. This was the third time I’d done this particular race — the last time was in 2010. I’m going to keep this short because I hate writing these things as much as people hate reading them (not like anyone reads this blog, but, that’s […]




Last year Heidi and I raced the St George Ironman 70.3 and, frankly, had a hell of a time. To clarify, we both finished and had a good experience — I mean, how bad can it be when you’re in a beautiful part of the country doing something you love? But, we got kicked in […]




I definitely like training a lot more than racing. To be clear, I like being registered for races, I’m just not crazy about doing them. I like the preparation that’s required and the fact that nothing’s a better motivator to get your ass out of bed than the thought of collapsing on the run leg […]




On a scale of 1-10 I think I’d give 2013 an 8.3. So, a pretty awesome year by all accounts. Here are some random thoughts/stats about the year. This was my first official year as a vegan, which felt pretty damn good. I’ve been a vegetarian (or, more accurately, a pescatarian) since early 2001. Heidi […]




It’s hard to know where to start this race recap. If you’ve done an Ironman before or, really, any race or challenge that requires a lot of preparation, then you know, for the most part, it’s not about the race. It’s mostly about getting to the race. I’ve always felt that when you get to […]