Tag: half ironman

Training Weeks 10/28 and 11/4

10/28This was NYC Marathon week. Very low volume with about 2-3miles of light running per day. The first half of the week was recovering and evaluating AthHalf. Everything post race felt great and I was very excited to race NYC. During my largest taper… Continue Reading “Training Weeks 10/28 and 11/4”

Training Week 10/21/2019

Taper is finally here! The week was mostly low effort cycling with some run intensity. The week was capped with AthHalf, a local half marathon. Everything is coming together and I am pumped for the NYC Marathon. This week will be low volume and… Continue Reading “Training Week 10/21/2019”

Goal Setting and Training Blocks

Building your own training blocks based on goals.

Training Week of 10/7/2019

Time to grind again. This was the first week of a four week block before NYC. Three steady build weeks then a 7 day taper to the race. I have done this kind of block a few time in High School and College with… Continue Reading “Training Week of 10/7/2019”

Winter Training: 2019-2020


Augusta 70.3: Race Breakdown

My first Half Ironman is done! This is a write up of the race experience and some lessons learned. 8 months ago, I started the journey to train for a Half Ironman. I wrote down 2 goals on a white board. First, I want… Continue Reading “Augusta 70.3: Race Breakdown”

Taper Week of 9/23/2019

Monday:– Morning: 75min Vinyasa Flow– Afternoon:– Ski Erg: 8 x 250m SkiErg, hold 1:56/500m. I focused on quick, strong pulls and gave myself 3min rest between each rep. The goal was to peak the heart rate then focus on recovery and resting. That’s the… Continue Reading “Taper Week of 9/23/2019”

Thank You Augusta

Before I write a race breakdown and review my taper week, I want to thank the people that put on the Augusta Half Ironman. First, Race Director Alyssa did an absolutely incredible job with the race. The courses were fun and lively, there were… Continue Reading “Thank You Augusta”