Time for a new challenge
Time for a new challenge
When I got out of college I found myself 50 pounds overweight and working 2 jobs, and working out was not a priority. Then one day it changed. No great inspiration other than my wife was losing weight, and I wanted to as well. I started by telling friends and family that I was going to run a 5k. Then I moved on to a 4 mile race, and last year a rather hilly and challenging 7 mile race (The Bix in Davenport, Iowa). But triathlons have always fascinated me. So that is my new challenge.


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Next year
phunt77by phunt77 Oct 23rd 2010
My first race is done. Looking back I know there are a couple areas I need to work on. First is by biking. I need more speed. Second is swimming technique. Someday I would like to do an Ironman so I would really like to get my technique down. L...
Last brick
phunt77by phunt77 Sep 21st 2010
So Saturday I did my last brick of the year. It was good. I ran my fastest time on my 6 1/2 mile route after riding 18 miles. Tonight was my last practice open water swim of the year. The water was pretty cold, but it just helped me get ready for...
Biking Problems
phunt77by phunt77 Jun 9th 2010
It's been a while...I know...but the problems persist. There's been some good things too, but I'll get to those later. I have barely been on my bike this month. The problem...flat tires. I had 3 in a month. Probably would have been more, but I d...
giving up? not yet...
phunt77by phunt77 Apr 23rd 2010
I never thought I would give up on a goal. But I must admit, I came really close to giving up the triathlon. For about a week and a half, my swimming schedule was in shambles. I had 2 really, really bad sessions in the pool. I just got tired real...
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