Tri - Runner's Roost

A blog from a "Middle of the Pack Marathoner" starting his journey from Newbie to Ironman. The ride is awesome!

I Don’t Wanna Stop

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I started running in January of 2004 to get in shape. I had gained too much weight and felt terrible. I was able to run my first 5K 3 months later. 2 years later and 50 lbs lighter, I have continued to push for greater goals and have run 5 marathons and I am training for an Iron distance triathlon now. Everyday I wake up with a positive attitude towards life, training and my future.
Marathons Completed
Arizona RockNRoll 2007
Salt Lake City Marathon 2006
Steamboat Marathon 2005
Boulder Backroads 2005
Las Vegas Marathon 2005
Why do I Tri?
Should be why do I want to Tri? I want to see just how far I can push myself. With everyday I am in the best shape of my life. And I'm never going back!!!!
Elite Family Fitness-Canon City
BB's Tanning and Massage
Scheduled Races
Littlefoot Triathlon
Bolder Boulder 10K
Highland Ranch Sprint
Boulder Long Triathlon
Redman Iron Distance
Better Day
April 13, 2006
Well I got home last night and crashed. By 6pm I was already laying in bed. I could bearly lift my arms or legs by that time. After about 11 hours of sleep I awakened feeling a whole lot better. Not back up to my best but 100% better than yesterday. I had speed work this morning but opted for a 5 mile tempo run instead. And I did not push the tempo too fast. I should be able to build my strength back today and tomorrow and be back up to par by this weekend. I wonder if I am suffering from overtraining? Since I don't have a coach I have to rely on my own intuition. As much as I think about it - I still don't think that I am overtraining, instead just coming down with a bug here and there. Let's see how things go this weekend. CIAO!
posted by Mondo @ 7:58 AM  
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HPIM0667 Name: John Maynard
Home: Canon City, Colorado, United States
About Me: In 2008 I completed a full Ironman. Since that time I have continued to keep myself in a decent shape with running and hiking. As the years have rolled on so has my midsection. With my 50th birthday behind me I have embarked on another journey in life. This journey will take me into my next decade in the best shape of my entire life. It's time to kick life into overdrive.
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