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When You Can’t Race…

When you can’t race… Months of training… days before you prepare for the race… you have the whole race in your mind. You go through it over and over again as if it happened. You prepare your car and then, suddenly, you feel ill. Maybe you can still do the race. As the day goes…

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Custom Insoles Review by UpStep

Custom Insoles Review by UpStep I started wearing orthotics in my running shoes about a year ago. I went to Berkeley, CA to visit my son and frequented a Road Runner Sport Store there. I ran on a treadmill, was placed on a custom molding machine and within minutes, I had custom insoles! I love…

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Rock ‘N’ Roll San Jose Experience

Rock ‘N’ Roll San Jose Experience I was excited when the folks from the Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon series approached me to run the San Jose 10K and then write a story about my experience. These races have been on my bucket list for a long time. I have often wondered about going overseas and…

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Another Realization on the Bike

Another Realization on the Bike A lot of triathletes train in groups. It’s really a nice thing to do, if everyone is at the same level. I find myself shying away from these types of group activities, except for swimming, because I don’t like to swim in the open water alone. The other day, one…

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Product Review: Zealios Sun Barrier

Product Review: Zealios Sun Barrier  Zealios makes incredible products. I love their after pool shampoos, conditioners and body lotions. I especially love their Chamois cream. I find it easy to apply and very comfortable. And, I also love their Sun Barrier Sun Tan Lotion! Plus, even though it’s the fall, it’s important to wear sun…

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WeRTriathletes Webinar: A Candid Talk with the Leading Professional Triathlete

WeRTriathletes Webinar: A Candid Talk with the Leading Professional Triathlete At the end of August, I spoke with Jodie Robertson, a professional triathlete. Jodie Robertson grew up on Long Island and focused on distance running until 2015. She qualified for the 2012 and 2016 Olympic Marathon Trials, placed 4th at the 2015 US Marathon Championships and has run a 2:34 marathon PR. Jodie started competing in triathlons in 2015, winning both Syracuse and Quassy 70.3. Today, she is one of the leading professional triathletes in the world! During this webinar Jodie and I talked about life and triathletes. In this talk we discussed: Jodie’s background How Jodie embarked on being a…

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And What’s the Deal with Maple Water?

And what’s the deal with maple water? Maple Water has been the latest craze. I keep reading about all the health benefits and the super hydration benefits you get from drinking Maple Water, so when SAP reached out and asked to me check out their new products, I obliged. At the same time, I started…

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What’s Up With These Body Markings?

What’s up with these body markings? When I first started competing in triathlons, I couldn’t understand the whole concept of body markings, let alone that the race directors put your age on the back of your leg with a sharpie or a removable tattoo, that was hard to remove! As I scrubbed and scrubbed the…

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