Troika Half Ironman: We’re going to have to double this?!

A couple of weeks ago, we participated in the Troika long course triathlon (1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike, 13.1-mile run) near Spokane, Washington. We made the 5-hour trek to the typically warmer, drier side of our state for the early season event. Unfortunately our long, cold western Washington spring apparently spread over the mountains as the …

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Training update: Getting into the nitty gritty

The countdown has begun! We’re about 5-months away from the big day and we are about a month into our focused training. Turns out that focused training in regards to an Ironman involves a huge investment of time and money (okay, not earth-shattering news, but there’s a difference between knowing and doing). After some deliberation, …

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