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Welcome to my blog. What is a triathlon? It's a swim, bike and run usually in that order. My goal is to give exposure and insight to triathlons along with encouraging living a healthy life style. My post will also contain my collective thoughts pertaining to my training experiences. Feel free to send an email to ej@trilifeblog.com with any feedback or questions you may have. facebook: www.facebook.com/TriLifeBlog

Thursday, December 1, 2011

2012 Race Decision

It’s almost been three weeks since my last blog entry. It’s now been a month since my Ironman event. After taking three days off I took the liberty to keep my workouts going. The past four weeks consisted of unstructured workouts. I kept them pretty sporadic and fairly low intensity. With my first Boston Marathon coming up in April I decided to start running on Tuesday’s and Thursdays with the Texas Running Center. It’s a bit of a drive for me but, it’s definitely worth it.

I’ve had a lot of time to think about what I wanted to do with my 2012 triathlon season. I’ve firmly decided to train for 70.3 events. It’s going to be an interesting year. I’m going to see if I can increase my speed in all three events. I’d like to drop 20 to 30 minutes off of my current 70.3 PR by the end of the year. It’s and aggressive goal but, I feel that it is obtainable.

For now I’m going to try and continue to self coach. The next for months are going to be a discovery period for me as I’m going to try and mesh a couple training routines together. I still want to go sub 3 hour in Boston but, at the same time I have my sights set on Galveston 70.3 which is a couple weeks before Galveston.

My goal is to fit an aggressive 70.3 training plan with an aggressive marathon plan. I believe I can make this work. I know I’m not the first person to have come across this kind of race conflict. This is new waters for me and I’m eagerly anticipating the results. I’m going to start piecing this workout together this weekend. My training for Boston and Galveston 70.3 will begin next week, Monday Dec. 5th.

Thank you for reading this blog entry. Best of luck to all my friends running White Rock this weekend. I’m not running the race but, will be out there to support.

As always feel free to email me any questions or comments you may have.


1 comment:

  1. Very cool race plans and goals, ej! I think you could totally knock off the 20-30 minutes from your 70.3 times. You have the talent, determination, passion, and knowledge! Keep it up, dude!