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Ride Report: RAMROD 2019

On Thursday July 25th, 2019 completed the RAMROD (Ride Around Mt. Rainier in One Day). This is the ride report. Goals I was just there to finish the ride. This was something that was on my bucket list and I jumped on the opportunity to join a few coworkers who wanted to do it together. I also used this as a training ride and litmus test for this year’s real bucket list item, a 93 mile run around the same mountain. Finish – ACCOMPLISHED Finish before the time cutoff – ACCOMPLISHED Finish strong – SORT OF ACCOMPLISHED Successes What am

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Physical Challenges

Race Report: Gulch Countdown 2019

On Saturday January 5th, 2019 I did not finish the Gulch Countdown race, getting disqualified after ~27 miles. This is the race report. Goals I really didn’t have goals for this race, I was just out there to have fun. Part of me wanted to see how far I could run untrained though to see if it was going to be a good idea to attempt to go on a 93 mile run this summer. Make it to 6 laps (13.1 miles) – ACCOMPLISHED Make it to 12 laps (26.2 miles)¬† –¬†ACCOMPLISHED Make it past 50k -Not Accomplished Be the

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Physical Challenges

Race Report: Dipsea 2018

On June 10, 2018 I ran the 108th running of the legendary Dipsea race. I finished in a time of 1:08:26 – good enough to requalify for next year. Goals Finish/Survive – ACCOMPLISHED Requalify for 2019- 450 spots – ACCOMPLISHED – with 117 to spare Average heart rate 170+ – ACCOMPLISHED – averaged 175 BPM Sub 1:02:04 (My course best) – Not Accomplished Average heart rate 180+ – Not Accomplished Do not walk or speed hike – Not Accomplished Top 100 – Not Accomplished Sub 1 hour – Not Accomplished Black Shirt – Not Accomplished Successes What am I proud of from race day? Both Chris and I

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