70.3 Tag

Making your own gel is an awesome idea even if you are not spending a fortune on them. I'm curious to tweak this recipe as well! Thanks for the great idea from All Season's Cyclist! ...

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 11,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House,...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YZzn2F3_FL0] Mostly I'm a purist and don't use an iPod to run and never on the bike. But sometimes on a long run, I'll treat myself to the iPod for the back 1/2 of the run depending on how I've chosen to loop. (I have...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0W_WTFASVCU] On a hilly course I remind myself: You're light as a feather - Keep it together! Going downhill I remind myself: Push your pace! (I do this in the later part of the run and when I feel like my swim is...

Eagleman was a tremendously fun race and already I'm putting it on my calendar for next year---it's flat and fast, the food choices are fantastic in all price ranges and the drive to get there is pretty darn easy. The weather was really rainy and...

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[caption id="attachment_3337" align="alignnone" width="640"] Lucy & Me 2013[/caption] This week I'm the featured on trisports.com for my blog post about the importance of sunscreen. Please check out the post and "Like" it for me. Also know you can use my discount code (EMCCOURT) for...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i5K-DXt9djA] Someone asked me about nutrition for their first 70.3 at Eagleman next weekend, along with wondering if they should bring a space tube. I thought my answer would be helpful to anyone planning for a 70.3. And my answer about the bike tube...

[caption id="attachment_3316" align="alignnone" width="640"] Sitting outside my office because I forgot my keys![/caption] As I try to get out and ride to work once per week (a nice 36 miles round trip), it's important to watch out for those texting drivers, the ones who try to...