Race Tag

[caption id="attachment_3620" align="alignnone" width="640"] The photo that won the #IronEagleStrong contest![/caption] I was really looking forward to heading back down to Maryland to do the Eagleman. It's the only away triathlon I've gone to that has descent food choices and I get to stay in Easton,...

I consider myself a bad weather gym person because once it gets nice I prefer to go outside. But this winter, for example, when we had over 80 days with freezing temperatures I was more than reluctant to go outside, I just didn't do it....

[caption id="attachment_3412" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Pure Joy![/caption] There is nothing like a photo like this, by Nils Nilson, that captures pure joy, that joy that's like Olympian joy of winning a medal. Luke Bell proved today that his first Ironman win in Australia was no fluke. ...

My thoughts before a big race are usually pretty simple. I tell myself: Get out of the blocks, run your race, stay relaxed. If you run your race, you'll win...

My thoughts before a big race are usually pretty simple. I tell myself: Get out of the blocks, run your race, stay relaxed. If you run your race, you'll win...

[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...

[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...