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Timberman 70.3 – August 19

Pre-Race: Up at 4:45, for a quick breakfast of a bagel and peanut butter and some Honey Stinger Waffles. It was chilly outside, so I threw on a couple extra layers to stay warm. Left the hotel just after 5 and drove to the course, where we parked less than a 1/4 mile from transition in a local’s driveway. Got my bike setup, went over to the lake, had a quick dip in the water to check the temperature and get a faux warmup in, then came out and sat around for awhile. I was the last wave to go, so there was plenty of time for bathroom breaks and stretching.

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The Week That Was – Ending 08/19/12

Taper weeks aren’t fun, especially with nerves about the stability of one’s knee for the duration of his strongest aspect of the race (the bike).

M: 4mi run aerobic, a few small hill climbs, and then dinner with some family friends that I hadn’t seen in a long time. Dropped my bike off at Breakaway Bikes to give it one final look over. They were also going to brainstorm my ideas and causes for my knee pains.

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