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Training 2002

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2002 Season Update:

March 9:
UBC Sprint Triathlon (University Division), 9 out of 135 (overall), 4 out 12 in age group (Men 22 and 23 years old).  Good race, felt strong... no injuries, need to work on the run a bit.
 
 
 

UBC Triathlon Site

March 25-27:
Storm the Wall
Grad and Arts Co-Rec Champions
Our team: Earth Wind and Fire
Heather (swim), Megan (run #1),
me(ride), Ulf (run#2) and Clive at the wall.
 
 

Storm The Wall Site

 
Mt Rainer Duathlon   04/21/2002                   
8.5K Run/48K Bike/8.5K
Enumclaw WA             
 
Tough long race at Mt. Rainier, solid second run got me a spot on the american duathlon team, (too bad im not american), and if i was any older i would have been blown away.  Lots of strong athletes there.  Tweeked my knee a bit during the ride, i'll have to take a recovery week now.
 
Male 20-24          
1    Jeremey Breach      Seattle WA         2:37       
2    James Vaughan       Vancouver BC    2:58
3    David Feeney          Portland OR       3:28
 
** my time includes a 4 minute penalty for riding in the middle of the road!!
Blair Scott who I went down with had a good race, faster than the first place finnisher in my division, he completed iroman austria in 9 hours 23 minutes at the age of 42! and then ironman hawaii in 10:29 (tough day!!)

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Blair making esspresso, race morning

June 22

YMCA mini-Tri, Platsburg, 520yd swim, 10mi ride, 2.5mi run, finished 2nd in age group with a time of 52:29, rode allans mountain bike.

June 23

Mt-Habitant Duathlon 2km run, 30km ride, 8km run, finnished 2nd in mens team division, allan rode and i ran.

July 14
 
Duncan Hadley Triathlon, Fredericton
 
Finnished 11th with a time of 2:14:05, two and a half minutes faster than last year, great weather.

Collage of pictures from Triathlon Fredericton

August 31/September 1
 
24 hours of adrenalin
 
Our team "Buster's Hustlers" tore up Silver Star Resort, Me, Pete, Max, Jason and Nicole.  Finnished 7th out of a bunch of teams ~20, ... 20 laps in 24 hours, shitty cold wet conditions during the night, tented it too!. Jackie helped with massages that allowed me to hammer out the course 5 times.

24 hours of adrenalin pictures

Grouse Grind Mountain Run, September 14, 2002 (2.9km)
 
Run straight up the mountain, it seems i have a talent for that, came in 16th of 388 on my second time up.  Jackie kicked some butt too, (she didn't know what she was getting into).
 

Pacific Spirit Triathlon, September 22, 2002
 
600m Swim, 20km Ride, 5km Run
 
Beatiful day, shoulder pain in the swim, strong run, finished 7 minutes back in 18th place out of 188.  Jenni's first triathlon and she found it too easy!
 
 
 
 

Haney to Harrison Ultramarathon (100km) Relay
 
November 2, 2002
 
Fun race, 300 teams at 8/team and even some soloists, our team "The Tragically Fit" ran hard for 8 hour and 40 minutes, Skye Cove, Marv Peters, Ian MacBeath, Isabel Cho, James Vaughan, Al Cho, Tony Rotheram and Larissa Jackson.
 
Thanks Isabel and Warren for all the goodies and awards and hours of organization. 
 
My leg was 14.9km in 1:03:58, gotta get that down a bit if i want to race a 3 hour marathon.
 
full results at:

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montreal 1999

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montreal 1999