Mack Cycle Duathlon Trilogy #2

I’ve had better starts. But a lot of little things went wrong – forgot compression socks, knocked myself in the face with the bicycle helmet, knocked my sunglasses off and nearly broke them in transition… And I finished last in my Age Group. I did improve my first run and the bike. The second run wasn’t quite 5k, as the …

MiamiMan 70.3

I’ve done some odd races, but the MiamiMan 70.1 Duathlon is perhaps unique among duathlons. As far as I know (and please let me know if I’m wrong!), it’s the only Half-Iron length duathlon in the United States. The unique format is a 1mi run/56mi bike/13.1mi run. So why do it instead of the standard triathlon? Well because.. a) I …

Race Review: Mack Cycle Duathlon

Race Goals Before starting the race I set what I thought was an easy goal – shaving 2 minutes off my previous duathlon over the exact same course. The weather couldn’t have been better – although it was warm Miami, clouds hid the sun for the majority of the race. The weather was warm: Humid and 81F at start. Although …