Update No. 10 – Back in training 2014: Preparing for 2 triathlons and a half-marathon

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Trenton Half Marathon
Broad Street Run

Well, as the headline states, I have registered for a second triathlon. In addition to the Atlantic City Triathlon I will competing in on September 14, I now will be participating in the Hightstown Triathlon on August 17.

The Hightstown event is a “sprint” version of a triathlon, consisting of a quarter-mile lake swim, 14-mile bike ride and 5K run, so it will be a good warm-up for the international/Olympic version I’ll be doing in Atlantic City the following month. That one consists of a one-mile swim, 20-mile bike ride and 10K run. It will also give me a chance to refine my transition routines.

Hopefully, I’ll get to do at least one open-water swim session before the Hightstown Triathlon to test out my wet suit and get a feel for what it will be like.

Of course, this past week saw some down time in my training as I was caught…

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