EUROPEAN DESTINATION RACES

Having come to the U.S. from Europe over 50 years ago, going “home” to race has a growing special attraction for me.  I hope these short race descriptions that I find interesting will spark some hops across the pond.At the…

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3 KONA COURSE TIPS FROM 13X IMWC FINISHER

Having expert advice from a 13-time Ironman World Champion finisher is invaluable as you prepare for your own race.  His approach to racing this course every year is strategic and calculated.  Heed his advice on these three-pointers and you might…

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IRONMAN BOULDER 2017 – Coach’s Perspective: 16 Tips for Race Day Success

THIS HAS BEEN UPDATED WITH INFORMATION FOR THE 2018 COURSE (even though the title of the article says 2017). Boulder is the perfect place for an Ironman, of course!  It’s home to some of the fastest professional and age group…

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Oceanside 70.3 Course Preview

Race strategy is often dictated by the course itself- that’s why it’s important to know the course before race day. For athletes racing at Oceanside 70.3, Coach Julie Dunkle has some great pre-race knowledge for you. Coach Dunkle has raced the Oceanside…

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The D3 Triathlon Minute, Episode 106, Study the Course Conditions of Your Race

How prepared are you for race day? Did you study the weather elements for the course you’ll be racing and look for opportunities to simulate those during training? Coach AJ explains in this Triathlon Minute video tip.

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Guide to Racing the Ironman World Championship Race in Kona

D3 Coach Simon Butterworth will be racing in the Ironman World Championships in Kona Hawaii for his 13th, YES THIRTEEN, times!  He has seen a number of race conditions to give him a solid perspective about how best to prepare for everything…

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