Education

Sharing some thoughts from the journey

Blog

Ironman Texas Finish Times

Ironman Texas Finish Times

In this analysis, we'll surface and analyze the average finish times at IRONMAN Texas from 2017 to 2023, both overall and by age group, and provide some recommendations to assist athletes in achieving their best performance at this iconic event.
Sam Long's Spectacular Race at the T100 Singapore

Sam Long's Spectacular Race at the T100 Singapore

In the T100 Singapore, Sam Long delivered an impressive performance, securing a second-place finish with a total time of 3:22:38. Known for his quick wit and strategic racing, Long humorously described himself as the "first land animal" out of the water.
Ironman New Zealand 2024 Race Report

Ironman New Zealand 2024 Race Report

Picture this: Crossing the finish line Top 10 at Ironman New Zealand 2024, I screamed, a whirlwind of joy and exhaustion. This was the culmination of a journey that began with the thrill of hitting 'register' right after my Challenge Roth personal best. I'll walk you through the meticulous prep, the unexpected setbacks, and the insane path it took to reach this incredible moment.
Ironman Maryland Race Report 2022

Ironman Maryland Race Report 2022

I set a bold ambition of finishing a full Ironman in under 10 hours. During this period of my life, I embraced a self-coached, high-volume training approach that spanned years, culminating in this significant achievement.
San Francisco Marathon 2023

San Francisco Marathon 2023

Caleb Bendewald recounts his experience at the 2023 San Francisco Marathon, where he achieved a personal best time of 2:35. He credits rigorous hill training, pace-focused workouts, and acclimating to challenging conditions as pivotal to his success. Caleb emphasizes the value of gratitude and flexibility, advocating for a balanced approach that prioritizes both discipline and enjoyment in running.
How Fast Do You Need to Be to Qualify for Kona 2024?

How Fast Do You Need to Be to Qualify for Kona 2024?

In this post, I aim to build upon the analysis presented in my prior entry, where I explored the projected number of qualification slots by age group for 2024 events and developed a ratio of slots to participants based on historical race completion rates. For those interested, you can find my earlier discussion [here]. This entry expands upon the methodology previously outlined, incorporating a key modification: the use of historical data spanning the past eight years to examine the qualifying times, informed by the minimum, maximum, and average number of slots available.
How to Qualify for Kona in 2024

How to Qualify for Kona in 2024

Driven by an iron will and endless miles, triathletes around the world fight for every coveted Kona slot. These golden tickets, scattered across qualifying events, hold the key to the ultimate test
Carb Loading For Ironman Triathlon

Carb Loading For Ironman Triathlon

In this blog, I want to discuss carbohydrate intake prior to ultra endurance events like Ironman triathlons. Carbohydrates are the primary fuel source used in triathlon, especially as the intensity an
Estimate Your Ironman Finishing Time

Estimate Your Ironman Finishing Time

Contemplating a full Ironman race and uncertain about the duration it might take you to complete? Many athletes find themselves in this predicament, questioning their endurance and capability to finis
Endurance Training for Parents

Endurance Training for Parents

There is no easy button or special recipe to increasing your endurance but there is an important skill called consistency which as a parent, is often rare and sometimes even elusive.
Ironman Florida Average Finishing Times

Ironman Florida Average Finishing Times

In this analysis, we'll delve into the average finish times, both overall and by age group, providing valuable recommendations to assist athletes in achieving their best performance at this iconic eve

Join us today!

Contact us for an initial consultation. Completely free and we'll offer you the guidance you need to get started on your journey!