Tag Archives: ironman wisconsin

This falling in love thing

Five years ago this weekend (or so) I met the woman to whom I am now married. We connected through the dating app Fitness-Singles.com but we could just as well have met on a local bike path. The FS website showed … Continue reading

Posted in Christopher Cudworth, triathlete, triathlon, triathlons, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The TriSherpa’s role

There are four weeks until my wife’s Ironman in Louisville. Her training is going well. That is not to say it is going easily. Fifteen miles of running on a mid-September day with temps in the 80s is a sweaty … Continue reading

Posted in IRONMAN, triathlete, triathlon, triathlons | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

It’s Ironman weekend I’m afraid

Last summer at this time, my significant other was in the final stages of taper for the Ironman in Madison, Wisconsin. She had trained through heat and rain and cold going all the way back through spring. I did a … Continue reading

Posted in IRONMAN, triathlete, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

When the Other Man is an Ironman

With the race the size of an Ironman––and there are no small Ironman races––athletes have a ton of gear to organize. Much of that gear is stored in bags and deposited with race organizers at designated rooms or zones so … Continue reading

Posted in Christopher Cudworth, When the other man is an Ironman | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Weight, Weight, Don’t Tell Me

With the Triple Crown now completed by American Pharoah, it might be a good time to consider that those horses and jockeys have to play by a different set of rules than the rest of us. If I understand horse … Continue reading

Posted in Christopher Cudworth, cycling, running, swimming, triathlon | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Weekend bookends for a roadie and triathlete

The storms passing through the Midwest and Illinois this year are no more intense than usual, but they are a little more frequent. Last weekend’s duathlon in a downpour was an interesting experience. This weekend’s sweeping series of rainstorms made … Continue reading

Posted in Christopher Cudworth, competition, cycling, duathlon, running, triathlon | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

SBR Coaching and Rocket Bicycle Studio: multifaceted approach to multisport success

Laufenberg has a passion for helping athletes get the most out of themselves as well as their bikes. She is trained in sports performance, muscle balance, posture and gait assessment, muscular injury and rehabilitation, athletic coaching, and nutritional education. That means no stone goes unturned when preparing her athletes for participation and competition in multisport events. Continue reading

Posted in Christopher Cudworth, cycling, duathlon, running, swimming, triathlon | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Time as measured by pumpkins and apple cider donuts

By Christopher Cudworth There was a moment in the mid-season finale of the Starz series The Outlander in which the main character Claire Randall Beecham Frazier (you’ll have to watch to understand) approaches a set of stones on the hill of Craigh … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

On becoming an Ironman or something like it

By Christopher Cudworth The mission of Ironman weekend in Madison, Wisconsin was clear. Drive up to Madison on Saturday. Hang with the Experience Triathlon crew for the pre-race dinner. Get up early to watch the swim start at dawn. Work as … Continue reading

Posted in Christopher Cudworth, duathlon, half marathon, marathon, running, swimming, triathlon, We Run and Ride Every Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment