Thursday, September 1, 2011

Big Kahuna: Weeks 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

With Big Kahuna less than 2 weeks away I have fallen majorly behind on my weekly training updates.  Here is a quick summary:

Week 5: July 25 - July 31

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The standout from this week was the California Olympic Tri. 

Week 6: August 1 - August 7

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The lack of biking this week was due to the fact my bike had to go to the shop for a new chain and I didn't get it back until the 3rd.

When I originally decided to do Big Kahuna I didn't plan to take a major vacation during my training.  However, the opportunity presented itself and there was no way I was turning it down.  Yes, I lost a little over a week of training but it was worth it. 

Week 7: August 8 - August 14

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Week 8: August 15 - August 21

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Really enjoyed the Tour of Napa.

Week 9: August 22 - August 28

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Rode up Mt. Diablo and rationalized that all the climbing made up for the loss of 25 miles on my 60 mile ride.

Summary

Minus vacation, I feel pretty good about my training.  I have missed a workout here and there for which I have no excuse other than life got in the way but I am okay with that.  I felt my performance at the Olympic Tri was solid and that was my test race.  I am excited and ready to go - I can't believe it is only 10 days away!
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