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U-S-A! U-S-A! My ITU Age Group Worlds Debut

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U-S-A! U-S-A! My ITU Age Group Worlds Debut

Thursday, September 17th

2pm (EST): Get an email that all American Airline flights to and from Chicago have a ground stop as soon as Herb and I arrive at LGA. Hang out in Au Bon Pain for a while, then on the plane for another unexpected hour. Luckily, we had snacks, and once in chicago, Herb’s friend picked us up from the L station with food in tow from Smoque!

10pm (CST): Inhale pulled pork, ...

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ITU Duathlon World Championship 2012, Part 1

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ITU Duathlon World Championship 2012, Part 1

“I’ve never surprised myself in a race where I ran a time I didn’t gun for.This isn’t luck.If you don’t believe you can do something, you aren’t going to surprise yourself and do it.”–sub-3 marathoner and teammate Bonnie Averbuch during a workout.

Pre-race: The stress involved in getting to France exceeded anything I could have imagined. Between spending a boat load of money for travel and board and the race itself, dealing with hotel confirmation/cancellation, sitting on the tarmac for 5.5 ...

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