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Where to Eat and Play in Henderson and Lake Las Vegas

We attended the  Ironman 70.3 World Championship race a few years back that was held in the Henderson and Lake Las Vegas areas and not near the strip. Not being a huge Las Vegas fan, this was actually a good thing. While the immediate area seemed to still be in “transition” we found plenty to do and places to eat. But being outside the strip…

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IRONMAN MONT TREMBLANT – UPDATE

A couple of quick updates for race day spectating at Ironman Mont Tremblant: Bike special needs has moved this year to the Montee Ryan, just up from the beach. I still think good bike spectating will be by the bike-out where the turn-around will be or at the traffic circle right by the beach club. There is a great bridge over the run course now…

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IRONMAN MONT TREMBLANT – UPDATE

We got some great questions to our original post on Ironman Mont Tremblant, so here is some additional information: Update: Our favorite bakery in the village mountain closed. Watch for our update on FB. There are two good places for pasta and plain red sauce for Saturday night. In the old village, there is Ital Deli. We love it there. They just moved to a…

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TRIATHLON WIDOW DEFINED

I truly consider myself a triwife, but I do know many who consider themselves a triathlon widow.  I decided to look up the definition of said, triathlon widow, in the Urban Dictionary, which I was recently introduced to by my teenagers. This cracked me up. Here it is: Triathlon Widow, Spouse of a triathlete: A triathlete is any person who was once human, but has…

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EMBRACE THE RUSH

Don’t feel bad if you aren’t vegan, organic, gluten-free, or even remotely fat, sugar or preservative paranoid. Don’t feel self- conscience if you don’t eat enough fruit and bright vegetables. Enjoy the fact that triathletes, unlike most other mortal beings, are more than likely able to get away with indulging in unrestricted eating.  Take a look at what’s on the menu at my house! All…

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PACKING A TRI BIKE

If you are ever called upon to pack a tri bike, here are some suggestions for making your life easier.  I’ve had too much personal experience doing this, as my husband often gets stuck out of town (how convenient) and I end up transporting the bike and meeting him at the race. You do have several options besides traveling with the bike yourself.  These include…

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4:30 AM REALLY!!!!

Alarm goes off…..Wait, what time is it? It’s still dark…… 4:30am!? Aahhh….silence. He’s turned it off – must have been a mistake. 10 minutes later …….REPEAT. 10 minutes after THAT- ARE YOU KIDDING ME! He rolls out of bed, heads to the bathroom and turns on the light. I roll over and cover my eyes, trying, oh so trying, to go back to sleep. Then…

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