Friday - July 25

  • 45m 05s
  • 5.73 miles
  • 07m 52s /Mi

Added easy miles. My future mother-in-law and sister-in-law are getting here today to go dress shopping this weekend. Going to try and get to the pool before they get here but it's going to be tough

Thursday - July 24

  • 1h 04m 09s
  • 8.05 miles
  • 07m 58s /Mi

Easy run. It's hot out still!

Wednesday - July 23

  • 1h 01m 05s
  • 22.18 miles
  • 21.78 Mi/hr
  • 41m 19s
  • 2600.00 yards
  • 01m 35s /100 yards


Tuesday - July 22

  • 49m 09s
  • 7.03 miles
  • 06m 59s /Mi

3x10- added HR data that I don't bother looking at while running but wanted to see after the run. Probably going to continue with this because I'm a dork

  • 50m 24s
  • 3000.00 yards
  • 01m 41s /100 yards

#1B- last 200 sprint @ 2:25

Monday - July 21

  • 1h 05m 02s
  • 19.02 miles
  • 17.55 Mi/hr

Can't make this up. Switched up my disc for my Hed3 rear wheel I use daily. Didn't sound right from the get go. Thought my brakes were rubbing. Was getting a squeaking sound and couldn't free wheel without slowing down, so naturally thought it was my brakes. Wrong! My back wheel bearing had seized up and was hardly spinning. Was able to limp about 2 miles after realizing this to a local bike shop and confirmed the bearing's shot. Borrowed a wheel to get home. Now sitting here listening to thunder wondering if it'll stop so I can go to the pool?

Diagnoses on the wheel: locked bearing and in the process stripped out the threads on the axel. Ordering new bearings for the back and ceramic for the front since I race with the front on. Should hopefully have the rear back by this weekend. Until then I'll be doing my rides with the disc on so I don't have to skip any.

Sunday - July 20

Helped a buddy out and had an unexpected long day at work. In at 7am home at 9pm. On my feet all day so probably just as good as an easy 30 but still going to extend my easy ride a little tomorrow. I'm off so I'll go 40-50 on the bike and be able to get my swim in easy.

Saturday - July 19

  • 22m 13s
  • 1640.42 yards
  • 01m 16s /100 yards

Swim distance and time is a guess for now. I'm sure I swam farther than 1.5k. Garmin got kicked and messed up multisport about 300 yards in, got stung by a jelly about 500 yards in, and had my timing chip pulled off at the first turn buoy (I was able to grab it right after someone got my ankle and put it back on thankfully). There were swells which made sighting back in tough. Ended up a little farther past the run in due to poor sighting. Came out towards the front still though. Tougher swim than last race

official results posted- still think I swam it long- 4th fastest swim
T1- 56sec

  • 58m 44s
  • 24.13 miles
  • 24.65 Mi/hr

3 miles in I didn't think today was going to be good. I could feel tightness in my upper legs. About mile 8 I got passed by a pretty big pack riding somewhat legally. I stayed back about 3-4 lengths but paced them for the rest of the ride. It actually stayed pretty staggered and within the rules by all most of the way. The last 4 miles we got a bit bunched up with vehicle traffic and sprint racers it was impossible not to. Specialized might be on to something with their shaved legs data. I'm sure the pace line helped a bit but this was nearly a 4 minute improvement over last race in similar conditions.

Official result- 40k in 59:11 which was only good for 16th bike split. Same course exactly as last time. Either faster people showed up (this is what I'm thinking) or it was somehow faster (nearly calm winds both times)? 56:59 was fastest so we were all pretty close
T2-56 sec

  • 40m 43s
  • 6.02 miles
  • 06m 46s /Mi

And the let down of the day. Felt tight the entire run. Managed to pass 3-4 guys in the first mile while only getting passed by 1. Stayed with a guy running a good pace until mile 3 (the turn around). He took off then and I just couldn't keep up. Had no idea of total time with my Garmin mishap in the swim. Knew my run wasn't great and figured my swim was worse than last race so expected to see about the same time. Had to ask if the time was right cause I was shocked to see under 2:05- 2:04:26

Official result- 49:09- 30 seconds slower than last race- 9th on the run

rjrankin83's Training Log

 July 2014 
   1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31  



Upcoming races


  • July's totals
  • June's totals
  • 2014 totals
  • 2013 totals