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2014-06-06 9:27 PM


Subject: Lake Logan Half : Official Thread
Oh my word !!!! I had the pleasure or displeasure if you will of previewing the bike course for this event .. YIKES !!! talk about some nasty hills. Maybe its just because I am newbie to these events but this seems like an awfully tough bike course.
And the run... the website says a gradual 1% for miles 1-3 and 7-10 .. right.. more like a 1% start a 3% grade at the turn around.. nothing FLAT about this course. I am kind of wishing I had previewed the course prior to registering and not going off of the few reviews that were on the event website.
Got my work cut out for me .. but I will prevail

2014-08-04 10:43 AM
in reply to: alk926


Subject: RE: Lake Logan Half : Official Thread
WELL I DID IT !!!!!! Completed my first Half IM on Saturday and I am officially HOOKED ....
Finished in 7:13:39 which was under my goal time of 7:30 so I am happy with that. Need to do a lot of work on my swim leg.
2014-08-06 9:38 AM
in reply to: alk926


Subject: RE: Lake Logan Half : Official Thread
Great job, alk926! I also completed my first HIM, though I wish it was truly HIM distance. Still, I wasn't complaining that the tough, tough bike ended four miles early. I would like to do that race again, though I can't imagine us getting as lucky as we did with the weather.

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