Exploring the Cape Cod Rail Trail

Taking advantage of optimal weather while we were out on Cape Cod, Ellie and I set out to conquer the Cape Cod Rail Trail this past week. The rail trail is probably the single greatest feature of Cape Cod—aside from the miles of beautiful sandy beaches, of course. Nearly uninterrupted, this well-maintained paved path [...]

Triathlon Build Up! Adding Speed Work.

As of Friday afternoon, I have found myself in an interesting predicament where I am going to be racing the Rochester Triathlon in two weeks. Although this has been on my calendar all summer, the sudden reality of actually registering for it and committing to the race has sent me into a full-fledge training panic. [...]

Weigh-In Wednesday February 13th, 2019: Back To Work!

Happy Weigh-In Wednesday everyone! Per the usual here at 2 Fat Nerds, each week we dive into the stats to publicly shame all of our members inactivity. To the weight chart! Overall, mixed results! Congrats to Mom who posted a loss, and to Adrienne for having a good weekend in NYC! My personal [...]

To Train, or Not To Train at Race Distance?

I came across an interesting tweet from Hal Higdon, a juggernaut in the sport of running. Famous for both his writing at Runners World, coaching, as well as racing in the sport himself. I thought i'd share it here, as well as my own experiences at the half-marathon distance. https://twitter.com/higdonmarathon/status/1092497529520959489 To summarize - he is [...]

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