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Rochester Triathlon 2019!

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Did I say triathlon? I meant duathlon. That's right folks, the swim was canceled on account of Lake Ontario being extremely grumpy.

This brought our first lesson of the day: anything can happen on race day. As soon as we pulled in the parking lot, my triathlete buddy Karstin walked up to the car and informed [...]

50×4: New York! Boilermaker 15K

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Welcome to the second post of 50×4: Fifty Bagels, Fifty Dates, Fifty Races, Fifty States! That’s right, folks: we're attempting to race in all fifty states (and DC and maybe some other places)! 

New York: Utica's Boilermaker 15K, July 14, 2019.

What a beaut.Giant copper kettles no longer in use at Saranac.Maybe we'll add fifty breweries to [...]

Buffalo Shamrock Run 2019!

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On Saturday, Ellie and I braved the cold and driving snow to complete our first ever Shamrock Run in the Buffalo first ward community. It was, to summarize simply, awesome!

Pretty bib!

We had a pretty late night prior to racing, so we were super fortunate that the race didn't start until noon. Although I don't recommend [...]

March Challenge! Baltimore Inner Harbor to Red River Beach!

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Happy Friday, and more importantly, happy March!!! We are almost to spring, although the recent dumping of snow in the northeast has us feeling otherwise. As February wrapped up, we finished our challenge strong and made it from Buffalo to Baltimore! This month, in order to encourage my parents to get their butts moving a [...]

Weigh-In Wednesday February 27th, 2019: Do the Salsa!

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Happy Weigh-In day everyone! As always, Wednesdays are for weigh-ins, and public shaming. I am pretty happy with the month-end rally everyone seemed to have, and thanks for getting your data submitted on time!

I'm very happy with this weeks data points! We all posted a loss, woooo! I'm glad we ended the month on [...]

First Long Run of 2019!

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Ellie and I started the building process toward our first major road race of the season, which means one thing: a weekend long run. I am happy to report it wasn't too bad! The weather was near perfect for a February run, which is quite remarkable considering less than twelve hours later, we had fierce [...]

Weigh-In Wednesday February 20th, 2019: Michelob Ultra let me down!

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No matter how light a light beer is, too many beers makes for a bad weigh-in. As usual on this blog, Wednesday is for stat checking! If you would like to contribute and get involved, feel free to leave a comment, create an account and get moving!

Looks like Adrienne took weekly crown of top [...]

Should I care about toenails?

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Brace yourself for some riveting content, folks: today I want to talk about toenails. Now I don't know about you, but I definitely hate clipping my toenails. I even hate when others clip my toenails during pedicures. Just typing this makes me cringe with discomfort. Alas, foot care is a necessity, especially for runners.

I know [...]

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

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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 progress has been [...]

Switching Gears (lol): Training Plan For February

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I cracked myself up with the title of today's post. I've been bicycling quite a bit on Zwift over the past six weeks, closing out my first full FTP Build program. With only two workouts to go, it is about that time that Ellie and I are switching gears (get it? like a bike gear?) [...]