Category Archives: Post Event Report

Buffalo Spring Lake 70.3

Lubbock, Texas June 25, 2017 This was expected to be a 90+ degree race with winds exceeding 20mph.   Instead, we had moderate temps in the 80s with a 8-10mph SE winds and overcast skies.   This is a tough … Continue reading

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Hot Chocolate 15k, Dallas, Texas

The 15k is a strange distance.  I haven’t raced this particular distance, but now have enough races under my belt to begin estimating my pace and understand the character of the race as it happens. Why this race?  Jared Allen (pictured), my … Continue reading

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Growing up in the dirt

Growing up is mud pies, cut fingers, skin’t knees and elbows. Growing up is scars that don’t go away – they tell your story.   Growing up is both a mangy dog and fleas in your favorite hand-me-down sleeping bag – … Continue reading

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Austin 70.3 Relay (bike leg)

This race report is a little bit different than others since it’s not truly a race report, but self-feedback on a single leg of a race.  Additionally, there was no swim leg….so it was a walking start to the line, … Continue reading

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Dallas Marathon December 2016

I ran the Dallas half marathon in 2015 with a 2:29:20 negative split with a 2:30:00 goal.  I had to suffer to make it happen.  As I signed up for the marathon distance I was prepared to suffer twice as … Continue reading

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Disco Olympic Triathlon September 2016

September 11, 2016 – Jeff Allen Statistics Swim – 1500 yards (actually ~1850) Bike – 24.0 miles Run – 6.2 miles Temperature was cool and the water was warm. Nearly perfect temperature at the starting line. The Texas wind was … Continue reading

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Texas man Tri Sprint 2016

May 22, 2016 – Jeff Allen Statistics: Swim – 500 yards Bike – 16.1 miles Run – 3.1 miles Temperature was perfect at the starting line and the water was cool (wetsuit legal). There was a wind blowing into the … Continue reading

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