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Alyssa Kurt (Neiers)
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Biomedical engineer, triathlete, blogger, Theta Tau brother, friend, fitness lover, chocolate-craver, baker.
Biomedical engineer, triathlete, blogger, Theta Tau brother, friend, fitness lover, chocolate-craver, baker.

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Back to the Grind
Today marks 16 weeks to my next half Ironman--either Racine or Door County I haven't decided which yet.  So that means it's back to the training grind.  It's been a long off season which is code for I've been really lazy. If only walking the dog counted as ...

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Five Things Friday
1.  I've been having some pretty rough weeks at work lately due mostly to just too much to do and not enough time to do them.  I've been working super late and it's got me a little down.  It's been a bit better this week and I can see the light at the end o...

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Five Things Friday
1. I renewed my blog domain for another 3 years.  Here's where I tell you I plan to blog more and stuff but that will last for approximately 3 days before I give up.  Let's be realistic I really only blog about triathlon. 2. I cut my hair short again.  12 i...

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Ragnar Trail Northwoods
After the last Ragnar I did in 2013, I claimed that I was never doing one again.  Twice was enough thank you very much.  Three years must be long enough for me to forgot all about that declaration because when my boss signed up up for Ragnar Northwoods in M...

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Ironman Wisconsin 2016
Six word recap: Second time is just as sweet. Ironman Wisconsin  September 11, 2016 7:00 am 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike. 26.2 mile run Full Results I arrived in Madison around noon on Friday and headed straight to Monona Terrace for athlete check-in. It's ...

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Ironman Eve
It's Ironman Eve for my second Ironman and here I sit reflecting on my training and my impending race.  In many ways, this is very similar to my first.  And yet, in some ways it is different. The training cycle this time is fairly similar to my training cyc...

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Peak Training
I wrote this about 2 weeks ago and never posted it, but I'm sharing now!   Ironman Wisconsin is looming and for the past few weeks I've been doing what I've termed "panic training". What's that you ask?  When you are undertrained and/or your training has be...

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Door County Half Iron Triathlon Race Recap 2016
Door County Half Iron Race July 17, 2016  8:00 am 1/4 mile swim, 56.3 mile bike, 13.1 mile run Full Results Six word recap: wet, windy, still strong race performance I had a great time last year at the Door County Triathlon and when Kelly mentioned doing it...

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Training Tuesday: IMWI Week 7
Week 6 - Base 2 Week 2 Monday, May 9 - 17 mi trainer ride      Muscular endurance ride, 3x10 min in Zone 3 w/ 1 min recoveries, Time: 7:05 pm, Duration: 1:06:35, Avg Speed: 15.3 mph, Loc: Home. Felt: butt still sore from Sunday's ride Tuesday, May 10 - 5.25...

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Monday Things
1.  For Matt's birthday, I bought him (and me) season passes to Six Flags Great America.  We debated whether we should or shouldn't buy them for quite a while, but in the end we went for it.  I figured out we only need to visit 3 times the whole season to m...
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