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GABA Tumacacori Century, October 18, 2015

I completed my first 100 mile ride yesterday – GABA (Great Arizona Bicycling Association) Tumacacori Century! It went much better than expected, given that my longest ride this year was 75 miles last weekend, and I felt that was much harder than this ride. Riding in a well organ
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Bermuda Round-the-Sound Swimathon, October 16, 2011

On October 16, 2011, I did my first open water swim event, Round-the-Sound Swimathon, which was held in Bermuda in the Harrington Sound. I chose Bermuda for my first event because I used to take many holidays to the island in the 90s, and still have friends there. It remains one of my
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Tucson Ruff Runners – PACC Evening Group Run/Walk

Tucson Ruff Runners works with Tucson’s only open access animal shelter, Pima Animal Care Center (PACC).  The group meets at PACC on Tuesday evenings and Friday mornings to exercise the dogs and give them a break from their kennels. This week, I had the pleasure of walking and r
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Slam the Dam October 6, 2012

Three years ago this month, I participated in the Slam the Dam 8K open water swim in Lake Mead, Nevada. It was a great event, and I was well prepared, having done three 5-mile training swims prior to the race. Conditions were perfect for the race, and my partner Alastair was the best
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