"No way on the date-- traffic was bad enough for locals. Maybe a 70.3 like st George ended up doing could work better for this venue. I loved the course and it was such an amazingly beautiful day.! Did not do the run due to prior foot injury, but…"
"There were about 1800 finishers--2400-2500 registered. Dnf will probably end up being about 20% of those who started. Higher for women. 660 registered and Less than 400 finished--congrats to all who tried and who finished!!"
"FYI-Smoke was very bad this past weekend in Tahoe/kings beach--we had to go down to Sacramento/granite Bay to train. Tahoe triathlon was cancelled. Make sure to check air quality on http://www.northcasmoke.blogspot.com/ -- hope that…"
"Go early and wear visible clothing.. Route is on highway. Can't go on private road part-- so just go straight up 267. Practice taking hills slow, seated, steady, spinning, pulling up. You will see other riders standing and trying to race up…"
"Kings beach is not safe for swimming more that about 25 yards off shore because of ski boat traffic.. The swim course is not set up. The best for training is at sand harbor state park-- huge swim area -- like 600 yards long in deep clear water-- and…"
You were on your second loop and I was on my third when I saw you. You were looking pretty good at the time, but it looks like you ultimately ran out of gas as the marathon went on. Lack of glycogen sucks, doesn't it? It was really great actually meeting you in person. I'll let you know if I'm in your neck of the woods about 10 days from now.