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Ironman Chattanooga 2018: Bittersweet Victory

Three years ago, I experienced a major setback: I DNFd* at Ironman Louisville 2015. To say it was a disappointment would be the most charitable assessment.  MrsLarijani had been such a great sherpa, only to see me miss the final turnaround cutoff time and get pulled at mile 17 of the run. As a result. […]

Ironman Chattanooga 2018: T Minus 30 Days

On October 10, 2015, I had one of the worst days of my life. I DNFd (Did Not Finish) at my very first triathlon, Ironman Louisville–I was pulled at mile 17 of the run, with 9.2 miles to go, as I missed the cutoff time for the final turnaround. I had spent 8 months, from […]

Ultrarunners Found…1 in Serious Condition

This shows that even the most experienced runners–and Natera-Armenta is a VERY experienced ultrarunner, who has completed 100-mile races–can get lost in the mountains on an 8-10 hour run.