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Issaquah Triathlon 2009

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Sprint – 1/4 swim / 14 mile bike / 5k runSaturday May 30th, 2009I really look forward to this race every year.. maybe because it signals the beginning of triathlon season in Seattle or maybe because it’s a course i ride on almost every week.  This years race was made even more special because my beautiful wife decided to race along side me:)… Angela signed up for the  Duathlon.. so she was doing the same race minus the swim.  We couldn't have asked for better weather!  Alarm went off at 4am, eat pop tarts, throw gear in  car, throw wife in car, start driving.  We arrived at the park nice and early (i like being there EARLY) and managed to be the first few people into  transition. Everything was set up, went on a warm up run, then a warm up swim… everything was looking good.  I had a bit of time to socialize with my teammates (www.fjt2.com) and talked Angela through the next 90 mins one more time… i knew she was going to do great!  I had long debated starting in the elite wave thi…