2017 Ironman Louisville Conrad Rodas finish

2017 Ironman Louisville Race Report

Days Leading to the Race Coming back to Louisville, where it all started for me, was very special. I haven’t really trained in Louisville since 2012, but coming back just made so many memories feel fresh and recent again. I loved being able to travel to a race and to know where everything was, where […]

Ironman Santa Cruz 70.3 2017

Ironman Santa Cruz 70.3 Race Report

What a great race this was. Not only because I was really happy with my overall result but the venue is amazing. Thanks for reading, hope you enjoy. Venue So why is this a great place? First, it’s so close to San Francisco. SFO is pretty cheap to fly in and out of and there […]

Ironman Boulder 2017 Finish

2017 Boulder Ironman Race Report

Before the Race For the first time in the 5 Ironmans I’ve done, I was ready on Friday (two days prior to the actual Ironman). I felt really prepared and excited to race, I was very rested and just eager to go out there and give it my all. It has been a tradition for […]

Conrad Rodas Boulder Ironman Run

2016 Boulder Ironman Race Report

I was very excited to compete in the 2016 Boulder Ironman. It had been a little over 1 year since I competed and completed an Ironman (Whistler 2015). That race had been pretty miserable in terms of weather, but the race went pretty well considering, achieving a big personal record. I had not cramped, except for […]

70.3 Boulder Race Report (behind the camera)

I didn’t race Boulder 70.3, but I was out there. I didn’t cross the finish line, but I was at the finish line. I ran, biked, got wet, but didn’t have a race number. I was exhausted at the end but didn’t get a medal or T-shirt, so what did I do? I took videos […]

Conrad Rodas 2016 70.3 Kraichgau Run Castelli Brainlab Newton Tritats

70.3 Kraichgau Race Report

70.3 Kraichgau Race report Where do I start? I guess I have to start by somehow explaining where this place is. So many people thought I was racing in Kraków in Poland, which is a completely different place, but it’s known by a lot more people, not because of triathlons but because of the WWII concentration […]

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Bike Crash at 25 mph

Have you ever been in a bike crash? I hope you haven’t, but if you have, as you read this, it will probably bring back some bad memories. If you haven’t it should give you a glimpse of what it feels like. It was a normal 3+ hour ride, I had spent most of the […]

2016 Goals

It has been a while since I wrote anything on my blog. I want to get back to updating it more often, more than just race reports. It has been a very busy winter with family, work and training, but now I finally have some time to start talking about my plans and 2016 goals. I’ll […]

Conrad Rodas Ironman 70.3 World Championship

2015 70.3 Ironman World Championship Race Report

Report 2015 70.3 Ironman World Championship took place in Zell Am See – Kaprun Austria. When it was announced a couple of years ago, I knew that I wanted to be there. I wanted to be a part of the race. Spending some time in Austria, I knew it was going to be a beautiful […]

Conrad Rodas Ironman Canada finish

Ironman Canada Race Report 2015

Ironman Canada was my 3rd Ironman Triathlon, I had suffered through the first two because of cramps during the run, but the thought of quitting had never crossed my mind, especially not during the bike. Ironman Canada was different, I can recall at least 4 different times on the bike when I simply wanted to stop, go to my […]