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 […]

XTERRA Buffalo Creek Conrad Rodas podium

XTERRA Buffalo Creek Triathlon

Deciding to do an XTERRA Triathlon was very last minute for me, the final decision came Wednesday August 19th, 3 days before the race, which took place, August 22nd. I saw a posting on Facebook saying they still had some spots left for the triathlon. A little back story, about a week before, I had […]