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Name: Charles Corbin
Nickname: CC, Corbs
Location: Reston, VA
Age Group: Male 65 - 69
About Me: I always thought I was a reasonably fit squash player at Worldgate, having won some tournaments along the way. Then I was a volunteer for the Reston Triathlon in 1998, and that hooked me. Did my first one a year later, first Eagleman in 2001, first IM in 2003. No matter how hard I train and try, I never leave the middle of the pack.
What I do to pay the bills: In-house Counsel to The Mills Corporation
Who defends the ranch when I'm out training: Yellow Lab 1 (Cody) and Yellow Lab 2 (Roscoe), supervised by Wife 1 (Melissa).
Short term triathlon goals: PR Eagleman and Reston in 2005
Long term triathlon goals: Keep on keepin' on - healthily and happily.
Fantasy triathlon goals: Hawaii
Three favorite albums: What's the Story Morning Glory? - Oasis
Greatest Hits 1994-2004 - 311
Gaucho - Steely Dan
Favorite book: American: "The Women on the Porch" - Caroline Gordon
British: "A Handful of Dust" - Evelyn Waugh
Favorite movie: "Endless Summer" (the original)
"American Graffiti"
Chocolate: On my cookbook shelf (really): "365 Chocolate Treats" and "Quick Chocolate Fixes"
Garlic: It's in 50% of my blood and on 80% of the food I eat.
Blue Cheese: Don't "get" it; never have.
For breakfast, I usually have: Breakfast 1 (before workout): English muffin.

Breakfast 2 (after workout): Bowl of Fiber One cerel, topped w/ a large dose of blueberries or strawberries, and skim milk. 8 oz. Orange Juice
After a long day of training, my favorite meal is: "Long" being 5+ hours: always seem to come back to the Chipotle chicken burrito. Must be a "sodium" thing.
My best triathlon advice is: Think seriously about a coach. Plan your training and racing; train and race your plan...but, be sure to lift your head up and look around, as the scene and people are the life of the party.
My best non-triathlon advice is: Everything happens for a reason...

...and, oh yeah, listen to Steve Smith when he says, "kill your TV." Doing that automatically buys you alot more time to live.
What was I thinking when I signed up for my first race: I'll just do one...
Everything I need to know I learned from: Experience.
My deepest, darkest secret is: No way; not until I get to know you alot better.

Race Summary

Race Type # Done PR Race PR
Run - 5 km 1
Run - Marathon 1
Triathlon - International Distance 1 Greater Hartford Triathlon (Aug 28, 2005) 3:05:48
Triathlon - Half Ironman 1

Race Schedule

Date Name Type Results
Time O.A. A.G.
Jun 12, 2005 Eagleman Triathlon - Half Ironman None
Aug 28, 2005 Greater Hartford Triathlon Triathlon - International Distance View
Sep 18, 2005 Paul VI Runfest Run - 5 km None
Nov 12, 2005 Richmond Marathon Run - Marathon None