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Name: Charles Barnes
Nickname: Charlie
Location: Vienna, VA
Age Group: Male 50 - 54
What I do to pay the bills: Computer Nerd
Who defends the ranch when I'm out training: Simon (3.5) and Adele (6) and babysitter. Karen is training too.
Short term triathlon goals: Stronger, faster, further.
Long term triathlon goals: Winning the 70+ age group
Fantasy triathlon goals: Placing in my AG in a truly competitive event
Favorite book: Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Julia Child
Chocolate: Yum!
Garlic: Yum!
Blue Cheese: Yum!
For breakfast, I usually have: COFFEE and cereal or a bagel
After a long day of training, my favorite meal is: Large.
My best triathlon advice is: Pass the guy in front of you. Repeat.
What was I thinking when I signed up for my first race: If my wife can do this so can I. Uh, sure hope I don't drown...
Everything I need to know I learned from: brute force and willpower.
My deepest, darkest secret is: Is deep, dark, and still secret.



Race Summary

Race Type # Done PR Race PR
Bike - Century 2
Run - 5 km 1 Navy Federal 5K (Sep 20, 2008) 0:19:59
Run - 10 km 1 Jingle All the Way 10K (Dec 14, 2008) 0:41:08
Run - 10 mile 1 Cherry Blossom 10 Miler (Apr 5, 2009) 1:10:30
Run - Half Marathon 4 Cloud Snapple Half Marathon (Jan 30, 2010) 1:30:45
Run - Marathon 4 Shamrock Marathon (Mar 21, 2010) 3:19:42
Duathlon - Sprint 1
Triathlon - Sprint 12 Osprey Sprint Triathlon (Oct 4, 2008) 1:16:43
Triathlon - International Distance 9 Reston Triathlon (Sep 12, 2010) 2:21:54
Triathlon - Half Ironman 4 Kinetic Half (May 9, 2009) 5:26:09



Race Schedule

Date Name Type Results
Time O.A. A.G.
Oct 24, 1999 Marine Corps Marathon Run - Marathon View
3:47:00
Jul 27, 2003 Riverwatch Triathlon Triathlon - Sprint None
Sep 7, 2003 Reston Triathlon Triathlon - International Distance None
Oct 3, 2003 Osprey Sprint Triathlon Triathlon - Sprint None
Oct 26, 2003 Greeting of the Geese Duathlon - Sprint None
Jul 25, 2004 Riverwatch Triathlon Triathlon - Sprint None
May 27, 2005 Mountains Of Misery Bike - Century None
Jul 6, 2005 L'Etape du Tour Bike - Other View
8:54:00 5960 / 7247 1556 / 1848
Sep 11, 2005 Reston Triathlon Triathlon - International Distance None
Oct 1, 2005 Osprey Sprint Triathlon Triathlon - Sprint View
0 / 400 3
Apr 21, 2007 Charlottesville Half Marathon Run - Half Marathon View
1:36:05 60 / 850 9 / 60
Apr 19, 2008 Charlottesville Half Marathon Run - Half Marathon View
1:32:33 30 / 1293 3 / 109
May 4, 2008 Nanticoke River Swim and Triathlon Triathlon - Sprint View
1:23:46 24 / 164 5 / 20
May 24, 2008 Jim McDonnell Lake Swim Clinic Swim - Open Water (Other) None
Jun 7, 2008 Ride Sally ride Bike - Other None
Jun 22, 2008 Charlottesville Sprint Triathlon Triathlon - Sprint View
1:27:38 31 / 168 4 / 14
Aug 3, 2008 Culpeper Triathlon Triathlon - Sprint View
1:29:17 48 / 338 5 / 41
Aug 16, 2008 Luray International Triathlon Triathlon - International Distance View
2:32:40 77 / 317 11 / 46
Aug 24, 2008 Reston Century Bike - Century None
Sep 7, 2008 Reston Triathlon Triathlon - International Distance View
2:06:50 42 / 342 9 / 75
Sep 20, 2008 Navy Federal 5K Run - 5 km View
0:19:59 14 / 500 1 / 50
Oct 4, 2008 Osprey Sprint Triathlon Triathlon - Sprint View
1:16:43 15 / 363 5 / 40
Oct 12, 2008 Brierman Half Lite 50 Triathlon - Other View
(DNF)
Dec 7, 2008 Capitol 'Cross Classic Bike - Other View
44 / 78
Dec 14, 2008 Jingle All the Way 10K Run - 10 km View
0:41:08 109 / 1374 9 / 143
Mar 21, 2009 National Marathon Run - Marathon View
3:25:17 243 / 2094 31 / 208
Apr 5, 2009 Cherry Blossom 10 Miler Run - 10 mile View
1:10:30 686 / 6595 80 / 859
May 1, 2009 Tour de Skyline Day 1 Bike - Other View
(DNF)
May 9, 2009 Kinetic Half Triathlon - Half Ironman View
5:26:09 74 / 388 10 / 56
Jun 21, 2009 Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series Triathlon - International Distance View
2:23:46 96 / 363 14 / 50
Aug 15, 2009 Luray International Triathlon Triathlon - International Distance View
2:36:04 69 / 354 12 / 57
Sep 13, 2009 The Nation's Triathlon (TNT) Triathlon - International Distance View
2:26:46 295 / 2480 49 / 459
Sep 20, 2009 Savageman Triathlon - Half Ironman View
6:40:28 98 / 245 14 / 48
Oct 3, 2009 Osprey Sprint Triathlon Triathlon - Sprint None
Jan 30, 2010 Cloud Snapple Half Marathon Run - Half Marathon View
1:30:45 13 / 322 2
Mar 21, 2010 Shamrock Marathon Run - Marathon View
3:19:42 115 / 2400 15 / 268
Apr 18, 2010 LAWS 1/2 Marathon Run - Half Marathon View
1:31:50 25 / 325 2
May 8, 2010 Kinetic Half Triathlon - Half Ironman View
5:27:30
Jun 13, 2010 Eagleman Triathlon - Half Ironman View
6:05:57 528 / 1059 120 / 239
Jun 20, 2010 Washington DC Triathlon Triathlon - Sprint View
2:26:53 87 / 828 11 / 103
Aug 14, 2010 Luray International Triathlon Triathlon - International Distance View
2:39:00 78 / 373 10 / 90
Aug 15, 2010 Luray Sprint Triathlon Triathlon - Sprint View
1:34:26 38 / 238 5 / 29
Sep 12, 2010 Reston Triathlon Triathlon - International Distance View
2:21:54 48 / 368 7 / 54
Oct 3, 2010 Giant Acorn Triathlon - Sprint None
Apr 18, 2011 Boston Marathon Run - Marathon None