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February 2011 Archives

Removing Github Repos

Posted by Marty Haught on Feb 02, 2011Comments

For a long time I had private Github repos that I was added to but wasn’t the admin on it. Over time, I’ve moved on to different projects and often times I get left with access to these repos. It was annoying as I couldn’t find a way to leave on my own and I couldn’t always ask the admin to remove my access. Github does indeed have a way for you to leave on your own but it isn’t all that clear. I almost didn’t think this was blog worthy except several people have asked about this over the last year that justified this post.

Click on Account Settings in the upper right. Then click on Repositories in the nav bar. At that point you’ll see a list of repos with access. Just click the X button to leave those unwanted repos. Here’s a screen shot:

Happy Githubbing!

Triathlon Plunge

Posted by Marty Haught on Feb 02, 2011Comments

I have decided that in 2011 I will compete in two triathlons. To those that follow me on twitter already know of this but I haven’t really expanded on why I decided to undertake this venture nor how it’s going so far in detail.

For the past couple years I’ve thought about triathlons. I live in triathlon central in Boulder County, Colorado. It seems you can’t drive more than 5 miles without seeing someone training on their bike or running in any season. I’ve been biking off and on for the last 20 years and I’ve enjoyed running as well. Though I have zero swimming experience (in the competitive/fitness realm) I figured I could overcome that with training.

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Triathlon Training

Posted by Marty Haught on Feb 07, 2011Comments

Here’s my follow-up to my Triathlon Plunge post. If you haven’t read it and are curious for the story that led me to going for a triathlon please read it now.

One of the first things was to find a local program and coach to work with. Luckily the Longmont Recreation Center has a triathlon program and I talked with the man that organizes it, Jim Hallberg. After meeting with Jim, I decided that he would be a good coach for me. It’s been two months since that point and I’m very happy to have chosen a coach. There are so many things that I didn’t know about triathlons and Jim has been a great guide for all of them. He has kept my training level just right as well as helped me with my technique.

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