For Surf City, I was excited to fly in to So Cal to pace my best friend for her very first half marathon! The day before, I taught a full-day design bootcamp. It was a full class, so I was on my feet the entire day. Months beforehand, I had registered for the race and … Continue reading Race Recap: Surf City Half Marathon 2018
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Hi folks! It's that time of year again were I announce my fundraising efforts for the 2014 racing season. Since I have (haphazardly) already finished my first race of the season (with at least seven more to go between now and December) it's time to unveil my charity of choice this year... A couple of … Continue reading 2014 Charity Fundraising Announcement: Stand Up to Cancer
Hi party people! Four weeks in to my new training regimen and I'm feeling good. Still squeezing workouts into random time pockets in my calendar but at least I feel like things are somewhat back to normal. Week 2 was particularly momentous because I got some wonderful news: my fracture was completely healed up, and … Continue reading Week 2+3 Seafair Sprint Tri Training: Stay Overzealous, Friends
On the cusp of my first half Ironman race, I thought I'd take the time to do something I've been thinking about since my first marathon...I wanted to dedicate each mile of my race to someone important to me. Triathlon is definitely not a solitary sport. Sure, you train alone, but it's really the journey … Continue reading Triathlon Is Not A Solitary Sport: Here’s 70.3 Miles of Dedications
Oh boy. I got one good training week in and then BAM -- I was hit with another twist to the ankle on my morning run. I was down by half my training time this week (week #2), and I've reloaded it on week 3 hoping that it doesn't overload my week 4 which, coincidentally, … Continue reading Week 2+3 HITS Palm Springs Training: A Twisted Ankle, and Then Some
This post will be relatively short since I spent week 17 in massive amounts of pain and eventually surgery. I spent week 18 recovering from my surgery, considering my racing/training options, hopped up on pain medications, handling personal family issues, and mentally prepping for a half-marathon since I couldn't actually physically train. So, even though … Continue reading Week 17 + 18 Ironman Louisville Training: Surgery + Post-Op Recovery