Week 0+1 Seafair Sprint Tri Training: Making Time for Priorities

I reached a point of terminal velocity with my schedule where I had somehow managed to wriggle out of all physical activity. (How did it ever come to that?!) Obviously my schedule had run amok and it was time to whip it back into shape. A 40-50-60-70-80 hour work week be damned -- if I … Continue reading Week 0+1 Seafair Sprint Tri Training: Making Time for Priorities

Race Recap: 2013 HITS 70.3 Championship Palm Springs

It is not everyday that you can say that you had a perfect race...but I had the most perfect race that anyone could have dreamed of! Mind you, a part of this journey included: a (minor) black eye, a painfully popped blister on my pinky toe, 30MPH gusts of headwind and crosswind, and a potential … Continue reading Race Recap: 2013 HITS 70.3 Championship Palm Springs

Race Recap: 2013 Lake Stevens Olympic Triathlon

So, let me tell you about a time when I finished last place. You read that right, last place. I headed out to Lake Stevens with my training group. There was a handful of us who had trained since the Seafair Triathlon for this event. I didn't doubt that my teammates could go from non-swimmers … Continue reading Race Recap: 2013 Lake Stevens Olympic Triathlon

Week 2+3 HITS Palm Springs Training: A Twisted Ankle, and Then Some

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