Category Archive: Travel

No HIM for me this year

I’ve decided I’m going to push my half ironman goal to next year. I’m a little bummed about this but know it will be better and less stressful if I don’t do it… Continue reading

Williamsburg Tri Year 2 Race Recap

I’m coming down from race day and am overall pretty happy with it. Again, I’m so impressed by how well organized this race is. I don’t have other triathlon experiences to compare it… Continue reading

NERVES!

It seems that I’m starting to get nervous for this weekend’s race. I’m not great at recognizing when I’m nervous, it’s not until I have physical cues that I realize I’m nervous. Often… Continue reading

2015 Races

My whole race year is pretty up in the air but there are several I would REALLY like to do. I’m not currently registered for any race which is pretty weird for me.… Continue reading

I excel at slacking

I have worked out exactly one time this week. It’s Saturday. Coming off several weeks of 10+ hours a week, I simultaneously feel awesome and terrible.  A couple weeks ago I was talking to… Continue reading

Michigan Running

Greetings from Michigan where I am hanging out with one of the coolest almost-2 year olds in the world and, of course, running just a bit. On the books for yesterday was 14… Continue reading

15 miles to close out the [running] week

I am currently in paradise. Other people know it as Okoboji. But I know it as my favorite place. I got here three days ago, after a little time here: The week started with my… Continue reading

What’s a wet willy?

After Saturday’s ten miles we took off for the beach. What a great day! Some of my favorite things and some of my favorite people! After almost 5 hours to go not very… Continue reading

Rev3 Williamsburg: After Part II

The triathlon was a lot of fun! The day started really early. My alarm went off at 4:45. Luckily I was nervous enough that I would oversleep that I shot up as soon… Continue reading

Rev3 Williamsburg: After

Alternate title: I hope when I’m 67 I can pass people 40 years younger than me in triathlons. Today’s race was fantastic. I had so much fun! I think I may make triathlon… Continue reading

Hello from Chicago!

I’m in Chicago for a few days hanging out with my family, but have no fear, I’ve still been running! And I’m quite proud of that, I’m usually not so good at running… Continue reading

Is it possible I was more wet after spinning than after swimming?

Yesterday, I did two workouts. I woke up and headed straight for the pool. Got in 1600 m and felt great. Sore arms, but good. That’s three days out of four that I’ve… Continue reading

Awesome race weekend. Part 2.

Now that I’m mostly fully rested, I’m realizing just how awesome this race weekend was. I’ve now done a couple races that are a bit of a drive away with friends, and it… Continue reading

Awesome race weekend! Part 1.

Wow! What a great weekend! It started out with Thursday and Friday trips to Quarry House…my belly and my bank account say that can’t happen again for awhile. But, besides the burgers and… Continue reading

Goal Races for 2014

I got a little extra excited about racing the last few months and have lots of races I want to do this year! I’m currently registered for a marathon, 10 miler, half marathon… Continue reading

NYC!

After a whirlwind weekend in NYC celebrating my mom’s birthday, I’m getting back into real life. Only three weeks of classes left! So exciting! We had a great hotel less than a block… Continue reading

Running while Traveling

I didn’t think I travel that often. Perhaps this is because, for me, “travel” used to mean going to another country and I haven’t been doing that much recently. But last week a… Continue reading