Christmas as a Triathlete

It seems like every time I pop on to twitter or any other social media site, that I’m seeing an article about how to ‘survive the holidays.’ I especially enjoyed reading Susan Lacke’s piece: ‘The War on Christmas Cookies.‘ Not because it told me how many miles I needed to run in order to enjoy myContinue reading “Christmas as a Triathlete”

Race Report: Aluminum Man Triathlon

Well there is a first time for everything, and early on in the bike I made a wrong turn – I’ll rewind a little bit, but I wanted to explain that right away. Race morning was perfect; woke up in my own bed bright and early at 5am, foam rolled, made coffee, had a breakfastContinue reading “Race Report: Aluminum Man Triathlon”

Race Report: Lake Stevens 70.3

Lake Stevens was my 2nd Half Ironman race, and the prep for this race was very different than the prep for Austin 70.3 last October. Going into this race I had much more confidence in my ability, I had an additional 9 months of base under my belt, but I didn’t have a really consistentContinue reading “Race Report: Lake Stevens 70.3”

2014: Looking back, and looking forward

It’s been (way) too long since my last post! A lot has gone on since Austin 70.3, and i’m going to post a few of the big highlights below. Personal I got engaged! On November 30 (2013), I asked the love of my life to marry me. We’ve been planning a Central Oregon wedding overContinue reading “2014: Looking back, and looking forward”

Race Report: Austin 70.3

Austin 70.3 was my first half-ironman. It was my 5th and final race of the season – so for many reasons, this race was a big deal for me. Prior to Austin, I’d raced 4 triathlons but the focus had always been on nailing my first 70.3. I wasn’t sure what type of goals IContinue reading “Race Report: Austin 70.3”