What could be more fun than jumping off a boat? Jumping off a boat into a Great Lake? And then swimming in those cold, dark waters? I am so in. For the last 3 summers the cherry on top of my triathlon season has been Duluth, Minnesota’s Superior Man triathlon. Initially I had planned on racing… Continue reading Third Time’s The Charm
I figured out why I don’t reflect and write on the good races. They happen. They are amazing and it’s fun to bask in the warm glow of success. But then I move on. Feeling satisfied is a temporary state of being, right? So rewind back to the beginning of August. I signed up for… Continue reading Rewind…One Busy in Day in August
Oh, the learning process. It is certainly testing my patience. Two half-ironman distances races this summer and two miserable runs. And for a person who has seen herself as a runner since 1995 that is a little hard to take. After a less than stellar performance on the run leg at Liberty 70.3 in June,… Continue reading My Icarus Moment
It was by accident that I started this run streak. I set out to run every day of our Mexico vacation to balance the family time and to not completely lose my fitness. Then we came home, the kids went back to school and the sun was shinning the way only a February sun can… Continue reading Lessons from a Run Streak
This past Saturday I was determined to stay focused on my effort and narrow my view until all I felt was my heart beat and all I heard was my breath.
Back in June I completed the Liberty 70.3 in Rockford, Minnesota. It was positively dreamy. The weather was a practical non-factor, the water was calm, the sun never came out (!) and I absolutely loved every minute of it. The venue: For me, this close race is ideal. No overnight stay. No traffic stress. Very… Continue reading Why is it so hard to recap?: Liberty Tri 70.3