Practice Triathlon Today! Originally uploaded by strong_enough We got started at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas, CA this morning at 6:15am… that was one of the hardest parts! I realized as I was setting up my transition area that I forgot my saddle bag… for the first time! For those of you unfamiliar with such things… Continue reading Practice Triathlon Today!
I’m off to bed as I have an arrival time of 6:15am tomorrow morning at Moonlight Beach… crazy! We start our practice tri at 7:30am. It’s a 750m swim, 20K ride, and 5K run! Oh geez! Am I ready? As I’ll ever be… Fundraising deadline got extended a few days… so make those donations, you… Continue reading Practice Tri — 6:15am
Here we go again, another trip down memory lane… last weekend! Saturday, August 9, 2008, was another early (well, earlier) morning at Coronado Island for a 30 mile time trial and 3 mile run!! Oy! The cool thing about the Coronado ride was that it was FLAT (virtually flat… no big hills) and had a… Continue reading Now, even FARTHER BACK… Coronado, the Spirit Award, and More!
Okay, so, I’m just going to continue moving back in time until I have the blog all caught up… On Saturday, we had our FULL TRANSITION SHAKEDOWN! Wow! What a feat! It was incredible and so eye-opening for race day!! Look at all these exclamation marks, can you tell I’m excited? Race day is less… Continue reading Full Transition Shakedown!
~1 : Number of Mile[s] Swam This Weekend 33 : Number of Miles Cycled This Weekend 6 : Number of Miles Ran This Weekend 2 : Hours Spent Fundraising at Qualcomm This Weekend 162.74 : Dollars Raised at Qualcomm –> Thank you Chargers & Cowboys Fans!!! 2534.74 : Dollars Raised to date –> THANK YOU… Continue reading This Weekend In Numbers
Looking Back – Scripps Poway Pkwy Originally uploaded by strong_enough I took this picture when I was at the aid station… you’re looking at the end of Scripps Poway Pkwy and the beginning of where we started our ride on Hwy 67. I wish I’d gotten a picture of the mountain from the other direction…… Continue reading Looking Back – Scripps Poway Pkwy
Where should I begin the tale of Scripps Poway Pkwy and Hwy 67? Perhaps, we’ll begin with a summary of obstacles. • Mornings that Come TOO Early • Heat • Hills • 7% Grade • Did I mention the hills? • Loose cages • Bleeding finger • Falls • Slipping Gears • Inability to utilize… Continue reading It’s 90% Mental.