A month or so later, I return to Race Weekend… I return to the “after” and I reflect on all that it was and continues to be. You can find Part 1 of 3 here and Park 2 of 3 here. Photos from Race Weekend can be found my Flickr site in this set. Upon… Continue reading Victory (in a sense) — Part 3 of 3 for RACE WEEKEND
San Diego Represent! Originally uploaded by strong_enough “The dream was always running ahead of me. To catch up, to live for a moment in unison with it, that was the miracle.” Anais Nin Race day was a blessing… and it is my hope that I too was a blessing to others through raising awareness and… Continue reading Race Day Photo Op
Scroll down or go here for Part 1 of 3 for RACE WEEKEND. And now, the big day! RACE DAY!!! Waking at 4:30am proved to be much easier than I expected… I guess it was the excitement?! Probably. I had everything prepped… from my “nutrition planned and proved” breakfast of champions to my tri clothes… Continue reading Race Day! — Part 2 of 3 for RACE WEEKEND
A much belated, but carefully thought (and hopefully engaging) account of race weekend… I last messaged you all on September 11th after arriving safely in Monterey… oh! What an eventful weekend it was! After I sent out that email, I met up with my team for a walk into downtown Monterey for lunch. “It’s only… Continue reading Race Prep — Part 1 of 3 for RACE WEEKEND
Hello friends! I’m borrowing one of my teammate’s computers here at the hotel in Monterey. We’ve got less than 24 hours before the race starts! Incredible! We arrived in San Jose yesterday morning just before 8am. It was rather eery flying on September 11th. We took a moment of silence at the exact minute that… Continue reading Under 24 Hours!
I’m off to final prep with a two mile ocean swim from La Jolla Shores to La Jolla Cove and back… wow! I can’t believe race day is ONE WEEK away! Donations will be accepted even beyond my event date as it turns out… $167 to go!
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
Each week is more than just the “big” Saturday workouts… but I seem to have gotten into a routine of only blogging about those big workouts. I still swim twice a week… pool swims on Wednesday and ocean swims on Friday. Last Friday, I swam nearly a mile in an hour and on Wednesday in… Continue reading The “Little” Workouts
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!