Ironwoman Wednesday: The Raleigh 70.3 Run!

Welcome back to another Ironwoman Wednesday! If this is your first time joining us, Ironwoman Wednesday is a weekly linkup by Jamie at From Couch to Ironwoman, Michelle at IronwomanStrong and myself. We’re all training for Ironman Louisville and are talking triathlon every Wednesday. (Also check-out Tri Talk Tuesday for more triathlon-related talk). It has been amazing to […]

Raleigh 70.3: Pre-Race Events & Happify!

Ok, get ready for it…here comes a whole lot of Raleigh 70.3! There’s only one first half Ironman and it was EPIC and deserves lots of blog time, so I’ve split my recap into 3 posts. Let’s start from the beginning… Back in October -apparently if you want me to commit to anything big, October is […]

My Marathon Inspiration: Michaela

Yesterday was one of the best days of my life! From overcoming my fear of dark water so I could jump into a lake and swim 1.2 miles, to being able to bike 56 miles without having my knees complain and running 13.1 miles in the hot sun at a pace faster than most of my half […]

Working & Playing in Chicago!

I am spending Memorial Day Weekend in Chicago and so far it has been a blast. I arrived here early Friday, jumped into the Hyatt McCormick’s pool (which isn’t the almost 25m they said it would be, but nevertheless a very nice pool for some lap swimming) and then headed out for a 5.5 mile run […]

Ironwoman Wednesday: The Open Water Swim

It’s time for another Ironwoman Wednesday with From Couch to Ironwoman, IronwomanStrong and me, Lean Green Island Girl. This week we’re talking Open Water Swim! The Ironman dreams, or shall I say nightmares, have started. I knew it was bound to happen, since I’m less than 2 weeks away from my first half ironman, and of course my nightmare was centered around […]