Holiday Gift Guide: Perfect Triathlete Gifts Under $50

For today’s Ironwoman Wednesday we’re doing a special Lean Green Island Girl Holiday Gift Guide: The Triathlete Edition! Many of you are triathletes and so if you’re like me, you’re likely shopping for a fellow triathlete this holiday season. Or maybe you want to create your own wish list (I have Pinterest Board I share with family & […]

And just like that the off-season became my new season!

Somewhere in my mind I established November, December and maybe even January as the off-season, but recently the thought crossed my mind that maybe I should sign up to do an early season triathlon…maybe even an early season 70.3. Well, that’s exactly what I’m going to do! I haven’t decided exactly which one to do yet, […]

Friday Five: Favorite Ironman Training Tunes

While I spent most of my Ironman training running without music, the last few long runs necessitated it. I was tired, I had spent enough time with my thoughts (I think 7 hours on a bike with just my own thoughts is enough) and I felt like I was ready to challenge all my mental demons […]

Inspirational Moments from Kona

If you’re a triathlete then you probably either watched or followed some or all of Kona on Saturday or at least knew it was going on. NBC will have a broadcast of the race on November 15 from 1:30-3pm, but Ironman.com had a live feed going Saturday and it was a great day to watch a […]

Remember to Celebrate Your Accomplishments!

I have had the weirdest experience with my Ironman.  I know I completed it, I remember every second of the day like it was yesterday, but it often still feels so surreal, and there have been times that it has even felt insignificant. Yes, I dedicated most of 2014 to training and it was the absolute […]