Climate Ride: Cycling from NYC to DC

Have you heard of Climate Ride? If you haven’t today is your lucky day as I am throwing back to the 2009 Climate Ride a 5-day 300-mile ride from NYC to DC that Pablo and I completed together in September of 2009. My post date is quite deliberate as the 2014 Climate Ride starts in […]

Race Recap: The Nation’s Triathlon

The Nation’s Triathlon expo is open! I am not racing this weekend, but have lots of friends participating this year, including my Iron husband and I am super excited to be part of the organizing team! In anticipation of this weekend’s race I’m going to throw back to last year’s race, my 2nd Olympic distance Fall 2013 goal race! […]

Ironwoman Wednesday: Life after Ironman

It’s Ironwoman Wednesday with Jamie at From Couch to Ironwoman, Michelle at IronwomanStrong and me! We all recently became Iron(wo)men when we finished Ironman Louisville on Aug 24, 2014. During our training we would meet up on Wednesdays to talk Ironman and other things triathlon-related. Now our first Ironman is behind us and we are all asking, what’s next? So today, […]

Ironman Louisville: The Run

Ironman Louisville 2014 Pre-Race – Swim – Bike – Brink of a DNF – Run If you read my Brink of a DNF post, you know Mile 17 was filled with emotions, but that was just part of my 6 hours and 20 minute on the run course. Lots of good things happened too, with the […]

Being on the brink of a DNF

Ironman Louisville 2014 Pre-Race – Swim – Bike – Brink of a DNF – Run Now I know what considering a DNF feels like. The worst part was it wasn’t the wall, it wasn’t my body reaching its limit…I knew exactly what it was: it was bad decision making during the first half of the run. And […]