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 & […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]