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 & […]

Ironman Louisville: The Swim

Ironman Louisville 2014 Pre-Race – Swim – Bike – Brink of a DNF – Run 3:45am the alarm goes off. Pablo and I are just a few hours away from starting our Ironman. We get dressed, eat breakfast, grab our nutrition, special needs bags and head out the door. I think I’m still too sleepy to realize […]

Tried It Tuesday: Orange Mud, Plus Swim for Life Race Report!

If you follow me on Facebook or Twitter, you might have read about my swimming milestone this weekend. On Saturday, Pablo and I participated in Swim For Life‘s 2.4 mile triathlon swim challenge, a great event organized by the District of Columbia Aquatics Club in Chestertown, Maryland. Knowing we have a 2.4 mile swim coming up […]

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 […]