2014 in Review: IronYear

I can’t believe we’re already at the end of another year….and what a year! I think it’s safe to say 2014 will go down as one of the most memorable years of my life. What made 2014 so memorable? It was a year of firsts; a year of setting aside my fear of failure; a year […]

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 […]