The first full week of Key West Olympic tri training begins today! I'm really excited for this race because 1) I love Key West and 2) I can actually set goals, unlike my first Olympic (REV3 Williamsburg) where my main goal was to just finish. I don't have any time goals in mind just yet … Continue reading New Training Cycle: Key West Olympic Tri
Now that it's three months later and registration for NEXT year's race is open, it's about time I share my REV3 Williamsburg Olympic recap. I'll be honest, I didn't mean to wait this long to post a recap, but after doing so a small part of me really enjoyed experiencing the emotion and positive energy … Continue reading Race Recap: REV3 Williamsburg Olympic
Today I'm linking up for Tuesdays on the Run with Erika, Marcia and Patty and we’re talking about post race or long run rituals and rewards. I think it's necessary to reward yourself for a job well done. It doesn't need to cost anything or it can be a total splurge, but during and after … Continue reading TotR: Rituals and Rewards
On Tuesday I posted my fall racing schedule and by Friday, that all changed. I will not be doing the September triathlons (Giant Acorn and Outer Banks Olympics) I have originally planned on doing because we're moving! Yep, we're moving back to the Northern Virginia area after living in Hampton Roads (southeastern Virginia) for the past five … Continue reading Moving to NoVa!
Fall race season is the best time of year. It's probably because fall is my favorite season, but there's something about the cool, crisp air at the start of a race that gets me pumped up for the miles ahead. This year my race season looks a bit different than years' past-more triathlons than running races. … Continue reading The Best Time Of Year: Fall Race Season
Good morning! Week two of Outer Banks Olympic triathlon training is complete! Here's how it went: Monday After work I hit the outdoor pool in my neighborhood for a 1200 yard swim/drills. I was so excited that there were no thunderstorms in the forecast so I could swim outside. The outdoor swimming is definitely helping with … Continue reading Weekly Sweat Report: 6/20-6/26
I almost forgot my weekly sweat report recap! Typically I'll start the post on Monday and just add to it throughout the week, but last week just got away from me. So, how did week 1 of the Outer Banks Olympic tri training go? It started out a bit shaky on Monday when halfway through … Continue reading Weekly Sweat Report 6/13-6/19