Category Archives: Swimming

Weekend Update (from 2 weekends ago)

The weekend started out with SHARKFEST!  which is a swim from Alcatraz Island to Aquatic Park.  This was my 6th run at it and so far it was Sharks 0/21CM 5.  I intended to keep it that way but you … Continue reading

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Bia vs. Garmin 310XT on the swim

I have a new toy and her name is Sweet Bia. She is a new GPS device built by 2 uber smart and ambitious women who didn’t like what the market had to offer so they built their own. You … Continue reading

Posted in Product Review, Swimming | 7 Comments

Where is Thumbkin?

There’s a funny picture of Mr. Rogers apparently flipping someone off on the internet. I took one look at it and knew perfectly well that wasn’t what was happening. Mr. Rogers give someone the bird?  I don’t think so.  I … Continue reading

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Sharkfest 2009 – aka Suckfest

This year was the 17th annual Sharkfest swim from Alcatraz.  For me it was the 3rd annual.  I signed up for it immediately when registration went on-line last Sept or Oct because I just couldn’t wait to do it again!  … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Lessons Learned, Swimming | 14 Comments

Monday Tuesday – Long Weekend Update

I’m okay with a Monday Tuesday post because this Tuesday is Monday for most of us.  Monday was Memorial Day and I hope you all remembered to remember and honor those who died in service to our country no matter … Continue reading

Posted in Cycling, Monday Monday, Running, Swimming, training | 4 Comments

Dancin’ in the Moonlight

I just wanted to update everyone on my 3 AM masters swim.  It was fabulous.  The air was cold, the moon was full and  the pool was very warm.  44 people showed up to swim and we had 2 coaches … Continue reading

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Chums or Chum? That Was the Question

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Posted in community, Fun in a tub, Swimming | 22 Comments