Category Archives: triathlon

It Seemed Like a Good Idea at The Time

I have decided not to race Ironman Canada. I have a neuroma in my right foot and it hurts when I ride more than 50 miles. 112 = (50 x 2) + 12 and then there’s that marathon thing and … Continue reading

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In Which our Heroine Engages in New Math

I’ve already gone from “1 Down, 5 or so to Go” to “2 Down, 2 or 3 to Go”.  It’s the new math!    Or it’s because I missed a race due to illness, injury and apathy to train and … Continue reading

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1 Down 5 or So To Go

Today was race day.  1st race of the season and I arrived at the start under trained and over weight – not a winning combination but a great way to inspire myself to get it together. I also showed up … Continue reading

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Getting Back in the Saddle

When I did my 140.6, lo those many months ago, I came out of that experience feeling like I could handle anything.  Not that I was so amazing – just that I had done the distance and if I wanted … Continue reading

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Of Races and RollerCoasters

Folsom, August 15, 2010 – Folsom Olympic Distance Triathlon There is no better time for self-evaluation and a trip to the internal loony bin than during a race. The rollers on the bike course are no match to the rollers … Continue reading

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Rumble Eve

It’s 7:00 PM the night before my big race and I’m ready to rumble.  Like everyone who endeavors  to traverse 140.6 miles all in a row broken up into a 2.4 miles swim, a 112 mile bike ride and a … Continue reading

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Monday Monday – It’s All About the Win/Win

I had such a fantastic weekend that I’m not sure I can convey its greatness.  I had the opportunity to do things that made me feel strong and capable and to see things I’d done make others feel strong and … Continue reading

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