Category Archives: Augusta 70.3

Month 6: What happens in yoga school….

Well, you know the rest, …stays in yoga school.  There are things that just can’t be translated and other things that just are not for blogging.  You have to have the experience of being with a group who has bonded … Continue reading

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Caught the bug: Fitness challenge

When I told Sam that I was ready to register for a race again, his response was, “you caught the bug.”  Yes, I’m back. I have not done much cycling since Augusta and I don’t think I have run a … Continue reading

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Ten triathlon moments – or maybe 11

Today’s prompt in #writeandrun31 was to make a list of 10 – 10 anything.  I’ve thought about this all day and since I just committed to be the swimmer for a relay team at the Augusta 70.3 in September, I … Continue reading

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Last time to the lake and other thoughts on a month of rest

Today was the final open water swim of the season. Days are getting shorter, the water is getting colder, and it is time to take a few months off from the open water. I will miss it and the Tribe, … Continue reading

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Augusta Half Ironman: A few more miles to go

I did not quite make it to the finish line as I had hoped.  66.2 miles is much farther than I have ever gone though. There were many things that went right on Sunday and the months leading up to … Continue reading

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Returning to Augusta

Tomorrow I leave for Augusta, Georgia. This will be my second time to compete in the Augusta 70.3 Ironman and my 4th attempt to finish a half Ironman.  I never imagined that it would take 4 attempts to finish. I … Continue reading

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Things that make my heart smile: Wrap up of Tri Camp

I had planned on writing my usual race report kind of wrap up about my weekend in Augusta for Tri Camp.  You know, two swims in the river with a PR on Saturday (32 min.), a run that was not … Continue reading

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