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Week 3 – Hello new year!

It’s a new year. What, you say?  No, it’s August!  It is for me though, and for many other people.  The academic year began again this week  For me that meant several events to attend.  Some of them conflicted with … Continue reading

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Week 2 – Another week in the books

The second week is always more difficult than the first week when I recommit.  This week was no exception.  It’s been hard for many reasons and I have been exhausted.  I fought through though and am ready to keep going.  … 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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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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Barb’s Race, part 2: Race Day

Barb’s Race and the Vineman course are a bit different than some courses. The swim is in the Russian River, starting at Johnson’s Beach.  T1 is also there but then T2 is at Windsor High School.  I was staying close … Continue reading

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Barb’s Race recap: part 1

I have already established the fact that I didn’t finish – along with a lot of other people who were doing one of the 4 races held Saturday.  So now for what was good about the trip and what’s next.  … Continue reading

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Tri again: Another half

This weekend is Barb’s Race, another 70.3 triathlon.  I am out there trying again.  This time I will finish.  I drove the bike course today and it has more hills than I anticipated (define rolling, please!).  But there are not … Continue reading

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