Category Archives: triathlon

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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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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Missing puzzle pieces: Alignment and breathing

Swimmers know that the streamline position is fundamental. So is breathing.  I have known this but everything seemed to click after my return from California.  Sam and I have worked hard on improving my stroke for months – extending, leading … Continue reading

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Posts coming soon

My schedule has been a bit hectic and I left my computer at work last night so I didn’t have a chance to finish a post I have been working on for a few days.  I needed an evening without … 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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What’s next?

There are many things on my agenda for the next few months. I have learned not to plan too much because surprises appear that I would never have imagined. I do have some upcoming plans, both tri related and non-tri … Continue reading

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