Category Archive: Triathlon

Non-Ironman Weekend at Alamere Falls in Pt. Reyes

I bailed on Ironman a few months ago. I realized that while I *could* do the training, I didn’t *want* to do the training. Heading out one morning and realizing that the shortest… Continue reading

Getting Better

One of the things that I love about training is seeing progress. Not only am I getting better in individual sports, but I can see that triathlon training is helping lead me to… Continue reading

Shiny new things

It has been a week of shiny new things! In chronological order: My graduation present came in! The Boy got me a custom bike to replace my Cervelo for Ironman. It is a… Continue reading

Ironman Boulder Training: Week 2

2 weeks ago I started to get in shape to get in shape for the Boulder Ironman. Here’s how it’s shaking out: Swim: I love swimming and am so happy to be back… Continue reading

First day of Ironman Boulder Training

After years of dreaming Ironman, today is my first day of training. When I trained for my first marathon and then turned into an ultrarunner, I always wished that I had better documented… Continue reading

Ironman Boulder 2014: An Oblortunity

Scene: 0659 on Tuesday, July 16th. I am at the kitchen table with The Boy and we are drinking coffee and listening to NPR. I am waiting for the clock to strike 0700… Continue reading

Children’s Hospital Open Water Challenge 5K

“There’s a 5K swim tomorrow- you should do it” Usually people who have not swum in over a year do not agree when people say something like that. I am unusual. I was… Continue reading

RR: Columbia Triathlon

This weekend was a big weekend! The Cyclist and I headed down to Maryland where Saturday involved the race expo/packet pick-up, bike drop off, a haircut that will result in a 12″ donation… Continue reading

The Bike Test

In my 2009 year in review post, I said the following: “Stay tuned for stories of me falling on my bike. I’ve also decided that all romantic suitors should go through a “bike… Continue reading

Mister Pretty Stroke

Usually when I swim I swim in the middle of the day around various appointments. At that time of day I swim with a mix of college kids who can hold their own… Continue reading