Race weekend started off with the typical Ironman Village and debriefing. If you are able to, I highly recommend attending the earliest athlete debriefing possible because it will be less crowded and if there is any new information, you have plenty of time to prepare. I also recommend giving yourself time to be able to go through the entire Ironman Village and have a little spending money; it’s a great opportunity to get discounted (more…)
The phoenix dies in a show of flames and reemerges from its own ashes reborn, renewed, and revitalized. This mythological bird’s cyclic life is reminisce of many aspects of triathlon training both on a small-scale of speed work, longer endurance workouts, and then a rest day to renew your body before it all starts again. Also on a large-scale of (more…)
As my husband and I are driving home from 5 days unplugged and away from all of our responsibilities I am reflecting on just how much having a support network is vital. We just celebrated our five-year anniversary; there have been ups and downs but through it all my husband is my biggest cheerleader (ringing in a close second are my parents).