Tag: C Race

Rock n Around the Pier Half Marathon

Year 5 of the Brian Waterbury Memorial Run is here! This year I’m finally doing the half marathon again. So far in training I’ve built up to an 11 mile training run but I’ve been splitting up my long runs into morning/evening because of the heat. I’m not sure if this is the best strategy for me because I never felt like I did a “long run” in training. (more…)

Cyclocross Debut

The tri season is over and coach said to be a normal person. She said go have unstructured fun. Ok, so now what? An incredible season is over and I don’t HAVE to workout or do anything I don’t want to. I’ve taken my dog for some off leash walks next to the river (we usually run on leash instead) and I maintained swimming because it’s easy to show up to. I decided to try out this cyclocross thing. My parents have been volunteering at them for years (my mom makes some bomb breakfast burritos for cross!) so I’ve poked around and watched friends do a few. So far I’ve hit the park 3 times prior to race day; just enough to have an ounce of confidence but not enough to have any idea what I’m actually doing. I borrowed an entry level mountain bike to get started. It’s heavy but the trade off is stability.

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