Racing in the IRONMAN World Championship in Kona was truly the experience of a lifetime. The energy from the crowds, the support from the volunteers, the sight of the pros flying by, the excitement in the air and the stories from athletes from around the globe truly made this a world class event. For me,… Continue reading Ironman World Championship 2015 Race Report
With exactly 6 months to go until Kona I thought this would be a great time to jump-start the blog which, going forward, will include training updates, stories, photos, and plant-powered motivation. Thanks for following along as I get ready for Ironman #2, the Ironman World Championship! The Last 4 Months So what have I been up… Continue reading All About That “Base”
Between big news, great workouts with friends, and bouncing back after my funk last week, this has quite possibly been the best week ever. As they say in Almost Famous, "it's all happening"... What?! Me? KONA!?! The Ironman World Championship, or simply "Kona" as it's referred to in the tri world, is the ultimate goal for… Continue reading Week 46: Pack Your Bags We’re Going to Kona!!
I'm officially out of the post-taper soreness phase and have really enjoyed getting back into training mode. It was a gorgeous weekend in the Bay and spending it in the mountains and through vineyards isn't too shabby. Life is pretty darn good. Training in Napa Saturday morning I joined a group of at least 12 people… Continue reading Week 41: Vineyards, Mountains and a New Bike
This week = heat + soreness. I was walking around like an old lady because my quads, hamstrings, and lower back were pretty sore from the week. I really wanted one of those Hoveround things, George Castanza-style. My body was still getting used to the regular training schedule so the soreness was definitely expected. But… Continue reading Week 40: Hot hot hot in the Bay!