Week 24 is officially the OMG I'm so preggy! stage. I feel great and my belly isn't big enough to feel extra pressure, aches, or feel much different at all. But when I look in the mirror or see a photo of myself I sometimes do a double-take. Whoa! Is that me?? Baby B is growing so… Continue reading Week 24: Making Room for Baby
One of the reasons I signed up for my first Ironman in Lake Tahoe (as opposed to other destinations around the world) is because Tahoe is only a ~4 hour drive from San Francisco and I can preview the course. Gaining insight into the hills, the terrain, the ins-and-outs, the turns, and the nuances helps build tremendous… Continue reading Week 32: Ironman Lake Tahoe Course Preview Weekend
Happy 4th of July! I spent the long weekend in Lake Tahoe with some great friends for some training, beach, sunshine, fireworks, BBQ, beer, and tons of laughs. I had a blast! I'm so grateful to be surrounded by such fun, healthy and goal-oriented people, mostly from the Golden Gate Triathlon Club. Ironman Lake Tahoe Bike Course Preview… Continue reading Week 27: 4th of July in Lake Tahoe
The training volume is getting higher, my legs are getting stronger, my cycling is improving, I'm meeting awesome new people, and having an absolute BLAST with my Ironman training. We had another great weekend in Lake Tahoe with some Golden Gate Tri Club (GGTC) teammates and our coaches, Duane and Dorette. We rode the Alta Alpina Challenge on… Continue reading Week 26: Alta Alpina Challenge
Hope everyone had a great Memorial Day weekend and took advantage of the day off! This weekend was absolutely perfect in Lake Tahoe training with great friends, new and old. We did some epic swimming, biking, and running, and I absolutely can't wait to go back again to prep for Ironman Lake Tahoe. There truly… Continue reading Week 21: Tahoe Weekend!
Wahoo!!! I'm so pumped to begin my Ironman journey! For those who don't know, an Ironman triathlon is a sub-17 hour event where you swim 2.4 miles, bike 112 miles and run 26.2 miles. Ironman Lake Tahoe had an insane "Did Not Finish" rate this past year (its inaugural year) due to the freezing cold… Continue reading IM Lake Tahoe: Officially Registered!