I remember being younger, when Tommy Hilfiger was all the rage, and loudly declaring to my mother that I would never pay to wear a product’s name plastered across my body. Then I got into triathlon. It seems that every triathlete has some brand’s name or logo plastered across something. Bikes loudly carry their brand … Continue reading Working with Brands
I’M ALIVE! And I don’t say that jokingly- after the surf conditions on that swim, I am thankful to be alive. Lifeguards reported that they made at least 30 saves that day. Something like 260 people did not start or finish the race. That’s more than a quarter of all registered! I spoke to several … Continue reading SUPERFROG race recap: Part 1
Four more nights until my first ever Ironman 70.3 race and right now, I am having ALL the feels about this impending doom! I am vaguely terrified of the swim entry. Wary of how long I know it’s going to take to complete the race. Wishing I had done a lot more strength building. Knowing the run … Continue reading All the feels
Today I'm excited to finally share with you a guest post I've been sitting on for awhile. Matt Hubbel is Mr. Triathlon to me- he organizes swim groups and bike rides, volunteers at aid stations and cheers for the pros. I was lucky to meet Matt through a friend and he's always there with an … Continue reading Guest Post: Ironman AZ 70.8?
Remember how I mentioned that I’m setting some big new goals for myself this year? Well, I’m officially going half crazy, because this year I’m taking my triathlon game to a new level… I’m racing a HALF IRONMAN!!! That’s 1.2 miles of swimming 56 miles of biking And 13.1 miles of running Phew! For months … Continue reading A New “Why”
Remember that post I did about my new goal to podium at my first race? Well the day has come and gone. AND I DID IT!!! 1:42:26 and I placed third in the Female 30-34 year old division, beating out 6 other ladies and coming in with the second fastest bike of the division and the … Continue reading On Achieving, at least once
First, my apologies for the lapse in posts! I was overwhelmed by the response for my last post about poop and wasn't exactly sure how to top that... So, in the spirit of topping past accomplishments, I think it's the perfect time to talk about goal setting. I'm a big believer in reflecting on your past … Continue reading Goal Setting and Cocktails